Japanese Language Program
Yuriko Miyamoto Caltabiano was born in Tokyo, Japan. She earned her B.A. degree in Japanese Linguistics, and her M.A. degree in Applied Linguistics from Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan. She received her Ph.D. in Linguistics (Second Language Acquisition and Development) from University of California at Davis. She has taught English and Japanese to students of all ages from elementary school children to adults in Japan, Uzbekistan, and in the U.S. She recently taught at Aragon High School in San Mateo and at ATDP summer program at UC Berkeley. Her current interests include language and identity, multiculturalism in Japan, and puppies.