Jun Zhao

Associate Professor

Jun Zhao

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of English & World Languages

Bio

Ph. D. in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching. Associate Professor of English, EWL department.

  • (706) 667-4929
  • AH E244

Education

  • Ph.D., Second Language Learning University of Arizona The, 2007

Awards & Honors

  • PPIF Augusta University, Pamplin College , 2022

  • PPIF Augusta University Pamplin College , 2019

  • PPIF Augusta University Pamplin College, 2018

  • PPIF Augusta University Pamplin College , 2017

  • PPIF Pamplin College, 2016

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ENGL 1101

    College Composition I
  • ENGL 3681

    Advanced Style and Editing
  • ENGL 6681

    Advanced Style and Editing
  • ENGL 4712

    Modern Grammatical Systems
  • ENGL 6620

    English Linguistics
  • LING 4711

    Intro Linguistics
  • ENGL 4711

    Intro to Linguistics
  • LING 4500

    Second Lang Acquisition

Teaching Interests

Academic Writing for Non-native Writers; Modern English Grammar; Linguistics; TESOL Methods; Second Language Acquisition

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • A developmental View of Authorial Voice Construction in Master’s Thesis: A Case Study of Two Novice L2 Writers. , 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Teaching Reporting Verbs to English as a Second Language Undergraduate Writers in the Academic Context , 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Teaching Reporting Verbs for Source Incorporation in ESL Composition Classes , 2020
    Conference Proceeding
  • Native Speaker Advantage? Conjunctive Realizations in EAP Writing by Four Groups of Writers, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Review of the book Interviews with M. A. K. Halliday: Language Turned Back on Himself, by J. R. Martin (Ed.)], 2015
    Book Review

Research Interests

Second Language Writing; English for Academic Purposes; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages; Second Language Acquisition; Systemic Functional Linguistics

Department Service

  • course proposal 2022 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Assessment Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Proposal of a joint graduate TESOL certificate program with COE 2020 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Curriculum Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • recommendation letters to support student application to graduate programs 2019 - Present

    Role: Other

College Service

  • Pamplin Faculty Research and Development Committee 2016 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • AUFS- Augusta University Faculty Senate 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Internationalization Council 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • International Friendship Program 2016 - 2020

    Role: Faculty Advisor

Professional Service

  • International TESOL Journal 2019 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • International Journal of English as a Foreign Language 2015 - Present

    Role: Editor, Associate Editor
  • external reviewer for a promotion application 2022 - 2022

    Role: Reviewer
  • SAGE Open 2018 - 2021

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • TESOL award 2019 - 2020

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • 2016 - 2019

    Role: Other
  • 2019

    Role: Other
  • Arts in the Heart 2018

    Role: Other
  • CSRA Chinese School 2016 - 2017

    Role: Other