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Doctor of Education Candidate, Department of Education, University of Bath

In my doctoral research I carry out a critical policy analysis of current Canadian French as a Second Language policy to examine the extent to which students are able to use multilingual language practices or monolingual/standard language forms in the K to 12 language learning classroom. I focus on the Ontario policy context and link multilingual and monolingual ways of using language in language learning to globalization in political economy.

I am interested in how the way in which we teach languages limits and liberates language learner identities while at same time effects learners' future capacity to produce economic capital through high-paying jobs in transnational corporations.

My research is inspired by my role as a French as a Second Language teacher for the Toronto District School Board in downtown Toronto.


  • –present
    Doctor of Education Candidate in Second Language Acquisition Pedagogy, University of Bath


  • 2014 
    Bond University, Australia, Master of Arts Applied LIngusitics


2019 Bond University Global Alumni Scholarship