Assistant Professor, is director of Asian Languages Program,
received her BA in History from Keio University in Tokyo, Japan.
She received her first MA in teaching English as a Second Language,
and her second MA in teaching Japanese as a Second Language from
San Francisco State University. Dr. Suda received her Doctorate in
Education at the University of San Francisco in December of
She also holds a license to teach Japanese Tea Ceremony (Omote
Senke). Her areas of specialization are second language
acquisition, computer assisted language learning, and Japanese
Linguistics. She has taught at UC Berkeley, Stanford University,
and the City College of San Francisco.