People

Academic Staff – Japanese Studies

Dr Jeremy Breaden

  • BA(Hons), LLB (Hons), PhD (Melbourne)
  • Higher education policy and management, anthropology and sociology of Japan, Japanese-English translation

Dr Hiroko Hashimoto

  • BA (Doshisha), MIntAffairs (Tsukuba), PhD (Monash)
  • Applied linguistics; teaching Japanese as a foreign language

Dr Shimako Iwasaki

  • PhD (UCLA)
  • Conversation analysis: interaction analysys (language, culture and social interaction): interactional linguistics: gesture and embodiment (talk and the body): applied linguistics

Dr Naomi Kurata

  • BA (Japan Women’s University), MA, PhD (Monash)
  • Second language acquisition, sociolinguistics, teaching Japanese as a foreign language

Associate Professor Helen Marriott

  • MA, DipEd, MEd, PhD (Monash)
  • Sociolinguistics; applied linguistics

Dr Sarah Pasfield-Neofitou

  • BA(Hons), PhD (Monash)
  • Computer mediated communication; applied linguistics

Dr Robyn Spence-Brown

  • BA(Hons), DipEd, MA (Monash), PhD (Melbourne)
  • Language acquisition; language assessment; intercultural interaction

Professor Carolyn Stevens

  • PhD Columbia University, 1995
  • Disability, social welfare and maternal and child health care in Japan

Dr Shani Tobias

  • BA(Hons), LLB (Victoria University of Wellington), PhD (Monash)
  • Translation and interpreting studies

Dr Beatrice Trefalt

  • BA(Hons) (La Trobe), PhD (Murdoch)
  • 20th century Japanese history

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