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About Deborah Crusan

Deborah Crusan is professor of TESOL/Applied Linguistics at Wright State University where she prepares teachers for the language classroom and teaches linguistics, assessment, and pedagogical grammar in the MATESOL program and writing assessment in the English graduate program. Her work has appeared in numerous academic journals and edited collections. Her research interests include writing assessment for placement, writing teacher education, directed self-placement, and the politics of assessment. With Todd Ruecker, she recently published The politics of English second language writing assessment in global contexts (Routledge). Her earlier book, Assessment in the Second Language Writing Classroom, was published by University of Michigan Press. She serves as a member of TESOL International Association’s Board of Directors (2016-2019).

Positions

2011 - Present Professor, Wright State University English Language and Literatures
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2012 - 2017 Adjunct Professor of TESL, The Pennsylvania State University ‐ Department of Applied Linguistics
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2013 Visiting Professor, Dalian Institute of Science and Technology ‐ Department of English Language
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2004 - 2011 Associate Professor, Wright State University English Language and Literatures
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2003 - 2006 Director, ESL Programs, Wright State University English Language and Literatures
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1999 - 2004 Assistant Professor, TESOL/Applied Linguistics, Wright State University English Language and Literatures
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2002 Visiting Professor, Woosong University ‐ Department of English Communication
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1998 - 1999 Instructor, The Pennsylvania State University ‐ Department of Continuing Education
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1998 - 1999 International Teaching Assistant Coordinator, The Pennsylvania State University ‐ ESL
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Curriculum Vitae




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Education

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1999 PhD, The Pennsylvania State University ‐ Speech Communication/TESL
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1996 M.A., The Pennsylvania State University ‐ Teaching English as a Second Language
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1988 B.S., Slippery Rock University ‐ Education/Secondary English
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Contact Information

Millett Hall 479
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton, OH 45435-0001
(937) 775-3136

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Articles (18)

Books (2)

Contribution to Books (7)