Editorial Board

Current

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

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

Jordan González is a doctoral student in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University, specializing in Second Language Acquisition. His research interests include written corrective feedback and Spanish heritagelanguage teaching and learning.  He has worked in NYC Public  Schools as a high school Spanish teacher and English as a New Language (ENL) teacher.  Currently he serves as the Director of Language Acquisition for Yonkers Public Schools.

 

 

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.

 

 

Rongchan Lin is a doctoral student in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research interests include assessment policies, integrated assessment, and scenario-based assessment. She currently chairs the Nominating Committee (2016-2017) and co-chairs the Student Committee (2015-2017) of the Asian Association for Language Assessment (AALA).

 

 

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.

 

 

Book Review Editor and Web Editor

YuDi 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

Faculty_WaringDr. 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).

 

2014-2016

Editor

SeongYuna 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

GetmanEdward 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.

 

eunyoung1EunYoung 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.

 

 

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASarah 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.

 

 

 

TakahashiJunko 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

Member_TsutagawaFred 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

YuDi 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

Faculty_WaringDr. 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:

Santoi Wagner (2001-2004)

Monika Ekiert (2005-2007)

Kirby Grabowski (2007-2009)

Adrienne Lew (2009-2012)

Catherine Box (2012-2014)

Yuna Seong (2014-current)

Book Review Editors:

Erman Boztepe (2003-2004)

Rebekah Johnson (2005-2007)

Christine Jacknick (2007-2009)

Drew Fagan (2009-2010)

Sarah Creider (2010-2011)

Catherine Box (2011-2012)

Nancy Boblett (2012-2013)

Yuna Seong (2013-2014)

Elizabeth Reddington (2014-2015)

Fred Tsutagawa (2015-current)

Editorial Assistants:

Heekyung Seol (2001-2003)

Joowon Suh (2001-2003)

J.D. Purdy (2001-2004)

Elvis Wagner (2002-2004)

Erman Boztepe (2003-2005)

Shiring Murphy (2003-2005)

Yoko Saito (2003-2005)

Taejoon Park (2004-2006)

Charles Combs (2004-2006)

Eun Sung Park (2005-2007)

Gabrielle Kahn (2005-2007)

Andrea Révész (2005-2007)

Kristen di Gennaro (2005-2007)

Yen-Fen Alick Liao (2006-2008)

Ji Hyun Kim (2007-2008)

Kung-Wan Philip Choong (2007-2009)

Donna DelPrete (2007-2009)

Drew Fagan (2008-2009)

Hiromi Noguchi (2008-2010)

Michael Perrone (2008-2010)

Yayun Anny Sun (2008-2010)

Sarah Creider (2009-2010)

Christos Theodoropulos (2009-2011)

Ah-Young Alicia Kim (2009-2011)

Mi Sun Park (2010-2012)

Catherine Box (2010-2011)

Farah Sultana Akbar (2012-2013)

Saerhim Oh (2012-2013)

Maria McCormack (2013-2014)

Ji-Yung Jung (2012-2014)

Shafinaz Ahmed (2013-2015)

Heidi Han-Ting Liu (2013-2015)

Nadja Tadic (2014-2016)