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Otsuka Juro

NameOtsuka Juro
AffiliationSophia University
SectionFaculty of Humanities, Department of English Literature
Job titleProfessor
DegreeBachelor of Arts(Sophia University), 文学士(上智大学), Master of Arts(Sophia University), 文学修士(上智大学), Master of Art(University of Massachusetts-Amherst), 修士(マサチューセッツ州立大学アマースト校), Ph.D(University of Massachusetts/Amherst), 学術博士(マサチューセッツ州立大学アマースト校)
Research funding number40213772
J-Global ID200901072892652359


(Subject of research) American Culture and Public Space American and the Atlantic World: Searching for an American Identity from Transatlantic Perspectives Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Civil Religion Herman Melville and Democracy

Research Interests

Pacific Ocean ,American Literature ,Democracy ,19th Century ,Public Space ,liberalism ,Liberalism ,キリスト教 ,American Culture ,アメリカ化 ,Civil religion ,Herman Melville ,Cosmopolitanism ,Atlantic ,America

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences / Sociology / 
  • Humanities & social sciences / Literature - General / 
  • Humanities & social sciences / Literature - European / 
  • Humanities & social sciences / Religious studies / 

Research History

Jul 2023
Trustee for General Affairs   
Jul 2021
Jun 2023
Apr 2021
Jun 2021
上智大学 学長補佐   
Apr 2017
Mar 2021
Vice President for Academic Affairs of Sophia University   
Apr 2015
Mar 2017
Dean of Faculty of Humanities   


Sep 1984
May 2000
University of Massachusetts Amherst Graduate Program in English 


Juro Otsuka   
Studies in English Literature   (59) 67-72   Mar 2018   
Global History of the Pacific World   17-24   Mar 2018   
Juro Otsuka   
The Annals of the Japanese Association for the Study of Puritanism   (11) 70-71   Mar 2017   [Invited]
ピューリタニズム研究   (7) 93-94頁   Mar 2013   
Takao Naochika   Zettsu Tomoyuki   OTSUKA JURO   Iino Tomoyuki   
Sophia   58(4) 11-51   Sep 2010   

Books and Other Publications

Encyclopedia of Christian Culture Editorial Board(Part:Contributor, "Literature of Transcendentalism")
Maruzen Publishing   Aug 2022   (ISBN:9784621307151)
Otsuka Juro(Part:Others)
20 Jan 2018      
Otsuka Juro(Part:Joint author, pp. 63-89)
Sophia University Press   13 Mar 2015   (ISBN:9784324099322)   
大塚 寿郎(Part:Contributor, 解説および作者年譜)
光文社   20 Dec 2012   (ISBN:9784334752637)   
Otsuka Juro(Part:Joint translator)
Sophia University Press   20 May 2011   (ISBN:9784324092149)   

Professional Memberships


Research Projects

Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2018
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2013
Americanization of Christianity and Socio-cultural Formation
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
MASUI Shitsuyo OTSUKA Juro TAKAYANAGI Shun'ichi IINO Tomoyuki KANAYAMA Tsutomu ISHII Noriko 
Project Year: 2005 - 2007
上智大学: 学内共同研究
Project Year: Apr 2002 - Mar 2004