Japanese Language Program
Yukiko Tsuchiya earned her M.A. in Japan Studies—with a Specialization Certificate in Teaching Japanese to Speakers of Other Languages—from Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. Before coming to UC Berkeley, she taught at College of the Marshall Islands, City College of San Francisco, San Francisco State University, and University of San Francisco, as well as in Thailand and Japan. Her research interests include student motivation for foreign language acquisition and metaphor analysis.