Professorphoto: OKAWA Reiko
Department of International Studies
Faculty of International Studies

Date of Birth 1971
Place of Birth Osaka, Japan
Present Position Professor, Meiji Gakuin University
Specialty Islamic Studies
Research Areas Qur'anic Studies
Education 1994 BA., University of Tokyo
1996 MA., University of Tokyo
<Studied in Egypt (1998-1999)>
2000 MA, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London
<Stayed in Jordan (2000-2001)>
2003 PhD, University of Tokyo
Working Experience 2003-2006 Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (PD)
April 2006-March 2009
Lecturer, Meiji Gakuin University
April 2009-March 2017 Associate Professor, Meiji Gakuin University
April 2017-Present  Professor, Meiji Gakuin University
Professional Membership Japan Association for Middle East Studies
Association for Islamic Studies in Japan
Society for Near Eastern Studies in Japan
Japanese Association for Religious Studies
International Association for the History of Religions (IAHR)

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(joint authorship) Scripture and Man, Taimeido, 1998

The Thought of the Qur’an: An Islamic World View, Kodansha, 2004

An Illustrated to the World of the Qur’an: All about the History and Beauty of the Manuscripts, Kawadeshoboshinsha, 2005

(translation) M.Cook, The Koran, Iwanamishoten, 2005

Destiny and Revelation in Islam: “Heavenly Tablet” as seen in the history of Qur’anic Interpretation, Koyoshobo, 2009

Islamized World: Religion in a time of Globalization, Tokyo: Heibonsha, 2013 [in Japanese]

The Kingdom of Champa and Islam: The Identity of the Diaspora People in Cambodia, Tokyo: Heibonsha, 2017 [in Japanese]

The Qur’än: Who hears the Word of God?, Tokyo: Keio University Press, 2018 [in Japanese]

Liberal Islam: A Lecture to Be Yourself, Tokyo: Keio University Press, 2021 [in Japanese]

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