Jeff Popko

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Prof. of ESL & TESOL, Interim Dept. Head


334 King Hall


[email protected]


  • Ph.D. Applied Linguistics, Northern Arizona University
  • MA ESL, University of Hawai'i at Manoa
  • Certificate in TEFL, University of Montana


Dr. Popko is the coordinator for the Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellows programHis interests and expertise include professionalization processes of TESOL teachers (including issues of expertise acquisition, discourse community, and identity), applied linguistics, TESOL and bilingual education methodology, theory and practice of reading, assessment and research design.