Allen, Heather Willis

Second language acquisition–L2 motivation, L2 teacher development, literacy-based approaches to L2 instruction    

Chavez, Monika

  Classroom language use, particularly L1 use; beliefs and assumptions about language inside and outside the classroom, its affiliated cultures, and its speakers (native and non-native/teachers & learners).   Selected Courses:    Language Evidence (Fall …

Cho, Jacee

  I was a Russian language teacher (but I am a native speaker of Korean) before I went to the University of Iowa to study Second Language Acquisition. My research focuses on learnability problems within …

Evans-Romaine, Karen

  Karen Evans-Romaine is second author, together with Richard Robin and Galina Shatalina, George Washington University, of Golosa , a two-volume introductory Russian textbook, now in its 5th edition (Pearson, 2011/2013); she is also co-editor, …

Geyer, Naomi

  Naomi Geyer’s research interests include pragmatics in Japanese language, discursive approaches to politeness phenomena, pragmatic developments in learner language, classroom discourse and language teacher education. Her book “Discourse and Politeness: Ambivalent Face in Japanese” …

Hawkins, Margaret

  Languages and literacies in and out of school, including classroom, home, and community-based settings. Published work examines classroom ecologies, families and schools, language teacher education, global digital partnerships for youth, education in Uganda, and …

Lim, Byung-jin

  Korean Language and Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Korean language textbook development, Instructional technology in Korean language learning & teaching

Mori, Junko

  Professor Mori’s research interests center on the application of the methodological framework of “conversation analysis” to the study of talk-in-interaction involving first and second language speakers of Japanese. She is the recipient of the …

Murphy, Dianna

  A Slavic linguist by training, Dianna Murphy is director of the Language Institute  and founding associate director of the Russian Flagship Program . She is also co-associate director of the new Flagship Culture Initiative at the University of Maryland. …

Pacheco, Mariana

  Mariana Pacheco’s research focuses on how bi/multilingual students use their language and literacy abilities across in-school, out-of-school, and on-line contexts. She examines how these different contexts provide students meaningful opportunities to use their repertoires …