Eastern Michigan University
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Chiharu Nagasue

Adjunct Lecturer

318 Alexander

(734) 487-2283



MA Anthropology, Western Michigan University

Interests and Expertise

Chiharu Nagasue is an adjunct lecturer at Eastern Michigan University, where she teaches Japanese.  Previously, she taught Japanese at Western Michigan University and English at a junior high school in Japan, where she worked with various U.S. teachers from JET program. 

She earned her MA at Western Michigan University in Anthropology with a thesis entitled "Who are 'the Japanese?': Negotiation of Identity among Nikkei in Brazil" (2004).  Her current interest is the study of language acquisition among bilingual children.

The Department of World Languages is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold