Noriko Hanabusa

Japanese Language Program Coordinator

Teaching Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures

Teaching Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures
172 Decio Faculty Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Office Hours
M: 2pm - 4:30pm, T: 10:30am - 12pm, or by appointment
+1 (574) 631-6559

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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