Professor, Tsukuba University.
Professor, the University of Tsukuba, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Born in 1965. A graduate of Waseda University (1988), the University of Tsukuba (1992). Ph.D. in Linguistics (2003).
From 2004 to the present he has been teaching at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Tsukuba.
His main field of scientific research is interdisciplinary problems in intercultural communication, linguistics, and cultural studies, cross-cultural research, global education in terms of achieving sustainable development goals.