Sayaka Abe is an Associate Professor of Japanese Studies and an affiliated member of the Linguistics Program at Middlebury College (Vermont, US). She received her Ph.D. in Linguistics from University at Buffalo. She was a researcher at the University of Trento (Rovereto, Italy) and has taught primarily at liberal arts colleges in the US, including Vassar College (NY) and Williams College (MA). At Middlebury, Abe teaches Japanese language and linguistics courses. Currently, she serves as an editor of Journal CAJLE.

New Publications

Abe, S. (2022) Applying force dynamics to analyze taste descriptions in Japanese online columns. K. Toratani (Ed.) The language of food in Japanese: Cognitive perspectives and beyond. John Benjamins.

Abe, S. & Shapiro, S. (2021). Sociolinguistics as a pathway to global citizenship: Critically observing ‘self’ and ‘other’. Language Awareness 30(4), 355-370.


安部さやか ミドルベリー大学(米バーモント州)日本研究科准教授。日本語と言語学を担当。バッファロー大学(ニューヨーク州立大学)にて博士号を取得。トレント大学(伊ロベレート市)研究員、ヴァッサー大学(米ニューヨーク州)、ウィリアムズ大学(米マサチューセッツ州)など主に米リベラルアーツ大学にて教鞭をとり現職に至る。ジャーナルCAJLE編集委員。

Sayaka Abe: ORCiD