The full-time M.A. TESOL Program faculty specialize in a variety of fields related to language teacher education including applied linguistics, ESOL methodology, testing and evaluation, and instructional systems development.
Part-time faculty add a significant and important variety of professional expertise to the program. Together, the program's instructional staff have had considerable experience with K-12, adult, and university programs, both ESOL and bilingual, throughout the U.S. and abroad.
Doaa Rashed, M.A. (UMBC) (Program Director)
Intercultural communication, second language acquisition,
ESOL/FL testing and evaluation, English grammar
Sarah J. Shin, Ph.D. (University of Michigan)
Bilingualism, TESOL methods, heritage language education, language policy
Dr. Shin's faculty homepage.
Jiyoon Lee, Ph.D. (University of Pennsylvania)
ESOL/FL testing and evaluation, second language acquisition
Mary Tabaa, M.A. (UMBC) (Online/Off-Campus Coordinator);
English grammar, linguistics, instructional design, internship seminar
Mary Tabaa's faculty homepage.
Renee Burgos, M.A. (UMBC)
Elizabeth ChewLin, Ed.D.
JoAnn (Jodi) Crandall, Ph.D. (Georgetown University)
Content-based language learning, second language literacy, language teacher education, first and second language writing, ESL in the community college
Yuliya England, Ph.D. (Assistant Director, English Language Institute)
Speaking and listening, adult ESOL
Heidi J. Faust, M.Ed. TESOL (Associate Director of TESOL Professional Training Programs, UMBC);
Intercultural communication, TESOL methods
Michael Glennon, M.A. (McDaniel College)
Educational technology, instructional design
Colleen Grisham, M.A. (UMBC)
Reading and writing instruction
Laura Hook, M.A. (UMBC) (Maryland State Department of Education)
TESOL methods, Project Seminar
Adriana Medina López-Portillo, Ph.D. (Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics, & Intercultural Communication, UMBC)
Intercultural communication, intercultural training, Mexican cultural studies
Ana Oskoz, Ph.D. (Department of Modern Languages, Linguistics, & Intercultural Communication, UMBC)
Technology in the foreign language classroom, second language acquisition, language teaching and curriculum development
Maria Reamore, M.A.
Internship supervision and instruction, reading and writing instruction
Sara Rosen, M.A. (Boston University)
Internship supervision and instruction
Ron Schwartz, M.A.
Intercultural communication, Project Seminar
Ray Terhorst, M.A. (UMBC)
TESOL methods, educational technology
Yeji Yoon, M.A. (UMBC)
Instructional design, Project Seminar