Linda Bohaker joined Principia's faculty in 1996. Prior to teaching, her professional experiences focused on her two main interests—international business and Japanese history and culture. Her background includes obtaining two master's degrees, one in international business and one in Japanese history, studying Japanese language and culture in Japan for 21 months as a Rotary International Scholar, and working as the manager of human resources for a Japanese company in New York City for six years. While at Principia, Ms. Bohaker has led several abroad programs to Japan where students have studied the culture, history, language, and contemporary society of the country. She enjoys sharing her enthusiasm for and knowledge of Japan with students, in addition to teaching courses on management and strategic management for the Business Administration program. In 2007, her work in the classroom was recognized by the students, who named her Teacher of the Year.
Since 2006, Ms. Bohaker has directed the Principia Abroad Office. In this role, she is responsible for the successful development and delivery of quality study abroad and field programs that support Principia’s vision of a global liberal arts educational institution. Her work in the Abroad Office has been enriched by her own abroad programs to Japan, as well as her role as resident counselor on an abroad to Vietnam and Cambodia, and as a faculty member on a Hawaii Field Program where she taught a history course on US-Japanese relations leading to Pearl Harbor.
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