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OGE – US Japan Partnership Program
University of Mississippi

Shinobu Tanaka Sullivan, Associate Director

Originally from Osaka Japan, Shinobu joined the USJP as Associate Director in June 2017.  Shinobu has been teaching at the Japanese Supplemental School (JSS) since 2011 and became assistant principal when she joined USJP.  Shinobu received her B.A. in Education from The Kokugakuin University in Tokyo, and she excelled in many sports during her school days.  Shinobu taught K7 – K9 in Osaka Japan and studied Art and English in New York.  Shinobu is committed to building a bridge between the US and Japan through this unique program at The University of Mississippi.

Shinobu loves traveling, photographs, art in general to painting and pottery, dogs, and cats (both!). The thing she enjoys the most is playing catch with her son.