Carolin Fuchs, PhD (Justus-Liebig Universität Gießen, Germany), is Lecturer in the TESOL/Applied Linguistics Department at Teachers College, Columbia University, New York. Her doctoral thesis on computer-mediated communiation in language teacher education was published by Peter Lang. She graduated with a Master’s Degree in TESOL and a Certificate in Teaching Foreign Language from the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
Prior to joining Teachers College, she conducted research and taught at UC Berkeley, Penn State University, University of Phoenix, and Monterey Institute. Her research interests include technology-based language teaching, multiliteracy skills, language play, sociocultural theory, learner corpora, electronic portfolios. The nature of her research agenda is illustrated by publications and presentations at conferences in the US and in Europe. She is on the editorial board of The Linguistics Journal and has served as reviewer for JCMC and CALL, and her Internet-mediated collaborations include institutions in China, Cyprus, England, Germany, Japan, Poland, Taiwan, and South Africa.