Associate Professor of Instruction, Asian Languages and Cultures
Yumi Shiojima received her M.S.Ed. from University of Pennsylvania. She has extensive experience in classroom teaching, coordination of instruction, and curriculum development, both in the U.S. and Japan, including at Rhodes College, the Japanese School at Middlebury College and the Summer Intensive Program at the Japan Center for Michigan Universities. At Northwestern, her course development and teaching credits include courses at all levels, most notably, a writing-focused course in the thematically-based fourth-year curriculum. Shiojima is a recipient of the Arts and Sciences Alumni Teaching Award (2010-2011) of the Weinberg College Distinguished Teaching Awards. Her scholarly interests include second language writing instruction, study abroad and teacher development.