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Lluís Baixauli-Olmos is an Assistant Professor in Translation & Interpreting (Spanish) at the University of Louisville.
Education: Universitat Jaume I (Castelló, Spain)
Research Interests include: public service interpreting, cognition of interpreters, intercultural communication, professional ethics, moral philosophy, sociology of professions.
Research Interests: I draw on methods from critical discourse analysis, ethnography, and visual discourse analysis to study discussion – and arts-based English language arts instruction and adolescents’ multimodal literacy practices and identities.
Bruce Horner is Endowed Chair in Rhetoric and Composition at the University of Louisville.
Education: University of Pittsburgh
Research Interests: Translingual, mobility, and practice theories of language, literacy, and composition pedagogy.
Bonnie Fonseca-Greber is an Associate Professor of French and Linguistics and Director of French Graduate Studies at the University of Louisville.
Education: University of Arizona
Research Interests: Her research interests and publications focus primarily on the morpho-syntactic structure of Spoken (Swiss) French based on a conversational corpus she compiled to examine pronoun use and applications to language teaching and learning, as well as in language teacher and translator preparation.
Michèle Foster is Henry Heuser Endowed Chair in Urban Education Partnerships and in the Dept of Early Childhood and Elementary Education at the University of Louisville.
Education: Harvard University, Graduate School of Education
Research Interests: The social, cultural, educational, and linguistic contexts of African Americans.
Andrea Olinger is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Louisville.
Education: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Ph.D.)
Research Interests: Andrea draws from writing studies, sociolinguistics, applied linguistics, and linguistic anthropology to study talk (and embodied actions) about and during writing, language ideologies related to writing and writing style, and writing practices in disciplines and professions.
Mary P. Sheridan is a Professor of English at the University of Louisville interested in questions of community engagement, digital media, and feminist methodologies.
Education: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Research Interests: Her current teaching and research interests include working with graduate students to design and teach a free digital media summer camp for girls from low performing Louisville elementary schools.
Steven Skaggs is Professor of Design at the Hite Art Institute.
Karl Swinehart is an Assistant Professor of Humanities at the University of Louisville.
Education: University of Pennsylvania (Ph.D.)
Research Interests: I am a linguistic anthropologist with a background in applied and educational linguistics who is broadly interested in social inequality and the semiotic dimensions of its mediation. My current research focuses on indigenous language politics in Bolivia, focusing on Aymara language media. My other areas of expertise include Scandinavia (Norway) and the U.S. (bilingual education and language policy).
Margath (Maggie) Walker is an Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Louisville
Education: University of Kentucky (Ph.D)
Research Interests: Two themes structure my current research: the geopolitics of borders, and the critical social theory of Herbert Marcuse
Beth Willey is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Louisville.
Education: Northwestern University (PhD)
Research Interests: Her current research focuses on the mediations of globalization and modernization in African literature and popular culture.