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Paul Warnick

Associate Professor
Asian and Near Eastern Languages

3077 JFSB
Provo, UT 84602


Office Hours
MW 11:00-11:45 PM or By Appointment
3077 JFSB


Dr. Warnick teaches courses in language, pedagogy, culture, linguistics, literature and pre-modern Japanese. He has directed the Japan Study Abroad and Japan Internship programs for BYU.  He taught several years in the intensive summer language program at Middlebury College and has been involved for many years in teacher training.

Dr. Warnick will be on leave from the university from June 2016 to July 2019 serving as a mission president in Japan.


BS, Computer Science, BYU;  MA, Language Acquisition, BYU; PhD, Japanese Linguistics and Pedagogy, Ohio State University


Japanese language pedagogy; language acquisition; sociolinguistics; pre-modern Japanese; issues in reading Japanese

Courses Taught