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- Ph.D. in Anthropology and Education, Columbia University
- M.A. in East Asian Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
- B.A. in Economics, Tohoku University (Japan)
Shinji Sato is the Director of the Japanese Language Program at Princeton University. He completed his Ph.D. in anthropology and education from Teachers College, Columbia University and specializes in educational anthropology. His works critically examine self-evident notions in Japanese language education including learning, culture, communication, competence, and creativity. He also proposes alternative classroom practices.
Sato has taught Japanese at Columbia University, Harvard University, HIF (Hokkaido International Foundation), and Middlebury College Summer Language Program.
- ことばの教育と平和 [Language Education and Peace] (2023)
- ともに生きるために [For Living Together] (2021)
- コミュニケーションとは何か[What is Communication?] (2019)
- かかわることば [Engaging Language] (2017)
- 未来を創ることばの教育をめざして：批判的内容重視の言語教育の理論と実践 [Language Education for Social Future: Critical Content-Based Instruction(CCBI)] (2015)
- Rethinking Culture and Language in Japanese Education (2014)
- 社会参加をめざす日本語教育―かかわる、つながる、働きかける [Language Education for Global Citizens] (2011)