Esther R Namubiru

Esther R Namubiru

Esther R Namubiru

EAP/ESP, writing program administration, writing across the curriculum, multilingualism, literacy in postcolonial contexts, language and identity

Esther serves as an English for Academic Purposes instructor at INTO George Mason University where she serves multilingual learners who speak English as a Second language. She also engages in curriculum development for writing and language courses geared towards multilingual speakers of English.

In addition to her teaching, Esther volunteers as an Associate Editor of the blog Connecting Writing Centers Across Borders, a blog of WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship. Esther is also pursuing doctoral studies in Writing & Rhetoric. 

Grants and Fellowships

  • Stearns Center Faculty Fellow of Language Diversity (2018-2019)

Education

  • M.A. Linguistics, University of Virginia
  • B.A. Organizational Communication, George Mason University
  • A.A. Communication, Northern Virginia Community College

Recent Presentations

  • Savage, J. & Namubiru, E.(2019, Sept. 17). Using self-questioning to engage students’ problem-solving skills for academic, social, and emotional challenges [Conference session]. Innovations in Teaching & Learning Conference2019, Fairfax, VA, United States. https://sched.co/VPjh
  • Habib, A., Namubiru, E., & Savage, J. (2018, Aug. 8). Beyond citation mechanics and plagiarism: engaging (multilingual) students in research [Conference session]. Innovations in Teaching & Learning Conference 2018, Fairfax, VA, United States. https://doi.org/10.13021/G8itlcp.10.2018.2173
  • Habib, A. & Namubiru, E. (2017, March 24). Building comprehension and meaning through key concepts and key terms [Conference session]. TESOL 2017 International Convention & English Language Expo, Seattle, WA, United States. 
  • Habib, A. S., Mallett, K., Doetsch-Kidder, S., Savage, J., & Namubiru, E. (2016, July 17). Reading and writing for complexity: Using key concepts and key terms to engage multilingual and other learners in scholarly conversations [Conference session]. Innovations in Teaching & Learning Conference 2016, Fairfax, VA, United States. https://doi.org/10.13021/G8788K 

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