Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Ph.D., Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley, 1992
  • M.A., Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley, 1986
  • B.A. Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley, 1984

Employment

  • Professor, Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures, University of California, Berkeley, 2011-Present
  • Associate Professor, Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures, UC Berkeley, 1999-2011
  • Assistant Professor, Department of East Asian Languages, UC Berkeley, 1993-1999
  • Assistant Professor, Department of East Asian Languages & Cultures, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992-1993

Courses Taught

  • Japanese 39B Language and Thought
  • Japanese 160 Introduction to Japanese Linguistics: Grammar
  • Japanese 161 Introduction to Japanese Linguistics: Usage
  • Japanese 162 History of the Japanese Language
  • Japanese 163 Translation: Theory and Practice
  • Japanese H195 Honors Course
  • Japanese 199 Independent Study
  • Japanese 269 Seminar in Japanese Linguistics
  • Japanese 298 Japanese Linguistics Seminar (Co-taught with Charles Fillmore)
  • Japanese 298 Directed Study for Graduate Students
  • Japanese 299 Thesis Preparation and Related Research
  • Japanese 602 Individual Study for Doctoral Students
  • Asian Studies H195 Honors Course
  • Asian Studies 201 Proseminar (Team-taught)
  • Linguistics H195 Honors Course
  • Linguistics 298 Japanese Linguistics Seminar (Co-taught with Charles Fillmore)
    (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  • Japan 101 Elementary Japanese I
  • Japan 102 Elementary Japanese II
  • Japan 360 Teaching Japanese as a Second Language
  • EALC 199 Undergraduate Open Seminar

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Reviewer

Journals

  • Cognitive Linguistics
  • Constructions and Frames
  • Folia Linguistica
  • Intercultural Pragmatics
  • Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
  • Journal of Canadian Association for Japanese Language Education
  • Journal of Japanese Linguistics
  • Journal of Linguistics
  • Journal of the Japanese Society for Language Sciences
  • Journal of Pragmatics
  • L2 Journal
  • Language
  • Language Sciences
  • Lingua
  • Natural Language & Linguistic Theory
  • Nihongo to nihongokyoiku (Japanese and Japanese Education)
  • Studies in Language
  • Studies in Language Sciences
  • Women’s Studies International Forum
  • Word

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Book Manuscripts

  • Center for the Study of Language and Information, Stanford University
  • John Benjamins
  • Routledge
  • Singapore University Press

Other

  • Conference on Conceptual Structure, Discourse, and Language
  • France Berkeley Fund
  • International Congress of Phonetic Sciences
  • Japanese/Korean Conference
  • Linguistic Society of America Linguistic Institute Curriculum Committee
  • National Science Foundation

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Community Service

  • Excecutive Committee, College of Letters and Science, UC Berkeley, 2014-
  • Foreign Language Committee, College of Letters and Science, UC Berkeley, 2016-
  • Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program Regional Screening Panel, 2006, 2004
  • Fulbright National Screening Committee, 2007, 2006, 2002
  • Interviewer, The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) program, Consulate General of Japan, San Francisco, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 1995, 1994
  • Judge, Japanese Speech Contest, Japanese Association of Northern California & Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006
  • Judge, Japanese Speech Contest for Secondary School Students, the South Western Secondary Teachers of Japanese, Stanford University, 1996
  • Judge, Essay Contest sponsored by Nichi-Bei Times, San Francisco, 1999

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Japanese Linguistics

Translation

Soliloquy

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Nihonjin

EJ3

EJ2

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EJ1

ICPhS

Clause Linkage

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Constructions across Grammars

Advances in Frame Semantics

Construction Grammar

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Emotive Communication

Pragmatics

Grammatical Constructions

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