Assistant Professor, College of Education
Ph.D., Applied Linguistics, Hellenic American University, in progress.
M.A., Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Westcliff University, 2016.
B.A., Sociology, University of Hawai’i at Hilo, 2012.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, TESOL, intercultural communication, curriculum design, distance education, virtual communication, intercultural communication.
Sophia holds a Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology degree with a concentration in International Relations. She has taught abroad at an international kindergarten and bilingual high school in Budapest, Hungary and has worked extensively online with international adult IELTS students, business English students, and young English language learners from China. Sophia is currently working with the Westcliff University College of Education, International Development programs, and Westcliff International Journal of Applied Research while completing her Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics with Hellenic American University in Athens, Greece.