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- YPHANTIDES Jennifer
YPHANTIDES Jennifer（Associate Professor）
|Specialized field||TESOL and Applied Linguistics|
|Classes||English for Academic Purposes, Cross-cultural Understanding, Academic Foundations, Academic Writing, and Freshman Seminar|
|Research theme||Diversity and Inclusion in Foreign Language Education, Neurodiversity, English Medium Instruction Policy and Planning|
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The main career
Bachelor of Arts in European History and English Literature, McGill University, 1993
Master of Arts in War Studies, King’s College London, 1996
CELTA Certification, Cambridge University, 1996
Master of Arts in TESOL, Columbia University, 2008
Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership, Northeastern University, 2019
Dr. Jennifer Yphantides has been teaching English since 1993 and has worked in her native country of Canada, as well as in Greece, the UK, Korea, Israel, and Japan. She has taught at the tertiary level in the Japanese context for more than a decade and has lectured at Kanda University of International Studies, International Christian University, and Soka University. She served as the Chief Editor of The Language Teacher from 2009-2012, a journal published by the Japanese Association of Language Teachers, and currently serves as a regular reviewer. Her research focuses on diversity and inclusion in education, primarily on neurodiversity in the English Foreign Language classroom. She has delivered award-winning and plenary presentations, locally and internationally, on this topic.