Communications and Social Media Officer, Member at Large
Merissa Ocampo obtained her Ph.D. in Health Education, focusing on mental health in Hokkaido University, Japan, supported by Japanese Ministry of Education, Monbukagakusho, (MEXT). She is currently affiliated with Fukushima Gakuin College. Her work combines socio and psycholinguistics, mindset and health, looking at the impact of stress on teachers and learners of English as a foreign language. Her current research explores the Family Environment Mode Approach to language teaching. She is currently developing it more extensively with a vision that Japanese learners might come to embrace failure positively on their language learning journey.