Japanese Language Program Coordinator
Professor of the Practice, East Asian Languages and Cultures
Noriko Hanabusa specializes in Japanese language pedagogy. Her current research interests are Content Based Instruction, Learner’s Autonomy, and Extensive Reading. Her recent publications include Extensive Reading in Japanese vol. I & II (2022), Nakama 1 Student Activities Manual (2010), and the article, “Bridging Japanese Language and Japanese Popular Culture Course”, in Critical Content-Based Language Instruction (2015). She received the Joyce Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (2009), Kaneb Teaching Awards (1999 & 2005), and the Award for Outstanding Service to the Center for the Study of Languages & Cultures (2015). Over the summers, she teaches at Princeton in Ishikawa, Hokkaido International Foundation, and Middlebury College Japanese School.
MA Japanese Linguistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison