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Alumni in alphabetical order; year of graduation in parentheses

Dr. Seongmee Ahn (2013)
Dissertation title: L2 pragmatic development through conversational interaction: Heritage language background and explicitness of feedback
Dissertation committee: Susan Gass (Chair), Shawn Loewen, Ok-Sook Park, Charlene Polio, and Paula Winke
Email: ahnseongmee@gmail.com
Last updated: 5/6/13

Dr. Grace (Eunhee Lee) Amuzie (2012)
Current position: Assistant Professor of English as a Foreign Language and Academic Counselor, Academic Services and English Department, Calvin College
Dissertation title: Transfer at the lexical level in Korean learners' L2 indefinite article use in English
Dissertation committee: Patti Spinner (Chair), Debra Friedman, Susan Gass, and Paula Winke
Email: el33@calvin.edu
Last updated: 12/3/14

Dr. Jennifer Behney (2011)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Youngstown State University
Dissertation title: L2 gender facilitation and inhibition in spoken word recognition
Dissertation committee: Susan Gass (Chair), Patti Spinner, Rebecca Foote (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Joseph Francese
Email: jbehney@ysu.edu
Web: http://web.ysu.edu/gen/class/Faculty_Contact_Information_m698.html
Phone: (330) 941-3462
Last updated: 8/7/14

Dr. Hiep Chau (2014)
Current position: Lecturer, Department of English Language Teaching, School of Education, Cantho University, Vietnam
Dissertation title: The effects of planning with writing on the fluency, complexity, and accuracy of L2 oral narratives
Dissertation committee: Charlene Polio (Chair), Debra Hardison, Susan Gass, and Aline Godfroid
Email: chiep@ctu.edu.vn
Last updated: 3/5/15

Dr. Wen-Hsin (Kelly) Chen (2016)
Current position: Project Assistant Professor, Media Center, Office of Academic Affairs at the National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
Dissertation title: Second language perception and production of English regular past tense: L1 influence in phonology and morphosyntax
Dissertation committee: Patti Spinner (Chair), Susan Gass, Debra Hardison, and Bill VanPatten
Email: wchen33@ntut.edu.tw
Web: Coming soon
Last updated: 10/10/16

Dr. Xiaoqing (Andy) Chen (2013)
Current position: Visiting International Professional (VIPP) Coordinator, China Programs, Michigan State University VIPP
Dissertation title: Chinese EFL learners' noticing of recasts: Its relation to target structures, uptake, and working memory capacity
Dissertation committee: Susan Gass (Chair), Charlene Polio (Co-chair), Xiaoshi Li, and Paula Winke
Email: chenxia6@msu.edu
Web: http://vipp.isp.msu.edu/people/
Phone: (517) 884-3487
Last updated: 12/1/14

Dr. Scott Chien-Hsiung Chiu (2011)
Current position: Assistant Professor in the English Dept. and Writing Center Director, California Lutheran University
Dissertation title: Negotiating linguistic certainty for ESL writers at the Writing Center
Dissertation committee: Charlene Polio (Chair), Debra Friedman, Trixie Smith, David Sheridan, and John Hale (Cornell University)
Email: chchiu@callutheran.edu
Web: https://www.callutheran.edu/faculty/profile.php?id=chchiu
Phone: (805) 493-3785
Last updated: 8/1/14

Dr. Virginia David (2015)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education and Literacy Studies, Western Michigan University
Dissertation title: Impromptu timed-writing and process-based timed-writing exams: Comparing students’ performance and investigating students’ and raters’ perceptions
Dissertation committee: Paula Winke (Chair), Susan Gass, Charlene Polio, Peter De Costa
Email: virginia.david@wmich.edu
Phone: (269) 387-5935
Last updated: 8/20/15

Dr. Fei Fei (2015)
Dissertation title: Formulaic language use in L2 Chinese: The role of pre-writing planning
Dissertation committee: Debra Hardison (Chair), Xiaoshi Li (Co-chair), Aline Godfroid, Patti Spinner
Email: feifei@msu.edu
Last updated: 8/26/15

Dr. Talip Gonulal (2016)
Current position: Info coming soon.
Dissertation title: Statistical literacy among second language acquisition graduate students
Dissertation committee: Shawn Loewen (Chair), Aline Godfroid, Susan Gass, Paula Winke
Email: gonulalt@msu.edu
Web: Coming soon
Last updated: 5/10/16

Dr. Yeon Heo (2016)
Current position: English teacher, Pusan National University High School.
Dissertation title: The effects of grammar instruction with three noticing levels on ESL learners’ grammar tests
Dissertation committee: Shawn Loewen (Chair), Aline Godfroid, Ok-Sook Park, Paula Winke
Email: heoyeon@pnu.ac.kr
Phone: +82-51-515-1345
Last updated: 10/02/16

Dr. Sara Hillman (2011)
Current position: Assistant Professor of ESL, Liberal Arts Program, Texas A&M University at Qatar
Dissertation title: "Ma sha Allah!" Creating community through humor practices in a diverse Arabic language Flagship classroom
Dissertation committee: Debra Friedman (Chair), Brahim Chakrani, Susan Gass, Paula Winke
Email: sara.hillman@qatar.tamu.edu
Web: http://liberalarts.qatar.tamu.edu/FacultyStaff/Pages/English/Dr--Sara-Hillman.aspx
Phone: (974) 7095-7759
Last updated: 8/26/15

Dr. Ching-Ni Hsieh (2011)
Current position: Research Project Manager II, Center for English Language Learning and Assessment, Research and Development Division, Educational Testing Service
Dissertation title: Rater effects in ITA testing: ESL teachers' versus American undergraduates' judgments of accentedness, comprehensibility, and oral proficiency
Dissertation committee: Paula Winke (Chair), Susan Gass, Debra Hardison, Debra Friedman, and Daniel Reed
Email: chsieh@ets.org
Phone: (609) 734-5946
Last updated: 8/26/15

Dr. Solène Inceoglu (2014)
Current position: Lecturer in French Studies, School of Literature, Languages, and Linguistics, The Australian National University
Dissertation title: Effect of multimodal training on the perception and production of French nasal vowels by American English learners of French
Dissertation committee: Debra Hardison (Chair), Aline Godfroid, Shawn Loewen, Anne Violin-Wigent
Email: Solene.Inceoglu@anu.edu.au
Web: https://sites.google.com/site/soleneinceoglu
Web2: https://researchers.anu.edu.au/researchers/inceoglu-sc?term=solene
Phone: +61 2 6125 3532
Last updated: 9/23/16

Dr. Jimin Kahng (2014)
Current position: Assistant Professor, TESL/TEFL Program, Northeastern Illinois University
Dissertation title: Exploring the production and perception of second language fluency: Utterance, cognitive, and perceived fluency
Dissertation committee: Debra Hardison (Chair), Susan Gass, Patti Spinner, Paula Winke
Email: J-Kahng@neiu.edu
Web: http://www.neiu.edu/academics/college-of-arts-and-sciences/faculty/jimin-kahng-phd
Phone: 773-442-5870
Last updated: 10/15/14

Dr. Nobuhiro Kamiya (2012)
Current position: Associate Professor, The Department of International Communication, English Communication Course, Gunma Prefectural Women's University, Gunma, Japan
Dissertation title: The relationship between stated beliefs, classroom practices, and reading research studies of oral corrective feedback in four ESL teachers
Dissertation committee: Shawn Loewen (Chair), Debra Friedman (Co-Chair), Susan Gass, and Senta Goertler
Email: kamiya@fic.gpwu.ac.jp
Web: http://www.gpwu.ac.jp
Web2: https://sites.google.com/site/kamiyanobuhiro/home
Phone: 81-270-65-8511
Last updated: 8/26/15

Dr. Soo Hyon Kim (2013)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of English/TESOL, University of New Hampshire
Dissertation title: Metacognitive knowledge in second language writing
Dissertation committee: Charlene Polio (Chair), Paula Winke, Shawn Loewen, Susan Gass
Email: soohyon.kim@unh.edu
Web: http://cola.unh.edu/faculty-member/soo-hyon-kim
Phone: 603-862-5290
Last updated: 3/14/16

Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Lavolette (2014)
Current position: Director, Language Resource Center, Language Resource Center, Gettysburg College
Dissertation title: Effects of feedback timing and type on learning ESL grammar rules
Dissertation committee: Senta Goertler (Co-Chair), Charlene Polio (Co-Chair), Susan Gass, and Paula Winke
Email: elavolet@gettysburg.edu
Web: http://betsylavolette.com/
Phone: (717) 337-6340
Last updated: 12/1/14

Dr. Junkyu Lee (2009)
Current position: Associate Professor and Chair, Department of TESOL, Graduate School of Education (English Education), Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea
Dissertation title: The second language acquisition of complex nominals: The architecture of the L2 lexicon, individual difference, and L2 development
Dissertation committee: Susan Gass (Chair), Eve Zyzik, Rebecca Foote, Shawn Loewen
Email: junkyu@hufs.ac.kr
Last updated: 12/30/15

Dr. Shaofeng Li (2010)
Current position: Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), Department of Applied Language Studies and Linguistics, The University of Auckland
Dissertation title: Corrective feedback in perspective: The interface between feedback type, proficiency, the choice of target structure, and learners' individual differences in working memory and language analytic ability
Dissertation committee: Susan Gass (Chair), Xiaoshi Li, Shawn Loewen, Patti Spinner, Paula Winke
Email: s.li@auckland.ac.nz
Web: http://www.arts.auckland.ac.nz/people/applied-language-studies-and-linguistics/s-li
Last updated: 7/30/14

Dr. Hyojung Lim (2014)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Education (Department of English Language and Linguistics), Kwangwoon University, Seoul, Korea
Dissertation title: Exploring the validity evidence of the TOEFL iBT reading test from a cognitive perspective
Dissertation committee: Paula Winke (Chair), Susan Gass, Daniel Reed, Patricia Spinner, and Aline Godfroid
Email: lim@kw.ac.kr
Web: https://sites.google.com/site/hyojunglimsls/home
Last updated: 9/21/16

Dr. Ayman Mohamed (2015)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Arabic Studies, Michigan State University
Dissertation title: The roles of context and repetition in incidental vocabulary acquisition from second langauge reading: An eye movement study
Dissertation committee: Aline Godfroid (Chair), Susan Gass, Charlene Polio, Paula Winke
Email: mohame44@msu.edu
Web: http://linglang.msu.edu/languages/arabic/arabic-faculty/
Phone: (517) 993-3793
Last updated: 8/21/15

Dr. Kimi Nakatsukasa (2013)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Classical and Modern Languages and Literatures, Texas Tech University
Dissertation title: Efficacy of gestures and recasts on the acquisition of L2 grammar
Dissertation committee: Shawn Loewen (Chair), Susan Gass, Paula Winke, Debra Hardison
Email: kimi.nakatsukasa@ttu.edu
Web: http://www.kiminakatsukasa.com
Phone: (806) 834-2194
Last updated: 9/2/14

Dr. Tomoko Okuno (2013)
Current position: Lecturer and Director of Japanese Program, Residential College, the University of Michigan
Dissertation title: Acquisition of L2 vowel duration in Japanese by native English speakers
Dissertation committee: Debra Hardison (Co-Chair), Mutsuko Endo Hudson (Co-Chair), Susan Gass, Yen-Hwei Lin
Web: https://lsa.umich.edu/rc/people/faculty/okuno.html
Email: okuno@umich.edu
Web: coming soon
Phone: (734) 647-4388
Last updated: 8/27/15

Dr. Mostafa Papi (2016)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Foreign and Second Language Education (FSLE) Program, School of Teacher Education, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Dissertation title: Motivation and learning interface: How regulatory fit affects incidental vocabulary learning and task experience
Dissertation committee: Paula Winke (Chair), Susan Gass, Charlene Polio, and Joesph Cesario (Department of Psychology)
Email: mpapi@fsu.edu
Web: http://education.fsu.edu/faculty-and-staff/dr-mostafa-papi
Last updated: 9/26/16

Dr. Luke Plonsky (2011)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Dissertation title: Study quality in SLA: A cumulative and developmental assessment of designs, analyses, reporting practices, and outcomes in quantitative L2 research
Dissertation committee: Susan Gass (Co-Chair), Shawn Loewen (Co-Chair), Paula Winke, Spyros Konstantopoulos, Frederick L. Oswald (Rice University)
Email: luke.plonsky@georgetown.edu
Web: https://lukeplonsky.wordpress.com/
Last updated: 9/21/16

Dr. Jens Schmidtke (2015)
Current position: German lecturer, German-Jordanian University in Amman, Jordan,
Dissertation title: Speech perception in bilingual and monolingual speakers under normal and adverse listening conditions
Dissertation committee: Aline Godfroid (Chair), Laura Dilley (Communicative Sciences and Disorders), Debra Hardison, Paula Winke
Email: schmi474@msu.edu
Last updated: 9/23/16

Dr. Scott Sterling (2015)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana
Dissertation title: Informed Consent Forms in ESL Research: Form Difficulty and Comprehension
Dissertation committee: Shawn Loewen (Chair), Peter De Costa, Susan Gass, Paula Winke
Email: scott.sterling@indstate.edu
Phone: (812) 237-2366
Last updated: 8/20/15

Dr. Mark Shea (2011)
Current position: Coordinator of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and Lecturer in English, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts
Dissertation title: Cohesion in second language writing
Dissertation committee: Charlene Polio (Chair), Debra Friedman, Shawn Loewen, Paula Winke
Email: markshea@mtholyoke.edu
Phone: (413) 538-3541
Last updated: 8/25/15

Dr. Megan Clare Smith (2016)
Current position: (Starting August 2016) Assistant Professor, Mississippi State University
Dissertation title: Info coming soon.
Dissertation committee: Bill VanPatten (Chair), Susan Gass, Patti Spinner, and Aline Godfroid
Email: smit1996@msu.edu
Web: Coming soon
Last updated: 5/10/16

Dr. Tetyana Sydorenko (2011)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Linguistics, Portland State University
Dissertation title: Exploring the potential of rehearsal via automatized structured tasks versus face-to-face pair work to faciliate pragmatic and oral development
Dissertation committee: Susan Gass (Chair), Senta Goertler, Shawn Loewen, Paula Winke
Email: tsydorenko@pdx.edu
Web: http://pdx.edu/linguistics/tetyana-sydorenko
Phone: (503) 725-4098
Last updated: 3/2/12

Dr. Jamie Thomas (2013)
Current position: Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, Swarthmore College
Dissertation title: Becoming Swahili in Mexico City and Dar es Salaam: Identity in the learning of a globalized language through an African studies program
Dissertation committee: Debra Friedman (Chair), Carol Myers-Scotten, Susan Gass, Deo Ngonyani
Email: jthomas6@swarthmore.edu
Last updated: 8/1/14

Dr. Amy S. Thompson (2009)
Current position: Director of the Ph.D. Program in Linguistics and Applied Language Studies (LALS), Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics, and Associate Department Chair, Department of World Languages, College of Arts and Sciences, University of South Florida
Dissertation title: The multilingual/bilingual dichotomy: An exploration of individual differences
Dissertation committee: Paula Winke (Chair), Susan Gass, Debra Hardison, Debra Friedman, Cristina Sanz (Georgetown University)
Email: athompson@usf.edu
Web: http://languages.usf.edu/people/athompson/
Phone: (813) 974-3658
Last updated: 9/23/16

Dr. Emma Trentman (2012)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, University of New Mexico
Dissertation title: Study abroad in Egypt: Identity, access, and Arabic language learning
Dissertation committee: Debra Friedman (chair), Brahim Chakrani, Susan Gass, Senta Goertler, Xiaoshi Li
Email: etrentman@unm.edu
Web: http://fll.unm.edu/about/faculty/eTrentman.php
Phone: (813) 974-3658
Last updated: 7/30/14

Dr. Maren Schierloh Uggen (2011)
Current position: Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of German, Kalamazoo College
Dissertation title: Attention to irregular verbs by beginning learners of German: An eye-movement study
Dissertation committee: Aline Godfroid (Co-Chair), Paula Winke (Co-Chair), Debra Hardison, Susan Gass
Email: maren.uggen@kzoo.edu
Web: http://web.me.com/cuggen/m.uggen.phd
Phone: (269) 337-7051
Last updated: 8/9/12

Dr. Baburhan Uzum (2013)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Language, Literacy, and Special Populations, Sam Houston State University
Dissertation title: Foreign language teacher socialization: A multiple case study of foreign language teachers in an American higher education institution
Dissertation committee: Debra Hardison (Chair), Paula Winke, Patti Spinner, Colleen Tremonte (James Madison College, Michigan State University)
Email: uzum@shsu.edu
Web: https://www.msu.edu/~baburhan/
Last updated: 8/1/14

Dr. Lorena Valmori (2016)
Current position: Info coming soon.
Dissertation title: Anxiety in interaction-driven L2 learning
Dissertation committee: Susan Gass (Chair), Peter De Costa, Debra Hardison, Paula Winke
Email: valmoril@msu.edu
Web: Coming soon
Last updated: 5/10/16

Dr. Benjamin White (2010)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Linguistics, Saint Michael's College, Colchester, VT
Dissertation title: In Search of Systematicity: A Conceptual Framework for the English Article System
Dissertation committee: Debra Hardison (Chair), Susan Gass, Charlene Polio, Xiaoshi Li, Diane Larsen-Freeman (University of Michigan)
Email: bwhite3@smcvt.edu
Phone: (802) 654-2277
Last updated: 12/30/15

Dr. Dominik Wolff (2015)
Current position: Assistant Professor of TESOL, Department of Languages and Cultures, West Chester University, West Chester, PA
Dissertation title: All in the same boat? - Native and non-native English speaking teachers' emerging selves in a U.S. MATESOL program
Dissertation committee: Paula Winke (chair), Peter De Costa, Susan Gass, Shawn Loewen
Email: dwolff@wcupa.edu
Web: http://wcupa.edu/_academics/sch_cas.flg/DWolff.asp
Phone: (610) 436-1071
Last updated: 1/2/16