Graduate School of Social Sciences, University of Hyogo

University of Hyogo


Research Topics

August 1, 2023
Associate Professor Saddam Khalid's research paper titled "Act or Wait-and-See? Adversity, Agility, and Entrepreneur Wellbeing across Countries during the COVID-19 Pandemic" was published in the Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice journal, one of the most prestigious journals in the field of entrepreneurship. This was a collaborating study initiated by King's College London. Saddam Khalid contributed as a coauthor in the study conducted globally among 20 countries to see the entrepreneur's well-being during COVID-19. For this paper, he received the Award for Special Research Achievements from the University of Hyogo in July.
June 1, 2023
On March 13, 2023, Dr. Stephanie Assmann-Terada was interviewed about her research on rural Japan for the series 'Local Japan Podcast' by a team of researchers who explore strategies of starting businesses in Japan's more remote areas.
Episode 32: Sustainability in Contemporary Rural Japan
May 1, 2023
Assoc. Professor Nghiêm-Phú Bình and Professor Komiya Kazutaka of the Graduate School of Social Sciences have recently published a paper in the International Journal of Business and Society, Scopus Q3. In this paper, the two researchers examined Japanese consumers' opinions about products made by people with disabilities. They discussed the implications of their findings for enriching the cause-related marketing literature and better managing the involved businesses. You can access the paper here.
April 1, 2023
Dr. Bishnu Kumar Adhikary joins as a new faculty. He is researching crowdfunding, corporate governance, earnings management of family firms, venture capital, and foreign direct investment in Asia. He has published books on crowdfunding and FDI. In addition, he has scholarly publications in different reputed journals, which can be explored here.


List of Faculty and Courses

Our full-time faculty members have extensive teaching and research experience at leading universities within and outside of Japan.

Faculty Courses Faculty Courses
ADHIKARY Bishnu Kumar Accounting ASSMANN-TERADA Stephanie Japanese Culture and Society
Seminar I, Seminar II
ONOHARA Noriko TAMAS Carmen Japanese Culture and Society
KANO Ikuya Seminar I, Seminar II KINSHI Kayoko Comparative Culture
NAGASATO Kenji Consulting Project, Seminar I, Seminar II KHALID Saddam Management
Seminar I, Seminar II
YUAN-YUAN Gong Global Business YAMAGUCHI Takahide Research Methodology, Seminar I, Seminar II
NGHIÊM-PHÚ Bình Marketing
Seminar I, Seminar II
OHNO Yoko Consulting Project
ISOGAI Shigeki Microeconomics

Some courses are offered temporarily by part-time lecturers.

List of Concurrent Faculty and Courses

Name Affiliation Courses Taught
SEPTEMBER Jeremy Ryan School of Economics and Management Research Methodology
TANAKA Kathryn School of Economics and Management Research Methodology
YI Xingxing School of Economics and Management Economic History of Asia