Internal Review Board Member, 2013-present

Graduate School Career Ready and Employability Graduate Faculty Advisory Board Member, 2023-present

QualLab Faculty Fellow, 2022-present

Department of Teaching and Learning PhD Re-Design Ad Hoc Committee Member, 2021-2022

EHE Office of Research, Innovation and Collaboration Faculty Fellow, 2019-2022

Department of Teaching and Learning Restructuring Committee Member, 2021

EHE K-12 Reopening Task Force Member, Group 5: English language learners, 2020

Foreign, Second & Multilingual Language Education (FSMLE) Convener, 2020-2021

Graduate Student Working Group for Foreign Language Research and Teaching (FLRT) Faculty Adviser, 2017-present

Second Language Studies Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization Advisory Committee Member, 2015-present

U.S. Student Fulbright Fellowship Review Campus Committee Member, 2015-present

Buckeye Language Network Language Pod Educational Director, 2012-present

Language Sciences Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization Advisory Committee Member, 2013-2023

Buckeye Language Network Steering Committee Member, 2010-2020 (see me in the BLN Spotlight)

Department of Teaching and Learning Coordinator of peer observations of teaching, 2018-2020

EHE Research Methodology Center Advisory Board Member, 2018-2019

Dean’s Budget Committee Member, 2017-2018

Center for African Studies Advisory Board Member, 2008-2016

Center for Video Ethnography and Discourse Analysis (CVEDA) co-director, 2011-2014

College Council Representative, 2011-2014

Literacy Studies@OSU Executive Committee Member, 2006-2014, Working Group on Literacy in Translation co-chair, 2013-2014

Department of Teaching and Learning Individual Study Credit ad hoc committee member, 2014

Department of Teaching and Learning OAA Self-study Outreach & Engagement subcommittee member, 2013

Department of Teaching and Learning Dual Degree Program ad hoc committee member, 2014

School of Teaching and Learning Faculty Workload Policy ad hoc committee member, 2010-2011

School of Teaching and Learning Equity and Diversity Committee member, 2009-2011


Editorial Board Member for Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, SIG 1 Languge Learning and Education, 2023-

Fulbright Peer Review Committee Member for Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program (Linguistics), 2019, 2020

Fulbright Regional Peer Review Committee Member for Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program (BeNeLux/EU), 2018

U.S. Student Fulbright Program National Screening Committee Member, 2010, 2011, 2012

Program Co-chair of 2010 American Association of Educational Research Annual Meeting Division G Section 5 Social Context of Research on Schools and Communities (with Judy Kalman), May 2009-May 2010

Member of Division G Lifetime Award Committee to select the winner of the 2008 AERA Division G: Social Context of Learning Distinguished Contributions to Social Contexts in Education Research – Lifetime Achievement Award, January-March 2008

Reviewer of book manuscripts for Cambridge University Press, Routledge, and Palgrave Macmillan.

Reviewer of manuscripts for several journals, including Anthropology and Education Quarterly, International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, Applied Linguistics, Journal of Literacy Research, Linguistics & Education, The Modern Language Journal, Qualitative ResearchReading Research Quarterly, TESOL Quarterly


Ohio TESOL 2019 Conference Featured Speaker and Workshop Organizer (with COSI)

Young English Language Learners Professional Development Modules, Resource Lead for Module 3 Supporting Language Development, Early Childhood Ohio, 2013-2014

Central Ohio Adult ESL/Literacy Resources Promotion Project, project leader, 2012

Annual Ohio Somali High School, College, and University Graduation Ceremony, Ohio Teachers Workshop speaker, 2010, 2011

Columbus City Schools Professional Development Day, PD strand ‘Strategies to Improve Literacy for ESL Students’, keynote speaker, 2009