Academic Advisor

BLitt, Doshisha University
B.A., Kyoto University of the Art and Design

After working in the TV commercial industry, Lisa Shimamoto joined Ritsumeikan University in 2012. She started her career at Ritsumeikan at the International Center to support international students, where she was in charge of recruiting full-time international students, scholarships, and programs for exchange students. She then moved to Academic Affairs, where she oversaw developing and implementing systems for examinations and grades.

Finally, she joined the GLA Office in November 2020. At GLA, Shimamoto is responsible for course registration, grades, processing changes in student status, Japanese language courses, and ESL courses in addition to academic advising.