Teresa Watanabe

Writer

Teresa Watanabe covers education for the Los Angeles Times. Since joining the Times in 1989, she has covered immigration, ethnic communities, religion, Pacific Rim business and served as Tokyo correspondent and bureau chief. She also covered Asia, national affairs and state government for the San Jose Mercury News and wrote editorials for the Los Angeles Herald Examiner. A Seattle native, she graduated from USC in journalism and in East Asian Languages and Culture. 

Recent Articles

  • Former Cal State Chancellor Charles B. Reed dies at 75

    Former Cal State Chancellor Charles B. Reed dies at 75

    Former Cal State Chancellor Charles B. Reed, who steered the nation’s largest university system through record budget cuts and widened access to underserved students, died Tuesday at 75. Reed, known for his blunt talk, tough leadership style and legendary work ethic, served as the sixth chancellor...

  • USC PhD student accused of fatally stabbing professor on campus

    USC PhD student accused of fatally stabbing professor on campus

    A USC psychology professor was stabbed to death inside a campus building Friday by a 28-year-old student who was taken into custody, Los Angeles police said. Bosco Tjan, a co-director of the Dornsife Cognitive Neuroimaging Center who joined the faculty in 2001, was identified as the victim by USC...

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