Instructor of Japanese
World Languages and Cultures
Kaori Shimizu

World Languages and Cultures
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Contact Information




CAND 0064

Office Hours

T &Th 11:50 am-12:20 pm; Wed 1:10-2:00 pm or email for appointment

Mailing Address

University of Northern Colorado
World Languages and Cultures
Campus Box 111
Greeley, CO 80639



  • PhD, Louisiana State University, Curriculum Studies
  • MA, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, Translation
  • BA, Meiji Gakuin University, Sociology

Professional/Academic Experience

• Instructor of Japanese, University of Northern Colorado (2021-Present)
• Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese, Franklin & Marshall College (2019-2021)
• Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese, Western Washington University (2018-2019)
• Instructor of Japanese, Louisiana State University (1999-2010)

Research/Areas of Interest

Language Acquisition and Language Socialization, Cultural Difference and Cultural Identity, Language
Curriculum Development, and Social and Cultural History of Japan.