Monika Akiert

Monika Ekiert is an Associate Professor in the Department of Education and Language Acquisition at LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York (CUNY). She holds a master’s degree in TESOL and a doctorate in Applied Linguistics from Columbia University. As an applied linguist, Dr. Ekiert has primarily been interested in understanding second language acquisition in a variety of pedagogical contexts. Her recent work has appeared in Applied Linguistics (Oxford University Press), the leading applied linguistics journal, and in edited volumes published by Georgetown University Press and Multilingual Matters