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College of Liberal and Fine Arts

Mimi Yu, M.A.

Senior Lecturer, Japanese
Dept of Modern Languages and Literatures

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Phone: 210-458-8558
Office: MB 1.209
Office hours: MW 9:00-10:00 AM and by appt.

  • Biography

    Mimi Yu joined UTSA as a Japanese lecturer in 2008 where she also serves as the associate director for the East Asia Institute.  Her areas of interest are Japanese teaching pedagogy and instructional technology.  Prior to joining UTSA, Yu taught Japanese at the University of Nevada, Reno for almost 20 years and won the Alan Bible Teaching Excellence Award within the College of Liberal Arts.  Because of her involvement in promoting Asia-related programs both at UTSA and in the S.A. community, she recently received DiversityFirst Award given by the Texas Diversity Council. In addition, Yu recently received UTSA President’s Distinguished Diversity Award for promoting diversity and inclusion in creative and collaborative ways. 


    M.A. in Japanese Linguistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison (1989)
    B.A. in Japanese Studies, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan (1986)

  • Recent Courses

    JPN 1024 - Elementary Japanese II