Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
She is the coordinator of the Japanese Language Program, teaching primarily elementary and intermediate level courses with performance-based instruction. Her areas of interest include Japanese language pedagogy, task-based and content-based instructions, testing and assessment. She has also an interest in incorporating project-based learning and collaborative learning into foreign language classes. Her current work focuses on developing content for expanding cultural literacy for advanced level courses.
Her academic interests are in Japanese language pedagogy, curriculum development, content-based instruction, proficiency testing and assessment.