James Fujitani, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Modern Languages
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3780
Email: jfujitani@apu.edu
James Fujitani, Ph.D., is an associate professor of French in the Department of Modern Languages and a recent graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara. His main research interest focuses on the shifting representation of animals in the sixteenth century. Additionally, Fujitani is working on a further project concerning the humanist practice of philosophical poetry in the Renaissance.


  • Ph.D. - University of California, Santa Barbara, 2007
  • M.A. - University of California, Santa Barbara, 2002
  • B.A. - University of California, San Diego, 2000


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Modern Languages


  • Animal Studies
  • French Literature
  • Renaissance Cultural Studies

Courses Taught

  • FREN 101 – Elementary French I
  • FREN 102 – Elementary French II
  • FREN 201 – Intermediate French I
  • FREN 202 – Intermediate French II