Student Research

Ph.D. Research

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 FRQSC Doctoral Scholarship / Supervisor: Dr. Angelica Galante

John Wayne dela Cruz, McGill University (DISE)

Doctoral dissertation (working title): Assimilation to Integration: Legitimizing Immigrant L2 Learners’ Plurilingualism in Canadian L2 Education

Funded by SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship / Supervisor: Dr. Angelica Galante

Lana Zeaiter, McGill University (DISE)

Doctoral Dissertation (working title): Affirming Immigrants’ Identity: Investigating the Implementation of Plurilingual Pedagogy in English and French for Specific Purposes Courses

Funded by McGill's Graduate Funding Package / Supervisor: Dr. Angelica Galante

Alexa Ahooja, McGill University (DISE)

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

Funded by FRQSC Doctoral Scholarship / Supervised by Dr. Susan Ballinger

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 SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Doctoral Scholarship / Supervised by Dr. Blane Harvey and Dr. Mela Sarkar

Aisha Barise, McGill University (DISE)

Doctoral Dissertation (working title): Towards an Anti-Racist Black Plurilingual Pedagogy in Canadian Language Education

Funded by McGill's Graduate Funding Package / Supervised by Dr. Angelica Galante

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 SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Doctoral Scholarship / Supervised by Dr. Susan Ballinger

 

Master's Research

Ben Calman, McGill University (DISE)

MA Thesis (working) title: Linguistic Inclusion and Discrimination: The Experiences of Plurilingual International Students in a Canadian University

Funded by SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Master's Scholarship, P. Lantz Award and McGill's Emerging Scholar Award (MA Level) / Co-supervisors: Dr. Angelica Galante & Dr. Mela Sarkar

Jade LaFontaine, McGill University (DISE)

MA Thesis (working) title: Indigenous Languages in the Digital Age: A Study of Multimodal Tools for Indigenous Language Instruction

Funded by MITACS Indigenous Research Award (INDRA), INDSPIRE Grant, Emerging Scholars Award, Community Engagement Award, and ISCEI Community Engagement Grant / Co-supervisors: Dr. Angelica Galante & Dr. Mela Sarkar

Li Peng, McGill University (DISE)

MA Thesis (working title): Teachers’ Perceptions of a Plurilingual Approach to Language Teaching / Supervisor: Dr. Angelica Galante

Philippe Paquin Goulet, McGill University (DISE)

MA thesis (working) title: An Investigation into Services for Immigrant Students in School Boards / Co-supervision: Dr. Angelica Galante & Dr. Steven Jordan

 

Completed

2021 Austin Learning, McGill University (DISE)

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

Funded by SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Master's Scholarship / Supervised by Dr. Susan Ballinger

2021 Philippa Parks, McGill University

PhD dissertation: Should I Stay, or Should I Go? A Mixed Method Study of Pre-Service English Second Language Teacher Efficacy-Identity Development in Quebec / Supervision: Dr. Caroline Riches

2020 John Wayne dela Cruz, Concordia University

MA thesis title: Teaching Plurilingually: Perspectives and Practices of ESL Peers in a Francophone Canadian College / Co-supervision: Dr. Walcir Cardoso (Concordia University) & Dr. Angelica Galante (McGill University)

 

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