- M.S. in General Education, Elmira College
- B.A. in English Literature, Tsuda College (Japan)
Megumi Watanabe was appointed Japanese language lecturer at Princeton University in 2018. She received her M.S. in General Education from Elmira College. Her current research focuses on motivational factors for learning Japanese language. Before joining Princeton University, she taught Japanese courses at Franklin & Marshall College as a teaching assistant and at Elmira College as a teaching scholar. She also taught a Japanese course for Critical Language Scholarship Program as a language and cultural instructor.