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Prof. Lisa Lee

ESL Director


Contact Information

Office location: Room 304
Phone number:

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As you start your academic journey, the ESL program is here to help you improve your English language skills and to learn essential academic skills to succeed in your undergraduate and graduate studies.


Master of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary
Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Teachers College Columbia University
Bachelors of Arts in Psychology Social Behavior, University of California Irvine



Lisa Lee is an Ed.D. candidate at Indiana University Bloomington. She is committed to supporting international students to achieve academic and professional success. Her dedication focuses on teaching English as a second language and helping international students identify their motivation for learning a second language. Her professional areas of interest include curriculum development and teacher education. Her research focuses on supporting international pre-service English language teachers.

Publications/Presentations (Selected List)

Empowering Multilingual Students to Brainstorm Research Topics, 3rd International Conference of Literacy, Culture, and Language Education

Breaking the Barriers of Presentation Anxiety, California TESOL Los Angeles Regional Conference

Communication that Builds up: Connecting with Others and Ourselves , A Common Day of Learning (Multidisciplinary Conference)

Ways to Assess EFL Students for Speaking Placement Exams, Faculty Training (General Education English Program)

Courses Taught

Speaking and Listening
Intercultural Communication
Presentation Skills
Public Speech
Grammar Seminar
Academic Composition and Reading Skills
English for Specific Purposes (Business)
American Culture and Everyday English
Reading of Current English Prose
English Workshop
Capstone Project
Biblical Foundation for ESL Learners
Communication in Faith and Missional Contexts
Communication in Faith, Theology, and Missions

Research Interests

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