Euna Cho is a doctoral candidate in Linguistics at CUNY Graduate Center and holds a master’s degree in Applied Linguistics from Columbia University. Her research interests lie in second language acquisition and syntax. She is currently working on her dissertation in which she investigates multimedia effects on L2 vocabulary acquisition. She also teaches at Queens College and BMCC as an adjunct lecturer.
Laurie Gluck is a full-time Lecturer in ESL and Linguistics at LaGuardia Community College. She is currently working on a QP2 that examines the production of English prosody by Bengali learners of English at different proficiency levels.
Michelle McSweeney’s research focuses on bilingual communication on digital platforms. Her dissertation, “Literacies of Bilingual Youth: A profile of bilingual academic, social, and txt literacies” investigated the relationship between linguistic skills across multiple platforms; the text messages collected for this project are now the first publicly available corpus of Spanish/English text messages. As of Fall 2016, she is a Associate Research Scholar at Columbia University in the Center for Spatial Research.
Marisa Nagano is a PhD candidate researching the acquisition of pragmatics in L2 Japanese by native English speakers.