Professor: 2015 – Present

Japan Association for Language Teaching

Director of Public Relations: 2012 – 2016
Publications Board Chair: 2010 – 2012


The State University of New York, Buffalo, Graduate School of Education

Certificate of Online Education and Information Literacy, 2014.

University of Massachusetts at Boston

Master of Arts in ESL and Bilingual Education, 1996.
Bachelor of Arts in History, 1990


Previous teaching positions

Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Associate Professor: 2011 – 2015

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - English Department


Obirin University

Assistant Professor: 2005 – 2011

Coordinator for university-wide first-year English program with more than 70 staff serving over 2,000 students each year.

Part-time Instructor: 2003 – 2005

Skills courses as assigned.

Aoyama Gakuin University

Part-time Instructor: 2004 – 2006

Integrated English Program, academic writing, and content based seminar classes.


Part-time Instructor: 2003 – 2005

Academic writing, introductory linguistics.

Keisen University

Part-time Instructor: 2003 – 2005

Content-based courses, presentation skills, academic writing.

Yokohama Central YMCA

Instructor: 2002 – 2003

Communicative English classes at all levels for students from children to adults. Course planner and coordinator for an English for Special Purposes class at the Kanagawa Prefectural Police.

Nanzan University

Associate Instructor: 1999 – 2000

Department of British and American Studies

Freshman intensive course, Internet workshop.

Part-time Instructor: 1998 – 1999

Department of International Management

Communicative English courses

Chukyo University Open College

Part-time Instructor: 1996 – 2000

Adult education

Chukyo University

Department of English Language and Literature

Full-time Instructor: 1996 – 1999

English skills courses, freshman seminar, ICT courses

JET Program

AET Assistant English Teacher: 1990 – 1991

Miyazaki Prefectural Board of Education

Visiting assistant in rural junior high schools in Miyazki-ken, Japan.


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