Bio


Born and raised in Chiba, Japan.

Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Acting Language Coordinator-Japanese, Stanford Language Center (2019 - 2020)

Honors & Awards


  • Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Stanford University (2003)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Member, Digital Language Lab Advisory Board (2016 - Present)

Additional Program Affiliations


  • Center for East Asian Studies

Current Research and Scholarly Interests


Active Learning, CBI, Proficiency-Based Instruction & Learners Autonomy

Projects


  • "Beat the Stanford Daily News" Project, Stanford University, Stanford Language Center & Lathrop Library (3/30/2015 - 6/5/2015)

    iPads for learning Project Series-2015 Spring

    Location

    Stanford, CA 94305

  • Hero Project (1/1/2000 - 3/31/2019)

    Location

    Palo Alto

  • Biblio-Battle Project

    Location

    Japan-US

  • Language Learning Support for Foreign Care Workers

    Location

    Japan

  • Cultural Product and Its Practice (1/1/2020)

    Location

    Palo Alto

2020-21 Courses