Masako O. Douglas
OCG Curriculum Coordinator
Masako Douglas, OCG Senior Curriculum Advisor
Professor, Asian and Asian-American Studies
California State University, Long Beach
Professor Douglas is an expert on language acquisition by young heritage learners, including oral development and acquisition of bi-literacy skills.
has experience in creating and implementing curriculum programs for JHL learners of all ages, from kindergarten through college.
She is a founder and current coordinator of the JHL Special Interest Group of the Association of Teachers of Japanese, and a founder of the JHL Journal: Japanese Heritage Language Education.