Masaru Yamamoto

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Second Language Socialization, Multimodality, (Multimodal) Academic Discourse Socialization, Qualitative Research Methods


Masaru Yamamoto is a PhD student in the TESL Program at LLED, UBC. Masaru pursues his doctorate under the supervision of Dr. Patricia Duff, and his current research interests include L2 socialization, multimodality, and other semiotic resources that work together to promote (or constrain) multilingual students’ linguistic and sociocultural development in academic settings. He also actively engages in knowledge mobilization. Masaru is a recipient of Graduate Student Award 2022 presented by American Association for Applied Linguistics.