Japanese Language and Studies
School of Culture, History and Language (CHL)
Carol Hayes is Associate Professor of Japanese Language and Studies in the College of Asia and the Pacific and Distinguished Educator at the Australian National University. Her areas of expertise are Japanese Language and Asian Studies, with a focus on cultural production and language teaching methodologies and practice, particularly e-Teaching and e-Learning. She has experience in key areas of academic life through educational leadership roles including CAP Associate Dean of Student Experience (2017-2020) and service on other School, College and University committees (e.g., VC Teaching Award Committees, EFS Board, CAP Engagement Committee). Awarded a National Teaching Award (2013) and the Japanese Foreign Minister's Commendation in Honour of the 40th Anniversary of the Signing of Basic Treaty of Friendship and Co-Operation between Japan and Australia (2016), Carol has a deep commitment to improving intercultural understanding in teaching and education.
Currently, Carol serves on the executive of Japanese Studies Association of Australia, the ACT Duke of Edinburgh Board and as one of the four Australian representatives on the International Conference on Japanese Language Education (ICJLE) and is an active member of the Rotary Club of Canberra Sunrise.