Noriko Komatsu Wallace
Japanese Language Program
Noriko Komatsu is a lecturer of the Japanese language. She graduated from Gakushuin University with a major in Japanese literature, completed a research course at the University of Tokyo and received training as a Japanese language specialist at the National Language Research Institute, Tokyo. Her publications include co-authorship of An Introduction to Advanced Spoken Japanese and contributions to Formal Expressions for Japanese Interaction and Writing Letters in Japanese, textbooks published by the Inter-University Center in Yokohama, entries in A Japanese Language Education Handbook, Taishukan Press and numerous articles in Nihongo Journal, etc. She has also published her own poetry. Besides the Inter-University Center where she was Program Coordinator, she has taught at several national universities in Japan and at American universities, including Ochanomizu University, Middlebury College and Stanford University.