Bridget Dean, Adjunct Instructor
Ed. Specialist – Educational Administration and Supervision, Wayne State University, 2003
M.A. Elementary Education/Gifted and Talented, Eastern Michigan University, 1992
Professor Dean is currently the ESL/Bilingual Coordinator for Farmington Public Schools where she has worked for nine years. Prior to that, she taught World Languages and ESL in Novi, Mich. for 13 years. Dean taught undergraduate classes in Japanese Language and Japanese Language Pedagogy at Madonna University and currently teaches TSL 5140: Applications of Language Assessment to Instruction and TSL 5220: Teaching of Reading/Vocabulary to ESL Students.
Professor Andrew Domzalski, Program Director
M.S. in Psycholinguistics and Neuropsychology, Warsaw University, 1987
M.A. in Pastoral Ministry, Marygrove College, 1992
Ph.D. in Reading and Language Arts with a minor in Linguistics, Oakland University, 1999
Dr. Domzalski taught and conducted research at universities in the United States, Poland and China. He taught undergraduate and graduate courses in literacy, second language acquisition, linguistics, psycholinguistics, educational psychology and ESL. He developed the curriculum for the Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, a graduate program he currently coordinates at Madonna University. Domzalski's current research interests include reading and grammar instruction, second language acquisition theories, ESL teacher preparation, and humane education. Dr. Domzalski teaches ENG 5420, TSL 5110, TSL 5190, TSL 5250 and TSL 6300.
Boguslawa Dorota Gatarek, Adjunct Assistant Professor
M.A. in Psychology (double concentration: Clinical and Cognitive), Warsaw University, 1987
Ms. Gatarek has conducted research in both clinical and cognitive psychology. She gained her professional experience in Poland, Great Britain, Canada and the United States. Her interests include educational research design, research curriculum for teachers, ethical issues in research, and humane education. Gatarek is currently working on her Ph.D. in Cognition and Learning at the University of Windsor. Gatarek brings rich first-hand knowledge of different cultures and a thorough background in philosophy to her research and teaching. She teaches ENG 5410, RDG 5150, and TSL 6900.
Professor Laurie R. Kaufman
B.A. in Spanish and French, Wayne State University, 1969
Bilingual Endorsement, Oakland University, 1980
M.A. in Linguistics with a specialization in English as a Second Language, Oakland University, 1982
Ph.D. in Reading and Language Arts, Oakland University, 1997
Dr. Kaufman has experience teaching in the public schools, adult education, and at the university level where she taught both undergraduate and graduate courses. She has worked in the field of ESL where she had the opportunity to teach students from six continents. Furthermore, she has supervised reading clinics serving students with a range of reading deficiencies. Dr. Kaufman teaches both undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in her current position including: RDG 531, RDG 525, RDG 653, RDG 694 and TSL 5120. In addition she has advised students, contributed to departmental policy, and participated in a range of multicultural conferences sponsored by the University.
Professor Stewart Wood
B.Ed. (Hons.), University of Nottingham, England, 1977
M.Ed., University of Sheffield, England, 1984
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1994
Dr. Wood taught in Calderdale, West Yorkshire, England for seven years (five years in special education). He was an Instructor and Graduate Research Assistant at the University of Michigan from 1986 to 1994. His research interests include the areas of Motivation, Educational Psychology and Special Education. Dr. Wood developed and teaches EDU/RDG 5150: Human Development and Schooling. He also teaches the core course EDU 5000: Current Developments in Teaching and Learning Theory.