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Congratulations to Research Associate Yusuke Wakazawa

Posted on 8 April 2021

Former PhD student Yusuke Wakazawa has been appointed in permanent role at Keio University as an Assistant Professor of English.

Yusuke completed his PhD with CECS in the Department of English and Related Literature in 2019. He is particularly interested in David Hume as a distinctive man of letters, and discusses him along with representative figures of eighteenth-century literature including James Boswell and Tobias Smollett.

His current project aims to trace the intellectual genealogy of the Addisonian model of philosophy and conversation in the long eighteenth century. Prior to this job appointment at Keio University, he was a J. D. Fleeman Fellow at the University of St Andrews (2020) and an EAA Project Research Fellow at the University of Tokyo (2020-21).

Yusuke takes up his position this month and will be and teaching liberal arts courses related to English and intellectual history.