Contributors

Contributors

Cristina Alfaro
Cristina Alfaro (calfaro@mail.sdsu.edu) is director of College and Community Engagement for Multilingual Initiatives and associate professor in the College of Education at San Diego State University.

Yue Meng
Yue Meng is a graduate student majoring in Educational Technology at the University of North Florida for in an exchange program with Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an, and China. She can be reached at mengyuemm@163.com.

Reyes L. Quezada
Reyes L. Quezada (rquezada@sandiego.edu) is a professor in the Department of Learning and Teaching at the University of San Diego’s School of Leadership and Education Sciences in California.

Dr. Nike Stanley
Dr. Nile Stanley is a visiting scholar, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi’an, China through exchange with the University of North Florida. He can be reached at nstanley@unf.edu.

Jack Umstatter
Jack Umstatter is a professional development associate with The Leadership and Learning Center. As an educator and facilitator in Long Island, New York, he taught all grades, from kindergarten through graduate school, served as a high school assistant principal and English department chair, oversaw state-assessments’ scoring in his district, and coached several academic teams that placed highly in state and national competitions.

Raisa Zaidi
Raisa Zaidi, who recently finished the Colombia University graduate program in journalism, is a regular contributor to Language Magazine.