Noriko Kanisawa Kowalchuck


2703 Cathedral of Learning

F: 412-624-3458


  • MEd, Department of Instruction and Learning, School of Education, University of Pittsburgh, Foreign Language Education, 2006
  • MA, Department of Administrative and Policy Studies, School of Education, University of Pittsburgh, Social and Comparative Analysis in Education, 2002
  • BA, Tohoku Gakuin University, Sendai, Japan, English, 1994

Office Hours

Spring 2018: Tuesday & Friday 11:00-12:00 and by appointment.


I started teaching Japanese Language at the University of Pittsburgh in 1999. I did not realize when I started how much I enjoy teaching Japanese. I have taught class at every level that Pitt offers including the Summer Intensive Japanese courses.