Wayne Ishikawa, PhD

Lecturer in Extension, Harvard University

Wayne Ishikawa has taught beginning, intermediate, and conversational French as a graduate student at Harvard University, a faculty member of Simmons College, and as adjunct faculty at the Harvard Summer and Extension Schools. He has taught at the Extension School since 1977 and received the Carmen S. Bonnano Award for excellence in foreign language teaching in 2003.

He enjoys the challenge of teaching beginning language classes and has generally taught at least one beginning French class a year. He is familiar with the process of language acquisition, having taken courses in Chinese, Latin, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish, including several Spanish courses at the Extension School.


  • PhD Harvard University