Background

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Education


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PhD in Linguistics
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
January, 2007 - November, 2013
Supervisory committee:
Dr. R. Harald Baayen (Jan, 2007- Nov, 2013)
Dr. Patrick Bolger (Jan, 2009 - Aug, 2012)
Dr. Gary Libben (Jan, 2007- Dec, 2008)
Dr. Terrance Nearey (Sep, 2012 - Nov, 2013)
Thesis: Emergence of wordlikeness in the mental lexicon: Language, population, and task effects in visual word recognition (Thesis examiners: Drs. Harald Baayen, 
 Patrick Bolger, Ton Dijkstra, Laurie Feldman, Christina Gagné, Gary Libben, Terrence Nearly, Benjamin Tucker)


The Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute
Stanford University, USA
July 1-27 2007

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BA Honors (with first class honors) in Linguistics
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
September, 2004 - June, 2007
Supervisors: Dr. Gary Libben; Dr. Sally Rice
Thesis: Morphology and Picture Relatedness


University Transfer Program (Bachelor of Arts)
Mount Royal College (currently Mount Royal University), Calgary, Canada
September, 2002 - June, 2004


English for Academic Purposes Program
Mount Royal College Language Institute, Calgary, Canada
September 2001 - June, 2002

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Nagoya City Meito Senior High School
Nagoya, Aichi, Japan


Seto City Minase Junior High School
Seto, Aichi, Japan


Seto City Togen Elementary School
Seto, Aichi, Japan




Work Experience

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  • Associate professor, Nagoya University, Japan, March 16, 2017 -
  • Postdoctoral researcher, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany, April, 2015  - February, 2017
  • Principal instructor (Academic English Basic/Intermediate/Advanced/Communication/Seminar), Nagoya University, Japan, October 2013 - March 2015
  • Principal instructor (LING102 - Introduction to Linguistics II), University of Alberta, Canada, July 2011 - August 2011
  • Principal instructor (LING102 - Introduction to Linguistics II), University of Alberta, Canada, July 2010 - August 2010
  • Teaching assistant (LING319 - Child Language Acquisition: Dr. Patrick Bolger), University of Alberta, Canada, January 2010 - April 2010
  • Research assistant for Dr. Harald Baayen (English text reading with eye-tracking), University of Alberta, Canada, September 2009 - December 2009
  • Assistant for Dr. Benjamin Tucker (Linguistics Abstract Online, Department Website), University of Alberta, Canada, May 2008 - August 2009
  • Research Assistant for Dr. Gary Libben (Hand-tracking experiment), University of Alberta, Canada, September 2007 - April 2008
  • Teaching Assistant (LING 100 - Introduction to Human Language: Dr. Gary Libben), University of  Alberta, Canada, January 2007 - April 2007



External Fundings and Research Projects

  • Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, May, 2015  - February, 2017
    Project:  
    Identifying processing principles in bilingual complex word reading
  • Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Scholarship, Killam Trusts, May, 2010 - April, 2012
    Project:  
    The time-course and task dependence of cross-language effects
  • Roger S. Smith Undergraduate Researcher's Award, Faculty of Arts, U of A, May - August, 2006
    Project:  Morphology and picture relatedness



Scholarships, and Academic Awards

  • Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, May, 2015  - February, 2017
  • Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Scholarship, Killam Trusts, May, 2010 - April, 2012
  • Travel Grant, GSA, University of Alberta, July, 2009; January 2013
  • Graduate International Travel Awards, Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta, May, 2009
  • Travel Grant, GSA University of Alberta, July, 2008
  • J Gordin Kaplan Graduate Student Award, FGSR, University of Alberta, July, 2008
  • University of Alberta Undergraduate Scholarship, December, 2006
  • Roger S. Smith Undergraduate Researcher's Award, Faculty of Arts, U of A, May - August, 2006
  • Membership in Golden Key International Honour Society - since 2005
  • Dean's Honour Roll in the University of Alberta - 2004 - 2005
  • President's Honour Roll in Mount Royal College - 2003 - 2004
  • International Student Scholarship, Mount Royal College, April, 2004
  • Dean's Honour Roll in Mount Royal College - 2003 Winter - 2005 Winter



Professional Skills

  • Experimental device/software: EyeLink (I, II, 1000), Experiment Builder, PsychoPy, PsyScope, DMDX, BioSemi Aactive Two system
  • Statistical analysis: R, RStudio, SPSS, Statview
  • Language: Japanese (native), English (proficient), German (beginner), Chinese (2 semesters), ASL (1 semester)
  • English Proficiency Tests: 8.0 in IELTS (March 2013, 8.5 in Speaking and Reading)
  • National Coaching Certification Program Coaching Certificate (table tennis), June 11, 2004
  • Japanese Red Cross Society honor for 30 blood donations(2018年7月17日)
  • Others: Abacus (semi 1st class), Calligraphy, Drivers License (Japan, Canada)



Review Activities

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Editorial Board Membership

Ad-hoc Editorial Work for Journals

  • PLOS ONE

Ad-hoc Reviews for Journals 

  • Acta Psychologica
  • Behavior Research Methods
  • Bilingualism: Language and Cognition
  • Frontiers in Psychology (Cognition)
  • International Journal of Bilingualism
  • Journal of Cognitive Psychology
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance
  • Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology
  • Language Learning
  • Learning and Individual Differences
  • Memory & Cognition
  • PeerJ
  • Psychological Research
  • PLOS ONE
  • Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology
  • The Mental Lexicon
  • Visual Cognition

Ad-hoc Reviews for Conferences

  • The 10th International Conference on the Mental Lexicon
  • The 11th International Conference on the Mental Lexicon
  • The 15th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference

Ad-hoc Reviews for Research Grants

  • The National Science Center, Poland
  • The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Canada



Professional Affiliation

  • Psychonomic Society (2019 - )
  • Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2015 - )
  • Killam Trust Foundation (2010 - )
  • Golden Key International Honour Society (2005 - )



Student Supervision

As a primary supervisor

  • Jamie C. Taylor (Humanities, 2017 – , Vice supervisor: Prof. Junko Yamashita
  • Jinyun Sun (G30 Linguistics and Cultural Studies, 2017 – 2019 , Vice supervisors: Prof. Katsuo Tamaoka, Dr. Remi Murao), graduated in 2019
  • Arthur Melo (Humanities, 2018 – 2019  , Vice supervisors:Prof. Kaoru Horie, Dr. Remi Murao)
  • Miki Ikuta(Humanities, 2018- , Vice supervisor: Prof. Junko Yamashita
  • Nurusshifa Zulkifli (G30 Linguistics and Cultural Studies, 2018 – 2019)
  • Chang Jiaqi (Talia)  (G30, 2018 – 2019), graduated in 2019
  • Xue Wang(Languages and Cultures, 2018 – 2019),  graduated in 2019

As a vice-supervisor

  • Yu Tamura(International Development, 2017 – 2018,  Supervisor: Prof. Junko Yamashita)
  • Kelly Pasich(G30, 2017-  ,  Supervisor: Prof. Junko Yamashita)
  • Masato Terai(Humanities, 2018 – ,  Supervisor: Prof. Junko Yamashita)
  • Manami Kobayashi(Humanities, 2017 –,  Supervisor: Prof. Toru Kinoshita)



Thesis Examiner

  • Michael Mansbridge (2017)Doctoral disseratation
  • Yu Tamura(2018)Master’s thesis
  • Kunihiro Kusanagi(2018)Master’s thesis
  • Niina Isomura(2018)Master’s thesis
  • Alisa Takashima(2018)Master’s thesis
  • Risa Yoshikawa (2018) Doctoral disseratation
  • Seiji Kawabata (2019) Master’s thesis
  • Yuki Ito (2019) Master’s thesis
  • Chang Jiaqi (2019) Master’s thesis
  • Jinyun Sun (2019Master’s thesis
  • Xue Wang (2019Master’s thesis
  • Pearl Tsui (2019Master’s thesis



Course Works

Fall 2002 (Mount Royal College)

CHIN 3317 Chinese Civilization (Wang, Y.)

Winter 2003

CHIN 2205 Beginners Chinese 1 (Wang, Y.), ECON 2201 Principle of Microeconomics (Kosztirko, R.), ENGL 1112 Introductory Composition McPhail, P.), LING 2211 The Nature of Language 1 (Vanderweide, T.)

Spring 2003

ENGL 2201 Intermediate Composition (Kaur, K.)

Fall 2003

HIST 2231 Canada Origins to 1867 (Bloomfield, D.), LING 3321 Modern English Grammar (Vanderweide, T.), LING 3371 Intro to Psycholinguistics (Wang, Y.), SLGY 2205 Canadian Society (Durieux. M.)

Winter 2004

CHIN 2207 Beginners' Chinese 2 (Wang, Y.), ENGL 2231 The Novel and the Short Story (Layton, K.), LING 3331 First Language Acquisition (Vanderweide, T.), PSYC 2205 Principle of Psychology (Young, B.)

Fall 2004 (University of Alberta, Undergraduate)

ARTH 101 Hist of Art, Des & Vis Culture 1 (Ogden, C), HIST 111 Early Modern World (Pavlovic, S), LING 205 Practical Phonetics (Hogan, J.), LING 309 Syntax and Semantics (Schapansky, N.), LING 320 Second Language Acquisition (Blekher, M.)

Winter 2005

ARTH 102 Hist of Art, Des & Vis Culture 2 (Ogden, C), LING 308 Morphology and the Lexicon (Beck, D.), LING 407 Linguistics Typology (Hogan, J.), PSYCO 105 Individual & Social Behavior (Schmaltz, R.), PSYCO 275 Brain and Behavior (Treit, D.)

Spring 2005

LING 399 History of Linguistics (Thiering, M.)

Fall 2005

ASL 111 Beginners' American Sign Language 1 (Dziwenka, R.), LING 310 Introductory Phonology (Kirchner, R.), LING 501 Research Project Seminer (Rice, S.), LING 509 Syntactic Theory (Beck, D.)

STAT 151 Intro to Applied Statistics 1 (Yahya, H.)

Winter 2006

LING 316 Sociolinguistics (Hogan, J.), LING 321 Neurolinguistics (Libben, G.), LING 500 Psycholinguistics (Libben, G.), LING 502 Honors Project (Libben, G. & Rice, S.)

Spring 2006

LING 399 Writing System (Bolger, P.)

Summer 2006

STAT 252 Intro to Applied Statistics 2 (Nath, S.)

Fall 2006

ECON 102 Introduction to Macroeconomics (Wong, A.), LING 510 Current Phonological Theory (Kirchner, R.), LING 519 Corpus Linguistics (Newman, J.), PSYCO 258 Cognitive Psychology (Loepelmann, K.), PSYCO 281 Principle of Behavior (Snyder, M.)

Winter 2007 (University of Alberta, Graduate)

LING 604 Psycholinguistics (Libben, G.), LING 607 Linguistic Typology (Hogan, J.), LING 608 Morphology (Libben, G.)

LSA Institute (Stanford, CA)

LSA 310 Constructing Constructions (Goldberg, A. & Tomasello, M.), LSA 335 Language and Thought (Boroditsky, L.), LSA 355 The Acquisition of Meaning (Clark, E.), LSA 363 Free-view Eye-tracking for Spoken Language (Trueswell, J. & Tanenhaus, M.)

Fall 2007 (University of Alberta, Graduate)

LING 683 Psycholinguistics and eyetracking (Bolger, P.) LING 610 Formal Grammatical Theory (Rice, S.), LING 599 Introduction to R for linguists (Baayen, R. H.)https://publons.com/author/1182080/koji-miwa#profile

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