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Faculty & Staff of the ELC

Benjamin Barnett Benjamin Barnett Instructor
M.S.Ed. in TESOL
PH: 215.895.2022 Language and Communication Center
Room 122

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  • ELC Student Union
  • Places to visit in Philadelphia
  • American culture
  • Traveling within the United States
Travis Harman Travis Harman Gateway Program Director
MA, English as a Second/Foreign Language
PH: 215.895.6705 Language and Communication Center
Room 123

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  • Drexel International Gateway Program
  • Studying as an undergraduate at Drexel University
  • General questions about the ELC
Reese Heitner Reese Heitner Assistant Director, Standardized Assessments
MA, Linguistics
PhD, Philosophy of Language
PH: 215.895.5911 Language and Communication Center
Room 104

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  • IELTS Testing
  • IELTS Test Prep Seminars
  • iBT TOEFL Testing
Katherine Houseman Katherine Houseman Instructor
MA, TESOL
MS, Global and International Education
PH: 215.895.2022 Language and Communication Center
Room 122

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  • Applying to graduate schools in the United States
  • Academic writing
  • Citation styles
  • Museums, arts, and culture in Philadelphia
Christie Innes Christie Innes Assistant Director, Administration and Outreach
MA, Global and International Education
BA, Communication Arts
PH: 215.895.6774 Language and Communication Center
Room 118

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  • Communicating with your sponsoring organization or embassy
  • Applying to the ELC
  • General questions about the ELC
Greg Jewell Greg Jewell Assistant Teacher Professor
MA, Applied Linguistics
PH: 215-895-1058 Language and Communication Center
Room 110

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  • IELTS Test
  • TOEFL Test
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar
 Marnie Johnson Adjunct Instructor
MS, English Education
TESOL Certificate
B.S. Business Administration and International Business
PH: 215.895.2022 Language and Communication Center
Room 122

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  • IELTS
  • TOEFL
  • Setting up a tutoring appointment
  • Anything ESL
  • Navigating Philadelphia
 Michelle Kline-Peterson Assistant Director, IEP
MA, Applied Linguistics
Language and Communication Center
Room 103B

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  • Academic advising
  • Educational progress at the ELC
  • General questions about the ELC
Massah Lahai Massah Lahai Communications Coordinator
M.Ed, Urban Education
BA, Psychology
PH: 215.895.2972 Language and Communication Center
Room 103A

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  • Representing Drexel ELC
  • General questions about the ELC
 Donna McVey Assistant Teaching Professor
MA, TESOL
BA, Biology
PH: 215.895.4957 Language and Communication Center
Room 122

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  • How to improve writing and test taking skills
  • Academic advising
Lawrence Moore Lawrence Moore Tutoring Coordinator
MBA
MA, TESOL
MA, Political Science
PH: 215.895.2022 Language and Communication Center
Room 122

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  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Test taking
  • Signing up for tutoring
  • Philadelphia
 Heather Pennington Program Assistant
BA, Spanish Language and Literature
TEFL Certificate
PH: 215.895.2022 Language and Communication Center
Front Desk

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  • Application questions
  • Enrollment verification
  • General questions about the ELC
  • Questions about making payments
Anne Politz Anne Politz Assistant Teaching Professor
MS, TESOL
BA, International Relations
BA, Italian
PH: 215.895.2067 Language and Communication Center
Room 122

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  • Working as a TA
  • Academic writing
  • Reading novels
  • Listening to podcasts
  • Hiking and exploring nature trails in Philadelphia