Columbia SPPO

Lee B. Abraham

Lecturer in Language (Spanish)

Lee B. Abraham (PhD in Educational Linguistics, University of New Mexico) joined the Department in the Fall 2012. He has taught courses in Spanish language and linguistics, applied linguistics, foreign language teaching methods, and instructional technology at Penn State Abington, Temple University, and Villanova University

He believes in the importance of understanding the relationships between cultures, communities, and communication. He strives to create a classroom environment that encourages critical thinking, collaboration, and creativity.

He co-edited with Lawrence Williams, Electronic Discourse in Language Learning and Language Teaching (John Benjamins), a volume that analyzes authentic language use and communicative practices in new media. His work has appeared in Language Teaching Research, Hispania, Foreign Language Annals, and Computer Assisted Language Learning.

His current research focuses on the integration of new technologies in language teacher education as well as the use of forms of address in new media. He recently began working on a comparative study of multilingualism in the linguistic landscapes of the Americas and Europe.

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