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Catherine Marie Box

Professional Background

Educational Background

Ed.D. student in Applied Linguistics, Columbia University.

Ed.M. in Applied Linguistics, Columbia University.

M.A. in English Literature, West Chester University.

A.B. in English/French, Muhlenberg College.

Scholarly Interests

Selected Publications

publications

service and work in nyc

• Executive Board Member of New York State TESOL Association. 2013-present

• Editor of Working Papers in TESOL & Applied Linguistics, web journal of the TESOL & Applied Linguistics Program at Columbia University Teachers College. 2012-present.

• Co-chair of The 2nd Annual Meeting of the Language and Social Interaction Working Group (LANSI) at Columbia University Teachers College. Fall 2012.

• Book Review Editor, Working Papers in TESOL & Applied Linguistics. 2011-2012.

• Student representative for search committee for Assistant Professor of Linguistics & Education at Columbia University Teachers College. 2009-2010.

• Proposal reviewer for International TESOL Conventions, 2010-2011.

• Examiner and evaluator for the baccalaureat blanc. Lycée Simone Weil, Paris, France. 2005.

• Textbook selection committee for composition classes, West Chester University, 1999.

curriculum vitae

Teaching and Professional Experience

Faculty in TESOL & Applied Linguistics Programs
Columbia University Teachers College, Fall 2010 – Present
Phonetics & Phonology Laboratory Sessions
Academic Speaking
Discourse Analysis
TESOL Classroom Practices
ESL Teaching Practicum I: Integrated Skills


Faculty in Post-Baccalaureate TESOL Certificate Program

Columbia University Teachers College, Summers 2009-2013
Intercultural Communication
Pedagogical Linguistics
Resumé Writing


Student Teaching Mentor in TESOL Certificate Program
Columbia University Teachers College, Summers 2010-2012
Mentored and evaluated students teachers instructing adult ESL learners.

French Instructor
Community Language Program, Columbia University Teachers College
Taught Beginner, Advanced Beginner, and Intermediate French courses for adults (multiple sections).

ESL Instructor
Community Language Program, Columbia University Teachers College
Taught Advanced English courses for L2 learners integrating reading, writing, speaking, listening,  grammar, and pragmatics.

Instructor in English Department
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Effective Writing I

Writing Consultant
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Guided individual students in writing course papers and Master’s theses.

K-12 Experience

Student Teaching Supervisor
Columbia University Teachers College 2012-present
Supervise and evaluate M.A. students receiving K-12 certification in TESOL in New York.

Assistante de Langue, Département d’anglais
Lycée Simone Weill, Paris, France 2004-2006
Instructor of English conversation for students in 2nde, 1ère, terminale, and BTS.

Student Teacher and Theme Reader
Great Valley High School of Pennsylvania 2001-2002
Instructor of English Language and Literature for 12th grade students.

honors and awards

• Columbia University Teachers College supplemental scholarship, 2007-2013.

• Travel grants for conferences, Department of Arts & Humantities at Columbia University Teachers College.

• Phi Beta Kappa.

• Omicron Delta Kappa.

• Phi Sigma Iota award for excellence in foreign languages, Muhlenberg College.

• Howard Stengher award for graduate study in literature, Muhlenberg College.

• Paul C. Scherr award for best essay written by a graduating student, Muhlenberg College.

A&HT 4077: TESOL Classroom practices

Introduction to the major language teaching approaches that have been influential in the 20th century. Special fee: $15.

A&HL 4101: Phonetics and phonology

An examination of the sound and orthographic systems of English, with reference to other languages and problems of learning and teaching English.

A&HL 4104: Discourse analysis

Prerequisite: A&HL 4085. Introduction to spoken and written discourse analysis with an overview of various approaches. Development of transcription skills with application of teaching and research.

A&HT 4500: Advanced English language study

Developmental ESL for non-native speakers of English who wish to improve their academic writing and speaking skills; emphasis on writing research papers or giving oral presentations in graduate seminars or other professional venues. Topics and emphasis change each term. Course may be taken more than once. Limit 1 point toward TESOL or Applied Linguistics degree. Special fee: $15.