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Christopher Jenks

Christopher Jenks
Assistant Professor
English, College of Arts & Sciences
UD Dakota Hall 231
Phone: 605-677-5977
Christopher Jenks, Assistant Professor of English and Intensive English/TESOL Coordinator, is the author and co-editor of several books, including an edited collection on second language learning that was runner-up for the 2011 British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) Book Award. He is currently working on a book that examines race and ethnicity in the English language teaching profession in South Korea.
Teaching Interests:
multiculturalism, English as a lingua franca, world Englishes, TESOL, second language writing, travel writing
Research Interests:
applied linguistics, language learning, cultural identities, second language writing, race and ethnicity, intercultural communication, world Englishes
  • Ph D, Newcastle University (England), 2006
  • MEd, George Mason University, 2003
  • BS, Towson University, 2000