Graduate Students

Chinese Graduate Students

PhD program

BROWN, Gregory
Email: gdb@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Spring, Madeline
Research interests: Classical Chinese – Language, Literature, and Philosophy
DING, Yijun
Email: dingy@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Yue, Ming-Bao
Research interests: 20th-century Chinese literature and gender studies
DONG, Jin
Email: dj415@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Spring, Madeline
Research interests: Second language acquisition; Chinese pedagogy.
FLEMING, Ryan
Email: ryandf@hawaii.edu
Advisor: McCraw, David
Research interests: Traditional Chinese Literature, Literary Theory, and Chinese Philosophy.
HUANG, Shu-Yu
Email: shuyu@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Wang, Haidan
Research interests: Pragmatics, Chinese pedagogy, Corpus Linguistics
HUANG, Yao
Email: huangyao@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Jiang, Li
Research interests: Linguistics, Chinese Syntax and Semantics, Chinese pedagogy
SUN, Di
Email: sundi@hawaii.edu
Advisor: McCraw, David
Research interests: Classical Chinese Literature, Late Imperial Chinese Literature, Edo Japanese Literature
TIAN, Jiaxin
Email:  jiaxin24@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Haidan, Wang
SUN, Yunhe
Email: ysun@hawaii.edu
Advisor:  Wang, Haidan
Research interests:  Chinese Pedagogy, Language Assessment and Measurement, Language Program Development and Evaluation
WANG, Nan
Email:  wangnang@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Ming-Bao, Yue
WU, Qiong
Email: qiongwu@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Jiang, Song
Research interests: Second language acquisition and Cognitive linguistics
XU, Jia
Email: xujia@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Yue, Ming-bao
Research interests: Modern and contemporary Chinese literature, Colonial Taiwanese and Korean culture
YANG, Xi
Email:  xiyang@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Song, Jiang
YE, Xiao
Email: xiaoye@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Jiang, Li
Research interests: Chinese Syntax and Semantics; Classical Chinese
ZHAI, Mengying
Email: mzhai9@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Wang, Haidan
Research interests:  Chinese pedagogy

MA program

BHAGAT, Kripa
Email: kbhagat@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Spring, Madeline
Research interests: Language Planning and Policy, Pragmatics, Conversation Analysis, Discourse Analysis, Internet-based Language Change
KATZ, Meaghan
Email: makatz@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Peng, Yun
Research interests: Post-socialist Chinese film and literature, gender studies, and new media and communication technology

Japanese Graduate Students

PhD program

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BARNETT, Tanya
Email: tanyanb@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Haag, Andre
Research interests: Representations of romanticism in Taishō era poetry, Symbolism, Proletarian literature, Agrarianism, Topography and spatiality, Literary criticism
FORTÉ, Sean
Email:  sforte@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Yoshimi, Dina
Research interests: Japanese Pedagogy, Dialogism and Sociocultural Theory in L2 Instruction, Classroom Practices
FUKASAWA, Michiko
Email:  michikof@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Fukuda, Shinichiro
HAMADA, Masumi
Email: masumiha@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Kanno, Kazue
HANAOKA, Vera
Email:  vera2@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Yoshimi, Dina
Research interests: Japanese language pedagogy, Discourse analysis, Learner identity
HATA, Keiko
Email:  keiko3@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Kanno, Kazue
Research interests: Japanese Syntax, Psycholinguistics, L1 & L2 Acquisition
HOMMA, Kunihiko
Email: khomma@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Cook, Haruko
Research interests: Sociolinguistics, Japanese as a Heritage Language, Pragmatics, Japanese pedagogy, Discourse analysis, Linguistic Landscape
IKEDA, Maiko
Email:  maikoi@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Cook, Haruko
KIMURA, Tomoki
Email: tomoki3@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Ito, Ken
Research interests: Discourse on monolingualism in Japanese literature, Representations of the Japanese diaspora in literature, Cultural studies
MITANI, Koyuki
Email:  kmitani@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Gabriele Kasper
Research interests: Sociolinguistics, Pragmatics, Interactional competence, Second language development, Conversation analysis, Discourse analysis
MUKOYAMA, Erika
Email: emuko@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Cook, Haruko
Research interests: Sociolinguistics, Language Socialization, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis, Conversation Analysis
OTTA, Yoshiaki
Email: yotta@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Ito, Ken
Research interests: modern Japanese literature, feminism, queer theory, Southeast Asian politics, postcolonial theory
PIZZARO, Francesca
Email: fpizarro@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Ito, Ken
Research interests:  Meiji & Taisho period literature, shōjo fiction, women’s studies, girls’ studies
REIDPATH, Hilson
Email:  hilson4@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Huey, Robert
Research interests: Okinawan Literature, Race in Japan
SHINKUMA, Kenichi
Email:  shinkuma@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Cook, Haruko
Research interests: Sociolinguistics, Dialectology, Syntax, and Pragmatics
SUZUMURA, Nana
Email: nanasuzu@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Kondo-Brown, Kimi
Research interests: Language testing and assessment, second language acquisition, pedagogy, sociolinguistics, and corpus linguistics
TANAKA, Justin
Email:  jtanaka2@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Fukuda, Shinichiro
Research interests: syntax with a focus on Japanese, case-marking, scrambling, split intransitivity, and linearization
YOSHII, Ruri
Email:  ruriy@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Yoshimi, Dina
Research interests: Japanese Language Pedagogy, Sociocultural Theory in L2 Instruction, Discourse Analysis, Pragmatics

MA program

AMMON, Nicholas
Email: ndammon@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Haag, Andre
Research interests: Post-colonial approaches to Japanese Literature of Empire, Representations of Queer Identity in Contemporary Literature and Media, Christianity and Meiji-Taisho Japan
CARDELLO, Joseph
Email:  jcard@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Haag, Andre
FUKATA, Thomas
Email:  tfukata7@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Cook, Haruko
HAYASHI, Ako
Email: akohayas@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Yoshimi, Dina
Research interests: Japanese pedagogy, Classroom Practices, and Interactional competence.
HINOJOSA, Katie
Email: katiech@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Cook, Haruko
Research interests: Japanese linguistics; pedagogy; sociolinguistics; pragmatics; and classroom practices.
IKENO, Runa
Email: rikeno@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Cook, Haruko
SHEK, Ching
Email:  cshek@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Cook, Haruko
Research interests: Japanese pedagogy, Sociolinguistics, Ecology of the communication in a classroom, Sociocultural Theory, Classroom Practices.

Korean Graduate Students

PhD program

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AN, Hyunjung
Email:  an3@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Park, Mee-Jeong
Research interests: Korean language pedagogy (Written corrective feedback), Discourse-functional linguistics
DELANEY, Meghan
Email: delaneym@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Park, Mee-Jeong
Research interests:  Pedagogy
FOX, Bonnie
Email: foxbonni@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Cheon, Sang-Yee
Research interests: Phonetics (articulatory, sound change), Phonology (prosody, tone, intonation), Korean, Jejueo, Second Language Acquisition (especially relating to Korean L2), Morphology (neologisms), Korean Historical Linguistics (comparative theory within phonology), Experimental Linguistics
HWANG, Chiyeon
Email: chiyeon@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Kim, Yung-Hee
Research interests: 20th century Korean literature, literary criticism, film and culture, gender studies & feminism
JUHN, Dianne
Email: diannej@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Cheon, Sang-Yee
Research interests: Korean linguistics, visual arts and pedagogy, Korean Art and History
JUNG, Boo Kyung
Email: bookyung@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Park, Mee-Jeong
Research interests: Cognitive linguistics, Korean syntax, corpus analysis
KANG, Sujin
Email: sujinkan@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Kim, Mary Shin
KIM, HwanHee
Email: hwanhee@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Park, Mee-Jeong
Research interests: Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics (conventional/unconventional use of honorifics), and Korean language pedagogy
KIM, Hyejin
Email: hyejin7@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Kim, Yung-Hee
Research interests: Feminism in Modern Korean literature
LEE, Eun Jung
Email: leeej@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Park, Mee-Jeong
LEE, Jee Hyun
Email: jeelee@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Kim, Mary Shin
LEE, Joungmok
Email: joungmok@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Sohn, Homin
MATSUYAMA, Sumire
Email: sumirema@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Park, Mee-Jeong
MIYASHIRO, Tyler
Email: tylerbm@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Kim, Mary Shin
Research interests: Korean language pedagogy, sociolinguistics, Korean syntax and lexical semantics.
OH, Kyoung Won
Email: kwoh@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Sohn, Homin
PAK, Sooran
Email: sooran@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Park, Mee-Jeong
Research interests:  Korean syntax, semantics, and pedagogy
PARK, Cheol Rin
Email: crpark@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Sohn, Homin
SMITH, Hye Young (Choi)
Email: hyc@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Kim, Mary Shin
Research interests: Korean conversation analysis, Korean modal suffixes, L2 identities, Emotions in L2 learning & teaching
WOO, Boeui
Email:  bwoo@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Cheon, Sang-Yee
YOON, Sue Y.
Email: syoon7@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Kim, Mary Shin
Research interests: Sociolinguistics, pragmatics, multimodality, conversation analysis, and Korean language pedagogy.
YOU, Eunsun
Email: eunsun6@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Park, Mee-jeong
YU, Seunghy (Lee)
Email: seunghye@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Sohn, Homin

MA program

CHOI, Ji Hyun
Email:  jihyunc@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Cheon, Sang-Yee
COONEY, Xiuju
Email: xiujuc@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Chung, Han-byul
Research interests: Korean, Korean Society, Korean language pedagogy, Korean linguistics
HEINEMAN, Emily
Email: emilyhei@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Chung, Han-byul
Research interests: Korean and Korean linguistics
IRVING, Latoya
Email: lirvi@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Chung, Han-byul
JUNG, Inho
Email: inhojung@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Park, Mee-Jeong
LEE, Diana
Email: diana630@hawaii.edu
Advisor:Chung, Han-byul
MCCLURE, Carey
Email:  mcclure3@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Chung, Han-byul
 MEMMOTT, Brendan
Email: bmemmott@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Chung, Han-byul
 SUH, David
Email: davidsuh@hawaii.edu
Advisor:Chung, Han-byul
Research interests: Sociolinguistics, Language Socialization, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis, Conversation Analysis
STROBEL, Samuel
Email:  sstrobel@hawaii.edu
Advisor: Chung, Han-byul