Our Office

At our office you can meet the Academic Director, Program Manager and the RU On-site Coordinator. Our office is open Monday-Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm. Feel free to drop by anytime!

Dr. Reginald D’Silva, Academic Director
Tel: 604-822-9125 – E-mail:

Sheri Wenman, Program Manager
Tel: 604-822-9511 – E-mail:

Yoichiro Murakami, Ritsumeikan University,

On-site Coordinator
Tel:  604 822-9501 – Email:

Instructional Team

Our team of instructors includes tenure track faculty members, sessional lecturers and graduate teaching assistants from the Faculty of Education and the Faculty of Arts.

 Term 1 teaching team members  – 2017

LLED 200: Coordinator – Reginald D’Silva

LLED 200-sections (001 and 005 Angela Moon), (002 and 004 Junghyun Hwag), (003 and 006 Caleb Lee)

ASTU/EDUC 210 – Reginald D’Silva Coordinator

Section 001, Ryan Deschambault; Section 002, Natalia Balyasnikova; Section 003, Liam Doherty; Section 004, Klara Abdi

Tutorials (Sections 001 and 003, Zhuo Sun) (Section 002 and 004, Pramod Sah)

LLED 212 – Ryan Deschambault and Jun Ma

LLED 220 – Liam Doherty and Shahid Abrar-al-Hassan

LLED 223 – Ryan Deschambault and Kaye Hare

CDST 250A – Amy Conroy

Term 2 teaching team members  – 2018 January 

ASTU 201 – Darrin Lehman

ASTU 202 – Jim Glassman

LLED 201 – Tomoyo Okuda, Caleb Lee

LLED 213 – Ryan Deschambault

LLED 222 – Ai Mizuta and Kaye Hare

LLED 223 – Ryan Deschambault

If you are interested in teaching LLED courses in our program for 2017 Academic Year, please view available positions on Language and Literacy Education Website.

Members of the Advisory Committee

  • Anna Kindler, Senior Advisor International, Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Faculty of Education
  • Grace Wong, Senior Advisor International, Office of the Provost and Vice President Academic
  • Dr. Rumee Ahmed – Associate Dean, Communications and Innovations, ARTS
  • Dr. Anthony Paré,  LLED  Department Head
  • Lisa Altan, LLED Administrative Manager
  • Sheri Wenman, UBC-Ritsumeikan Programs Manager
  • Dr. Reginald D’Silva, UBC-Ritsumeikan Programs Academic Director

Rits Flexible Learning Space 2017

Internal Booking Calendar for Special Events