Angelica Galante is an Assistant Professor in Language Education and Plurilingualism in the Faculty of Education at McGill University. Her research interests include mixed methods research, plurilingual and pluricultural competence, language pedagogy in multilingual settings, teacher education, drama in language learning, and cognition and emotion. For more information, visit her academic page and her research lab.
Caroline Payant is an Associate Professor and current director of the Department de didactique des langues à l’Université du Québec à Montréal, with a specialty in additional language learning and teaching. Her research focuses on how plurilingual learners mobilize their resources to create meaning in various communicative contexts. Her current project examines language discrimination with linguistic minorities.
Julie S. Byrd Clark is a Professor of Applied Linguistics at the Faculty of Education of Western University, Canada, specializing in the domains of sociolinguistics, bi-multilingual education, discourse analysis, ecological, and postmodern approaches for multilingual language teaching and learning. As an ethnographer, sociolinguist, and teacher she uses innovation research methodologies in order to capture some of the complexities and representations of people’s social and linguistic practices in their everyday lives. For more information, please visit Julie’s webpage.
Sunny Man Chu Lau, Full Professor in the School of Education at Bishop’s University, Québec, is Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Integrated Plurilingual Teaching and Learning. She specialises in critical literacies, second language and plurilingual education, teaching English as a second language, participative-based research methodologies, and related teacher education. Please visit Sunny’s website for more information on her research and publications.
Ava Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta. Her research interests are situated at the intersections of sociolinguistics, social semiotics, and applied linguistics. In her current projects, she is exploring the use of visual and aural modes in researching people’s lived experiences of language with particular attention to memory, emotion, embodiment, and language ideology. For more information, please visit Ava’s website.