Kazunobu Horiuchi

    Specially appointed professor, Faculty of Global Studies/ Vice President for Student Affairs and International Liaison
    Reitaku University

    Kazunobu Horiuchi, M.A. (University of Southern California in religion and social ethics), while serving as the Vice President for Student Affairs and International Liaison, is a specially appointed professor at Reitaku University, where he teaches undergraduate courses in Studies in American Society, Japanese religious history in English to international students, and the history of moral education in America to post graduate students. His teaching experiences include intensive lectures in Tang Kam University in Taiwan from 2007 through 2013.

    He has published many articles, chapters, and books in Japanese, including Disintegration of American Society (2005), “Religious Social Capital and Voluntarism” in Potential of Social Capital (2008), and America and Religion (2010). He was a coeditor of and contributor to Happiness and Virtue: Beyond East and West toward a New Global Responsibility, Tuttle, 2011. Recent publications include the “Germination of the ‘Ethic of Work Spirituality’ in Japan in Early Modern Times: ‘Work’ and ‘Character Building’ in the Thought of Shosan Suzuki,” Reitaku University Journal, 104, 2021, pp. 35-45, and “’Let none of you be poor’: A Foundational Study of the Social Concerns and Views of Poverty among American Christian Evangelicals,” Reitaku University Journal, 105, 2022, pp. 51-62.