Full-time Lecturer of Japanese
Degree: Doctor of Educatio in Literacy, Master of Education in Literarcy and BA in English
Education: University of Cincinnati, and San Francisco State University
B.A. in English with Concentration in Language Studies, San Francisco State University; M.A and Ed.D. in Literacy and Second Language Studies/ TESOL, University of Cincinnati
Dissertation: Teachers’ Language Choices and Functions in Japanese as a Foreign Language Classroom Instruction
My research interests are foreign language acquisition and sociolinguistics, more specifically how foreign language learners can learn effectively and efficiently in a classroom environment. I am also interested in manga studies and its use in language learning.