I enjoy backcountry skiing, hiking, running, poetry, and studying languages.

Sanae Katagiri

Assistant Professor

Sanae Katagiri is an Assistant Professor and researcher in the Institute for the Promotion of Higher Education. She teaches English at the English Lounge, as well as general English classes in the Liberal Arts program at Hirosaki University. She has been teaching general English classes and Business English classes as a part-time lecturer for more than 15 years. Her research interests include Cooperative Learning, Teacher and Learner Autonomy, Classroom Management, and Developmental Education. Her side activities include Tsugaru Minyou performing: dancing Tsugaru-Teodori, singing Tsugaru-Minyou, and playing Tsugaru-Shamisen.


Monday ~ Friday

Mornings 10:20 a.m. ~ 1:00 p.m.

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays

2:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m.

Mondays & Fridays 2:00 p.m. ~ 5:00 p.m.