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CURRICULUM VITAE 

Numa Piers Philip Markee

Present Position AT UIUC 

 

1988 – 1995

 

·      Assistant Professor of English as an International Language and SLATE, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 

1995 – Present

 

·      Associate Professor of Linguistics/English as an International Language and SLATE, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2010 – 2015

 

·      Associate Professor of Linguistics, Italian and SLATE, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2012 – 2015

 

·      Associate Professor of Linguistics, French, Italian, and SLATE, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2015 – Present

·      Emeritus Associate Professor of Linguistics, French, Italian, and SLATE, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Department of Linguistics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
4080 Foreign Language Building
707 S. Mathews
Urbana, IL 61901

Tel: 217 419 2145
Fax: (217) 244 3050
E-mail: nppm@illinois.edu
Web: numamarkee.com

 


CONSULTANT

 

2007 – present

 

·      US State Department English Language Specialist

 

o   2007 Consultancy in Santiago, Iquique, and Arica, Chile

§  Invited plenary talk:  What does it take to make a country bilingual?  Tenth International Conference for English Teachers, Universidad de Tarapacá, August 9, 2007, Arica, Chile

§  Teacher training workshops in Santiago, Iquique, and Arica

o   2008 Consultancy in Vitória, Belo Horizonte, and Brasilia, Brazil

§  Invited plenary talk: Managing curricular innovation. XVIII Encontro da APIES, Vitória, Brazil, September 27, 2008

§  Teacher training workshops in Belo Horizonte, and Brasilia, Brazil

o   2010 Consultancy in Kathmandu and Surkhet, Nepal

  • External reviewer of Department of English Education's MA program in English Language Education, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.

§  Invited plenary talk: World Englishes:  15th International Conference, Nepal English Language Teachers’ Association, Kathmandu, Nepal, February 20, 2010.

§  Invited keynote: World Englishes:  15th International Conference, Nepal English Language Teachers’ Association, Surkhet, Nepal, February 24, 2010.

§  Invited plenary talk: Using information technology for language teaching:  15th International Conference, Nepal English Language Teachers’ Association, Kathmandu, Nepal, February 21, 2010.

§  Invited keynote:  Using information technology for language teaching:  15th International Conference, Nepal English Language Teachers’ Association, Surkhet, Nepal, February 25, 2010.

§  Lectures and teacher training workshops in Kathmandu and Surkhet, Tribhuvan University and Kathmandu University

o   2011 Consultancy in New Delhi, Patna (Bihar) and Vellore (Tamil Nadu), India

§  Eight workshops for University level lectures and teacher trainers, American Language Center, New Delhi, India, June 8-11.

§  Six workshops for teachers teaching in Bihar government high schools SCRT, Patna, Bihar, India, June 13-15.

§  Two workshops and one plenary session (“From the back of an envelope to full-fledged unit”) at the Sixth International Conference, English Language Teachers Association of India, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. June, 16-18, 2011.

 

o   University consultancies

Short course on Conversation Analysis, Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain

§  A post-cognitive turn in second language acquisition. (January 5 – 20, 2012.

Education 

 

1983-1988 University of California, Los Angeles

 

·      Ph.D. Applied Linguistics, March 1988 

·      C. Phil. Applied Linguistics, June 1986 

1977-1979 University of California, Los Angeles 
 

·      M.A. TESL, June 1979 

·      Certificate TESL, June 1978 

1971-1975 University College, London 

·      B.A. Honors, French Language and Literature (IIb); 

·      Italian Subsidiary Subject (Merit) 

 

Professional Experience

 

2015- present:
 

·      Emeritus Associate Professor of Linguistics, French, Italian, and SLATE, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2012-2015:
 

·      Associate Professor of Linguistics, French, Italian and SLATE

2009-2012:
 

·      Associate Professor of Linguistics, Italian and SLATE

2007- present: 

·      Associate Professor of Linguistics and SLATE

1995-2007:

·      Associate Professor of English as an International Language and of Linguistics and SLATE

1988-1995: 
 

·      Assistant Professor of English as an International Language and of Linguistics and SLATE

1986-1987: 

·      Teaching Fellow, Department of ESL and Applied Linguistics, University of California, Los Angeles 

1986: 

·      Freelance Test Writer, Zemi Corporation, Los Angeles 

1983-1986: 

·      Teaching Associate, Department of ESL and Applied Linguistics, University of California, Los Angeles 

1981-1983: 

·      KELT ESP Lecturer (Assistant Professor/Materials Writer), Khartoum Polytechnic, Khartoum, Sudan 

o   Team Leader of British Council's Key English Language Teaching Scheme Project at Khartoum Polytechnic; ESP teaching, course development, teacher training 

1980-1981: 

·      Academic Coordinator (Assistant Professor), SELEX, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Azcapotzalco, Mexico City 

o   Responsible for directing the University Language Section's academic projects, seminars, materials writing programs in English and French; ESP materials writing and teacher training; service courses in English (EAP) and French (FAP) 

·      Materials Writer, Regent School of English, London, England 

1978-1979: 

·      Teaching Assistant, Department of ESL and Applied Linguistics, University of California, Los Angeles 


1976: 

·      Teacher, ESL, Regent School of English, London, England 

1975-1976: 

·      Director-Teacher, Institut Algérien du Pétrole and Centre Anglo-Africain de Langues, Oran, Algeria 

1973-1974: 

·      Teaching Assistant, Collège Rousseau, Geneva, Switzerland

Administrative Experience 

 

2013 - 2015

·      Co-Director, Discourse, Social Interaction and Translation Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

2000-2005 

·      Director, Division of English as an International Language, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 

o   Provided academic and administrative leadership for the unit.

o   Responsible for shepherding tenure and promotion cases (one) in the department through the university hierarchy

 1998-2003 

 

·      Director, Language Learning Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 

o   Oversaw the provision of technological support for all modern language instruction at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

o   Oversaw the provision of technological support for the implementation of undergraduate foreign language requirements at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; 

o   Oversaw the provision of training for modern language faculty and teaching assistants at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the use of advanced technologies. 

 

1988-1998

 

·      Director, ESL Courses, Division of English as an International Language, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 

o   Responsible for TA training, development and supervision

o   Responsible for curriculum development for ESL courses for university-enrolled international students and domestic students with limited English proficiency; 

o   Responsible for Development and revision of course outlines, articulation of courses; 

o   Acted as the interface with departments and advisors with questions about ESL courses, both content and placement 

RESEARCH FUNDING
 

External Funding

 

Markee, N. (2009).  Development of pilot materials for an international ESL web site (http://www.traceeffects.state.gov) ($25,000 grant from the US State Department, May, 2009).

 

Markee, N. (Principal Investigator), (2004).  Funding for an invitational conference on Conversation Analysis and Sociocultural Theory ($3,500, Hewlett Foundation Conference Grant.  January 2004).

 

Internal Funding

 

Markee, N. (2012).  Establishment of a Discourse, Social Interaction and Translation (DSIT) Laboratory ($24,000, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign).

 

Markee, N. (2003). Establishment of a classroom research laboratory. ($30,000 for video equipment to record small group interactions in F/SL classroom talk, UIUC Research Board, March 2003).
 

Markee, N. (1998) wrote the technical part of a proposal submitted by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to the UIUC Provost’s Office for a Psycholinguistics and Conversation Analysis laboratory as part of a start up package for three new faculty ($86,000, at the time, the largest grant awarded for start up funds for the Humanities at UIUC).

Publications

Books

Markee, N. (2015). Handbook of classroom discourse and interaction.  Boston, MA: Wiley/Blackwell.

Markee, N. (2011). Managing Curricular Innovation. New Delhi: Cambridge University Press (Republication of Markee, 1997 targeting the South Asian market).

Markee, N. (2000). Conversation Analysis. Mahwah, New Jersey: Erlbaum

Markee, N. (1997). Managing Curricular Innovation. New York: Cambridge University Press.  

Editorships 

Mori, J, and Markee, N. (2009). Guest editors, Special Issue: Language learning, cognition, and interactional practices.  International Review of Applied Linguistics. 47,1.

Markee, N. (2007). Guest editor, Special Issue: The use of technology for research and teaching in applied linguistics.  Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 27.

Markee, N. (2004). Guest editor, Special Issue: Classroom Talks, Modern Language Journal, 88, 4.

Markee, N. (2002). Guest editor, TESOL Quarterly, special topic issue: Language in development. TESOL Quarterly, 36, 3.
 

Articles and Chapters in Books
 

Markee, N. (2015a).  Introduction: Classroom discourse and interaction research. In N. Markee (Ed.), Handbook of classroom discourse and interaction.  3-19. Boston, MA: Wiley.

 

Markee, N. (2015b).  Where does research on classroom discourse and interaction go from here?  In N. Markee (Ed.), Handbook of classroom discourse and interaction.  509-526.  Boston, MA: Wiley.

 

Markee, N. (2015c).  Are replication studies possible in qualitative research? A comparison of Markee (1995) and Ohta and Nakaone (2004). Language Teaching
doi 10.1017/S0261444815000099.

 

Markee, N. (2015d).  Giving and following pedagogical instructions in task-based instruction: An ethnomethodological perspective.  In P. Seedhouse and C. Jenks (Eds.) International Perspectives on the ELT Classroom.  110-128. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.

 

Markee, N. and Kunitz, S. (2015).  CA-for-SLA studies of classroom interaction: Quo vadis?  In N. Markee (Ed.), Handbook of classroom discourse and interaction.  425-439. Boston, MA: Wiley.

 

Markee, N., and Kunitz, S. (2013).  Doing planning and task performance in second language acquisition: An ethnomethodological respecification.  Language Learning. 63:4:629-664.

Markee, N. (2013).  Contexts of change. In K. Hyland and L. Wong (Eds), Innovation in English language education.  28-43. Abingdon: Routledge.

Markee, N. (2011). Doing, and justifying doing, avoidance.  Journal of Pragmatics, 43:602-615.

Markee, N. and Seo, M-S. (2009).  Learning talk analysis. International Review of Applied Linguistics. IRAL, 47:37-63.

Mori, J. and Markee N. (2009).  Introduction: Language learning, cognition, and interactional practices.  International Review of Applied Linguistics. 47; doi:10.1515/iral.2009.003.

|Markee, N. (2008). Toward a learning behavior tracking methodology for CA-for-SLA.  Applied Linguistics, 29, 404-427.

Markee, N. (2007). Invitation talk. In Z. Hua, P. Seedhouse, L. Wei and V. Cook (Eds.), Language Learning and Teaching as Social Inter-action, London: Palgrave-McMillan.

Markee, N., and J. Stansell (2007). Using electronic publishing as a resource for increasing empirical and interpretive accountability in conversation analysis. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, 27, 24-44.

Markee N. (2006). A conversation analytic perspective on the role of quantification and generalizability in second language acquisition.  In M. Chalhoub-Deville, C. Chapelle, and P. Duff, (Eds.), Inference and generalizability in Applied Linguistics. 135-164. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins.

Markee, N. (2005a). Conversation analysis for second language acquisition. In E. Hinkel (Ed.), Handbook of Research in Second Language Teaching and Learning. Mahwah: NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. 

Markee, N. (2005b). Conversation analysis: Issues and problems. In C. Davison (Ed.), Encyclopedia of applied linguistics, 355-374. Norwell, MA: Springer Publications.

Markee, N. (2005c). A conversation analytic perspective on off-task classroom talk: Implications for second language acquisition studies. In K. Richards and P. Seedhouse (Eds.), Applying conversation analysis, 197-213. London: Palgrave-McMillan.

Markee, N., and G. Kasper (2004). Classroom talks: An introduction. Modern Language Journal, 88, 4, 491-500.

Markee, N. (2004a). Zones of interactional transition. Modern Language Journal, 88, 4, 583-596.

Markee, N.  (2004b). Making curricular innovation work: The role of information technology centers. In C. Davison (Ed.), Information technology and innovation in language education. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press. 

Markee, N. (2003). Qualitative Research Guidelines (Conversation Analysis). TESOL  Quarterly, 37, 1, Spring, 2003. 

Markee, N. (2002). Language in development: Questions of theory, questions of practice. TESOL Quarterly, 36, 3, 265-274. 

Markee, N. (2001). The diffusion of curricular innovations. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, Vol. XIII: Issues in Second Language Teaching and Learning, 229-243, 1993. Reprinted in D.R. Hall & A. Hewings (Eds.), (2001). Innovation in English language teaching (pp. 118-126). London: Routledge. 

Markee, N. (2000a). Berrikuntzak zabaltzea hizkuntz irakaskuntzan. Hizpide, 87106. Translation into Basque of Markee (1993). The diffusion of curricular innovations.  Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, Vol. XIII: Issues in Second Language Teaching and Learning, 229-243. 

Markee, N. (2000b). Some thoughts on globalization: A response to Warschauer. TESOL Quarterly, 34(1). 

Markee, N. (1997). SLA research: A resource for changing teachers' professional cultures? Modern Language Journal, 81(1): 80-93. 

Markee, N. (1996). Making second language classroom research work. In S. Gass and J. Schachter, (eds.), Second Language Classroom Research Issues and Opportunities, (pp. 180-218). Hillsdale, New Jersey: Erlbaum. 

Markee, N. (1995). Teachers' answers to students' questions: Problematizing the issue of making meaning. Issues in Applied Linguistics, 6(2): 63-92. 

Markee, N. (1994a.) Toward an ethnomedological respecification of SLA studies. In A. Cohen, S. Gass, and E. Tarone, (eds.), Research Methodology in Second Language Acquisition, (pp. 89-116), Hillsdale, New Jersey: Erlbaum.

Markee, N. (1994b). Curricular innovation: Issues and problems. Applied Language Learning, 5(2): 1-30. 

Markee, N. (1994c). Using electronic mail to promote curriculum development. System, 22(3). 

Markee, N. (1993a). Clarifying the need for language programs. In W. Savage (ed.) Language programs in development projects, (pp. 117-124), Bangkok, Thailand: The Asian Institute of Technology/Regional English Language Centre. 

Markee, N. (1993b). Sustaining learning. In W. Savage (ed.) Language programs in development projects, (pp. 471-476), Bangkok, Thailand: The Asian Institute of Technology/Regional English Language Centre. 

Markee, N. (1993c.) The diffusion of curricular innovations. Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, Vol. XIII: Issues in Second Language Teaching and Learning, 229-243. 

Markee, N. (1992). Toward an integrated approach to language planning. Studies in the Linguistic Sciences, 21(1): 107-123. 

Markee, N. (1990). Applied linguistics: What's that? System, 18(3): 315-323. 

Markee, N. (1989). ESP within a new descriptive framework. World Englishes, 8(2): 133-146. 

Markee, N. (1988). ESP in the United States. CATESOL Newsletter, April 1988. 

Markee, N. (1986a). The relevance of sociopolitical factors to communicative course design. ESP Journal, 5(1): 3-16.

Markee, N. (1986b). Toward an appropriate technology model of communicative course design: Issues and definitions. English for Specific Purposes, 5(2): 161-172. 

Markee, N. (1986c). Methodology in ESP. CATESOL Newsletter, July 1986 

Markee, N. (1984). The methodological component in ESP operations. ESP Journal, 3(1): 3-24. 

Markee, N. (1983). Towards a framework for teaching Arabic as a second or foreign language. Arab Journal of Language Studies, 1(2): 231-244.

 

Encyclopedia articles

 

Kunitz, S. and Markee, N. (in press). Understanding the fuzzy borders of context in conversation analysis and ethnography.  Encyclopedia of Language and Education, (3rd Edition). Discourse and Education.
 

Markee, N. (2012a).  Turn taking. In P. Robinson (Ed.), Encyclopedia of second language acquisition. New York: Routledge.

Markee, N. (2012b).  Emic and etic in qualitative research.  The encyclopedia of applied linguistics.  New York: Wiley-Blackwell.

Book Reviews

Markee, N. (2013).  Review of Conversation analysis: An introduction by Jack Sidnell and Talk in interaction by John Heritage and Steven Clayman. Journal of Sociolinguistics.

Markee, N. (1993a). Review of Linguistic imperialism, Robert Phillipson. World Englishes, 12(3): 347-351. 

Markee, N. (1993b). Review of Listening in language learning, Michael Rost Studies in Second Language Acquisition 15(3): 405. 

Markee, N. (1993c). Review of ESP today, Pauline Robinson. English for Specific Purposes, 12(3): 263-266. 

Markee, N. (1990a). Review of ESP: State of the art, M.L. Tickoo (ed.). English for Specific Purposes, 10(2): 139-141. 

Markee, N. (1990b). Review of Language planning and social change, Robert. L. Cooper. World Englishes 9(3), 393-395. 

Markee, N. (1990c). Review of The ELT curriculum: Design, innovation, and management, Ron V. White. TESOL Journal 1(1): 36-40. 

Markee. N. (1989). Review of ESP in the classroom: Practice and evaluation, Robert Baumgartner (ed.). Studies in the Linguistic Sciences, 19(1): 181-185. 

Markee, N. (1982). Review of Communicate in writing, Keith Johnson. ESPMENA, 18-20.

 

Proceedings 

 

Markee, N. (1999).  Making educational innovation work. Proceedings of the Eighth International Symposium on English Teaching. English Teachers Association of the Republic of China, Taipei, Taiwan. 

Markee, N. (1989).  Aspects of the diffusion of communicative innovations. Proceedings of the 24th Annual Mid-America Linguistics Conference.

 

 

Textbooks and Other Pedagogical Materials 

Markee, N. (2008).  English for Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering. Unpublished ESP materials written for NPRE 201, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Third revised edition).

Markee, N. (2007).  English for Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering. Unpublished ESP materials written for NPRE 201, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Second revised edition).

Markee, N.  (2006).  English for Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering. Unpublished ESP materials written for NPRE 201, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (First edition).
 

Markee, N.  (2000). The Complete TESL'er: Handbook for new and continuing teaching assistants in the ESL service courses, 8th Edition. Available on the Internet (password protected). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Division of English as an International Language. 

Markee, N.  et al. (1988-1998). Over one hundred communicative units for ESL service courses. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Division of English as an International Language. 

Markee, N.  (1986). Reading and writing research skills. Unpublished materials written for UCLA's Freshman composition course. 

Markee, N. (1983). English for the construction industry. Khartoum, Sudan: Khartoum Polytechnic. 

Andrews, S., N. Markee, D. Podger, and A. Al-Tigani. (1983). First year materials, engineering and scientific studies. Khartoum, Sudan: Khartoum Polytechnic. 

Markee, N. (1982). English for land surveying. Khartoum, Sudan: Khartoum Polytechnic 

Markee, N. (1981). Ingles IV CSH-Administración: Readings for research skills. Azcapotzalco, Mexico: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana. 

Markee, N. (1980). General English modules, level 8. London: Regent School of English.

Conference Presentations

 

Plenary presentations

 

Markee, N. (2015). Invited plenary talk: Using CA to understand the organization of teachers’ classroom instructions.  HUMAN Social Interaction and Applied Linguistics Postgraduate Conference, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, September 8, 2015.

 

Markee, N. (2013). Invited plenary talk: Doing planning: A classroom perspective.  Jornada Internacional de Pedagogía, Lengua y Literatura Inglesa, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica.

 

Markee, N. (2012a). Invited plenary talk: What does Task Based Language Teaching actually look like? An empirical example.  Chulalongkorn University Language Institute National Seminar, Bangkok, Thailand.  November 22, 2013.

 

Markee, N. (2012b). Invited plenary talk: English in the workplace in the context of Thailand’s participation in the ASEAN Economic Community.  Chulalongkorn University Language Institute National Seminar, Bangkok, Thailand.  November 23, 2013.

Markee, N. (2011). Invited plenary talk: Materials design: From the back of an envelope to full-fledged unit.  English Language Teaching Association of India National Conference. Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.  June 17, 2011.

Markee, N. (2010a). Invited plenary talk: World Englishes:  15th International Conference, Nepal English Language Teachers’ Association, Kathmandu, Nepal, February 20, 2010.

Markee, N. (2010b). Invited keynote: World Englishes:  15th International Conference, Nepal English Language Teachers’ Association, Surkhet, Nepal, February 24, 2010.

Markee, N. (2010c). Invited plenary talk: Using information technology for language teaching:  15th International Conference, Nepal English Language Teachers’ Association, Kathmandu, Nepal, February 21, 2010.

Markee, N. (2010d). Invited keynote:  Using information technology for language teaching:  15th International Conference, Nepal English Language Teachers’ Association, Surkhet, Nepal, February 25, 2010.

Markee, N. (2008a). Invited plenary talk: Managing curricular innovation. XVIII Encontro da APIES, Vitória, Brazil, September 27, 2008 (English Language Specialist: US State Department sponsored tour of Brazilian EFL institutions).

Markee, N. (2008b).  Invited plenary talk: Curricular innovation: An update. Language Centre of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the Department of English Communication, Faculty of Humanities, at Payap University, Thailand. Responding to Change – Flexibility in the Delivery of Language Programmes, January 7-11, 2008

Markee, N. (2007a).  Invited plenary talk:  Iterative curriculum design, implementation and evaluation. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, May 4, 2007.

 

Markee, N. (2007b).  Invited plenary talk:  What does it take to make a country bilingual?  Tenth International Conference for English Teachers, Universidad de Tarapacá, August 9, 2007, Arica, Chile (English Language Specialist: US State Department sponsored tour of Chilean universities).

Markee, N. (2002). Invited plenary talk: Making Curricular Innovation Work: The Role of Information Technology Centers. Plenary presentation at the ILEC 2000 Conference, December 15, 2002, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong.

 

Markee, N. (1999a). Invited plenary talk: Language and development: What's that? Plenary talk, Fourth International Language and Development Conference, Hanoi, Vietnam, October 15, 1999. 

 

Markee, N. (1999b). Invited plenary talk: Making educational innovation work. Eighth International Symposium on English Teaching, Taipei, Taiwan, November 13, 1999.

 

Markee, N. (1998). Invited plenary talk: Conversation Analysis: A resource for Second Language Acquisition. 12th Annual Pragmatics Conference, February 27, 1998. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 

 

Markee, N. (1993). Invited plenary speaker, First Annual Conference on Language and Development, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, April 23, 1993.

 

Organization of Invited Colloquia 

 

Markee N. (2003). Organizer, invited AAAL colloquium, Classroom Talks, American Association of Applied Linguistics, March 22, 2003, Arlington, VA. 

 

Markee N. (2000). Organizer, invited Second Language Research Forum (SLRF) colloquium, Conversation Analysis: A methodological resource for Second Language Acquisition in the new millennium. University of Wisconsin-Madison, September 7-10, 2000.

Organization of Colloquia

Markee N. (2005). Organizer, Learning as a local accomplishment Part 2 (Observing local practices). 14th World Congress of Applied Linguistics, AILA, Madison, Wisconsin, July 26, 2005 
 

Markee N. (2002). Organizer (with Johannes Wagner) of the colloquium on Conversation analysis as an approach to second language acquisition, December 16, 2002, 13th World Congress of Applied Linguistics, AILA, Singapore.

Markee N. (1990). Organizer, colloquium on the diffusion of innovations, 25th Annual TESOL Convention, New York, N.Y., March 25, 1990.

 

Invited Conference Presentations, Talks and Workshops

 

Markee, N. (2015a). A conversation analytic take on teachers’ classroom instructions. Department of Swedish and Bilingualism, Stockholm University, Sweden. May 2015.

 

Markee, N. (2015b).  Replication in qualitative applied linguistics research:  A conversation analytic perspective. Paper presented at the American Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, Invited Colloquium on The Role of Replication in Applied Linguistics Research, organized by Charlene Polio, Toronto Canada; March 24, 2015.

 

Markee, N., and Kunitz, S. (2015).  Documenting multimodal language learning behavior over time revisited: A conversation analytic perspective.  Department of Child and Youth Studies Sweden.  Stockholm University, Sweden. May 2015.

 

Markee, N., and Kunitz, S. (2014).  Documenting multimodal language learning behavior over time: A conversation analytic perspective.  Paper presented at the Higher Seminar series of the Department of Culture and Communication, University of Linköping, Linköping, Sweden.  November 26 2014.

 

Markee, N. (2013). Invited workshop: Does learning really happen during task-based small group work?  Jornada Internacional de Pedagogía, Lengua y Literatura Inglesa, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica.

 

Markee, N. (2010) Integrating the language skills.  Invited workshop, 15th International Conference, Nepal English Language Teachers’ Association, Kathmandu and Surkhet, Nepal, February 20 and 24, 2010.

 

Markee, N. (2008).  Teacher training workshops at the Binational Centers, Belo Horizonte and Brasilia, Brazil, September 22-October 4, 2007.

 

Markee, N. (2007a). Doing avoidance.  Invited talk, Newcastle University, United Kingdom, November 21, 2007.

 

Markee, N. (2007b).  Teacher training workshops at the Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Santiago de Chile; Universidad Arturo Prat, Iquique, Chile; Universidad de Tarapacá, Arica, Chile, August 4-9, 2007 (English Language Specialist: US State Department sponsored tour of Chilean universities).

 

Markee N. (2006). Issues in the emerging research agenda of conversation
analysis-for-second-language acquisition. Invited talk, King’s College London, United Kingdom, February 4, 2006.

Markee, N. (2004). Learning Object Tracking.  University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. March 14, 2004.

Markee, N. (2003). Zones of interactional transitions. Paper presented at the AAAL colloquium on Classroom Talks, American Association of Applied Linguistics, March 22, 2003, Arlington, VA. 

Markee, N. (2002). A conversation analytic perspective on quantification and generalizability in Applied Linguistics and SLA. ILTA/AAAL Plenary panel, April 6, 2002, Salt Lake City, UT. 

Markee, N. (2000). Rediscovering the strangeness of the familiar: Participants' constructions of problem ownership. Invited paper presented at the Conversation Analysis colloquium of SLRF 2000 conference, University of Wisconsin, Madison, September 7-10, 2000.  

 

Markee, N. (1999a). English for Specific Purposes: Issues and definitions. Invited talk, Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literature, National Tsing Hua University, Taipei, Taiwan, November 15, 1999. 

 

Markee, N. (1999b). Communicative Language Teaching: Does it exist? Invited Featured Speaker, Thai TESOL Conference, January 23, 1999, Bangkok, Thailand. 

 

Markee, N. (1999c). Language and development: What's that? Colloquium, Center for Language and Educational Technology, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, January 26, 1999. 

 

Markee, N. (1997). Managing curricular innovation. Invited to speak on this topic at the following institutions: 

·      Christ Church Canterbury, UK (January, 1997) 

·      Birmingham University, UK (January, 1997) 

·      Lancaster University, UK (January 1997) 

·      British Institute, Paris, France (February, 1997) 

·      Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain (April, 1997) 

 
Markee, N. (1997). Teachers' answers to students' questions: Problematizing the issue of making meaning.  Department of Applied Linguistics, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain (April, 1997) 

Markee, N. (1996). Invited talk, ‘We cannot get by Auschwitz:' A case of comprehensible input that does not promote understanding. Department of ESL and Applied Linguistics, UCLA, December 1996 

Markee, N. (1996a). Invited participant, Colloquium on Ethics in Second Language Acquisition Research. 30th Annual TESOL Convention, Chicago, Illinois, April 23, 1996. 

 

Markee, N. (1996b). Invited participant, Colloquium on Classroom Discourse. 30th Annual TESOL Convention, Chicago, Illinois, April 25, 1996. 

 

Markee, N. (1996) Invitation to a party. Parasession on Classroom Discourse, 10th Annual Pragmatics Conference, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 19, 1996. 

Markee, N. (1996). Managing curricular innovation. Invited to speak on this topic at the following institutions:

·      English Department, University of Wisconsin at Madison, May 1995. 

·      Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education Speaker Series, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April , 1995. 

Markee, N. (1994). Colloquium on Classroom discourse analysis, 29th Annual TESOL Convention, Long Beach, California, April 26, 1995 Summer 1994.

Markee, N. (1994). Invited participant, Colloquium on Can classroom teachers really be researchers? 28th Annual TESOL Convention, Baltimore, Maryland, March 9, 1994. 

Markee, N. (1993a). Innovation in the ESL classroom: A process-oriented evaluation of one teacher's implementation of task-based language teaching. Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education Speaker Series, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, April 8, 1993. 

 

Markee, N. (1993b). Colloquium on Discourse analysis in language learning and language teaching, 27th Annual TESOL Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, April 14, 1993. 

 

Markee, N. (1993c). Invited presenter, workshop on Small group work: a resource for language learning, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, April 25, 1993.

 

Markee, N. (1993d). Invited presenter, workshop on Small group work: a resource for language learning, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, May, 1993. 

 

Markee, N. (1992). Spoken definitions in ESL classrooms: How learners make meaning. Program for the Study of Cultural Values and Ethics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February, 1992.

 

Conference Presentations

Kunitz, S. and Markee, N. (2014a).  When the teacher tells “her side”: A-event statements in oral exams. Paper presented at ICIP14 Conference, University of Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland. November 22, 2014.
 

Kunitz, S. and Markee, N. (2014b).  Doing noticing: An ethnomethodological respecification.  Paper presented as part of the colloquium on Learning-as-action: Views from a Range of (Semi-)institutional Settings, American Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, Portland, OR, March 24, 2014.
 

Kunitz, S. and Markee, N. (2013).  The co-construction of integrated semiotic systems in task planning and performance.  Paper presented at the University of Birmingham (UK), April 30, 2013.

Kunitz, S. and Markee, N. (2013).  The co-construction of integrated semiotic systems in task planning and performance.  Paper presented at the Conference on Thinking, Doing, Learning: Usage Based Perspectives on Second Language Learning, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark, April 26, 2013.

Markee, N. and S. Kunitz (2012).  Doing being a language cop.  Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics, Boston, MA, March 27, 2012.

Markee, N. and S. Kunitz (2011).  Doing planning:  a non-cognitive perspective.  Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics, Chicago, Illinois, March 26, 2011.
 

Markee, N. and S. Kunitz. “Bienvenuti al nostro ristorante”: Language learning behaviors in talk-in-interaction. Paper presented at the Second Language Research Forum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, October 2007.

Markee, N. (2007a). Issues in Curriculum Design. TESOL Convention, Seattle, WA.

Markee, N. (2007b). Incorporating text and video documents into office hour talk.  Pragmatics and Language Learning Conference. March 28, 2007. Manoa, Hawai’i

 

Markee, N. (2007c).  Implementing Task-Based Curricula: An Ethnomethodological Approach. Second International Conference on Task Based Language Teaching, Manoa, Hawai’i

 

Markee, N. and T. Barske (2007d).  Repair in the sequential environment of ZITs. Conference of the American Association of Applied Linguistics, April 21, 2007, Costa Mesa, CA.

 

Markee, N. and M. Seo (2007e). Talk-in-interaction as a locus of socially distributed cognition. Paper presented at the Second Language Research Forum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, October 12, 2007.

 

Markee, N. (2006).  Doing avoidance. Conference of the American Association of Applied Linguistics, June 18, 2006. Montreal, Canada

 

Markee, N. and Stansell, J. (2006).  “I get it! I really do!” Student epiphanies as evidence of learning? Panel on Teaching and Learning, ICCA Conference, 2006, May 11, 2006. Helsinki, Finland.

 

Markee N. (2002). The social construction of teacher monologue: A hearers' perspective. Paper presented in the colloquium on Conversation analysis as an approach to second language acquisition, December 16, 2002, 13th World Congress of Applied Linguistics, AILA, Singapore. 

Markee, N. (1999). TESOL Online workshop. Paper presented at the 33rd Annual TESOL Convention, New York, NY. March 11, 1999.  

Markee, N. (1998). Counter Questions revisited. Paper presented at the 32nd Annual TESOL Convention, Seattle, WA. March 16, 1998.  

 

Markee, N. (1994). Topic familiarity: A variable in second language acquisition? Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics, Baltimore, Md., March 6, 1994. 

 

Markee, N. (1993). Innovation in the ESL classroom: A process-oriented evaluation of one teacher's implementation of task-based language teaching. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics, Atlanta, Georgia, April 18, 1993. 

Markee, N. (1992a). Task-based language teaching. Paper presented at the 26th Annual TESOL Convention, Vancouver, B.C., March 1992.  

Markee, N. (1992b). What happens during task-based learning in small groups? Paper presented at the Second Language Research Forum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, April, 1992. 

Markee, N. (1991). Transcription as theory: Analyzing ESL discourse in small group interaction. Paper presented at Michigan State University Conference on Theory Construction in Second Language Acquisition, East Lansing, Michigan, October 6, 1991 

Markee, N. (1990a). The language of definitions in ESL classrooms: definition-repairs. Paper presented at the Colloquium on the diffusion of innovations (N. Markee, organizer), 25th Annual TESOL Convention, New York, N.Y., March 25, 1990.  

Markee, N. (1990b). The diffusion of communicative innovations and classroom culture: An ethnographic study. Paper presented at the 24th Annual TESOL Convention, San Francisco, CA, March 10, 1990. 

 

Markee, N. (1990c). Promoting innovations in applied linguistics and TESOL. Workshop conducted with K. Bailey at 24th Annual TESOL Convention, San Francisco, CA, March 10, 1990. 

 

Markee, N. (1990d). Curricular innovation in CLT: Resolving the tension between product and process. Paper presented at the 8th AILA World Congress, Thessaloniki, Greece, April 17, 1990. 

 

Markee, N. (1990e). Innovation as method and method as innovation. Paper presented at the TESOL Summer Meeting, Michigan State University, July 19, 1990. 

 

Markee, N. (1989). Aspects of the diffusion of communicative innovations: Toward an integrated perspective. Paper presented at the 24th Annual Mid-America Linguistics Conference, Cedar Falls, Iowa, October 7, 1989

AWARDS

2014

 

$5000 INSPIRE grant to visit Stockholm University, Sweden.

 

Supervision of Student Research

Director, PhD dissertation committee

Kunitz, S. (2013). Group planning among L2 learners of Italian: A conversation analytic perspective.  Department of Italian/SLATE, UIUC.

Dushku, S. (2000). Albania case study: ELT project evaluation. Educational Psychology/SLATE, UIUC.

Chair, PhD dissertation committee

You, H-J. (2014).  Checking recognition: Do you remember and Do you know in talk-in-interaction.  Department of Linguistics/SLATE, UIUC.

 

Opponent

Åhlund, A. (2015).  Swedish as multiparty work: Tailoring talk in a second language classroom.  Department of Child and Youth Studies, Stockholm University, Sweden.

 

Member, PhD dissertation committees

Chazal, K. (2015). Multimodal Practices of Response Pursuits in French Foreign Language Classrooms. Department of French/SLATE, UIUC.
 

Haileselassie, A, (2014).  Voilà, an orientation shift marker in modern French discourse: A conversation analytic perspective.  Department of French/SLATE, UIUC.

Clifton, A. (2012).  The role of metalinguistic terminology in second language teaching and learning.  Department of French/SLATE, UIUC.

Foster, M. (2012).  Third position responses in French native and non-native speaker production.  Department of French/SLATE, UIUC.

Nagai, A. (2011).  A conversation analytic study on teaching moments observed in free conversations between Japanese and American friends.  Department of Educational Psychology/SLATE, UIUC.

Reali, V. (2011).  Forms and functions of the French discourse particle hein in mundane talk-in-interaction between French native speakers. Department of French/SLATE, UIUC.

Chiarenza, A. (2010).  Word searches in Italian native speakers.  Department of Italian/SLATE, UIUC.

Edenstrom, J. (2009).  Word order in spoken German: Syntactic right-expansions as an interactionally constructed phenomenon.  Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures/SLATE, UIUC.

Betz, E. (2007).  Grammar and Interaction: Syntactic Pivots in Different Varieties of German. Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures/SLATE, UIUC.

McLellan, P. (2007). English Language Learning and the Production of 'International' Scholars: The Case of a Japanese Human Scientist.  Educational Psychology/SLATE, UIUC.

 

Seo, M-S. (2007). A conversation analytic study of repair practices in one-on-one ESL tutoring: Their relevance for situated identities, roles and speech exchange systems in the tutoring context.  Department of Curriculum and Instruction/SLATE, UIUC.

 

Barske, T. (2006).  Business Conversations in the German Workplace. Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures/SLATE, UIUC.

Park, S. (2006). The influence of pretask instructions and planning on incidental focus on form. Educational Psychology/SLATE, UIUC.

 

Yoon, K-E.  (2006).  Complaint Talk in Korean Conversation.  Department of Educational Psychology/SLATE, UIUC.

 

Al-Busaidi, S. (2003). Academic needs of EFL learners in the Intensive English Program at Sultan Qaboos University in the Sultanate of Oman.  Department of Educational Psychology/SLATE, UIUC. 

Hsu, Y. (2003). Patterns of plagiarism behavior in the ESL classroom and the effectiveness of instruction in appropriate use of sources. Department of Educational Psychology/SLATE, UIUC.

 

Trofimovich, P. (2003). Second-language speech learning: An investigation of auditory word priming.  Department of Educational Psychology/SLATE, UIUC. 

Shin, D. (1999). Construct validation of a diagnostic L2 listening test: An operational model utilized and multidimensionality issues revisited. Department of Educational Psychology/SLATE, UIUC. 

Mu, Z. (1994). The second language acquisition of topic structures in Mandarin Chinese. Department of Curriculum and Instruction/SLATE, UIUC. 

Santilli, M.D. (1994). Teacher talk and written materials in the Spanish as a second language classroom and their importance as input for second language acquisition. Department of Spanish /SLATE, UIUC.

Knowles, M.A. (1993). Self-directed curriculum renewal: A process analysis in one university French program. Department of French/SLATE, UIUC

 

Director, Master's thesis committees 

 

Hill, S. (2014).  Causality and scientific laws in the philosophy of second language acquisition: A neo-Aristotelian approach.  Recipient of 2014 MATESL Katharine O. Aston Award for Outstanding Masters Thesis.  Department of Linguistics, UIUC. 

 

Gabris, L. (2010).  English opens doors: A portal to forgotten EFL teachers. Department of Linguistics, UIUC.  Recipient of 2010 MATESL Katharine O. Aston Award for Outstanding Masters Thesis.

 

Walker, P. (2004). A Closer Look at Learner-centeredness. Division of English as an International  Language, UIUC.

 

Galat, A. (2002). Curricular innovations in an EFL program: A technology-enhanced task based approach.  Division of English as an International Language, UIUC.

 

Dushku, S. (1996). Issues in ELT Aid Project Evaluation in Albania: A Case Study. Division of English as an International Language, UIUC.

Miyatake, Y. (1993). The diffusion of the Japanese English Teacher's (JET) program in Japanese high schools. Division of English as an International Language, UIUC.

Hutchin, J.R. (1992). An evaluation of innovative curriculum development. Division of English as an International Language, UIUC. 

Conefrey, T. (1991). Gender labels for adults. Division of English as an International  Language, UIUC.


Member, Master's thesis committees 

 

Lambert, L. (2014).  Comparing Students’ Skills of Avoiding Plagiarism, Integrating Sources and Using a Formal Documentation Style in Writing Using an Online Reference Resource and a Paper Textbook in ESL Writing Classes at the UIUC.  Department of Linguistics, UIUC. 

 

Lloyd, N. (2014).  Perspectives on language teaching from a democratic school in Brazil.  Department of Linguistics, UIUC. 

 

Harckbart, V. (2010).  Examining nonnative speakers communication strategies in word searches from a conversation analytic perspective.  Department of Linguistics, UIUC. 

 

Ozsevik, Z. (2010).  The use of communicative language teaching (CLT): Turkish EFL teachers’ perceived difficulties in implementing CLT in Turkey.  Department of Linguistics, UIUC.

 

Putri, I. (2007). Analyzing Preferred and Dispreferred Responses in Four Action Sequences:

Invitations, Offers, Requests, and Apologies in some ESL Textbooks used in Indonesia and/or other South East Asian countries. Division of English as an International Language, UIUC

 

Park, H-M. (2003). Learning opportunities in free conversation : Availability of implicit negative feedback. Division of English as an International Language, UIUC.

Bernstein, S. G. (2001). Using conversation analysis to evaluate pre-sequences in invitation, offer, and request sequences in ESL textbooks.  Division of English as an International Language, UIUC. 

 

Willey, B. (2001). Examining a "communication strategy" from a conversation analytic perspective: Eliciting help from a native speaker inside and outside of word search sequences. Division of English as an International Language, UIUC. 

Stewart, S. (1999). An investigation of writing features which have predictive evidence of validity for EPT placement levels. Division of English as an International Language, UIUC.

Lai, J. (1997). A collocational analysis of SPEAK and TALK. Division of English as an International Language, UIUC. 

Ali, N. (1996). Effects of the first language on second language writing: Translation versus direct composition. Division of English as an International Language, UIUC. 

Williams, P. (1995). "I want a native speaker!" When the teacher's race, and/or gender interferes with the ESL student's perception of the true English speaker. Division of English as an International Language, UIUC. 

Moriyama, Y. (1994). Construct validation of the United Nations Association Test of English (UNATE) Level A test and its implications for further development of the test. Division of English as an International Language, UIUC. 

INSTRUCTION (SAMPLE COURSES)

 

·      EIL 311: TESL Methods and Practicum

·      EIL 489: Foundations of Second Language Acquisition

·      EIL 456: Introduction to Language and Social Interaction

·      EIL 511: Task Based Language Teaching

·      EIL 588/590: Advanced Graduate Research Seminar (Topics)

o   Conversation analysis for second language acquisition

o   Managing curricular innovation

o   English for specific purposes

o   Qualitative approaches to classroom research

o   Language program administration

 

ONLINE INSTRUCTION

 

·      TESOL Online workshop on task based language teaching (1999)

 

Public and Professional Service

 

Editorial boards of journals

  

·      Editorial Director, Annual Review of Applied Linguistics (2003-2011)   

·      Member of Editorial Board, Modern Language Journal (2005-2012)

·      Member of Editorial Advisory Board, TESOL Quarterly (1999-2002)

·      Member of Editorial Advisory Board, English for Specific Purposes Journal (1988-1999).

Fulbright Commission

 

Member of Fulbright National Screening Committee for English Language Teaching Assistants.
 

·      Committee for South Asia (India) 2011-2012.

·      Committee for Taiwan and Macao 2010

·      Committee for Taiwan 2007-2009
 

Reader, Applied linguistics journals

 

·      TESOL Quarterly

·      Language Learning

·      Applied Linguistics

·      Modern Language Journal

·      Journal of Pragmatics

·      IRAL

·      Language Teaching

·      Language Teaching Research

·      English for Specific Purposes Journal

·      Spanish Applied Linguistics

 

Conference strand coordinator

 

Annual Conference of the American Association of Applied Linguistics, 2010

Annual Conference of the American Association of Applied Linguistics, 2011

 

External reference on promotion and tenure cases

 

·      Professor Thorsten Huth (University of Southern Illinois, 2011)

·      Professor David Olsher (San Francisco State University, 2010)

·      Professor Steven Talmy (University of British Columbia, Canada, 2010)

·      Professor Scott Walters (City University of New York, 2009)

·      Professor Paul Seedhouse (University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 2007)

·      Professor Paul Seedhouse (University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 2006)

·      Professor Carmen Taleghani-Nikazm (Kansas State University, 2005)

·      Professor John Thomas (Iowa State University, 2004)

·      Professor Pierre Walter (University of British Columbia, 2003)

 

External examiner

Barraja-Rohan, A-M. (2013).  Second Language Interactional Competence and its Development in Non-English Speaking Background International Students in Australia.  PhD dissertation, Monash University, Australia

 

Ambarwati, (2013).  Collaborative peer interaction among ESL preschool children. MA thesis, University of Malaya.

 

Ravindran, L. (2012). The implementation of ESL curriculum policy and its impact on practice in selected primary schools of Madurai district, India. PhD Dissertation, University of Malaya.

 

Ramlan (2008).  Change in the language of instruction in the teaching of science in EnglishPhD Dissertation, University of Malaya.

 

 

External reference on grant applications

 

·      Reviewer for Research Grants Council, Hong Kong (2010, 2012)

·      Professor Monique Bournot-Trites (Canadian Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council grant proposal, 2002)

 


External (non-UIUC) committees

 

·      Member, Advanced Placement International English Language Test Development Committee, Princeton, N.J. 1998-2000

·      Member, National Advisory Committee for English as a New Language, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, Princeton, N.J. 1998-2000

·      Member, Foreign Language Liaisons, Big Ten Committee on Institutional Cooperation. 1998-2003

·      Member, Foreign Language Instructional Toolkit sub-committee, Big Ten Committee on Institutional Cooperation. 1998-2000

 

UIUC committees

 

  • Chair, MATESL Evaluation Committee, Department of Linguistics, UIUC, 2012
  • Member, MATESL Admissions Committee, Department of Linguistics, UIUC, 2012

·      Member, Promotion and Tenure Committee for Doctor Randall Sadler, Department of Linguistics, UIUC, 2010.

·      Member, Committee on Committees, UIUC. 2010 – 2012

  • Chair, Admissions Committee, MATESL Program, Department of Linguistics. 2007-2010.
  • Chair, Financial Aid Committee, MATESL Program, Department of Linguistics. 2007-2010.

·      Member, Graduate Admissions Committee, Department of Linguistics. 2007-2012.

·      Co-chair, DEIL/Linguistics Merger committee. 2005-2006

·      Co-chair, Transition Committee, Department of Linguistics. 2007-2010.

·      Member, Committee on the formation of the Proposed School of Languages Literatures and Linguistics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, UIUC. 2004

·      Chair, Humanities Council, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, UIUC. 2003

·      Member, Humanities Council, LAS, UIUC.  2000-2005 

·      Member, Executive Committee of the Advanced Information Technologies Group, UIUC.  1998-2000

·      Member of the Advanced Information Technologies Group, UIUC. 1997-2002.

·      Member, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Computer Fund Advisory Committee (CFAC), UIUC. 1998-2002

·      Member of the Educational Technologies Board, UIUC.  1998-2002.

·      Member of the Executive Committee, SLATE (Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education) Program, UIUC. 1997-2005.

·      Member, Search committee, SLATE, Division of English as an International Language, UIUC. 1999

·      Member, Search committee, SLATE, German Department, UIUC. 1999.  

·      Member, Search committee, SLATE, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese Department, UIUC. 1999.

·      Member, Search committee, Director of the Language Learning Laboratory, UIUC. 1998.

·      Member, Search committees, SLATE and French for Specific Purposes positions, French Department, UIUC. 1998. 

Language Proficiency

·      English/French: bilingual 

·      Italian: native-like 

·      Spanish: fluent 

·      Sudanese Colloquial Arabic: Very Rusty