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Dr Elise Foxworth Adjunct Research Fellow, Linguistics

Teaching-Focused Scholar

Elise Foxworth lectures in Japanese language and society. She spent eight years living in Japan, where she lived with three - one Japanese and two Korean - families, for a year with each, in Tokyo, Kawasaki and Osaka respectively. She does research in Japanese studies and post-colonial studies, with a focus on the Japanese literature written by diasporic Korean writers in Japan. She is also engaged in literary translation from Japanese into English. Of late, in a teaching-focused role, she is engaged in research on classroom dynamics and student motivation.

Nominated for teaching award by the La Trobe Student Union Sep 2017.
Nominated for staff Award by La Trobe Abroad for supporting the student experience Sep 2017.


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