Shun Yanagishita, MA

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Western region: Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Shun Yanagishita joined SIT Study Abroad as the university relations manager for the Western region in August 2014 and is based in Eugene, Oregon. She became senior university relations manager for the West Coast region in 2021. Prior to SIT, Shun was a regional director in institutional relations for GlobaLinks Learning Abroad and before that was at the University of Oregon in the study abroad office for about ten years. She holds an MA in public administration and a BA in international studies and anthropology from the University of Oregon. Originally from Osaka, Japan, she has lived between the US and Japan throughout her life and considers herself a “third culture kid.” Most of her travels have taken her to various parts of Asia and the Pacific.


  • MA, University of Oregon
Shun Yanagishita, MA

SIT Study Abroad

Senior University Relations Manager, West Coast Region