John Bundschuh is a PhD candidate specializing in Japanese linguistics. His research interests include kundokugo, Early Middle Japanese, early Japanese translations of Chinese texts, and the development of Japanese writing systems.
After receiving his MA in Linguistics from Tulane University, John spent five years teaching English in the Kansai region of Japan before coming to OSU. He has taught the first three years of undergraduate Japanese and is currently attending the Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies in Yokohama, Japan.
John is a member of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA), the American Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ), and the Association for Asian Studies (AAS).