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Takeuchi, Jae

Takeuchi, Jae

Assistant Professor of Japanese; Director of LAIB Program

Office: 313 Strode

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison (2015); M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison (2011)

Jae DiBello Takeuchi is Assistant Professor of Japanese in the Department of Languages and Director of the Language and International Business Program at Clemson University. Dr. Takeuchi’s specialty is Japanese sociolinguistics, second language acquisition, and foreign language pedagogy. Her research focuses on the experiences of Japanese second language speakers who are long-term residents of Japan. She is particularly interested in how they navigate Japanese speech styles, such as dialects and keigo, which they encounter in local communities, workplaces, and leisure activities. At Clemson, Dr. Takeuchi teaches Japanese language at all levels, Japanese professional communication, Japanese culture, and linguistics.