Elizabeth graduated from the University of Chicago in 2018 with a B.A. in Law, Letters, and Society. During her time in university, she studied abroad for a year in Kyoto and was awarded the Asada Eiji B.A. Thesis Prize for her graduation thesis. Following graduation, Elizabeth moved to Yokohama to spend a year intensively studying Japanese at the Inter-University Center For Japanese Language Studies. She then worked for a year as a writer, translator, and video editor at Career Explorer, a Tokyo media startup aimed at helping foreigners adjust to life in Japan. Most recently, in 2021, Elizabeth spent a year in Seoul as a Fulbright scholar, researching women’s movements, feminism, and peace movements in East Asia. Her writing has appeared in publications including The Diplomat and The Japan Times.
As a high school student, Elizabeth was a National Merit Finalist and received 5s on nine AP tests. She has experience teaching various levels of English, math, and science off and on since 2017.
Outside of work, Elizabeth is a classically trained ballet dancer, studies traditional Japanese dance (Nihon-buyou), and performed in several musicals, including at the professional level. She remembers what it was like to be a student balancing heavy extra-curricular commitments and advanced coursework, and is excited to help her students achieve their full potential.
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