Business Language Faculty



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Jocelyne Brant
Assistant Professor of French; Director of the French Language Program

Education:


Business Language Projects:
GW-CIBER Business French Module

Other Business Language Experience:
Conference Presentations:
"Mise en bouteille en cours: The Culture and Business of French Wine" - Northeast Modern Language Association. Boston, MA. February 27, 2009.
"Combining business and culture in the GW-CIBER: Discovering French wine-making" - CIBER Business Language Conference. St. Petersburg, FL. April 10, 2008.
http://www.gwu.edu/~francais/CIBER-vin/


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Mohssen Esseesy
Assistant Professor of Arabic and International Affairs

Education:
Ph.D in Arabic, Georgetown University

Business Language Projects:
GW-CIBER Business Arabic Course

Other Business Language Experience:
GW-CIBER Workshops (presenter):
Teaching Business Arabic into the 21st Century: A Professional Development Seminar for Arabic Instructors


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Margaret Gonglewski
Associate Professor of German

Education:
Ph.D in German, Georgetown University

Business Language Projects:
GW-CIBER Business German Module

Other Business Language Experience:
GW-CIBER Workshops (presenter):
Using Business Cases in the Business Language Classroom, and Creating Mini-cases for the Business Language Classroom
Synergies from Two Disciplines: Best Practices Teaching with Business Cases (presenter), KU-CIBER Business Language Conference 2009
International Business Negotiations CIBER Faculty Development seminar (participant).


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Shoko Hamano
Professor of Japanese and International Affairs

Education:
Ph.D in Anthropological Linguistics, University of Florida

Business Language Projects:
GW-CIBER Business Japanese Module

Other Business Language Experience:
GW-Ciber Workshops (participant)


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Anna Helm
Assistant Professor of International Business

Education:
Ph.D in German, Georgetown University; AACSB Post Doctoral Bridge to Business Program (Marketing & Management), University of Florida, Gainesville

Business Language Projects:
GW-CIBER (Department of Education) 2009-2010 "An Examination of Business Case Methodology: Pedagogical Synergies from Two Disciplines" (with Margaret Gonglewski).
Business Language Research & Teaching (BLRT) CIBER (Department of Education) Consortium: 2008 Grant for Research on Business Language Pedagogy: "Business Cases in the Foreign Language Classroom: Best Practices Across Disciplines" (with Margaret Gonglewski)

Other Business Language Experience:
GW-CIBER Workshops (presenter): Developing International Business Negotiation Skills Using Roleplays and Simulations in the Business Language Classroom, Using Business Cases in the Business Language Classroom, and Creating Mini-Cases for the Business Language Classroom;
Synergies from Two Disciplines: Best Practices Teaching with Business Cases (presenter), KU CIBER Business Language Conference 2009; International Business Negotiations CIBER Faculty Development seminar (participant), GW-CIBER;
International Marketing CIBER Faculty Development seminar (participant), University of South Carolina CIBER.


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Young-Key Kim-Renaud
Professor of Korean Language and Culture and International Affairs;
Chair of the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures


Education:
Ph.D in Linguistics, University of Hawai'i

Business Language Projects:
(GW-CIBER) Business Korean Course

Other Business Language Experience:
GW-CIBER Business Language workshop on "Developing International Business Negotiation Skills Using Roleplays and Simulations in the Foreign Language Classroom," November 14, 2009 (participant);
Mini Workshop on the GW-CIBER Business Korean Video Project at the Language Center, Wednesday, October 21, 2009 (presenter);
KU CIBER Business Language Conference, April 2-4, 2009, University of Kansas (participant);
GW-CIBER workshop on developing a business language course, May 21, 2009 (participant);
GW-CIBER Workshop: Using Business Cases in the Business Language Classroom, April 5, 2008 (participant);
Penn Lauder CIBER's Sixth Annual Summer Institute for Teaching a Second Language for Business Communication, Lauder Institute at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, June 23-27, 2008 (participant)


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Brad Marshall
Teaching Assistant Professor of French

Education:
Ph.D in Second Language and Culture Acquisition, Harvard University

Business Language Projects:
GW-CIBER Business French module

Other Business Language Experience:
Conference Presentations: "Mise en bouteille en cours: The Culture and Business of French Wine" Northeast Modern Language Association. Boston, MA. February 27, 2009;
"Combining business and culture in the GW-CIBER: Discovering French wine-making" CIBER Business Language Conference. St. Petersburg, FL. April 10, 2008.
Teaching: «French 55: Le Français économique et commercial» - Course Head, Webmaster (2003-2007).


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Miok Pak
Korean Faculty

Education:
B.A. in English language and Literatures, Ewha Woman's University, Seoul, Korea;
M.A. in English Linguistics, Ewha Woman's University, Seoul, Korea;
Ph.D in Theoretical Linguistics, Georgetown University, Washington DC, 2001

Business Language Projects:


Other Business Language Experience:


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Yaron Peleg
Assistant Professor of Hebrew

Education:
Ph.D in Hebrew Literature, Brandeis University

Business Language Projects:
GW-CIBER Business Hebrew Module

Other Business Language Experience:


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Richard Robin
Associate Professor of Russian

Education:
Ph.D Dept. of Slavic Languages and Linguistics, University of Michigan

Business Language Projects:
CIBER Business Russian (textbook and multimedia website now in development; textbook co-authored with Galina Shatalina and Oksana Prokhvacheva)
Development of Business Russian course for Intermediate Russian: SLAV 010

Other Business Language Experience:
OSU CIBER Workshop, October 2006; GW-CIBER case writing workshop, May 2007;
World Russia Forum hosted by GW-CIBER, American University in Moscow/Contintent-USA/Russia House, April 2008 and May 2009;
Using Business Cases in the Business Language Classroom (participant), Fall 2008


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Mitsuyo Sato
Lecturer of Japanese

Education:
MAT, Georgetown University

Business Language Projects:
GW-CIBER Business Japanese Module "Promoting Local Bed and Breakfasts to Japanese Tourists Visiting the DC-Metropolitan Area: Japanese Brochure-Making Module" ;
Business Case Project "A Case of Seven-Eleven Japan Co." ;
Video Project on Famima! Convenience Stores.

Other Business Language Experience:
GW-CIBER Business Language workshop on "Innovations in Business Language Teaching," 2010 (presenter); Association of Teachers of Japanese Symposium on Teaching Japanese for Professional Purposes, Univ. of Penn. 2010 (participant); CIBER conference, Univ. of South Carolina 2011 (participant)


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Lynn Westwater
Assistant Professor of Italian

Education:
B.A. in Italian and English, University of Pennsylvania;
M.A. and Ph.D in Italian Literature, University of Chicago

Business Language Projects:


Other Business Language Experience:


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Phyllis Zhang
Assistant Professor of Chinese and International Affair

Education:
Ed.D in Applied Linguistics, Columbia University

Business Language Projects:
GW-CIBER Business Chinese Course

Other Business Language Experience:
UMich-CIBER Workshops 2003 (presenter): From Input to Output;
UMich-CIBER Workshops 2006: Survey of Business Chinese Courses in American Universities (report of results)