Faculty


Noriko Nagata 永田憲子

Program Director
(415) 422-6227

Noriko Nagata, 永田憲子 is Director of the Japanese Studies Program in the Department of Modern and Classical Languages. She teaches Japanese language,...

Courses:

Intermediate Japanese 1, Intermediate Japanese 2, Zen and the Art of Japanese Calligraphy, Dir Reading & Research, Advanced Japanese 1, Advanced Japanese 2, Introduction to Japanese Linguistics

Yumi Moriguchi-McCormick

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-5931

Yumi Moriguchi-McCormick received her BA in English Literature from Notre Dame Women's College, Kyoto, Japan. She received her Ed.D. in...

Education:

Ed.D., University of San Francisco

Courses:

First Semester Japanese, Second Semester Japanese, Third Semester Japanese

Yoko Otomi

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-5213

Yoko Otomi's areas of specialization include Japanese language pedagogy and teaching of Japanese as a second language.

Education:

MA, San Francisco State University

Courses:

First Semester Japanese, Second Semester Japanese

Stephen Roddy

Professor
(415) 422-6080

Stephen Roddy is a professor of Modern and Classical Languages, received his PhD in East Asian Studies from Princeton University, and specializes in...

Education:

PhD, Princeton University

Courses:

Directed Reading & Research, FYS: First-Year Seminar, Chinese/Old Gold Mountain, Chinese Literature in Translation, Dir Reading & Research, FYS: First-Year Seminar, Japanese Literature in Translation, Naturalism in Japanese Literature, Dir Reading & Research, St Ignatius Institute Symposium

Kyoko Suda

Associate Professor
(415) 422-6591

Kyoko Suda is director of the Asian Languages program and received her BA in History from Keio University in Tokyo, Japan. She received her first MA...

Education:

Doctorate, Education, University of San Francisco | MA, Teaching Japanese as a Second Language, San Francisco State University | MA, Teaching English as a Second Language, San Francisco State University | BA, History, Keio University in Tokyo, Japan

Courses:

Directed Study, Intensive Japanese, First Semester Japanese, Second Semester Japanese, Third Semester Japanese, Fourth Semester Japanese

Nobuko Takamatsu

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-5213

Nobuko Takamatsu received her BA in English Literature from Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan and her MA from San Francisco State University....

Education:

MA, San Francisco State University | BA, English Literature, Aoyama Gakuin University

Courses:

Directed Study, Intensive Japanese, Japanese Culture, Contemporary Japanese Culture, Advanced Japanese 1, Advanced Japanese 2

Contact Info

Department of Modern and Classical Languages

Office for: American Sign Language, Chinese, Filipino, and Japanese

Kalmanovitz Hall 333 (415) 422-5213