Editorial Board


Yuna Seong is a doctoral student in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research interests include language assessment, second language speaking ability, and cognitive processes in second language test performance. She is currently teaching ESL at the American Language Institute, New York University as a full time language lecturer.


Editorial Board Members


Shafinaz Ahmed is currently pursuing her Ed.D in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research interests include second language reading as source of literacy and language acquisition. Currently she is teaching Business Communications at a non-profit workforce development organization in Brooklyn. 

Heidi Han-Ting Liu is a doctoral student in the TESOL program at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research focus is on language assessment, with specific interests in grammar assessment, cognitive diagnostic assessment, and psychometric analysis. She has had over 10 years of EFL/ ESL teaching experiences. She currently also serves as the assistant to editor-in-chief of Language Assessment Quarterly. 


Ji-Yung Jung is an Ed.D. student in Applied Linguistics majoring in second language acquisition (SLA). Her research interests include focus-on-form instruction, psycholinguistic approaches to SLA, the role of attention and awareness in SLA, and the interactions between explicit and implicit L2 knowledge.


Nadja Tadic is a doctoral student in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research interests include classroom interaction, critical pedagogy, and combining the conversation analytic and critical discourse analytic frameworks to uncover ways of maximizing learning. She is particularly interested in identifying interactional patterns that can help increase at risk students’ participation, learning, and achievement. Currently, Nadja is a Fellow in the Community Language Program where she strives to incorporate L2 classroom interaction and critical pedagogy research findings into her teaching of ESL to adult learners.

Fred Tsutagawa is a doctoral student in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University. His research focus is on second language testing and assessment, and in particular on the assessment of pragmatic knowledge and ability. He is currently a Doctoral Research Fellow through the Applied Linguistics & TESOL Program at Teachers College, working on various projects throughout the year for Educational Testing Service (ETS).


 Book Review Editor


Elizabeth Reddington is a doctoral student in Applied Linguistics at Teachers College, Columbia University. A 2009-2010 Fulbright grant recipient, she has taught English at the community college level as well as at the university level in Poland. Her research interests include classroom discourse, sociolinguistics, and second-language writing.


 Faculty Sponsor


Dr. Hansun Zhang Waring is Associate Professor of Linguistics and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University and the founder of The Language and Social Interaction Working Group (LANSI).  As an applied linguist and a conversation analyst, Dr. Waring has primarily been interested in understanding the discourse of teaching and learning in a variety of pedagogical contexts such as graduate seminars, peer tutoring sessions, second language classrooms, and post-observation conferences.  Her work has appeared in leading applied linguistics journals such asApplied LinguisticsTESOL QuarterlyLanguage Learning,The Modern Language Journal as well as leading discourse journals such as Research on Language and Social InteractionJournal of PragmaticsText and Talk, andDiscourse Studies. She is on the editorial board of Classroom Discourse and the author (with Jean Wong) of Conversation Analysis and Second Language Pedagogy (Routledge, 2010). 


 Former Editorial Board Members

Managing Editors:

Santoi Wagner (2001-2004)

Monika Ekiert (2005-2007)

Kirby Grabowski (2007-2009)

Adrienne Lew (2009-2012)

 Catherine Box (2012-2014)

Book Review Editors:

Erman Boztepe (2003-2004)

Rebekah Johnson (2005-2007)

Christine Jacknick (2007-2009)

 Drew Fagan (2009-20010)

Sarah Creider (2010-2011)

Catherine Box (2011-2012)

Nancy Boblett (2012-2013)

Editorial Assistants:

Heekyung Seol (2001-2003)

Joowon Suh (2001-2003)

J.D. Purdy (2001-2004)

Elvis Wagner (2002-2004)

Erman Boztepe (2003-2005)

Shiring Murphy (2003-2005)

Yoko Saito (2003-2005)

Taejoon Park (2004-2006)

Charles Combs (2004-2006)

Eun Sung Park (2005-2007)

Gabrielle Kahn (2005-2007)

Andrea Révész (2005-2007)

Kristen di Gennaro (2005-2007)

Yen-Fen Alick Liao (2006-2008)

Ji Hyun Kim (2007-2008)

Kung-Wan Philip Choong (2007-2009)

Donna DelPrete (2007-2009)

 Drew Fagan (2008-2009)

 Hiromi Noguchi (2008-2010)

 Michael Perrone (2008-2010)

Yayun Anny Sun (2008-2010)

Sarah Creider (2009-2010)

Christos Theodoropulos (2009-2011)

Ah-Young Alicia Kim (2009-2011)

Mi Sun Park (2010-2012)

Catherine Box (2010-2011)

Farah Sultana Akbar (2012-2013)

Saerhim Oh (2012-2013)

 Maria McCormack (2013-2014)