Student Research

Ph.D. Research

2019–2021 Maria Chiras, McGill University (DISE)

Doctoral dissertation (working title) title: Neither French nor English: Institutional discourses about writing and language for allophone students in English colleges in Quebec

Funded by McGill's Graduate Funding Package and FRQSC

Supervisor: Dr. Angelica Galante

2020-2024 John Wayne dela Cruz, McGill University (DISE)

Doctoral dissertation (working title): A tale of two cities: Plurilingual competence, practices, and identities of recent Filipino immigrants to anglophone and francophone Canadian contexts

Funded by McGill's Graduate Funding Package

Supervisor: Dr. Angelica Galante

2020-2024 Lana Zeaiter, McGill University (DISE)

Doctoral Dissertation (working title): The challenges asylum seekers face in second language acquisition

Funded by McGill's Graduate Funding Package

Supervisor: Dr. Angelica Galante

2019-2023 Alexa Ahooja, McGill University (DISE)

Doctoral Dissertation (working title): Newcomer Students’ Linguistic Integration into Québec French Schools: Between Lived Experiences and Policies

Funded by McGill's Graduate Funding Package and FRQSC

Supervised by Dr. Susan Ballinger

2019-2023 Paul J. Meighan, McGill University (DISE)

Doctoral Dissertation (working title): Indigenous Language Revitalization using TEK-nology: Can Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) and Technology Stimulate a Growth in Speakers? TEK-nology

Funded by McGill's Graduate Funding Package and SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Doctoral Scholarship

Supervised by Dr. Mela Sarkar and Dr. Blane Harvey

2019-2023 Marianne Barker, McGill University (DISE)

Doctoral Dissertation (working title): Improving Canadian Integration of Immigrants: An Exploration of the Government-Funded Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada Program

Funded by McGill's Graduate Funding Package and SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Doctoral Scholarship

Supervised by Dr. Susan Ballinger

 

Master's Research

2019-2021 Austin Learning, McGill University (DISE)

MA thesis (working) title: Supporting Language Skills of Pre-service French as a Second Language Teachers

Supervised by Dr. Susan Ballinger

Funded by SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Master's Scholarship

2019-2022 Ben Calman, McGill University (DISE)

MA thesis (working) title: Linguistic discrimination in Canadian higher education,

Funded by P. Lantz Award and McGill's Emerging Scholar Award (MA Level).

Co-supervision: Dr. Angelica Galante & Dr. Mela Sarkar

2019-2022 Philippe Paquin Goulet, McGill University (DISE)

MA thesis (working) title: An investigation into services for immigrant students in school boards

Co-supervision: Dr. Steve Jordan & Dr. Angelica Galante

 

Completed

2018-2020 John Wayne dela Cruz, Concordia University

MA thesis title: Teaching plurilingually: Perspectives and practices of ESL peers in a francophone Canadian college

Funded by SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships

Co-supervision: Dr. Walcir Cardoso (Concordia University) & Dr. Angelica Galante (McGill University)

 

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