Current Editorial Board

Editor 

Peter Kim is a doctoral student in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University, specializing in second language acquisition. His research interests are language motivation and language aptitude in SLA. 

Editorial Board Members

Dr. Ahyoung Alicia Kim is a researcher at WIDA where she conducts validation research of ACCESS for ELLs and other WIDA language assessments. Her research interests include language assessment, child bilingualism, second language literacy development, and computer-assisted language learning. Prior to joining WIDA, Alicia was a post-doctoral fellow with a focus on child bilingualism at Cornell University. She has also led research on large-scale English proficiency exams at Seoul National University in Seoul, Korea. Over the years, she has taught TESOL and ESL courses in the U.S. and abroad. Alicia holds an Ed.D. in Applied Linguistics and an Ed.M. in TESOL from Teachers College, Columbia University. 

Carol Lo is a doctoral candidate in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research interests include pedagogical interaction, cross-cultural interaction, and the use of discourse markers in interaction. In particular, she pursues the question of how participants in the adult ESL classroom manage understanding of the subject matter and understanding among themselves. She has received Top Student Paper Award from the Language and Social Interaction Division of National Communication Association (NCA).

Haimei Sun is a doctoral student in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University, specializing in second language acquisition. Her research interests include task-based language teaching and learning, second language reading, eye-tracking, and automatic text processing. She is currently the academic coordinator of the Center for International Foreign Language Teacher Education (CIFLTE) at Teachers College.

Dr. Innhwa Park (Ph.D., Applied Linguistics, UCLA) is Associate Professor of TESOL in the Department of Languages and Cultures at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. She uses conversation analysis to examine language and social interaction, together with its applications in the fields of applied linguistics and education. Her research interests include meeting interaction, educational discourse, and second language use. She has recently published her work in Applied Linguistics Review, Journal of Pragmatics, and Linguistics & Education.

Jorge Beltran is a doctoral student in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University, with a concentration in language assessment. His research interests include speaking assessment and assistance in learning-oriented assessment. He currently works as a language educator and as a research assistant.

Dr. Joshua Raclaw is an Assistant Professor of English and Linguistics at West Chester University. His research draws primarily on conversation analysis and interactional linguistics to examine language and the body in social interaction, with a focus on discourse particles in American English and the use of gaze, laughter, and interpersonal touch in everyday conversation and institutional talk.

Kaylee Fernandez is a doctoral student in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research interests include second language vocabulary acquisition, second language processing, instructed second language acquisition, bi/multilingualism, and heritage language learners. She is currently teaching ESL at the Community Language Program at Teachers College.

Kelly Frantz is a doctoral candidate in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University. She studies discourse in language classrooms and peer-tutoring sessions, with a particular interest in how participants demonstrate understanding and learning processes. She is currently a teaching fellow at the Community Language Program at Teachers College.

Michelle Stabler-Havener is a Teaching Fellow and doctoral student in Applied Linguistics with an assessment concentration at Teachers College, Columbia University.  She has taught Second Language Assessment for Azusa Pacific University’s MA TESOL program and was a Senior English Language Fellow for the U.S. Department of State. Her research interests include classroom-based second language assessment, teacher education, and scenario-based assessment.

Dr. Midori Ishida (Ph.D., University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa) is a lecturer of Japanese in the Department of World Languages and Literatures at San José State University. Her research interests include development of interactional competence in study abroad settings, learning through tellecollaboration in L2 Japanese classrooms, the use of CA for SLA research, oral language assessment, and acquisition of aspect. She has co-edited a book, Interactional competence in Japanese as an additional language, and her studies have been published in Language Learning, Pragmatics and Language Learning, and other edited volumes. 

Dr. Olcay Sert is a senior lecturer in the School of Education, Culture and Communication at Mälardalen University, Sweden. He is editor of Classroom Discourse (Routledge,T&F) and is the author of Social Interaction and L2 Classroom Discourse (Edinburgh University Press), which was shortlisted for the BAAL Book Prize in 2016 and became a finalist for the AAAL first book award in 2017. His research deals with classroom discourse, second language talk, and language teacher education.

Dr. Santoi Wagner is Senior Lecturer in Educational Linguistics and Associate Director of TESOL at the Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania. Her scholarly interests are in conversation analysis, TESOL teacher education, and the development and use of authentic materials for language teaching.

Dr. Yucel Yilmaz is an Associate Professor of Second Language Studies at Indiana University. His research focuses on second language interaction and corrective feedback; computer-mediated communication; task-based language teaching; individual differences in second language acquisition; and explicit and implicit learning processes. His recent publications include Cognitive Individual Differences in Second Language Processing and Acquisition (John Benjamins, 2016).

Book Review Editor

Di Yu is a doctoral student in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University. She received her M.A. in TESOL and Ed.M. in Applied Linguistics from Teachers College as well. Her research interests include media discourse, political discourse, humor, and the use of multimodal resources in interaction.

Faculty Sponsors

Dr. Hansun Zhang Waring is Associate Professor of Linguistics and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University and the founder of The Language and Social Interaction Working Group (LANSI).  As an applied linguist and a conversation analyst, Dr. Waring has primarily been interested in understanding the discourse of teaching and learning in a variety of pedagogical contexts such as graduate seminars, peer tutoring sessions, second language classrooms, and post-observation conferences.  Her work has appeared in leading applied linguistics journals such as Applied LinguisticsTESOL QuarterlyLanguage Learning,The Modern Language Journal as well as leading discourse journals such as Research on Language and Social InteractionJournal of PragmaticsText and Talk, and Discourse Studies. She is on the editorial board of Classroom Discourse and the author (with Jean Wong) of Conversation Analysis and Second Language Pedagogy (Routledge, 2010).

Dr. Vivian Lindhardsen is a lecturer of Linguistics and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research interests focus on PK-12 Assessment, mainly from a qualitative perspective. She teaches PK-12 Second Language Assessment, Pedagogical English Grammar as well as TESOL Methods courses in the PK-12 track.

 

2017-2020 Editoridal Board Members

Editor

Nadja Tadic is a doctoral student in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University. She has taught English to adult learners, as well as sociolinguistics and conversation analysis courses to students in TESOL/Applied Linguistics and Bilingual Education. Her research interests include classroom interaction and critical pedagogy, with a focus on identifying interactional patterns that promote marginalized students’ participation and learning.

Editorial Board Members

Peter Kim is a doctoral student in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University, specializing in second language acquisition. His research interests are language motivation and language aptitude in SLA. He is currently a teaching fellow at the Community Language Program (CLP) at Teachers College.

Gahye Song is a doctoral student in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research interests include interactional linguistics, conversation and grammar, and Korean sociolinguistics.

 

2014-2017 Editorial Board Members

Editor

Yuna Seong is a doctoral student in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research interests include language assessment, second language speaking ability, and cognitive processes in second language test performance. She is currently teaching ESL at the American Language Institute, New York University as a full time language lecturer.

Editorial Board Members

Edward Getman is a doctoral student in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University. His research interests include the assessment of young language learners and the nature of language task engagement. He has taught English as a second or foreign language as a Peace Corps volunteer in Zambia, as a third-grade teacher in a New York City public school, and as a lecturer at the college level. Currently he develops English-language assessments for the Educational Testing Service.

EunYoung Kang is a doctoral student in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research interests include instructed second language acquisition, L2 reading, and vocabulary learning.

Shaoyan Qi is a doctoral student in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research interests include task-based language teaching and instructed SLA. She obtained a MA in Linguistic and Sociocultural Anthropology from State University of New York at Binghamton and a M.A. in Education from Villanova University. Shaoyan is currently teaching Chinese language at Columbia University.

Sarah Sok is an Ed.D. student in Applied Linguistics majoring in second language acquisition. Her research interests include second language vocabulary acquisition and heritage language learners.

Junko Takahashi is a doctoral student in the Applied Linguistics program at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research interests include discourse analysis, conversation analysis, and sociolinguistics, particularly pertaining to Asian students’ interactional pattern in the English classrooms. She has taught ESL and Japanese at St. Peter’s College and New Jersey City University. Her commentary “Culture as Context” for the forum “Text and Context: The Role of Context in Discourse Analysis” appeared on the TC TESOL/AL Web Journal (2010). She is also an education writer for Japanese newspapers and is a published author of an education book for Japanese families “America chuzai: Korede anshin kodomo no kyoiku navi” (2008) and a contributing writer of “Living in English-Speaking Countries” (2011).

Book Review Editor 

Fred Tsutagawa is a doctoral student in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University. His research focus is on second language testing and assessment, and in particular on the assessment of pragmatic knowledge and ability. He is currently a Doctoral Research Fellow through the Applied Linguistics & TESOL Program at Teachers College, working on various projects throughout the year for Educational Testing Service (ETS).

Web Editor

Di Yu is a doctoral student in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University. She received her M.A. in TESOL and Ed.M. in Applied Linguistics from Teachers College as well. Her research interests include media discourse, political discourse, humor, and the use of multimodal resources in interaction.

Faculty Sponsor

Dr. Hansun Zhang Waring is Associate Professor of Linguistics and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University and the founder of The Language and Social Interaction Working Group (LANSI).  As an applied linguist and a conversation analyst, Dr. Waring has primarily been interested in understanding the discourse of teaching and learning in a variety of pedagogical contexts such as graduate seminars, peer tutoring sessions, second language classrooms, and post-observation conferences.  Her work has appeared in leading applied linguistics journals such as Applied LinguisticsTESOL QuarterlyLanguage Learning,The Modern Language Journal as well as leading discourse journals such as Research on Language and Social InteractionJournal of PragmaticsText and Talk, and Discourse Studies. She is on the editorial board of Classroom Discourse and the author (with Jean Wong) of Conversation Analysis and Second Language Pedagogy (Routledge, 2010).

Former Editorial Board Members

Editors

Catherine Box (2012-2014)

Adrienne Lew (2009-2012)

Kirby Grabowski (2007-2009)

Monika Ekiert (2005-2007)

Santoi Wagner (2001-2004)

Book Review Editors

Elizabeth Reddington (2014-2015)

Yuna Seong (2013-2014)

Nancy Boblett (2012-2013)

Catherine Box (2011-2012)

Sarah Creider (2010-2011)

Drew Fagan (2009-2010)

Christine Jacknick (2007-2009)

Rebekah Johnson (2005-2007)

Erman Boztepe (2003-2004)

Editorial Assistants

Jordan Gonzales (2017-2018)

Rongchan Lin (2017)

Nadja Tadic (2014-2016)

Heidi Han-Ting Liu (2013-2015)

Shafinaz Ahmed (2013-2015)

Ji-Yung Jung (2012-2014)

Maria McCormack (2013-2014)

Saerhim Oh (2012-2013)

Farah Sultana Akbar (2012-2013)

Catherine Box (2010-2011)

Mi Sun Park (2010-2012)

Ah-Young Alicia Kim (2009-2011)

Christos Theodoropulos (2009-2011)

Sarah Creider (2009-2010)

Yayun Anny Sun (2008-2010)

Michael Perrone (2008-2010)

Hiromi Noguchi (2008-2010)

Drew Fagan (2008-2009)

Donna DelPrete (2007-2009)

Kung-Wan Philip Choong (2007-2009)

Ji Hyun Kim (2007-2008)

Yen-Fen Alick Liao (2006-2008)

Kristen di Gennaro (2005-2007)

Andrea Révész (2005-2007)

Gabrielle Kahn (2005-2007)

Eun Sung Park (2005-2007)

Charles Combs (2004-2006)

Taejoon Park (2004-2006)

Yoko Saito (2003-2005)

Shiring Murphy (2003-2005)

Erman Boztepe (2003-2005)

Elvis Wagner (2002-2004)

J.D. Purdy (2001-2004)

Joowon Suh (2001-2003)

Heekyung Seol (2001-2003)