Alumni in alphabetical order; year of graduation in parentheses

Dr. Karolina Achirri  (2020)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Divine Word College
Dissertation title: Transformative internationalization through kindness: The experiences of Chinese undergraduate students and their instructor at a U.S. higher education institution
Dissertation committee: Senta Goertler and Dustin DeFelice (C0-Chair), Shawn Loewen, Lynn Fendler (College of Education)
Email: kachirri@dwci.edu
Last updated: 8/28/20

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. Jieun Ahn (2019)
Dissertation title: The Effect of Prior L1 Knowledge on the Implicit and Explicit Learning of L2 Syntax from Reading a Novel
Dissertation committee: Susan Gass, Patti Spinner, Shawn Loewen, Zoltan Dienes, and Patrick Rebuschat
Email: ahnjieun@msu.edu
Last updated: 3/22/2020

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: 03/22/20

Dr. Laura Ballard (2017)
Current position: Senior Research Project Manager in English Language Learning and Assessment, Educational Testing Service
Dissertation title: The effects of primacy on rater cognition: An eye-tracking study 
Dissertation committee: Paula Winke (Chair), Susan Gass, Charlene Polio, and Dorry Kenyon (Center for Applied Linguistics)
Email: LBallard@ets.org
Last updated: 11/1/2018

Dr. Jennifer Behney (2011)
Current position: Associate Professor, Department of World Languages and Cultures, 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: https://ysu.edu/content/behney-jennifer
Phone: (330) 941-3462
Last updated: 8/30/18

Dr. Hiep Chau (2014)
Current position: Lecturer, Department of English Language Teaching, School of EducationCantho 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. Roman Chepyshko (2018)
Current position: Info coming soon!
Dissertation title: Adult ESL learners’ patterns on acceptance/non-acceptance of alternating and non-alternating verb phrases 
Dissertation committee: Aline Godfroid (Chair), Susan Gass, Charlene Polio, and Paula Winke
Email: chepyshk@msu.edu
Last updated: 8/16/18

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. Ina Choi (2019)
Dissertation title: Learning Words Under Incidental and Intentional Learning Conditions: An Eye-Tracking Study
Dissertation committee: Susan Gass, Shawn Loewen, and Paula Winke
Email: choiina1@msu.edu
Last updated: 2/13/20

Dr. Dustin Crowther (2018)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Second Language Studies, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, Honolulu, HI
Dissertation title: Linguistic measures of second language speech: Moving from monologic to interactive speech 
Dissertation committee: Debra Hardison (Chair), Susan Gass, Peter De Costa, and Paula Winke
Email: dcrowth@hawaii.edu
Web: dustincrowther.weebly.com
Last updated: 6/15/20

Dr. Yaqiong Cui (2019)
Dissertation title: Investment and Identity Construction in Learning Chinese and English: A Case of Female Uyghur Students in a Chinese University
Dissertation committee: Xiaoshi Li, Charlene Polio, and Patti Spinner
Email: cuiyaqio@msu.edu
Last updated: 2/13/20

Dr. Virginia David (2015)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education and Literacy Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
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. Jessica Fox (2017)
Current position: Professional Lead Tutor at the Learning Commons at Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI. 
Dissertation title: The Bridge: Linking mood induction, self-report, and psychophysiology to vocabulary learning on a paired-associates learning task 
Dissertation committee: Aline Godfroid (Chair), Jason Moser (Psychology), Susan Gass, Paula Winke
Email: Coming soon
Last updated: 10/18/2017

Dr. Talip Gonulal (2016)
Current position: Assistant Professor at Erzincan University, Erzincan, Turkey.
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 1: http://aves.erzincan.edu.tr/talip.gonulal/
Web 2: http://talipgonulal.wordpress.com/ 
Last updated: 10/16/17

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 ProgramTexas 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 Scientist, 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: 4/9/19

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. Dan Isbel (2019)
Current position: Assistant Professor, English Department, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Dissertation title: Diagnosing Second Language Pronunciation
Dissertation committee: Winke, Paula; Lee, Junkyu
Email: drisbell@calpoly.edu
Web: https://sites.google.com/site/isbelldaniel
Last updated: 5/21/2020

Dr. Suzanne Johnston (2017)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures, & Cultures, University of Central Arkansas 
Dissertation title: Verbal morphology in L2 Spanish: Morphological deficits and processing strategies 
Dissertation committee: Bill VanPatten (Chair), Aline Godfroid, Patti Spinner, Paula Winke
Email: sjohnston4@uca.edu
Last updated: 10/19/2017

Dr. Sehoon Jung (2017)
Current position: TBA 
Dissertation title: Second language processing of long distance filler-gap dependencies in English: The effects of age and working memory 
Dissertation committee: Patti Spinner (Chair), Susan Gass, Aline Godfroid, Paula Winke
Email: Coming soon
Last updated: 8/14/2017

Dr. Jimin Kahng (2014)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Languages and Literatures, Northern Iowa 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: Email: J-Kahng@neiu.edu
Web: coming soon
Phone: coming soon
Last updated: 8/28/2018

Dr. Nobuhiro Kamiya (2012)
Current position: 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: https://www.gpwu.ac.jp 
Web2: https://sites.google.com/site/kamiyanobuhiro/home 
Phone: 81-270-65-8511
Last updated: 8/28/18

Dr. Matt Kessler (2020)
Current position: Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics, University of South Florida
Dissertation title: Teaching and Learning in a Content-Based Classroom: Understanding Pedagogy and the Development of L2 Writers’ Metacognitive Genre Awareness 
Dissertation committee: Charlene Polio and Peter De Costa (Co-Chairs), Jeremy Francis, Shawn Loewen
Email: kesslerm@usf.edu
Web: https://mattkessler.weebly.com/
Last updated: 8/20/20

Dr. Kathy MinHye Kim (2020)
Current position: Assistant Professor of Language Education at Boston University
Dissertation title: Exploring the Interface of Explicit and Implicit Second-Language Knowledge: A Longitudinal Perspective 
Dissertation committee: Aline Godfroid (Chair), Paula Winke, Shawn Loewen, Susan Gass, Nick Ellis (University of Michigan), Yuichi Suzuki (Kanagawa University)
Email: mhkim13@bu.edu 
Web: https://kathyminhye.weebly.com/
Last updated: 8/20/20

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: Associate Professor, Department of English, Kyoto Sangyo University, Kyoto, Japan 
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: betsy@cc.kyoto-su.ac.jp
Web: http://betsylavolette.com/ 
Phone: 81-(75)-705-1622
Last updated: 8/28/18

Dr. Jongbong Lee (2019)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Faculty of International Studies, Nagoya University of Commerce & Business, Nagoya, Japan.
Dissertation title: The Effects of time constraints, genre, and proficiency on L2 writing fluency behaviors and linguistic outcomes
Dissertation committee: Charlene Polio (Chair), Shawn Loewen, Paula Winke, and Patti Spinner
Email: jongbong_lee@nucba.ac.jp
Web: http://leejongb.msu.domains
Last updated: 6/3/20

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. Shinhye Lee (2018)
Current position: Assessment and Pedagogy Coordinator, Office of Language AssessmentUniversity of Chicago Language Center, Chicago, IL
Dissertation title: Effective planning in real-time speaking tasks
Dissertation committee: Paula Winke (Chair), Susan Gass, Daniel Reed, and Koen Van Gorp
Web: https://shinhyelee.webnode.com/ 
Email: shinhyelee@uchicago.edu 
Last updated: 8/16/18

Dr. Shaofeng Li (2010)
Current position: Associate Professor, College of EducationForeign and Second Language Education (FSLE) Program, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
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: sli9@fsu.edu
Web: 1. https://shaofengliweb.wordpress.com/ 2. https://education.fsu.edu/faculty-and-staff/shaofeng-li
Last updated: 8/16/18

Dr. Hyojung Lim (2014)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of English Language and Linguistics Graduate School of EducationKwangwoon 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: 8/28/18

Dr. Jungmin Lim (2020)
Current position: Assistant Professor, College of Liberal Arts at Dankook University, Yongin, Korea
Dissertation title: Language in multimodal writing processes and performance: Developing multimodal writing tasks for L2 learners
Dissertation committee: Charlene Polio (Chair), Paula Winke, Peter De Costa, Koen Van Gorp
Email: jungminlim@dankook.ac.kr
Web: https://jungminlim.weebly.com/
Last updated: 9/2/20

Dr. Jie Liu (2019)
Dissertation title: The L2 Acquisition of Chinese Classifiers: Comprehension and Production 
Dissertation committee: Aline Godfroid, Xiaoshi Li, and Charlene Polio
Email: liujie3@msu.edu
Last updated: 2/13/20

Dr. Jeffrey Maloney (2018)
Current position: Assistant Professor of English in the Department of Languages and Literature, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, Oklahoma
Dissertation title: Fulbright FLTA knowledge development and enactment: The role of context 
Dissertation committee: Senta Goertler (Chair), Shawn Loewen, Peter De Costa, and Paula Winke
Web: https://jeffreysmaloney.wordpress.com/
Phone: 918-444-3526
Email: maloneyj@nsuok.edu
Last updated: 8/16/2018

Dr. Zachary Miller (2017)
Current position: United States Military Academy West Point, Department of Foreign Languages, West Point, NY
Dissertation title: The interplay of incidental instruction, affect, and individual differences in L2 acquisition 
Dissertation committee: Aline Godfroid (Chair), Shawn Loewen, Jason Moser (Psychology), Paula Winke
Phone: 845-938-8731
Email: Zachary.Miller@usma.edu
Last updated: 8/14/2017

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 LiteraturesTexas 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, College of EducationForeign and Second Language Education (FSLE) Program, 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. Ji-Hyun Park (2016)Dissertation title:  Syntactic complexity as a predictor of second language writing proficiency and quality
Dissertation committee: Charlene Polio (Chair), Susan Gass, Paula Winke, Patti Spinner, and Aline Godfroid
Email: jihyunpark21@gmail.com
Last Updated: 1/29/17

Dr. Luke Plonsky (2011)
Current position: Associate Professor, Applied Linguistics, English, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ
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: lukeplonsky@gmail.com
Web: https://lukeplonsky.wordpress.com/
Last updated: 8/16/18

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. Mark Shea (2011)
Current position: Coordinator of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and Senior 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: 8/28/18

Dr. Megan Clare Smith (2016)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Mississippi State University
Dissertation title: Testing the Shallow Surface Hypothesis in L2 Japanese.
Dissertation committee: Bill VanPatten (Chair), Charlene Polio, Patti Spinner, and Aline Godfroid
Email: megan.smith@msstate.edu
Web: Coming soon 
Last updated: 8/28/18

Dr. Le Anne Spino-Seijas (2017)
Current position: Assistant Professor of Spanish, Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
Dissertation title: Grammatical gender agreement in L2 Spanish: The role of syntactic context 
Dissertation committee: Bill VanPatten (Chair), Aline Godfroid, Patti Spinner, Paula Winke
Email: lals@princeton.edu
Last updated: 8/28/2018

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. Sarut Supasiraprapa (2017)
Current position: Info coming soon
Dissertation title: TBA 
Dissertation committee: Charlene Polio (Chair), Susan Gass, Shawn Loewen, Aline Godfroid
Email: supasira@msu.edu
Last updated: 8/14/2017

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 A. Thomas (2013)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of LinguisticsSwarthmore 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-Scotton, Susan Gass, Deo Ngonyani
Email: jthomas6@swarthmore.edu
Last updated: 9/12/18

Dr. Amy S. Thompson (2009)
Current position: Professor of Applied Linguistics and Department Chair, Department of World Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, West Virginia University
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: amy.thompson@mail.wvu.edu
Web: https://worldlanguages.wvu.edu/faculty-staff/administration/amy-thompson
Phone: (304) 293-5121
Last updated: 9/12/18

Dr. Magda Tigchelaar (2018)
Current position: Assistant Professor of TESOL, Department of Special Education and Literacy Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Dissertation title: Assessing the validity of ACTFL Can-do statements for spoken proficiency
Dissertation committee: Charlene Polio and Paula Winke (co-chairs), Susan Gass, and Ryan Bowles
Email: magda.tigchelaar@wmich.edu
Phone: 269-387-3465
Last updated: 8/28/18

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: Associate Professor, School of Teaching and Learning, 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: http://www.shsu.edu/faculty/uzum
Last updated: 4/9/19

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 and MATESOL Director, 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) 654-2605
Last updated: 8/28/18

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

Dr. Hyung-Jo Yoon (2017)
Current position: Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics/TESL at California State University, Northridge
Dissertation title: Investigating the interactions among genre, task complexity, and proficiency in L2 writing: A comprehensive text analysis and study of learner perceptions 
Dissertation committee: Charlene Polio (Chair), Susan Gass, Shawn Loewen, Aline Godfroid
Email: hyungjo.yoon@csun.edu
Last updated: 8/28/2018