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Megan Siczek

Director and Assistant Professor of EAP
Room 607
Address: Academic Center
801 22nd Street NW
Washington, District Of Columbia
Phone: 202-994-5815
[email protected]

Professor Megan Siczek serves as Director and Assistant Professor of the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program and coordinates instruction at the undergraduate level. She has been teaching at GW since 2004. Professor Siczek has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History, a Master’s degree in Teaching English as a Second Language, and a doctorate in Educational Policy Studies. Her research interests include the internationalization of higher education, English as a global language, and second language writing. She has held previous teaching positions at Korea University in Seoul, Korea and at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte.

Recent Scholarly Publications

§  Engel, L. C., & Siczek, M. (2017). A cross-national comparison of international strategies: Global citizenship and the advancement of national competitiveness.Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 1–19.

§  Siczek, M. M., & Engel, L. C. (2017). Teachers’ cognitive interpretation of U.S. global education initiatives. Educational Policy, 1-30.

§  Shapiro, S. & Siczek, M. (in press). Strategic content: How globally-oriented writing courses can bridge pedagogical and political spaces. In B. Smith & N. DeJoy (Eds.), Cross-language communication and the academy: Re-thinking orientations. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

§  Siczek, M. (2015). Developing global competency in U.S. higher education: Contributions of international students. CA-TESOL Journal

§  Siczek, M. & Bennett, G. (2015). Teaching lexico-grammatical features of academic language. In M. Roberge, K. Losey, & M. Wald (Eds.), Teaching U.S-educated multilingual writers:  Practices from and for the classroom. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

§  Siczek, M. & Shapiro, S. (2014). Developing writing-intensive courses for a globalized curriculum through WAC-TESOL collaborations. In T.M. Zadwicki & M. Cox (Eds.), WAC and Second Language Writers: Research towards Linguistically and Culturally Inclusive Programs and Practices (pp. 329-346). Perspectives on Writing. Fort Collins, Colorado: The WAC Clearinghouse and Parlor Press.