Deanna L. Nisbet, Ed.D.
Department Chair & Professor

Dr. Deanna L. Nisbet is a Professor in the School of Education, where she serves as the TESOL Program Chair. She has authored and co-authored numerous articles, and she regularly presents at the International TESOL Convention and other conferences. Her areas of expertise and research include first and second language acquisition, literacy for second language learners, and research related to learning strategies and proficiency of Chinese students of English as a second or foreign language. Dr. Nisbet developed and presently oversees the Regent TESOL program, as well as partnerships with local school districts, for the training of current and prospective ESL teachers. View Dr. Nisbet's vita »

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