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Faculty & Staff of the ELC

Bill Albertson William Albertson Adjunct Instructor
MSEd TESOL
BA Chinese Studies
PH: 215.895.2022 Language and Communication Center
Room 122

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  • Language learning
  • College writing
  • Public speaking
Benjamin Barnett Benjamin Barnett Instructor
MSEd 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
Landion Donovan-Green Landion Donovan-Green Adjunt Instructor
MSEd TESOL
PH: 215.895.2022 Language and Communication Center
Room 122

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  • Language learning strategies
  • English for designers
  • Academic writing (English composition)
  • English Grammar
  • Pronunciation
Joseph Fillari Joseph Fillari Administrative Assistant
BS Behavioral Science
PH: 215.895.2022 Language and Communication Center
Front Desk

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  • Drexel student life
  • ELC admissions
  • General questions about the ELC
Dr. Rehab (Rubie) Ghazal Rubie Ghazal Director
PhD Education Administration
MA Teaching English as a Second Language
BA Applied Linguistics
PH: 215.895.5911 Language and Communication Center
Room 104

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  • American university culture
  • Academic advising
  • Applying to graduate programs
  • Exploring the United States
  • Anything!
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: 215.895.5856 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
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
Andrea Johannes Andrea Johannes
MA Applied Linguistics
BA English Secondary Education
PH: 215.895.4341 Language and Communication Center
Room 103A

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  • Conversation Network
  • ELC Student Union
  • ELC Activities & Events
  • Health Insurance
  • Embassy Sponsorships
Marnie Johnson Marnie Johnson Adjunct Instructor
MS English Education
TESOL Certificate
BS 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
Simon Kelly Simon Kelly
MSEd TESOL
PH: 215.895.2022 Language and Communication Center
Room 122

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  • Best places to catch live shows
Michelle Kline-Peterson Michelle Kline-Peterson Assistant Director, IEP
MA Applied Linguistics
PH: 215.895.0296 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
MEd Urban Education
BA Psychology
PH: 215.895.2972 Language and Communication Center
Room 121

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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
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
Shumin Tu Shumin Tu
MBA in Financial Management & Marketing
PH: 215.895.6814 Language and Communication Center
Room 108

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  • Student billing and payment methods
  • Experience being a Drexel student
  • Experience learning English as a Second Language
  • Good biking and skiing locations near Philadelphia
Ryan Van Kirk Ryan Van Kirk Adjunct Instructor
MST TESOL
BA English and History
PH: 215.895.2022 Language and Communication Center
Room 122

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  • Academic reading and writing
  • IELTS
  • English Literature
  • Business English