Elizabeth Wong has done research on Japanese women writers in the Meiji Era (late 1800s) and taught Japanese in Ohio and Arizona.
After an undergraduate degree in literature and languages at Washington University in St. Louis, Wong went to Japan and studied Japanese and taught English, followed by graduate study in Japanese literature in the United States at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.
M.A. Japanese Literature, Washington University in St Louis 1969
B.A. English/French, Hobart and William Smith Colleges 1963