Dr. Reiko Ileleji
Dr. Reiko Ileleji
Modern Languages and Classics World Language Program Manager and Assistant Professor of Japanese


Room:NQ 185

Department: Modern Languages and Classics

Reiko Habuto Ileleji has a Ph.D. in Foreign Language Education, Curriculum and Instruction (2008) and a graduate level certificate of English as a Second Language (2004) from Purdue University, Indiana. Dr. Reiko Habuto Ileleji has given various levels of language instructions at wide variety of schools, such as Clay Middle School (Carmel, IN), Indiana Japanese Language School (Indianapolis, IN), Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN), Miami University (Oxford, OH), and Jefferson High School (Lafayette, IN). Her current research interests include Heritage Language and Problem Based Learning; Cultural Identity and Language Learning; Multicultural Education. 

Examples of Publications are:

Ileleji, H. R. (2009). Internationalization and study abroad: Narrative inquiry of Japanese female exchange students in the United States. Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, 25(3), 34-47.

Ileleji, H. R. (2008). Language learning and cultural identity in study abroad contexts: Portrait of a Japanese high school exchange student in the U.S. In M. Mantero, P. C. Miller, & J. L. Watzke (Vol. Eds.), Readings in language studies: Vol. 1. Language across disciplinary boundaries (pp. 229-244). St. Louis, MO: International Society for Language Studies.