TIUA Faculty

TIUA Faculty


MaryJane Cowan Danan, B.A., Anthropology, Lawrence University; M.A., TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), Columbia University.

Russell Fauss, B.A., English, University of Kansas; M.A., TESL, Central Missouri University.

Gunnar Gundersen, B.A., Anthropology, B.A., Spanish, Portland State University; Certificate, TESOL, Portland State University; M.A., English and TESOL, Portland State University. (Vice President)

Helen Johnson, B.A., Linguistics, Syracuse University; M.A., TESOL, Portland State University

Ann Meyer Glazer, B.A., English; B.M., Musicology, Northwestern University; M.A., TESOL, Monterey Institute of International Studies.

Tamara Smith, B.S., International Studies, University of Wyoming; M.A., Applied Linguistics (TESOL), University of Oregon. 

Melanie Sosinski, B.S., Elementary Education - Martin Luther College, New Ulm, Minnesota; M.A., TESOL, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan

Lora J. Yasen, B.A., Liberal Studies, Oregon State University; M.Ed., Adult Education (TESOL), Oregon State University.


 Certificate:  認定証
 B.A./B.S.:  学士号
 B.M.  音楽学士号
 M.A.:  修士号
 M.A.T:  教員養成修士号
 M.Ed.  教育学修士号
 Ed.S.  教育専門員 (修士号取得後の学位)
 TESOL:  英語を母国語としない人に英語を教える専門家











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Tokyo International University of America (TIUA) is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment.  TIUA does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, employment policies, scholarship programs, and other TIUA administered programs and activities.  For the purpose of admission, all students must be formally admitted by Tokyo International University (Kawagoe, Japan) prior to making application to the American Studies Program at Willamette/TIUA.