Teaching-related Service

Over the years I have developed an interest in the art and science of teaching, and have worked to develop my own teaching skills and to give others more access to the tools and knowledge they need to hone their own teaching skills. To this end, I am involved as the Deputy Director of the Global Faculty Development program at the University of Tokyo. Here, I have helped develop programs to fund learning trips and "teaching experiments" to U Tokyo faculty teaching international students, particularly those interested in active learning and related bodies of pedagogical methodology. I also spearheaded the STEAM seminar initiative in 2019-2020, which brought experts in using artistic approaches to teaching the sciences from around the world and Japan to give seminars and workshops on these very new methods.

Currently taught at U Tokyo


Previously taught

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