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Sayuri Kubota


Sayuri Kubota 343 Alexander




Ph.D. Purdue University

Interests and Expertise

Dr. Sayuri Kubota received her Ph.D. from Purdue University. She has taught Japanese at various institutions including Purdue University, the University of Iowa, and the University of Illinois. Her research interests include Japanese Pedagogy, Second Language Acquisition, and Computer-Enhanced Language Learning.  She received an ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) OPI (Oral Proficiency Interview) tester certification in 2011.  She served as the president of Japanese Teachers Association of Michigan (JTAM) from May 2014 - April 2016 and as the Interim President of JTAM from January 2017 - April 2018.

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