Nagoya University Writing Center

Mei-Writing Staff

Mei-Writing Staff

Paul Wai Ling Lai, Ph.D. (Cognitive Science)

Director, Mei-Writing Associate Professor Institute Of Liberal Arts & Sciences Nagoya University

Office
411 Graduate School of Languages & Cultures Building
Phone (Extension)
6706
Tutorial Hours
14:00 – 15:00 Monday, 14:00 – 15:00 Wednesday
Tutorial Language
English
Graduate Courses
Research Skills A-1/A-2 (Research Skills A-1/A-2 (Research Writing and Logical Thinking SkillsⅠ/Ⅱ)
Research Skills D-1 (Academic Writing and Research Integrity)
Research Interests
All Areas in Philosophy and Cognitive Sciences, Higher Education, etc.

Chad D. Nilep, Ph.D. (Linguistics)

Associate Professor Institute Of Liberal Arts & Sciences Nagoya University

Office
409 Graduate School of Languages & Cultures Building
Phone (Extension)
6705
Tutorial Hours
10:00 - 11:00 Monday (or 15:00 - 16:00 Thursday)
Tutorial Language
English
Graduate Courses
Research Skills B-1/B-2
(Fundamentals of Academic Writing/Developing Academic Writing)
Research Interests
Linguistic anthropology, Sociolinguistics, Discourse analysis, Linguistics and Social sciences.

Nicolas Baumert, Ph.D. (Geography)

Associate Professor Institute Of Liberal Arts & Sciences Nagoya University

Office
405 Graduate School of Languages & Cultures Building
Phone (Extension)
6704
Tutorial Hours
14:00 - 15:00 Friday (or 14:00 - 15:00 Wednesday)
Tutorial Language
French
Graduate Courses
Research Skills E-3/E-4
(Academic Writing & Communication in FrenchⅠ/Ⅱ)
Research Interests
Historical and Cultural Geography, Geopolitics, Statistics, etc.

Markus Rude, Ph.D. (Information Sciences)

Associate Professor Institute Of Liberal Arts & Sciences Nagoya University

Office
401 Graduate School of Languages & Cultures Building
Phone (Extension)
6714
Tutorial Hours
14:00 - 15:00 Tuesday
Tutorial Language
German or English
Graduate Courses
Research Skills E-1/E-2
(Academic Writing & Communication in GermanⅠ/Ⅱ)
Research Interests
Phonetics, Prosody, Prosodic Writing, etc.

Jian Lu, Ph.D. (Cognitive Linguistics)

Associate Professor Institute Of Liberal Arts & Sciences Nagoya University

Office
403 Graduate School of Languages & Cultures Building
Phone (Extension)
6715
Tutorial Hours
13:00 – 14:00 Tuesday
Tutorial Language
Chinese
Graduate Courses
Research Skills E-5/E-6
(Academic Writing & Logical Thinking in ChineseⅠ/Ⅱ
Research Interests
Modern Chinese Grammar.

Mark Weeks, Ph.D. (English)

Associate Professor Institute Of Liberal Arts & Sciences Nagoya University

Office
207W Graduate School of Languages & Cultures Building
Phone (Extension)
6860
Tutorial Hours
13:00 - 14:00 Thursday
Tutorial Language
English
Graduate Courses
Research Skills C-1/C-2
(Practical Presentation Skills/Research Presentation Techniques)
Research Interests
Cultural Studies, Philosophy, Literature.

David Toohey, Ph.D. (Political Science)

Associate Professor Institute Of Liberal Arts & Sciences Nagoya University

Office
407 Graduate School of Languages & Cultures Building
Phone (Extension)
6700
Tutorial Hours
10:30 - 11:15 or 11:15 - 12:00 Tuesday
Tutorial Language
English
Graduate Courses
Research Skills C-3/C-4
(Academic Presentation Design/Academic Presentation Strategies)
Research Interests
Political Science, Immigration,Media,political Theory,Cultural Studies.

Robert Deacon, Ph.D. (Linguistics)

Associate Professor Institute Of Liberal Arts & Sciences Nagoya University

Office
203E Graduate School of Languages & Cultures Building
Phone (Extension)
6355
Tutorial Hours
10:30 - 12:00 Tuesday or afternoon Thursday
Language
English
Graduate Courses
Research Skills B-3/B-4
(Elements of Academic WirtingⅠ/Ⅱ)
Research Interests
Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Morpho-syntax, Adpositions, and Orthography

Kyle Nuske, Ph.D. (Composition and TESOL)

Associate Professor Institute Of Liberal Arts & Sciences Nagoya University

Office
207E Graduate School of Languages & Cultures Building
Phone (Extension)
4808
Tutorial Hours
14:00 - 15:00 Thursday
Language
English
Graduate Courses
Research Skills C-5/C-6
(Academic Presentations: Principles and Practices I/Ⅱ)
Research Interests
Teacher Education in TESOL, Critical Petagogy, Ideologies of English in Japan

Masashi Kasaki, Ph.D. (Philosophy)

Associate Professor Institute Of Liberal Arts & Sciences Nagoya University

Office
203W Graduate School of Languages & Cultures Building
Phone (Extension)
5621
Tutorial Hours
14:00 - 15:00 Monday~Thursday
Language
Japanese/English
Research Interests
Philosophy, Psychology, Linguistics, and Higher Education

Ikue Suzuki

Mei-Writing Cordinator Institute Of Liberal Arts & Sciences Nagoya University

Office
313 Graduate School of Languages & Cultures Building
Phone (Extension)
6534

Sally Jones

Tutorial Specialist / Affiliated with Graduate School of Languages and Cultures Nagoya University

Office
313 Graduate School of Languages & Cultures Building
Tutorial Hours
13:00 - 17:00 Monday~Wednesday, 13:00 - 15:00 Thursday~Friday
Tutorial Language
English

Miho Sato

Tutorial Specialist / Affiliated with Graduate School of Bioagricultural Sciences Nagoya University

Office
313 Graduate School of Languages & Cultures Building
Tutorial Hours
Irregular Monday~Friday
Tutorial Language
Japanese