College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures
Kimi Nakatsukasa is an assistant professor in the Department of Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures. Her research focuses on applied linguistics and the development of language pedagogy for task-based language teaching. Nakatsukasa will be involved with ESL at TTU and will use the capacity at TTU to evaluate approaches for teaching both a foreign language and English as a second language to foreign graduate students. Her other area includes the study of how students learn Chinese and Japanese in the classroom.