Professor of the Practice/Professional Specialist
MA Japanese Linguistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
272 Decio Hall
Recipient of the Joyce Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (2009), Kaneb Teaching Awards (1999 & 2005), the Award for Outstanding Service to the Center for the Study of Languages & Cultures (2015). Her current research interests are Content Based Instruction, Learner’s Autonomy, and Extensive Reading. Her publications include Nakama 1 Student Activity Manual (2010), and the article, “Bridging Japanese Language and Japanese Popular Culture Course”, in Critical Content-Based Language Instruction (2015).
Over the summers, she teaches at Princeton in Ishikawa, Hokkaido International Foundation, and Middlebury College Japanese School.