Nathanael Rudolph (PhD, University of Maryland) is an Associate Professor of TESOL and Applied Linguistics at the Department of English at Mukogawa Women’s University, in Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan. In and through his research and teaching, Nathanael advocates for contextualized education that critically and practically accounts for and celebrates hybridity and diversity in terms of identity and interaction. His specific interests relate to postmodern and poststructural approaches to teacher and learner identity, (in)equity in language education, and approaches to teacher education and classroom practice that problematize essentialized and idealized (non)nativeness.
Ali Fuad Selvi
Ali Fuad Selvi (PhD, University of Maryland) is an Assistant Professor of TESOL and Applied Linguistics and the Chair of the Teaching English as a Foreign Language program at Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus. His research interests include the sociolinguistics of English as an international language and its implications for language learning, teaching, teacher education and language policy/planning; issues related to (in)equity, marginalization, discrimination and professionalism in TESOL; and second language teacher education.
Bedrettin Yazan (PhD, University of Maryland) is an Assistant Professor of Second Language Acquisition and Teaching in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. His research interests include second language teacher learning and identity, teaching English as an international language, language policy and planning, and collaboration between mainstream and ESL teachers. His research interests include language teacher learning and identity, language policy and planning, world Englishes, and collaboration between mainstream and EL teachers.