Conference Organizing Team

Dr. Kendall A. King, University of Minnesota

Academic Advisors for Program Line-up and Content
Dr. Sofia Chaparro, University of Colorado, Denver
Dr. Andrea Revesz, University College London
Dr. Lyn Wright, University of Memphis
Dr. Manka Varghese, University of Washington

Strand / Reviewer Coordinator
Mengying Lui, PhD student, University of Minnesota

Confex Review Coordinator
Derek Reagan, PhD student, Georgetown University

Roundtable and Poster Scheduler
Cory Mathieu, PhD student, University of Minnesota

Conference Planning Team

Margaret Buchanan’s (University of Minnesota Doctoral Student) research explores communicative strategies, experiences and practices in high-stakes contexts, in particular those between Latinx and law enforcement.

Saem Heo’s (University of Minnesota Doctoral Student) work focuses on second language learning and teaching among bilingual/multilingual refugee-background students.

Lauren Truman's (University of Minnesota Doctoral Student) research examines language use in a secondary Spanish immersion math class and explores possible factors affecting student language choices, including student identity investment, the learning environment, and teacher language use.