Julia Williams

Julia Williams

Director, English Language Studies | Co-ordinator, Applied Language Studies

Contact information

julia.williams@uwaterloo.ca | Tel: 519-884-4404 ext. 28658 | Location: REN 2904

Education/Certifications

Teachers of English as a Second Language (TESL) Ontario Certified Supervisor Masters of Public Administration, Queen’s University English as a Second Language (ESL) Specialist, Brock University Bachelor of Education (Concurrent), Queen’s University Bachelor of Arts (Honours), English and French, Queen’s University
Yan Li

Yan Li

Associate Professor | Co-ordinator, Chinese Language Program | Director, Confucius Institute

Contact information

yanli@uwaterloo.ca | Tel: 519-884-4404 ext. 28648

Education

Master of Arts, History, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario 1987-1990 Master of Law, Journalism, The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China 1984-1987

Vinh Nguyen

Associate Professor

Contact information

vinh.nguyen@uwaterloo.ca | Tel: 519-884-4404 ext. 28727 |
Office: REN 3107


Education

PhD, McMaster University
MA, McMaster University 
BA, University of Calgary

Jeff Wilson

Professor | Chair, Culture and Language Studies

Contact information

jeff.wilson@uwaterloo.ca | Tel: 519-884-4404 ext. 28625
Website: professorjeffwilson.wordpress.com
 

Education

PhD - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  Master of Arts - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  Bachelor of Arts - Sarah Lawrence College
 

Kimie Hara

Professor

Contact Information

khara@uwaterloo.ca | Tel: 519-884-4404 ext. 28660
 

Education

PhD - Australian National University    

Research Interest

Modern and Contemporary International Relations of the Asia-Pacific Region Cold War Japanese-Russian/Soviet Relations

Joanne Astley

Sessional Lecturer

Daniel Bratton

Lecturer

Contact information

daniel.bratton@uwaterloo.ca | Tel: 519-884-4404 ext. 28630 

Education

PhD - English Language and Literature, University of Toronto
MA - English Language and Literature, University of Toronto
BA - English, University of Lethbridge 

Roslyn Zehr

Sessional Lecturer

Contact information
rzehr@uwaterloo.ca | Location: REN 2932

Agnieszka Wolczuk

Continuing Lecturer | Learning Outcomes Project Co-ordinator

Contact Information

awolczuk@uwaterloo.ca | Tel: 519-884-4404 ext. 28684 | Location: REN 2902

Education and Certifications

TESL Ontario Certificate, TESL Post-Graduate program Conestoga College, Kitchener, ON TESL Canada Certificate, The ACE TESOL Certificate program London Language Institute, London, ON Ontario Teacher Certificate, University of Western Ontario, London, ON                                           

Douglas E. Cowan

Professor | Associate Chair, Culture and Language Studies

Contact information:
decowan@uwaterloo.ca | Tel: 519-884-4404 ext. 28607 | Location: REN 0219

Douglas E. Cowan is a professor of Religious Studies and Social Development Studies.
 

Christa Schuller

Continuing Lecturer | IOBP Co-ordinator

Amir

Amir Al-Azraki

Director | Assistant Professor, Studies in Islamic and Arab Cultures | Playwright

Contact Information

aaliazraki@uwaterloo.ca | Tel: 519-884-4404 ext. 28671 | Location: REN 0223A
 

Education

PhD - Theatre Studies, York University
TESOL Certificate - York University
TASOL Diploma - Education Canada College
Soheila Esfahani

Soheila Esfahani

Lecturer

Contact information

skolahdouz@uwaterloo.ca
 

Education

MFA - University of Western Ontario
BA - Fine Arts, University of Waterloo

Asma Ghanem

Sessional Lecturer

Contact information: 

a2ghanem@uwaterloo.ca

Education

Post Graduate Diploma - Teaching Arabic to Speakers of Other Languages (TASOL) M.A. - English Language and Literature, University of Waterloo B.A. - Field Teacher of English/ Faculty of Education University of Jordan    

Shiraz Sheikh

Sessional Lecturer

Contact information

s26sheikh@uwaterloo.ca

Kevin Cai

Associate Professor

Contact information

kcai@uwaterloo.ca | Tel: 519-884-4404 ext. 28630 |
Location: REN 1422
 

Education

PhD - Queen's University 

Young Gon Kim

Co-ordinator, Korean Language and Culture Studies, East Asian Studies | Director, King Sejong Institute

Contact Information

ygkim@uwaterloo.ca | Tel: 519-884-4404 ext. 28662

Education

B.A. - Korean Language and Literature, Seoul University M.A. - East Asian Studies, University of Toronto M.Ed. - Language Education, University of Toronto Ed.D. - Language Education, University of Toronto

Research areas: Korean Language & Literature, Language Teaching Theory and Methodology, Language & Culture, Bilingualism

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