In her current position, Dawn forms collaborative relationships to provide international and domestic students with customized instruction and services that result in the attainment of concrete communication skills. Recognized as a leader in using technology to create engaging and student-centered learning environments, the ELIP program serves fully matriculated graduate and undergraduate students in credit-bearing courses on academic and professional writing, critical reading and analysis, and professional speaking. In addition to having taught these courses, Dawn has taught a variety of levels of English internationally and is heavily involved in ESL/EFL teacher training and faculty professional development. International conferences and workshops, curriculum development projects, and program assessments have taken her to countries in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. With a PhD in instructional technology and an MA in linguistics, Dawn’s research interests include intercultural communication, second language writing, and technology and learning.