Yuko Matsubara

Adjunct Instructor in Chinese and Japanese
Yuko Matsubara wearing a blue shirt over a black v-neck sweater and a bow in front.

Yuko Matsubara graduated from Reitaku University in Japan with a BA in English Language and Literature. She also earned a BA in English Language Teaching from the University of Stirling in the United Kingdom and an MA in Second Language Teaching from the State University of New York (SUNY) at New Paltz. She joined Vassar College in 2000. She has taught courses from elementary Japanese to the advanced Japanese courses at Vassar. She has been studying traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony for more than 20 years; she now studies traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony at the prestigious Urasenke Chanoyu Center in Manhattan.

BA, Reitaku University; BA, University of Stirling; MA, SUNY College at New Paltz
At Vassar since 2000


Eleanor Butler Sanders Hall
Box 629

Departments and Programs


JAPA 205 Intermediate Japanese
JAPA 350 Advanced Readings in Japanese: Genres and Themes


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