World Languages and Cultures Affiliated Faculty

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Robin Barr Linguist in Residence CAS-World Lang and Cultures

Prof. Barr holds a PhD in Linguistics from Harvard with concentrations in both Indo-European and psycholinguistics. Her research on morphology involves the relationship between language learning and l

  rbarr@american.edu

  (202) 885-2582

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Susan George Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Dr. Susan George has taught in Writing, EAP, ESL, and Literature programs in the United States, Canada, and Japan. She has been involved in both teaching and curriculum development in EAP and ESL. Her

  smgeorge@american.edu

  (202) 885-2582

Valerie Guyen Croquez Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Instructor Bio: Born from a vietnamese father and a french mother, I was raised in France, 5 kilometers outside Paris. I am an alumni of Sciences Po Paris. I worked for 8 years in financial departmen

  guyencro@american.edu

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Jennifer Himmel Adjunct Instructor

Jennifer Himmel is interested in the ways that students learning in two languages mediate language and literacy acquisition through peer-peer interaction. Her recent research focuses on helping elemen

  jhimmel@american.edu

  (202) 885-2582

Irina Hobbs Adjunct Instructor

Irina Yankovskaya earned her degree in Linguistics and Teaching at Immanuel Kant State University of Russia (Kaliningrad, Russia). While at Kant State, she taught English at a local high school. In 20

  irina.yankovskaya@american.edu

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Courtney Pollack Adjunct Instructor AU Abroad

A life-long Francophile, Courtney began her international adventure on a summer study abroad program while she was in high school in Annecy, France. After that experience, she decided to pursue her lo

  pollack@american.edu

  (202) 885-1328

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Abdelrahim Salih Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Professorial Lecturer Anthropologist and Arabic Linguist

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Polina Vinogradova Director of TESOL Program CAS - World Languages and Cultures

Dr. Vinogradova is interested in the use of digital technology, specifically digital stories, in language education and in postmethod pedagogy and advocacy in language teacher development. Her recent

  vinograd@american.edu

  (202) 885-1446