Assistant Professor of English Language at Duke Kunshan University
Yachao Sun is an Assistant Professor in the Language and Culture Center at Duke Kunshan University. His research interests include multilingual writing, translingual studies, multimodal composition, and corpus linguistics. He has published in Journal of Second Language Writing, TESOL Quarterly, Langauge Teaching Research, Journal of English for Academic Purposes, English for Specific Purposes, Assessing Writing, and System, among others. His recent work focuses on how applied linguistics and writing theories can respond to increasingly diversified teaching and learning contexts and inform language and writing practices and pedagogies. He is particularly interested in exploring multilingual writers’ language practices and ideologies from translingual perspectives. One of his recent projects investigates how translingual practices can help enhance multilingual writers’ feedback literacy and critical language awareness.
He has an M.A. in TESOL and Linguistics from Ball State University, Indiana and a Ph.D. in Second Language Studies from Purdue University, Indiana. Before joining Duke Kunshan University, he had been teaching introductory composition courses at Ball State University and Purdue University.
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Current Appointments & Affiliations
- Assistant Professor of English Language at Duke Kunshan University, DKU Faculty, Duke Kunshan University 2020
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