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Cori Jakubiak

Cori Jakubiak
Assistant Professor


Cori guides students and pre-service teachers in studying and teaching English as a Second Language. Her research focuses on critical issues in English language education. In particular, Cori is interested in English language voluntourism, or short-term, volunteer English language teaching in the Global South. Cori is also interested in U.S. K-12 schooling as it relates to English language learners (ELLs), world language education, and issues of ecological and social justice.

Campus Phone: 

(641) 269-4547


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On-Campus Address: 

300 Steiner Hall
Park Street
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

Education / Degrees: 

Ph.D, University of Georgia, Department of Language & Literacy Education (2011) M.A. Eastern Michigan University, TESOL (2001) B.A. University of Michigan, Education & Secondary English (1994)

Courses Taught: 

Critical Issues in Second Language Acquisition; Cultural Politics in Language Teaching; Educational Principles in a Pluralistic Society; Methods/Theory in ESL/Bilingual Education; Place-Based Education; Research and Methods in the Teaching and Learning of World Languages; 


Academic Interests: 

Critical issues in English language education World language education Ecojustice and critical civic literacy education

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