OGE – US Japan Partnership Program

University of Mississippi

Naomi Yamakawa, Director

nyamakaw@olemiss.edu

Naomi Yamakawa is Associate Principal of the North Mississippi Japanese Supplementary School. Originally from Japan, she received her B.A. from Osaka University in Japan and M.A in Applied Linguistics. Naomi has taught Japanese language and culture classes for K-12 students and business Japanese courses in a community college. Her academic interests include second language acquisition, teacher education, and multilingual identities. She likes traveling, playing tennis, and cooking. She has been an active member of the group, Cook Eat Share.