Joseph Lee, PhD

E-Mail: leej3@ohio.edu
Phone: 740-593-4566
Department: 740-593-4530
Fax: 740-593-2967
Office: Room 377 Gordy Hall

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Mailing Address:
Department of Linguistics
383 Gordy Hall
Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701 USA

Biography

Joe Lee is the Assistant Director of the English Language Improvement Program (ELIP) and Director of the ELIP Center for Academic Communication. He also heads the ELIP Classroom Research Unit. He has been teaching at Ohio University since September 2011. At Ohio University, he mainly teaches graduate-level writing and linguistics courses. Before coming to Ohio University, he taught ESL/EFL, composition, and applied linguistics/TESOL courses in both the US and South Korea. He earned his PhD in Applied Linguistics from Georgia State University and his MA in English (TESOL) from San Francisco State University. His areas of research and teaching interests include English for Specific/Academic Purposes, genre studies, advanced academic literacy, classroom discourse studies, second language teacher education, and applied corpus linguistics.


Education

  • Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, Georgia State University, May 2011
  • M.A. in English: Concentration in TESOL, San Francisco State University, May 2005
  • B.A. in Biology, University of California, Riverside, June 1994

Teaching and Administrative Experience

  • Assistant Director, English Language Improvement Program (ELIP), Department of Linguistics, Ohio University, Spring 2012-present
  • Director, ELIP Center for Academic Communication, Department of Linguistics, Ohio University, Fall 2014-present.
  • Head Researcher, ELIP Classroom Research Unit, Department of Linguistics, Ohio University, Fall 2014-present.
  • Interim Assistant Director, ELIP, Department of Linguistics, Ohio University, Winter 2012.
  • Lecturer, Department of Linguistics, Ohio University, Fall 2011-present
  • Coordinator, ELIP Writing Center, Department of Linguistics, Ohio University, Fall 2011-Summer 2014.
  • Instructor, Department of Applied Linguistics and ESL, Georgia State University, Summer 2011.
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Applied Linguistics and ESL, Georgia State University, 2006-2011.
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Applied Linguistics and ESL, Georgia State University, 2010-2011.
  • Instructor, American Language Institute, San Francisco State University, 2004-2005.
  • Instructor, Gimhae Local Office of Education, Republic of Korea, 1998-2003.

Courses Commonly Taught

  • ELIP 5120: Graduate Reading and Writing
  • ELIP 5140: Academic Writing in Graduate Studies
  • ELIP 5160: Writing for Research
  • ELIP 5320: Oral Communication for the Graduate Researcher and Presenter
  • ET 6020: Technical Writing Seminar
  • LING 3500/5500: Introduction to Linguistics
  • LING 5820: Introduction to English for Specific Purposes

Recent Publications  (** denotes work with students)


Recent Presentations (** denotes work with students)

  • **Lee, J. J., Hitchcock, C., & Bychkovska, T. (2016, November). Patterns in L2 academic writing: Multiword sequences and citation behaviors. Workshop given at the ELIP Brown Bag Series, Ohio University, Athens, OH. 
  • **Bychkovska, T. T., Lee, J. J., & Vahabi, F. (2016, October). Lexical bundles in university student writing: A comparison of L1 and L2 writers. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Ohio TESOL Conference, Columbus, OH.
  • Lee, J. J. (2016, September). Interpersonality in university student writing. Invited talk for the Linguistic Colloquium Series, Department of Linguistics, Ohio University, Athens, OH.
  • **Vahabi, F., Lee, J. J., & Bikowski, D. (2016, April). ESL teachers’ electronic feedback practices across writing tasks. Paper presented at the 50th Annual TESOL Convention, Baltimore, MD.
  • Xu, K., Becket, G., Lee, J. J., Genera, L, & Selvi, A. F. (2016, April). Challenges and opportunities: Visions of TESOL publications beyond the borders. Panelist for TESOL Serial Publications Committee presentation at the 50th Annual TESOL Convention, Baltimore, MD.
  • **Lee, J. J., Bychkovska, T., & Vahabi, F. (2016, March). “At the same time”: Lexical bundles in university student argumentative essays across disciplines. Paper presented at the 8th Annual Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) Conference, Athens, OH.
  • **Vahabi, F., Lee, J. J., & Bikowski, D. (2015, October). Teachers’ e-feedback practices in ESL composition: Does the type of text matter? Paper presented at the 2015 Annual Ohio TESOL Conference, Columbus, OH.
  • Lee, J. J. (2015, October). Attribution and stance: Citation strategies in academic writing. Invited talk for the Linguistics Colloquium Series, Department of Linguistics, Ohio University, Athens, OH.
  • **Lee, J. J., & Bikowski, D. (with Deakin, L.). (2015, June). Interactional metadiscourse in “successful” and “less successful” ESL argumentative essays. Paper presented at the 2015 CAES International Conference, Hong Kong.
  • **Lee, J. J., Bikowski, D., Deakin, L., Vahabi, F., Casal, J. E., & Castaneda-Jimenez, G. (2015, April). Corpus of Ohio Learner and Teacher English (COLTE): An introduction. Paper presented at the 7th Annual Ohio University CALL Conference, Athens, Ohio.
  • Beckett, G., Lee, J. J., Xu, K., Stamper, S., & Gerena, L. (2015, March). Technology in TESOL as published in peer-reviewed journals. TESOL Serial Publications Committee presentation given at the 49th Annual TESOL Convention, Toronto, Canada.
  • Lee, J. J. (2015, February). Writing effectively with APA: Citation practices in the academy. Invited talk for the Linguistic Colloquium Series, Department of Linguistics, Ohio University, Athens, OH.
  • **Deakin, L., & Lee, J. J. (2014, November). Interactions in ESL student writing: A corpus-based study. Paper presented at the 2014 Annual Ohio TESOL Conference, Columbus, OH.
  • Lee, J. J. (2014, August). Teacher talk: Use of metadiscourse in L2 classroom lessons. Paper to be presented at the 17th World Congress of the International Association of AppliedLinguistics (AILA), Brisbane, Australia.
  • **Casal, J. E., Lee, J. J., Allen, D. P. (2014, March). Cybertutoring: A virtual writing center for L2academic writers. Paper presented at the 48th Annual TESOL Convention, Portland, OR.
  • **Lee, J. J., & Subtirelu, N. (2014, March). Metadiscourse in the classroom: A comparative analysis of EAP lessons and university lectures. Paper presented at the 2014 Annual AAAL Conference, Portland, OR.
  • **Casal, J. E., & Lee, J. J. (2014, March). Metadiscourse in thesis results and discussion chapter: A cross-cultural corpus-facilitated analysis of English and Spanish engineering writers. Paper presented at the 2014 Annual AAAL Conference, Portland, OR.
  • **Lee, J. J., & Casal, J. E. (2014, February). Interactional metadiscourse across languages: A corpus-facilitated comparison of engineering master’s theses in English and Spanish. Linguistics Society of Ohio University Meeting, Department of Linguistics, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.  
  • Lee, J. J., & Castaneda-Jimenez, G., (2013, May). Learning to teach through practice: A TESOL practicum model. Paper presented at the 8th International Conference on Language Teacher Education, Washington, DC.
  • Lee, J. J. (2013, May). Sociocognitive factors mediating EAP teachers’ lesson preparation processes. Paper presented at the 8th International Conference on Language Teacher Education, Washington, DC.
  • Castaneda-Jimenez, G., & Lee, J. J. (2013, March). English teaching for all: A practicum model in TESOL. Paper presented at the 47th Annual TESOL Convention, Dallas, TX.
  • Lee, J. J. (2013, February). Academic writing. Invited webinar for Eduction USA, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • **Lee, J. J., & Subtirelu, N. C. (2013, January). Metadiscursive practice in L2 classroom lessons. Paper presented at the 11th AACL Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Lee, J. J. (2012, July). Introduction to graduate research: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods. Workshop given at the Fulbright Pre-Academic Orientation Program, Ohio University, Athens, OH.
  • Lee, J. J. (2012, June). Understanding EAP classroom lessons through a multi-perspective genre-oriented lens. Paper presented at Genre 2012: An International Conference on Genre Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • Lee, J. J. (2012, March). Going backstage: Lesson preparation processes of experienced ESL teachers. Paper presented at the 46th Annual TESOL Convention, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Lee, J. J. (2012, March). Second language classroom discourse: A multidimensional genre analysis of language lessons. Paper presented at the 2012 Annual AAAL Conference, Boston, MA.

Professional Services

Committees

  • Member, Publishing Professional Council, TESOL, 2016-present
  • Member, Serial Publications Committee, TESOL, 2014-2016

Professional Journals

  • Editorial Board Member, Language Value
  • Ad-hoc Reviewer, Corpora
  • Ad-hoc Reviewer, English for Specific Purposes
  • Ad-hoc Reviewer, System
  • Ad-hoc Reviewer, TESL Canada Journal
  • Ad-hoc Reviewer, TESOL Journal
  • Ad-hoc Reviewer, TESOL Quarterly

Textbook Publishers

  • Book Proposal Reviewer, TESOL Press.
  • Book Reviewer, Longman.
  • Book Reviewer, Wadsworth/Cengage Learning.

Professional Conferences

  • Awards Reviewer, TESOL International
  • Abstract Reviewer, AAAL Conference
  • Abstract Reviewer, TESOL Convention
  • Abstract Reviewer, SLRF Conference

Professional Memberships

  • Consortium on Graduate Communication, 2014-present
  • Ohio Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (OTESOL), 2014-present
  • American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL), 2006-present
  • Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), 2005-present
  • Asian Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (Asia TEFL), 2005-present
  • Georgia Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (GATESOL), 2006-2011

Last updated: December 2016

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