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Kayo Niimi

Kayo Niimi
Associate Professor of Japanese, Career Track
Head of Section, Japanese


Kayo Niimi earned her M.A. in Foreign and Second Language Education (FSLED/TESOL) at Ohio State University. Prior to Washington State University, she taught at various institutions including Washington University in St. Louis, University of Minnesota and FALCON Summer Intensive Program at Cornell University. Since she joined WSU in 2008, she has taught all levels of Japanese courses including Advanced Japanese for the Professions. Her areas of interest include Japanese Language Pedagogy, teaching methodologies, and Second Language Acquisition.

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Office: Thompson 15
Telephone: 335-6625