Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education
Faculty of Education

Maria Myers

Professor of Applied Linguistics/Language
613-533-6000 ext. 33032

PhD (Doctorat: Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg), MA, BA (Strasbourg)

Professor of Applied Linguistics/Language and Communication, Graduate Faculty

Web: http://post.queensu.ca/~myersmj/

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests
  • Pragmatics in linguistics (including systems and complexity)
  • Language and communication
  • Language development (second and foreign languages)
  • Pragmalinguistics and Sociopragmatics
Current Graduate Students
  • Monica Brannan
  • Charles Enyana
  • Jane Etherington
  • Gloria Thomas (Committee)
  • Anna Zyuzin (Committee)
Recent Activities
  • on-going research on intercultural sensitivity,
  • 2 research contracts with Mouton De Gruyter on intercultural communication and language for content teaching (language use in science)
  • Partnerships with Université Catholique de Paris colleague; University of Potchefsrom, South Africa.
Working Groups

Scientific Communities


Reviewer and on Editorial Board

  • InPACT-psychology
Recent Refereed Publications

For additional publications, please see my Curriculum Vitae

(in press) Aspects langagiers à prendre en compte dans l’évaluation, AFDECE, Université de Sherbrooke.

(in press) Intercultural communication. Handbook for Linguistics and Communication Science, Mouton De Gruyter.

(in press) Language for Special Purposes: language use in science. Handbook for Linguistics and Communication Science, Mouton de Gruyter.

(2013) Second Language Teaching in Education for all, Procedia (Elsevier Science) on-line publication WCES 2013.

(2013) Best practices for future language teachers, Procedia (Elsevier Science) on-line publication CYICER 2013.

(2013) Intercultural linguistic competence, FTAL,  Burch University. 12 pages CD ROM.

(2013) Keeping abreast of continuous change and contradictory discourses, BCES, 11, 327-332 

(2012) Assessing output and outcomes in L2 through perspective taking. Professionalisierung und Diagnosekompetenz, 5 (9) Philipps Universität Marburg Publication.

(2012) Transition strategies for newcomers to the French School milieu in Ontario, Literacy Information and Computer Education Journal (LICEJ) 2, (3), 439-449.

(2012) Evaluating creativity and innovation in second language teachers' discourse, Creativity and Innovation in Language Education, Linguistic Insights vol. 154, Peter Lang Publishers.

(2012) Easing the transition for newcomers, Journal of Education Sciences & Psychology, vol II LXIV/, No 2/2012, 25-35.

(2012) Improving teacher practices to promote the integration of newcomers, Procedia Behavioral science and Psychology, On-line refereed publication of ICEEPSY conference, Istanbul.

(2012) New trends in French second language (FSL) education in Ontario and their impact on teacher education. International Journal on New Trends in Education and their implications IJONTE 3 (3) 15-27.

(2012) Effectiveness in dialogic language use despite deviations, Procedia-Social and Behavioural Sciences 12, (ELSEVIER 2012), 248-254.