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John Evar Strid, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Department:

Curriculum and Instruction

Education:

  • Ph.D., Linguistics. Northwestern University, Evanston, Il. 
  • M.A., Latin American Literature and Culture, Linguistics, Northeastern Illinois University
  • M.A., Linguistics, Northeastern Illinois University
  • B.A., French and History. Kalamazoo College

Research Interests:

Dr. Strid teaches graduate and undergraduate classes in applied linguistics, language development, multicultural education, and bilingualism and reading. His research interests include psycholinguistics, bilingualism, language processing, literacy, language acquisition, teaching English as second language, and bilingual writing. 

Recent Publications:

  • Strid, J. E. (2016). “The Myth of the Critical Period” (Accepted for publication in TESOL Journal).
  • Strid, J. E. (2016). “La interpretación de género en El vampiro de la colonia Roma.” (Accepted for publication in Literatura y Lingüística).
  • McCarthy, S., Cohen, J., and Strid, J. E. (2016). “Why should a monolingual English speaking reading teacher advocate for biliteracy of English Learners?” Illinois Reading Council Journal, 44(2), 2027.
  • Strid, J. E. (2016). “Teaching ELs: What Research Says.” In Daniel, M. & Mokhtari, (Eds.), Quality literacy instruction for English learners in EVERY K12 classroom, Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.
  • Strid, J. E. (2016) “The Linguistic Complexity of the Writing of English Language Learners.” U.S. China Educational Review, 6(3), 151163.
  • Strid, J.E. (2015). Phonological Structure and Visual Word Access. Saarbrücken, Germany: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing.
  • Strid, J. E. (2015). “Tranculturación en No todas las suecas son rubias de Manuel Abreu Adorno.” Chasqui, 441, 136150.
  • Strid, J. E. & Booth, James (2010). “Visual Word Access in Monolinguals and Bilinguals in English and Spanish.” In Caldwell, E.F, (Ed.), Bilinguals: Cognition, Education and Language Processing. Hauppauge NY: Nova Science Publishers, 12346.
  • Strid, J. E. & Booth, James (2007). “The Effect of Phonological Structure on Visual Word Access in Adult Bilinguals.” Journal of Psycholinguistic Research 36(5), 383409.

Presentations:

  • Strid, J. E. & Cohen J. (2016, November). “Paradigm shifting: Can it happen in a one semester diversity class?” Paper presented at the meeting of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Cleveland, OH.
  • Strid, J.E. (2016, July). “The Myth of the Critical Period.” Paper presented at the meeting of BrazTESOL, Brasília, Brazil.
  • Strid, J. E. (2015, December). “English Learners and the Common Core.” Paper presented at the meeting of Illinois Association for Multilingual Multicultural Education, Oakbrook, IL.
  • Strid, J. E. & Cohen J. (2015, October). “ESL teacher candidates’ attitudes toward language learning.” Paper presented at the meeting of the National Association for Multicultural Education, New Orleans, LA.
  • Strid, J. E. (2014, December). “Comparing the Writing of English Learners.” Paper presented at the meeting of Illinois Association for Multilingual Multicultural Education, Oakbrook, IL.
  • Strid, J. E. & Cohen J. (2014, November). “Multilingualism for all: refocusing the debate about bilingual education.” Paper presented at the meeting of the National Association for Multicultural Education, Tucson, AZ.
  • Strid, J. E. (2014, May). “Multilingualism for all: refocusing the debate about L2 learning.” Paper presented at the meeting of Braz-TESOL. João Pessoa, Brazil.
  • Strid, J. E. (2014, February). “Advocating for Bilingual Children.” Paper presented at the meeting of Il-TESOL. Lamont, IL.

Classes:

  • LTIC 445 & 545: Applied Linguistics for Teachers in Multilingual Classrooms
  • LTLA 305X: Language Development

John Evar Strid

Contact

815-753-4158
jstrid@niu.edu
Gabel Hall 147D

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Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Gabel Hall 147
815-753-8556
815-753-8563 (fax)
CIDepartment@niu.edu 

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