Lynn Goldstein

Professor and Program Chair, TESOL/TFL

Professor Goldstein has taught at San Francisco State University, the University of Pittsburgh, LaGuardia Community College, Hunter College, Columbia University, Dominican University, and the Regional Language Centre in Singapore.

She is the 1987 recipient of the International TESOL-Newbury House Publishers Award for Distinguished Research and the 2000 recipient for Honorable Mention for best article published in the Journal of Second Language Writing. She has served as a consultant to Educational Testing Service, is on the editorial board of the Journal of Second Language Writing and has served on the TESOL  publications committee and the TESOL serial publications committee. She is the founder of the EAPP and the writing program at the Institute.

She has published articles in TESOL Quarterly, Studies in Second Language Acquisition, The Journal of Second Language Writing, the CATESOL Journal and in various edited volumes and is the author of Teacher Written Commentary in Second Language Writing Classrooms, a volume in the series on multilingual writers for the University of Michigan Press.


Sociolinguistics, English discourse and grammar, applied linguistics research, second language composition, second language acquisition, writing for publication, distance learning, web design, writing program administration, writing assessment, intercultural communication


EdD, Applied Linguistics, and MEd, TESOL, Teachers College, Columbia University; MA, Linguistics and TESOL Certificate, University of Pittsburgh; BA Linguistics, SUNY Buffalo.

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