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Current Visiting Colleagues


Junko Matsuzaki Carreira

Visiting April 2017–March 2018 from
Tokyo Keizai University


Junko Matsuzaki Carreira received her MA in English Language and Literature and completed her doctoral course in the Department of English and Literature at Tsuda College. She received her Doctor of Philosophy in Education from Tokyo Gakugei University United Graduate School of Education. She is a professor at Tokyo Keizai University. Her research interests include motivation, English education in Korea, language education using ICT, CLIL, etc. Her sponsoring SLS professor is Dr. Graham Crookes.


Shin-ying Huang

Visiting September 2017–June 2018 from
National Taiwan University


Shin-ying Huang received her doctorate from Teachers College, Columbia University. She is currently an associate professor in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at National Taiwan University in Taiwan. Her research interests include critical literacies, multimodality, and TESOL methodologies. Her sponsoring SLS professor is Dr. Graham Crookes.


Nattharmma Thong-IamVisiting Colleague photo

Visiting September 2017–February 2018 from
Chulalongkorn University, Thailand


Nattharmma Thong-Iam received her M.Ed. in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in English as an International Language, Chulalongkorn University. Her interests focus on the language assessment literacy and professional development. Her current research project intends to develop the student self-assessment practice, literacy, and efficacy among the Thai EFL lecturers, using the professional development activities. Her sponsoring SLS professor is Dr. Betsy Gilliland.


Zhijun Wen

Visiting October 2017–December 2018


Zhijun Wen received his Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa in December 2015. His research interests include Chinese linguistics, Chinese sentence processing, psycholinguistics, second-language pedagogy, and second-language sentence processing. His current research focuses on native and nonnative sentence processing in Chinese, L2 learning in Chinese, and pedagogical implications of L2 processing research. His sponsoring SLS professor is Dr. Bonnie D. Schwartz.