Japanese Language Program
Wakae Kambara graduated from Tokyo Women’s Christian University with a B.A. in psychology and earned an M.A. in Educational Psychology from Tokyo University of Education and an M.A. in Teaching Japanese from San Francisco State University. She also holds a licentiated diploma for TESOL from Trinity College in London, U.K. She has been teaching at UC Berkeley since 1994. She had taught Japanese to students at various levels at the University of San Francisco and at language schools in California as well as in the U.K. before coming to UC Berkeley. She is an ACTFL certified OPI tester.