Onur Özkaynak is a doctoral student in Multilingual Language Education (MLE). He received my M.A. in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) from Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey, and my B.A. in English Language Teaching (ELT) from Gazi University in Ankara, Turkey. He is also a holder of the Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (DELTA) from Cambridge University. Before joining the program, he taught English as a foreign language (EFL) at the college level in Turkey for eight years. His research interests include language teacher education, translanguaging practices of emergent bilinguals, sociolinguistics, and multilingual education. His personal website can be accessed through https://u.osu.edu/ozkaynak-2/

Sheila Ameri is a doctoral student in Multilingual Language Education (MLE). She received her MA TESOL from The New School and a BA in English and Music Management from Georgia State University. With over a decade as an English language teaching professional, she has taught English on three continents with the bulk of her tenure at King Faisal University in Hofuf, Saudi Arabia. Her recent editorial experience includes positions on the Editorial Board of Plot(s) Journal of Design Studies, at Pearson ELT, and currently as an Editorial Assistant for TESOL Journal. As a bicultural applied linguist, Sheila’s research aspirations include decolonizing English language teaching and improving textbook representation of Southwest Asian and North African learners.

Lanoke Paradita is a Fulbright doctoral student in Language, Education, and Society (LES). She received her BA in English Letters and master’s in English Language Studies, both from Sanata Dharma University, Indonesia. She is currently a faculty staff at the Language Education Department, Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Her research interest includes L2/EFL reading and literacy, multiliteracies, reading engagement, and L2 socialization in EFL settings. She can be reached at paradita.1@osu.edu.

Chia-Hsin (Jennifer) Yin is a Fulbright doctoral student in the Multilingual Language Education (MLE) program at the Ohio State University. She began her education career as an elementary school teacher and then a director in Taiwan. Her primary passion in teaching was supporting students’ literacy development and promoting bilingual education. She obtained her B.Ed in Children English Education from National Taipei University of Education and her M.A. in Language, Cognition, and Teaching (Applied Linguistics) from National Tsing Hua University. Particularly, her research examines how memory plays a role in language processing, how multilingual writer identity develops in digital spaces, how assessment systems support ESL writers inclusively, and so forth. Chia-Hsin can be reached at yin.762@osu.edu.