Full Time Faculty

Yasuko Saito

Yasuko Saito
Japanese Program Director

Office: CB306e
Phone: (801) 863-5650

M.A - Asian Studies, Japanese emphasized. Seton Hall University

She is excited to offer the study abroad to Japan in May 2017.


Adjunct Faculty

Kyoko Herlevi

Kyoko Herlevi


2013 MEd. – Curriculum and Instruction, Utah Valley University
2010 Endorsement, Japanese, Utah State Office of Education
2009 Endorsement, Special Education (Mild/Moderate), Weber State University
2006 B.S. – Math Education, Utah Valley State College
1999 B.S. – Computer Science, University of Colorado


Timothy Stout

Timothy Stout
timothy stout@uvu.edu


Timothy G. Stout, EdD, lived in Japan for 20 years, and has taught Japanese language in public and private schools in the United States and Japan for over 20 years. While working at the American School in Japan he conducted original research on the use of keyword mnemonics in the instruction of Japanese. Stout earned a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from Utah State University (2013), an MA in Japanese Pedagogy from Columbia University (2002) and a BA in Japanese Teaching from Brigham Young University (1994). He currently teaches Japanese and Chinese at Waterford School, as well as evening classes at UVU. He and his wife have five children. Stout is the author of Japanese Hiragana and Katakana for Beginners, Japanese Kanji for Beginners, and Tuttle Japanese for Kids Flash Cards.