Carnegie Mellon University
Building 23 (MS 23-11)
Moffett Field, CA 94035
Office: B23 #114
Jennifer Wolfeld, English Language Specialist
Areas of Interest
Research interests include composition theory, cultural rhetoric, second language acquisition and speech visualization.
Ed. M., Stanford University; ALM, Linguistics, Harvard University
Jennifer has been teaching foreign languages, English, and English composition to both native and nonnative speakers throughout her career. Multi-lingual, Jennifer has worked in both academia and industry, and in the US and abroad. She received a Teaching Fulbright to France, has taught American English in Munich, Germany and completed a Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera from the Instituto Cervantes.
Jennifer holds an Ed. M. with a concentration in foreign language teaching from Stanford University and an ALM with a concentration in linguistics from Harvard University. While in Boston, she taught academic English and research courses at the Endicott College Van Loan School of Graduate and Professional Studies in Beverly, Massachusetts. At the undergraduate level, she also taught cross-cultural communication, core business courses, composition, and introductory linguistics.
Her research at Harvard examined the efficacy of speech visualization for use in accent reduction and her graduate thesis was awarded the Dean’s Award for Best Thesis in Behavioral Sciences in the ALM program.