Current Visiting Colleagues

Joel Heng Hartse

Visiting April 2022 - May 2022 from Simon Fraser University
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Joel Heng Hartse received his PhD from the University of British Columbia. He is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University. His current research interests are academic literacy, second language writing, academic integrity, sociolinguistic approaches to writing. His sponsoring SLS professor is Dr. Betsy Gilliland.

Naoe Kawakami

Visiting December 2021 - May 2022 from Kobe University
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Naoe Kawakami received her PhD from Nagoya University, Japan. She is an associate professor in the Global Education Center and the Graduate School of Intercultural Studies, Kobe University, Japan. Her current research interests are Japanese language education in Hawai'i and Japanese language teacher development. She utilizes historical approach and qualitative approaches, such as document analysis, content analysis and ethnography. Her sponsoring SLS professor is Dr. Christina Higgins.

Sara Lynch

Visiting April 2022 - 2023
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Sara Lynch received her PhD from the University of Bern, Switzerland. She is an associated researcher at the Center for the Study of Language and Society (CSLS) at the University of Bern. Her current research interests are Discourse Analysis, Narrative Studies, World Englishes, Language Variation and Change, Micronesian Studies, and the themes of social inequality, and mobility. Her sponsoring SLS professor is Dr. Christina Higgins.

Namiko Sakoda

Visiting April 2022 - March 2023 from Hiroshima University of Economics

Namiko Sakoda is a doctoral student in the Educational Design for Teacher Educators Program of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Science, Hiroshima University, Japan. She is an associate professor at Hiroshima University of Economics. Her current research interests include teacher development and action research, task-based language teaching (TBLT), and computer assisted language learning (CALL). Her sponsoring SLS professor is Dr. Nicole Ziegler.

Yuichi Suzuki

Visiting March 2022 - March 2023 from Kanagawa University
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Yuichi Suzuki received his PhD in Second Language Acquisition from the University of Maryland, College Park. He is an associate professor in the Department of Cross-Cultural Studies, Kanagawa University, Japan. His current research interests include instructed SLA and psycholinguistics (e.g., skill acquisition, automatization, explicit and implicit knowledge). His sponsoring SLS professor is Dr. Theres Grüter.