Undergraduate Faculty Listing

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SHIZUKA NAKAMURA
Japanese Language
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Japan

Prof. Shizuka Nakamura holds a MA in information engineering from Shinshu University and a BA in industrial engineering from Tokyo University of Science. She also holds a certification of Japanese teaching method from The Work Japanese Language Center in Australia and from the Institute of International Education in London.

JUDY NAZ
Mathematics
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Guam

Prof. Naz holds a MA from Northern Arizona University and a BA from the University of Guam.

Jeff Newbern
JEFFREY NEWBERN
Psychology
Collegiate Assistant Professor
Japan

Prof. Newbern earned his B.A. in psychology from Emory University in 1990 and his M.S. in biopsychology from the University of Georgia in 1992. In 2003, Prof. Newbern earned an M.A. in counseling and personnel services from the University of Maryland, College Park. He has several years of practical employment experience in psychology-related fields, including work as a senior behavior specialist in a developmental center for mentally/developmentally challenged clients. Prof. Newbern joined the UMUC Asian Division faculty full time in 1994 and taught in the Tokyo area, Okinawa, Sasebo, Misawa, and Iwakuni. In 2011, he transferred to the UMUC European Division and taught in Germany (Heidelberg, Wiesbaden, Ramstein, and Ansbach) and downrange in Northern Afghanistan and Bahrain. In 2012, Prof. Newbern was appointed to the director, Graduate Programs administrative position at UMUC Europe Headquarters in Kaiserslautern, Germany. In July 2017, he was appointed the Acting Assistant Vice Provost for Europe and in November of 2017 I assumed the role of Assistant Vice Provost for UMUC Asia. Prof. Newbern is currently in the process of completing his doctorate in management from UMUC.

JOSHUA NIEUBUURT
TESOL
Adjunct Instructor
Okinawa

Professor Joshua Nieubuurt holds an Master of Humanities from Tiffin University and a B.A. in English from the University of Nevada. 

HIROYUKI NISHIKAWA
Japanese Language
Adjunct Instructor
Japan
Prof. Nishikawa received his bachelor's degree in language and literature education from Waseda University in Tokyo. He has worked in special language programs for the city of Hachinohe, Japan, and is currently teaching in Hachinohe Technical High School in the same city. He has been teaching for UMUC at Misawa Air Base since 1986. Mr. Nishikawa has been recognized by the city of Hachinohe for his major contributions to cultural understanding and by Misawa Air Base commanders for building cultural bridges between the military and the local community. He has completed several seminars and workshops in language teaching.
Benjamin Noh
BENJAMIN NOH
Mathematics
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Korea

Prof. Noh received his BS in Mathematical Sciences with Operations Research and MA in Applied Mathematics from University of California Santa Barbara. After earning his MA degree, he taught math courses at Santa Barbara City College and Monterey Peninsula College in the US before working as an investment banker for more than 20 years in Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and Korea. Prof. Noh joined UMUC Asia in 2019.