Academic 【 display / non-display

  • Ochanomizu University, University, 卒業, Japan

  • Columbia University, Teachers College, TESOL, Graduate School(Master's Course), 修了, United States

  • Ochanomizu University, Graduate School(Doctor's Course), 2020.09, 修了, Japan

Degree 【 display / non-display

  • MA in TESOL, Columbia University Teachers College, 2010.05

  • 博士(学術), お茶の水女子大学, 2020.09

Campus Career 【 display / non-display

  • Faculty of Core Research, Research Fellow, 2021.04 - 2022.09

  • Headquarters for Campus Educational System Reform Center for Foreign Language Education, Lecturer, 2022.10 -

External Career 【 display / non-display

  • Beckman Coulter, 1994.01 - 2006.08

Research Field 【 display / non-display


Books 【 display / non-display

  • An Autoethnography of Teaching English in Japan: Bridging Life and Academia

    Candlin & Mynard2022.01, Sanae Oda-Sheehan, Scholarly book

  • Pragmatics Undercover: The Search for Natural Talk in EFL Textbooks

    JALT Pragmatics Special Interest Group2020.06, Jerry Talandis Jr., Jim Ronald, Donna Fujimoto, & Noriko Ishihara, Scholarly book, 91-94

Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Autoethnographic Exploration as “a Missionary of L2 Pragmatics”

    The 29th KoreaTESOL International Conference Post-conference Proceedings, Korea TESOL, , vol.2022(p.245 - 255), 2022.10, Sanae Oda-Sheehan, Original, Research paper (international conference proceedings), Single Author

  • One Teacher’s Exploration of Integrative Approaches to Teaching English in the Japanese Context: An Autoethnographic Study

    Doctoral dissertation, Ochanomizu University, , 2020.09, Sanae Oda-Sheehan, Original, Doctoral thesis, Single Author

  • Bridging the Gaps: Teachers' Perceptions and Practices of Pragmatics, Grammar, and Communicative Language Teaching

    Journal of Ochanomizu University English Society, Ochanomizu University, , vol.7(p.24 - 40), 2017.03, Sanae Oda-Sheehan, Original, Research paper (bulletin of university, research institution), Single Author

  • Making Pragmatics and Grammar Work Hand in Hand

    JALT International Conference Post-conference Proceedings, JALT, , vol.2015(p.340 - 347), 2016.08, Sanae Oda-Sheehan, Original, Research paper (international conference proceedings), Single Author

  • What Teachers Can Do in the Pedagogical Trinity: Pragmatics, Grammar, and Communicative Language Teaching

    Accents Asia, Teachers College Columbia University, , vol.8(2)(p.1 - 8), 2016.03, Sanae Oda-Sheehan, Original, Research paper (scientific journal), Single Author

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Published Article 【 display / non-display

  • Opening Yourself to New Perspectives: How Guide Dogs Broadened My Horizons

    Pragmatics Matters: JALT Pragmatics SIG NewsletterPragmatics Special Interest Group of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT)(Issue 60)(p.4 - 5), 2022.09, Sanae Oda-Sheehan, Original, Single Author, Accepted, Rapid communication, short report, research note, etc. (scientific journal)

Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • Learners’ Perceptions and Needs to Drive Pedagogical Efforts in L2 Pragmatics

    Sanae Oda-Sheehan, International, Oral presentation (general), 2024.03, 2024/03/112024/03/13, 58th RELC International Conference, Singapore, SEAMEO Regional Language Centre (RELC), Not Invited, Main Speaker

  • Teachers' Autoethnographic Reflections as a "Broker" in Communities of Practice

    Sanae Oda-Sheehan, International, Oral presentation (general), 2023.11, 2023/11/242023/11/27, 49th JALT Annual International Conference, Tsukuba, Japan, The Japan Association of Language Teaching (JALT), Not Invited, Main Speaker

  • What Students Really Need to Learn: Integration of Pragmatics and Grammar Pedagogy

    Sanae Oda-Sheehan, International, Oral presentation (general), 2023.04, 2023/04/292023/04/30, The 30th Korea TESOL (KOTESOL) International Conference, Seoul, Korea, Korea TESOL (KOTESOL), Not Invited, Main Speaker

  • Teacher Burnout and How to Avoid it in Autoethnographic Reflections

    Sanae Oda-Sheehan, International, Oral presentation (general), 2022.11, 2022/11/112022/11/14, 2022 JALT International Conference, Fukuoka, Japan, JALT, Not Invited, Main Speaker

  • Autoethnography and Teachers' Multiple Identities to Bridge School and Society

    Sanae Oda-Sheehan, International, Oral presentation (general), 2022.08, 2022/08/242022/08/26, JACET 61st International Convention , Online, JACET, Not Invited, Main Speaker

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Prize for Research Activities 【 display / non-display

  • Best of JALT Award (Pragmatics)

    JALT, Sanae Oda-Sheehan, Presentation JALT2015, 2016.11, InternationalJapan

Receipt of outside funds (Education, Research, Contribution to Society and industry-academia[government] collaboration) 【 display / non-display

  • Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity start-up2022, 1,100Thousand yen

  • Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity start-up2021, 1,000Thousand yen


Contributions as an officer, member, etc., of an academic society 【 display / non-display

  • JALT Pragmatics SIG

    2016.04 - now,Committee Member, Academic society, research group, etc., JALT Pragmatics SIG, International

Open lectures; lectures, courses, and seminars; guest lectures; etc. 【 display / non-display

  • 英語で東京・日本文化を紹介する

    2018.01, The Open University of Japan, Tokyo, Japan