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The Japanese Studies Program strives to maintain in contact with all alumni and friends. We would love to hear about your news and accomplishments. If you would like to share your success stories, please send an email to We would love to post your testimonial on our website.

Also, please feel free to visit our Facebook page for any updates on program news, events, and job opportunities!


Alumni Testimonials

  • Bingrui Chen
    (B.A. in Japanese Studies at UC San Diego, 2018)
  • Anthony Joseph O'Donnell 
    (M.A. in Bilingual Education with Emphasis in American Sign Language and English at UC San Diego, 2015)

  • Dylan Yokoyama
    (B.S. in Nano Engineering at UC San Diego, 2014 / Master of Entertainment Arts & Engineering at University of Utah, 2017)

  • Nikki Erika Riser
    (B.S. in Management Science at UC San Diego, 2012)

  • Tony Wang
    (B.A. in Psychology and Philosophy at UC San Diego, 2012)

  • Gloria Wu
    (B.S. in Biochemistry and Cellular Biology and B.A. in Japanese Studies at UC San Diego, 2012, Doctor of Pharmacy, USD School of Pharmacy, 2016)