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Kris Acheson-Clair

Kris Acheson-Clair received her MA in Applied Linguistics from Georgia State University in 2004, and her PhD in Intercultural Communication from Arizona State University in 2008. She has fourteen years of teaching experience, including five years teaching Spanish and ESOL in the public school system, seven years teaching graduate and undergraduate courses at the university level, and several years as a language teacher in a variety of other settings. Her research interests include ethnocentrism in the language classroom; ethnicity/race, gender, and class; and communicative silences. Her research can be found in journals such as Communication Theory, Communication Yearbook, and Race, Gender & Class. Classes she has taught at Georgia State University include: AL 4151 Communication across Cultures, AL 3031 Language in Society, AL 3051 TEFL I, and AL 8330 Intercultural Communication. Dr. Acheson-Clair joined the department as a Visiting Lecturer in 2010, and began serving as the Director of Undergraduate Studies in 2011.

Kris Acheson-Clair