Dr. Shelley K. Taylor, PhD
She teaches the following graduate courses in the Faculty of Education and the Department of French: "1st & 2nd language acquisition, "2nd language teaching & learning, "Bilinguisme, "Langues minoritaires, & "Minority language issues in education.
She is an English/French/Danish trilingual with strong interests in language learning and teaching. She learned Spanish, Russian, German,Hebrew & Turkish in natural and classroom environments, and draws on these experiences in her research and graduate teaching. Her research is primarily qualitative with a penchant for ethnographic research involving school-aged minority language students in programs designed with different student populations in mind; hence, the title of her PhD thesis: "Trilingualism by design? An investigation into the educational experience of Kurdish children schooled in Denmark. Her broader research interests include issues of language, identity & power, bilingual education, content-based instruction, minority studies, ESL, & FSL.