(Last updated : 2017-05-01 11:35:07)
   Visiting Associate Professor
   Division of Arts and Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
■ Academic Background
Degree Acquisition
, Ph.D. in Education
Degree Acquisition
, Master of Arts in Bilingualism, Language Studies
3. 2004/09~2011/06 Major in Education, English Language Pedagogy, Linguistics, Graduate School, Division of Education, International Christian University
4. 1996/04~1999/03 Sociology of Language, Department of Sociology of Language, Hitotsubashi University
5. 1992/10~1994/12 Bilingualism, Language Studies, Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University, Uk, Postgraduate School
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■ #Professional Background
1. Rikkyo University
2. 2013/04~2017/03 Specially Appointed Associate Professor, Graduate School of Intercultural Communication Field of Study: Intercultural Communication, RIKKYO UNIVERSITY
■ #Present Specialized Fields
Key Word:Sociolinguistics,Applied Linguistics,Bilingual Education,Multilingualism,Intercultural Communication,Japanese Language Education 
■ Profile
In the field of Sociolinguistics, I have been researching on Bilingual Education and Multilingualism in Japan; the process of how an individual person acquires plural languages and cultures, and the relations between those multilingual individuals and society. Currently, under the theme of multicultural 'Kyosei',I am conducting extensive fieldwork in Shinjuku ward in Tokyo as my main research site.
■ #Academic Conference Presentation
1. 2012/11/10 Becoming Korean/Japanese bilingual through interaction ---The ethnographic casestudy of Young Jae, a school age sojourner in Shinjuku (第13回韓国国際理解教育学会大会・京仁教育大学校(韓国、インチョン市))
2. 2012/09/07 The Story of Young Jae:a Sociolinguistic Study ofa Korean School Age Sojourner in Tokyo (45th Annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics)
3. 2010/09/06 Bilingual children-to- be in Shinjuku ―――A study of an early Japanese language program for JSL children. (Sociolinguistics Symposium 18)
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