Theses Titles

PhD Dissertations


  • On Wh-Questions in Dagara (Alain Noindonmon Hien)
  • The Learning Mechanism of Nominal Classification Systems: A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective (Diego Dardon)


  • A Corpus-based Study of Intra- and Extralinguistic Cultural Reference in English Subtitling of Chinese Films (Wei Chen)
  • Lexical Diversity in English Writing and Speaking at the Beginner-Intermediate Level in Japan (Pieter Austin Gardiner)
  • Neural Mechanisms of Language Control in Bilinguals (Ming-Che Hsieh)

Master's Theses


  • A Cross-cultural Study of Politeness Strategies of Japanese and Balkan-Slavic Speakers: A Qualitative Meta-Analysis of the Existing Literature on this Topic
  • Visual Word Recognition of Katakana versus Romaji Written Words for L2 Japanese Learners


  • Immersion Effect on Emotional Word Processing in Second Language: An fMRI Study
  • Is Stroke Neighbor Priming Effect Inhibitory or Facilitatory: An Investigation Using Chinese Hanzi Characters

Career Paths

PhD Graduates

University Positions (including postdoc appointments)

  • Huaiyin Normal University (China)
  • Universitas Padjadjaran (Indonesia)
  • McGill University (Canada)
  • National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (Taiwan)

Comany Positions

  • Eiken Foundation of Japan

Masters Graduates

Advancement to PhD program (including other universities): 58%

Company Positions

  • Shinchu Japan Co Ltd
  • Daiwa House Group
  • Sendai YMCA Junior/Wellness Club
  • Tech Science Press (China)