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Kyoko Inoue

Professor Emerita



Office Phone:

(312) 413-2244


Kyoko Inoue's research interests in the past twenty years have focused on the intellectual history of modern Japan and comparative American and Japanese cultures. She has published MacArthur's Japanese Constitution: A Linguistic And Cultural Study Of Its Making (1991), which was named an outstanding academic book by Choice, Individual Dignity In Modern Japanese Thought: The Evolution Of The Concept Of Jinkaku In Moral And Educational Discourse (2001), and Liberal Education In Japan: Deweyan Experiments, Coauthored with Richard B. Muller (2013). She taught courses in two distinct areas: theoretical linguistics, focusing on English syntax-semantics, and comparative studies of American and Japanese cultures and histories.  She retired in 2007 as a Professor Emerita.

Selected Publications