(Last updated : 2021-08-11 10:01:22)
  QUAY, Suzanne


   Division of Arts and Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
■ Academic Background
1. 1994/05
Degree Acquisition
University of Cambridge, Ph.D.
2. 1990/07
Degree Acquisition
University of Cambridge, M.Phil.
3. 1988/05
Degree Acquisition
University of British Columbia, B.A.
■ #Professional Background
1. 2011/09~2012/08 Professor, Chair, Dept. of Language Education, International Christian University
2. 2011/04~ Professor, International Christian University
3. 2010/04~2011/03 Associate Professor, Chair, Dept. of Language Education, International Christian University
4. 2003/08~ Part-time Lecturer, Graduate School of Foreign Studies, Department of English, Nagoya Gakuin University
5. 2001/04~2011/03 Associate Professor, International Christian University
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■ #Present Specialized Fields
Linguistics, Foreign language education, Special needs education (Key Word:child language development, multilingualism, language education, bilingual education, immersion programs, sign language systems, monastic sign language) 
■ Profile
Suzanne Quay is a Professor at International Christian University in Tokyo, Japan, specializing in child language and multilingualism. She is the co-editor with Simona Montanari of Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Multilingualism: The Fundamentals, published October 2019 by De Gruyter and the co-author with Margaret Deuchar of Bilingual Acquisition: Theoretical Implications of a Case Study, published by Oxford University Press in 2000. She was the guest editor in 2011 of ‘Trilingual Children in the Making: Data-driven insights’ for the International Journal of Multilingualism (IJM) and has also published in journals such as First Language, Journal of Child Language, International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, and Deafness and Education International (DEI). She is currently on the Editorial Boards of IJM and the Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, and formerly of DEI (from 1999 to 2018), reflecting an interest in multilingualism in both hearing and deaf communities. Her teaching, which covers a wide range of courses in bilingualism, linguistics and language education, complements her interests in family language policies, translanguaging practices and multilingualism across the lifespan.
■ #Books and Articles
1. Book Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Multilingualism: The Fundamentals   (Collaboration) 2019/10
2. Book Multilingualism from multidisciplinary perspectives: introduction and overview   (Collaboration) 2019/10
3. Book Fostering multilingualism in childhood.   (Collaboration) 2019/10
4. Book Conclusion and directions for future research.   (Collaboration) 2019/10
5. Book Bilingualism and multilingualism. In A. De Houwer & L. Ortega (Eds.), The Cambridge handbook of bilingualism (pp. 544–560).   (Collaboration) 2019/01
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■ #Academic Conference Presentation
1. 2021/07/14 Minority language literacy in Japanese-English bilingual children in Japan: Factors affecting English writing proficiency (International Symposium on Bilingualism, ISB13)
2. 2020/09/22 Minority language literacy skills of bilingual children attending weekend schools in Japan (Bilingualism Matters Research Symposium, BMRS 2020)
3. 2020/09/22 Korean families in Japan: Their family language policy and language maintenance (Bilingualism Matters Research Symposium, BMRS 2020)
4. 2016/06/04 The impact of an early bilingual program on parental attitudes and home language use (The 18th Annual International Conference of the Japanese Society for Language Sciences)
5. 2016/05/21 Canadian Parents' Expectations for a New Mandarin Bilingual Program (PanSig 2016 Innovations in Education)
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■ #Lectures
1. 2020/01/24 Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Multilingualism (SSRI Book Launch & Open Lecture, ICU)
2. 2015/10/30 Multilingual acquisition and the role of grandparents (The Birkbeck College Applied Linguistics Society)
3. 2015/05/19 Multilingualism in intergenerational interactions (Language Acquisition Seminar: Centre for Languages and Literature, University of Lund)
4. 2015/05/11 Multilingualism across the lifespan: A preschooler and his grandparents (MA Research Seminar: Language Strategies in Multilingual Families, English Department, University of Zurich)
5. 2015/05/04 The role of grandparents in multilingual development (Center for Multilingualism in Society Across the Lifespan, University of Oslo)
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■ #Academic Society Memberships
1. 1993~ IASCL: International Association for the Study of Child Language
2. 1994~ LACUS: Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States
3. 1996~ "SSRI: Social Science Research Institute, International Christian University"
4. 1999~2005 AILA: International Association of Applied Linguistics Co-convener for Scientific Committee on Child Language for 2003-2005
5. 2000~ "IERS: Institute for Educational Research & Service, International Christian University"
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■ Educational Achievements
● Practice example of education method
1. 2004/04~2014/11 Organization of hands-on projects with ICU kindergarten for students to carry out research on language acquisition with young children.
2. 2005/03~ Fieldwork to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
3. 2008/04~ Research projects for students with the first bilingual-bicultural deaf school in Tokyo
● Matter that should be mentioned specially in others educational activity
1. Chair and organizer of 8th Annual International Conference of the Japanese Society for Language Sciences (JSLS 2006) at ICU.
2. Chair and organizer of Symposium on ‘Contributions to the Study of Multilingual Acquisition’ for IASCL 2005.
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■ #Committees and Societies
1. 2019/04/01~ Editorial Board Member of Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development Editorial Board Member
2. 2004~ Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Multilingualism Editorial Board Member
3. 1999~2018/12 Editorial Board Member of Deafness and Education International Editorial Board Member
■ #Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research Researcher Number