Role in Program:
Instructor of SLS Courses and EDCS/SLS 644 Instructor
Professional Experience Relevant to Program:
Associate Professor, Second Language Studies Department, CALL, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
- Specializes in multilingual adolescents’ academic language and writing development.
- Research analyzes the ways that teachers’ oral response to high school students’ writing is reflected in the students’ understandings of academic language and subsequent written texts.
- Examines state and federal education policy on curriculum and teacher preparation around secondary school second language writing.