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Teachers College, Columbia University
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Columbia University
Doctoral Student Profiles > Yi-Sheng Lin

Yi-Sheng Lin

TC degree, program and concentration: Ed.D., IED/Bilingual and Bicultural Education

Geographical focus: East Asia, Taiwan, U.S. (New York City)

Advisor: Ofelia Garcia

Previous graduate school experience: M.A. in Bilingual and Bicultural Education from Teachers College.

Research and scholarly interests: Bilingual Education/English Education in East Asia and Taiwan; language policy studies; sociolinguistic studies; heritage language education for Taiwanese immigrants in the U.S.

Awards/grants: TC General Scholarship and Supplemental Scholarship (2004-2005); TC International Scholarship and General Scholarship (2005-2006); TC General Scholarship (2006-2007); Michael Eisner Educational Fund (2007-2008).

Something special about your TC experience: encouraging and supportive faculty/professors; wonderful and inspiring colleagues/friends; great resources/opportunities/possibilities in New York City.