• Janice McGregor University of Arizona
  • Emma Trentman University of New Mexico

Author Biographies

Janice McGregor, University of Arizona

janice McGregor is Assistant Professor in the Department of German Studies and an affiliate faculty member in the interdisciplinary PhD program in Second Language Acquisition at the University of Arizona. She is an applied linguist whose research attends to experiences with multilingualism, language & intercultural learning, and identity. She is especially interested in questions of authenticity and is the co-editor of the book Authenticity, language, and interaction in second language contexts (2016). Her research has appeared in a number of journals and edited collections, including the Modern Language JournalL2 Journal, and die Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German.

Emma Trentman, University of New Mexico

Emma Trentman is Associate Professor of Arabic at the University of New Mexico.  She is an Applied Linguist whose research focuses on language and intercultural learning during study abroad, virtual exchange, and in the language classroom.  She is particularly interested in multilingual approaches to language learning, and is co-editor of the book Language Learning in Study Abroad: The Multilingual Turn (2021).  Her research has appeared in various journals and edited collections including The Modern Language Journal, Foreign Language Annals, The L2 Journal, Study Abroad Research, and System.  She directs the Arabic program at the University of New Mexico, where she teaches all levels of Arabic and the capstone course for the Languages major.