Senior Lecturer in Japanese

Kazuko Suzuki Carlson has been teaching a variety of courses including all four levels of core Japanese language courses (Elementary Japanese, Intermediate Japanese, Advanced Japanese, Studies of Japanese Texts), Cultural Exchange Trip to Japan, Teaching Practicum, and Japanese for Traveling: Customs and Manners. She has established virtual-exchange partnerships with several Japanese universities and matches her students with their students to interact in Japanese. She arranges and advises tutors for the Japanese Program. As a Service-Learning Faculty Fellow, she has developed partnerships with various schools and arranges community-based learning opportunities. Her research interests are in virtual exchange and language learning. She also serves as an associate board member of the Japan-America Society of Vermont.

Publications

Watashi wa dare deshou? [Guess who.] A short extensive reading book for beginners of Japanese about Japanese vending machines and bullet trains, published by Taishukan Publishing Co., Ltd., Tokyo, 2017.

Nihon no Okome. [Japanese Rice.] A short extensive reading book for beginners of Japanese about Japanese rice, published by Taishukan Publishing Co., Ltd., Tokyo, 2019.

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Education

  • M.A., Saint Michaels College, 2002

Contact

Phone:
  • 802-656-4477
Office Location:

Rm. 208, 479 Main Street

Office Hours:

Spring 2022: Virtual Office hours Tue & Thu 9-10am. In Person appointments by request. Please email Professor Carlson to make an appointment