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Samuelson, Beth Lewis
Assistant Professor
Literacy, Culture and Language Education
201 N. Rose, #3022
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405
Phone: (812) 856-8256      E-mail: blsamuel@indiana.edu    

Beth Lewis Samuelson is an Assistant Professor of Literacy, Culture and Language Education at the Indiana University School of Education, where she teaches classes in literacy theory and in the English-as-a-second language and World Languages teacher education programs. She is an educational linguist with a strong background in language learning and cross-cultural experience in non-Western contexts. She was a 2006 Spencer/NationalAcademy of Education Postdoctoral Fellow and a finalist in the 2006 National Council of Teachers of English Promising Researcher competition. From 2008-2011, Dr. Samuelson was the faculty advisor to the Books & Beyond Project, a co-curricular service-learningproject that supports storytelling and book publishing by elementary and middle school students in the United States and Rwanda. She currently serves on the board of Books & Beyond and remains active as an advisor to the writingmentors and program evaluators for the project. Dr. Samuelson's research interests include language awareness and the flows of English literacy practices across global boundaries. She has particular interests in understanding the nature of meta-knowledge about language and the role that it plays in literacy learning and communication. She received a 2012 Margot Stern Strom Teaching Award from Facing History and Ourselves.

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