Transnational Chinese/Canadian families; multiethnic families; multilingualism; World Englishes; ethnography; language socialization; discourse analysis; pre-K to 12 education; classroom interaction; teacher training and professional development
Research video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2j_moWrO_Go
Language socialization in diasporic contexts; the Chilean diaspora as of 1973; linguistic ethnography; discourse analysis; cultural production and exile; language policy and planning; language ideology; multimodality
Fee-paying international students in K–12 public schools; sociocultural/political issues in K–12 ESL/EAL education; language socialization; discourse analysis; qualitative research & research methodology; Korean as an additional language learning.
L2 testing and it’s role in shaping learner beliefs, motivations, identity (re)formations, and short/long-term investments; large-scale high-stakes language test validity; L2 test washback on pedagogical practices and classroom environments; Vygotskian and other sociocultural theories of identity (re)formation.
Second language writing; textual borrowing in graduate-level academic writing; communities/networks of practice; dialogic discourse analysis; socio-cultural theories of literacy; language assessment; mixed-methods research methodology
Inclusive early literacy; early literacy in the lives of young children labelled with significant disabilities; family literacy and early literacy in community settings, particularly public libraries; digital media in early childhood; children’s literature.
Bilingualism and biliteracy, multiliteracies, language and literacy socialization, early literacy, family literacy, in- and out- of school literacy practices; K–12 English as a Foreign Language (EFL) and English as a Second Language (ESL), Korean as a Second Language (KSL); critical sociolinguistics, migration, globalization, and language issues; discourse analysis, ethnography; critical pedagogy, bilingual education.