"Contexts of L2 Writing"
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
September 15-16, 2000

PRESENTERS


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Aylin Atakent is an English instructor at the Middle East Technical University in Turkey. She holds an M.A. degree in English Language Teaching.
Joel Bloch teaches composition at the Ohio State University. He has a Ph.D. in composition from Carnegie Mellon University and has taught both first and second language composition.
Colleen Brice is Assistant Professor of Linguistics at Southern Illinois University, where she coordinates the ESL Writing Program and teaches courses in TESOL and Linguistics.
Jan Buckwalter is a Ph.D. student in Language Education at Indiana University, Bloomington. Her interest is in emerging literacy in Chinese and English speaking children.
Yuh-Fang Chang is Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Providence University, where she teaches courses in applied linguistics.
Nobuko Chikamatsu is Assistant Professor in the Department of Modern Languages at DePaul University, teaching Japanese and Applied Linguistics. She received Ph.D. in 1995 from the University of Illinois.
Yeonsuk Cho is a Ph.D. candidate in Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois, specializing in language testing, SLA, and writing assessment.
MaryAnn Crawford is the Director of the Writing Center and Basic Writing at Central Michigan University. She also teaches in the MA TESOL Program.
Avon Crismore taught EFL courses in Malaysia and teaches ESL/non-ESL writing and language courses for Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne. She studies cross-cultural rhetoric, language attitudes, and visuals.
Deborah Crusan, Assistant Professor of TESOL at Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, holds a Ph.D. from Penn State University. Her research interests include assessment of writing.
Fred Davidson is Associate Professor of English as an International Language and Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His interests include second/foreign language testing, research methods and data management in applied linguistics, and the history and philosophy of education and psychology with particular reference to educational and psychological testing.
Dana Ferris, Associate Professor of English at California State University, Sacramento, is co-author of Teaching ESL Composition: Purpose, Process, & Practice (Erlbaum, 1998).
Mayumi Fujioka received her Ph.D. from Indiana University. She is currently an adjunct instructor of English at Hiroshima University, Japan.
Leslie Grant is an MA TESOL faculty member in the English Department at Central Michigan University. She teaches courses in TESOL methods, materials, assessment, and practicum.
Gail Hapke is Assistant to the Director of Rhetoric for the Academic Writing Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is a doctoral candidate at the Center for Writing Studies and specializes in the acculturation of incoming freshmen, both native and non-native speakers of English, into the academic writing community.
Anita Hernandez is Assistant Professor at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. A former elementary school teacher, she has received an M.A. in Reading Education from CSU Sacramento, and Ph.D. in Language and Literacy from Stanford University.
Yi-ping Hsu is a doctoral student at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She has masters' degrees in ESL and Linguistics. Ms. Hsu is currently teaching a web-based Chinese reading and writing class.
Sunny Hyon teaches linguistics and ESL composition at California State University, San Bernardino.
Georgette Jabbour is Assistant Professor of ESL, and ESL Program Coordinator at the New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury Campus. She teaches ESL composition and is doing research on compiling corpora for teaching. Her Ph.D. research is on the use of corpus linguistics to create a teaching program.
Ulrike Jannausch teaches German at Purdue University, Calumet. She is currently working on a Ph.D. in Linguistics and her research interests include foreign language writing and translation.
Wenjun Jin has taught ESL writing at Northern Illinois University and a variety of English courses in China. His research interests include SLA, ESL methodology, ESL writing, morphology, syntax and stylistics.
David Johnson is an assistant professor of English at Kennesaw State University. He also teaches in the Foreign Language Department.
Shingjen Jyang is a doctoral student in Language Education at Indiana University, Bloomington. Her research interests include ESL/EFL academic reading and writing pedagogy.
Robert Kantor, an assessment specialist in the ESL-EFL area at ETS, works on research and development for computer-based TOEFL and TOEFL 2000 writing assessments.
Andreas Karatsolis is a native of Greece who has recently found his way into the Ph.D. program of the Languange, Literature and Communications Department of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Py Kollberg is a doctoral student in the Department of Numerical Analysis and Computing Science, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.
Barbara Kroll, Professor of English and Linguistics at California State University, Northridge, currently trains TAs for freshman composition. She has worked in ESL/EFL since 1970.
Michael Lessard-Clouston is Associate Professor of English at Kwansei Gakuin University in Japan. He edited a 1998 special issue of Language, Culture and Curriculum.
Jiang Li has recently received his Ph.D. in second language education from University of Toronto. He is currently teaching ESL and ESL/Computer for Toronto District School Board. His research interests include CALL and SLA.
Eva Lindgren is a research assistant in the Department of Philosophy and Linguistics Umeċ University, Sweden.
Susanna Yee-Ling Lo was a former OISE/UT student. She is now a teacher of the Toronto Catholic District School Board.
Yi-Hsuan Gloria Lo is a Ph.D. student in Language Education at Indiana University, Bloomington. Her interest is in emerging literacy in Chinese and English speaking children.
Jessie Moore is a master’s student in Rhetoric and Composition at Purdue University. She received her B.A. in English from the University of Wyoming.
Frank Morris is a Ph.D. student in Hispanic Linguistics at the University of Minnesota. His research interests include L1 and L2 acquisition, L2 pedagogy, bilingualism and Spanish in the US.
Akemi Nagasaka is a professor at Keisen University in Japan, where she teaches EFL courses and Language planning/education and coordinates the English program.
Lisa Newman is a master's student in the MA TESOL program at Southern Illinois University, where she teaches courses in basic and advanced ESL writing. 
Shinji Okumura is a graduate student from Japan in the MA TESOL Program at Central Michigan University. His interests include genre analysis and sociolinguistics.
Mary Petron is a graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin.
Kellie Rayburn teaches composition and literature at California State University, San Bernardino.
Melinda Reichelt teaches TESOL, ESL writing, and linguistics courses at the University of Toledo. She has published various works related to L2 writing.
Laurel D. Reinking is an English and Linguistics Department graduate assistant and a Writing Center consultant at Indiana University-Purdue University, Fort Wayne. She currently teaches writing to non-native speakers of English.
Dudley W. Reynolds is an Assistant Professor at the University of Houston. His research focuses on the developmental characteristics of different groups of L2 writers.
Barrie Roberts is a recent graduate of the MA TESOL program at California State University, Sacramento.
Miyuki Sasaki is an associate professor of Applied Linguistics at Nagoya Gakuin University. Her research interests include L2 writing acquisition and interlanguage pragmatics.
Jean Marie Schultz is the coordinator of the Intermediate French Program at the University of California at Berkeley, a position she has held since 1986. She received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at Berkeley and publishes in the area of foreign language writing and language acquisition.
David Schwarzer is Assistant Professor of Multilingual Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.
Sima Sengupta is Assistant Professor in the Department of English at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, where she teaches a number of content courses and co-ordinates the EECTR programme.
Viktor Slepovitch is Associate Professor of English at the Belarus State Economic University, Minsk, Belarus. He received his Ph.D. in linguistics from Minsk Institute of Foreign Languages in 1986. In 1995-1996, he visited the University of Michigan, An Arbor, as a Fulbright Scholar.
Sufumi So is Assistant Professor of Japanese and SLA at Carnegie Mellon University. Her research interests include L2 writing, written discourse analysis, and content-based language instruction.
Kirk Sullivan is a Reader in the Department of Philosophy and Linguistics, Umeċ University, Sweden. He took his Ph.D. from Southampton University, UK, in 1991. His research interests include second language writing and speech perception.
Judit Szerdahelyi is a graduate student at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. She majors in English with an emphasis in Rhetoric and Composition.
Toshiyuki Takagaki teaches English at Onomichi Junior College, Japan. His interests lie in biliteracy and TESOL.
Barry L. Thatcher is an assistant professor of English and Director of Professional Writing at Ohio University. His research interests include ESL and cross-cultural professional communication.
Thomas Upton is Assistant Professor of English and Director of the English as a Second Language Program at Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis.
Michael Vallance has been teaching Technical Communication for 10 years. Currently he is integrating computers and learning at Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore.
Stephanie Vandrick is Associate Professor of Communication and Coordinator of Women's Studies at the University of San Francisco. She teaches ESL, writing, and women's studies.
Wei Zhu is an assistant professor in the Applied Linguistics Program at University of South Florida. She has taught in China and the United States.

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