Shuta Kiba

Position title: Health and Humanities Certificate Advisor



British Romanticism, Critical Theory, Poetics, Habit, and Health Humanities




  • BA, Waseda University
  • MA, University of Tokyo
  • MA, University of Wisconsin-Madison


“Beckettian Habit and Deictic Exhaustion,” forthcoming in JML Book [Journal of Modern Literature] (2022).

“The Rhetoric of the Humanities in Japan: Euphemism, Hyperbole, and Community,” forthcoming in The World Humanities Report (2022).

Our Health and the Humanities (HatH) Certificate advisor, Shuta Kiba (he/him) is a Ph.D. Candidate in the English Department and your go-to resource for learning about the certificate and application process, planning your path through the certificate’s requirements, and incorporating your work in the certificate as part of your future applications and professional profile. Shuta hosts the required HatH information sessions. He welcomes one-on-one conversations with students interested in the certificate and those who’ve declared about how to make the most of the program and its personal and professional benefits