Mikuko Nagashima is originally from Tokyo, Japan. She is currently a M.A. student, studying Japanese Linguistics with a focus on feminine language and gender role in Japanese society. She received her B.A. in International Communication Studies at Kyoritsu Women’s University, Tokyo, Japan. She has worked as a Japanese teaching assistant at Wellesley College and Middlebury College.
She is teaching JPN 101 Elementary Japanese I for fall 2020.