Julie Choi, Ph.D.Julie Choi, Ph.D.

Dr. Julie Choi is one of Anaheim's own, having graduated from the Anaheim University online Masters in TESOL program. She went on to earn her Ph.D. in Education at the University of Technology, Sydney, and she is currently a Senior Lecturer in Education (Additional Languages) at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education in Australia. Dr. Choi has worked in the areas of adult English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teaching in China and Japan, and in professional Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) teacher development with tertiary-level students in Australia. Her research projects focus on translingual pedagogies and the language and literacy needs of refugee background women and youths in Australia. She is currently completing a project collaborating with community centre language teachers of adult migrant emergent literacy learners focusing on the affordances and limitations of digital and linguistic resources of pre and beginner level adult English language learners, as well as young women from refugee backgrounds in Metropolitan Melbourne. Julie is co-editor of the book Language and Culture: Reflective Narratives and the Emergence of Identity (2010); Plurilingualism in Teaching and Learning: Complexities across Contexts (2018); and sole author of the book Creating a Multivocal Self: Autoethnography as Method (2017). She has also contributed to Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Resourcefulness in English Language Classrooms: Emerging possibilities through plurilingualism (2017); How do ‘we’ know what ‘they’ need? Learning together through duoethnography and English language teaching to immigrant and refugee women (2018); and Perspectives Matter (2018), in which she reflects on the complexities of her own multilingual upbringing speaking Korean, Chinese, Japanese and English.