Student Profile

Mayu Lindblad
PhD Student

Education

Ph.D. in progress, Emphasis on Language, Literacy, and Culture, University of California, Davis
Faculty Advisors:
Dr. Yuuko Uchikoshi Tonkovich, primary advisor 
Dr. Julia Menard-Warwick, secondary advisor

M.A. in Linguistics, TESOL, California State University, Fresno

B.A. in Social Education, Tohoku Fukushi University, Sendai, Japan

Teaching Experience

Associate Instructor, University of California, Davis, East Asian Languages and Cultures
First Quarter Japanese
Second Quarter Japanese
Third Quarter Japanese

Teaching Assistant, University of California, Davis, School of Education
Foundation for Academic Success for International Students
Educating Children with Disabilities

Japanese Lecturer, California State University, Chico, Department of International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
First Semester Japanese
Japanese Lyric Poetry

ESL Instructor, American Language and Culture Institute, Chico
Reading 
Listening 
Grammar 
Writing 
TOEFL & IELTS preparation course
Cross Cultural Awareness

Japanese Instructor, Fresno Betsuin Japanese Language and Cultural School
Japanese for Kindergarten to 7th graders

Japanese Instructor and Substitute Instructor, Central Valley Japanese School
Japanese for Kindergarten to 7th graders

ESL Instructor and Tutor, American English Institute California State University, Fresno
TOEFL preparation (Reading, Structure, and Listening)
Reading and Vocabulary

Japanese Instructor, California State University, Fresno, Department of Linguistics
First Semester Japanese

ESL Instructor Apprentice, American English Institute California State University, Fresno
Grammar

Japanese Teaching Assistant, California State University, Fresno, Department of Linguistics
First Semester Japanese
Second Semester Japanese

Foundations in Teaching Workshop Series Certificate (CEE) Fall 2018

Teaching Assistant One-on-One Consultation Winter 2019​

Awards and Honors

University of Washington Summer Study Abroad Scholarship, Tohoku Fukushi University

Fellowships

GGE Graduate Program Fellowship Awards (Winter 17, 19 and Spring 17,18, 19), University of California, Davis

Three Quarter Graduation Program Fellowship, University of California, Davis

Provost’s Graduate Scholarship, California State University, Fresno

New International Students Tuition Waiver, California State University, Fresno

Research Interests & Experience

Research Interests

Bilingualism and Bilingual Education
English Language Learners
Home Literacy Practice and Early Literacy Development
Immigration, Language, Culture, and Identity
Musical Practice and Phonological Acquisition
Second Language Acquisition

Research Experience

Language and Literacy Development Lab, University of California, Davis

Employment

Language and Culture Institute, Chico, Japanese translator

Languages

Japanese
Reading, Speaking, and Writing: Native

English
Reading, Speaking, and Writing: Fluent

Swedish
Reading, Speaking, and Writing: Conversational

Service

Presentation for Kobe University Psychology Studies Program

Manuscript co-reviewer for Teachers College Record

Translator for Yuba City and City of Toride, Sister City Association

Fundraising for Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, Teazer World Tea Market, Fresno

English Teaching and Study Abroad Program Assistant, Tohoku Fukushi University

Language Computer Lab Assistant, Tohoku Fukushi University

Professional Memberships & Development

American Educational Research Association

American Association for Applied Linguistics

Society for the Scientific Study of Reading

Phi Sigma Iota, California State University, Chico

Graduate Certificate in Writing Theory and Practice Winter 19

Global Affairs Graduate and Post Doctoral Seminar Series Spring 19

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