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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Faculty & Staff

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Dr. Nancy Drescher
Office: AH 301A
Phone: 389-5504

Teaches: Culture and Language; Sociolinguistics and Pragmatics; Policies, Programs, and Assessment; Teaching Reading and Writing; Teaching ELLs in the Mainstream Classroom

Research Interests: K-12 ESL Issues; Pragmatics; Corpus Linguistics

Dr. Sarah Henderson Lee
TESOL Program Coordinator
Director of L2 Writing
Office: AH 229C
Phone: 389-1359

Teaches: L2 Literacy; Research Methods; Topics (World Englishes); Composition Theory; L2 Writing TA Workshop; Multilingual Composition

Research Interests: L2 Writing; World Englishes; Critical Pedagogy; Language Teacher Identity

Dr. Paolo Infante
ESL Licensure Advisor
Office: AH 212B
Phone: 389-5505

Teaches: Theories of L2 Teaching and Learning; Teaching Grammar and Vocabulary; Topics (Vygotskian Sociocultural Theory); Teaching ELLs in the Mainstream Classroom

Research Interests: Vygotskian SCT Pedagogy; TESOL Teacher Education; Cognitive Linguistics; K-12 ESL Issues; Bilingualism

Dr. Karen Lybeck
Office: AH 212D
Phone: 389-5509

Teaches: Teaching Listening and Speaking; Teaching Grammar and Vocabulary; Sociolinguistics and Pragmatics; Second Language Acquisition

Research Interests: L2 Teacher Education; SLA; Academic English; Interlanguage Phonology; Sociolinguistics

Glen Poupore

Dr. Glen Poupore
Director of the Center for English Language Programs
Office: AH 207G
Phone: 389-5503

Teaches: Theories of L2 Teaching and Learning; Teaching Listening and Speaking; L2 Assessment; Research Methods; Topics (Task-based Language Teaching and L2 Motivation)

Research Interests: Task-Based Language Teaching; Language Learner Motivation; Group Work Dynamics; Technology in Language Teaching; Complex Dynamic Systems Theory