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Title: Asst Professor
Dong-shin Shin is an assistant professor in the Literacy and Second Language Studies program. She earned a doctorate (Language, Literacy, and Culture program) from University of Massachusetts Amherst. Adopting sociocultural perspectives on language, literacy, and learning, she investigates the literacy development of English language learners in the contexts of digital literacies and socialization practices. She conducts research on academic writing and disciplinary literacies that draws on systemic functional linguistics. She is also interested in researching multimodal writing and language teacher development. Her work has appeared in Computers and Composition, Journal of International and Intercultural Communication, Language and Education, Language Learning & Technology, CALICO Journal, The Urban Review, and others.