Michael Lessard-Clouston (Ph.D., Toronto) is a Professor of Applied Linguistics and TESOL in the Cook School of Intercultural Studies at Biola University in La Mirada, California. He has worked in ESL/EFL and applied linguistics for over 30 years, including teaching in Canada, China, Indonesia, Japan, and the United States. He is author of Specialized Vocabulary Learning and Use in Theology (Lambert Academic, 2009) and Teaching Vocabulary (TESOL International Association, 2013), and his article contributions have appeared in Asian ESP Journal, Canadian Modern Language Review, Evangelical Missions Quarterly, Journal of English for Academic Purposes, NECTFL Review, TESL Reporter, The CATESOL Journal, and The Linguistics Journal, among others. His research interests include corpus linguistics, faith and learning integration, intercultural communication, second language acquisition, and vocabulary learning and teaching. More about Dr. Lessard-Clouston and his work is available at https://biola.academia.edu/MichaelLessardClouston.
Michael Pasquale (Ph.D., Michigan State University) is a Professor of Linguistics and Director of the M.A. TESOL Program at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is author of An ESL Ministry Handbook (Credo House, 2011) and (with Nathan L.K. Bierma) Every Tribe and Tongue: A Biblical Vision for Language in Society (Pickwick Publications, 2011), and his articles have appeared in journals such as AILA Review. His specialization is on the interaction between sociolinguistics and second language acquisition. His current research areas focus on the folk linguistics of second language acquisition, particularly studying the beliefs of teachers and students concerning the language learning process, and also language policy in relation to English language teaching. For more about Dr. Pasquale and his work, please visit his profile on the Cornerstone University website: https://www.cornerstone.edu/staff/michael-pasquale/.
We welcome submissions in Word format, but are also happy to correspond with you about a potential idea for an article or a review, as well. We would also be interested in hearing from authors or publishers if you have a publication that you would like to submit for a potential review in the journal.