Ph.D. (University of Western Ontario)
After completing his undergraduate degree at Waseda University, Takumi Uchihara did an MA in English Language Teaching at the University of Reading, and a PhD in Applied Linguistics at Western University. Prior to joining the Graduate School of International Cultural Studies (GSICS) at Tohoku University in 2023, he taught English for academic purposes, TESOL, and Applied Linguistics in Japan and Canada. Takumi’s research interests include second language vocabulary acquisition and pedagogy, particularly incidental and intentional vocabulary learning, spoken vocabulary acquisition, productive vocabulary assessment, individual differences in vocabulary acquisition, and the relationship between vocabulary knowledge and second language proficiency. He has published articles in a number of international journals such as Language Learning, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, the Modern Language Journal, TESOL Quarterly, and Language Teaching Research.
Personal webpage: https://takumiuchihara.weebly.com
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.co.jp/citations?user=QAtr94YAAAAJ&hl=ja