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RIA # 152: Dr. Mary Jane Curry on Multilingual Scholars

Dr. Mary Jane Curry

On this episode, Katie is joined by Mary Jane Curry, an associate professor in the Department of Teaching and Curriculum at the Warner Graduate School of Education at the University of Rochester. She has co-authored or co-edited six books, including Global Academic Publishing: Policies, Perspectives and Pedagogies (edited with Theresa Lillis, Multilingual Matters, 2018), A Scholar’s Guide to Getting Published in English: Critical Choices and Practical Strategies, (co-authored with Theresa Lillis, Multilingual Matters, 2013) and Academic Writing in a Global Context: The Politics and Practices of Publishing in English (co-authored with Theresa Lillis, Routledge, 2010). She has published articles in journals including English for Specific Purposes and the Journal of English for Academic Purpose. She is co-associate editor of the Brief Research Reports section of TESOL Quarterly and co-editor of the Multilingual Matters book series, Studies in Knowledge Production and Participation. She was awarded a Fulbright fellowship to Chile in 2014 and was Principal Investigator of a U.S. Department of Education National Professional Development Grant, Project CELLS: Western New York Collaboration for English Language Learner Success from 2012-2017. She is currently working on a book, AWK: Academic Writing Keywords: A Guide for Graduate Students, with a group of graduate students.

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Show Notes

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Segment 1: Researching Multilingual Scholars [00:00-18:51]

In this first segment, MJ shares some examples of her research on multilingual scholars.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Conducting Longitudinal Research [18:52-37:25]

In segment two, MJ discusses what she’s learned about conducting longitudinal studies.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Bonus Clip [00:00-04:25]: How MJ’s Research Fits into her Larger Career

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