Ph.D. (University of Arizona)
Applied Linguistics, Language Pedagogy, SLA Theory and Teaching
In 2007 Jun Zhao received her doctoral degree from the interdisciplinary program in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching at the University of Arizona. She has published articles on the mediational roles of gestures and cognitive metaphors in second language acquisition within the sociocultural theoretical framework. Her current research interests center around features of ESL writing and their pedagogical implications. She has taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses at Marshall.