Dr. Bryan Meadows's professional interests center on two primary areas: (a) language educational practices and (b) the development of successful language teachers. His published work addresses issues of power in the context of language education and can be found in both peer-reviewed and non peer-reviewed venues. He presents at international and regional academic conferences regularly and is an active member of his field, serving on review boards of academic journals and on the executive board of the NJTESOL/NJBE state-level teacher organization.
- Ph.D., University of Arizona. Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT)
- M.Ed., University of Houston. Second Language Education
- B.A., San Francisco State University. Japanese Language and Culture
- EDST 2501 Philosophy of Education and Curriculum Development
- EDST 3605 Teaching Methods for World Languages
- ESLP 0241 Intermediate ESL Writing
- 2017 Invited Workshop. Universidad Distrital Francisco Jose de Caldas, Interinstitutional Doctoral Program in Education. Bogota, Colombia. August 2017
Title: Critical pedagogy as public engagement.
- 2017 Invited Guest Lecture. Universidad Distrital Francisco Jose de Caldas, Interinstitutional Doctoral Program in Education. Bogota, Colombia. August 2017
Title: Nationalism in the field of ELT: Some challenges for critical pedagogy.
- 2017 Invited Guest Lecture. Chungnam National University, Department of English Language and Literature. Daejeon, South Korea. January 2017
Title: From culture teaching to intercultural education: How to prepare English learners for participation in global communities.
- 2016, 2017 Invited Guest Lecture. Seijo University, Department of Social Innovation. Tokyo Japan, June 2016, 2017
Title: Cross-cultural communication: Becoming an intercultural speaker.
- 2015 Invited Keynote Speaker. The Colombian Association of Teachers of English (ASOCOPI), 50th Annual Conference. Medellín, Colombia, October 2015
- Title: Fifty years of culture teaching in ELT
- 2013 Invited Keynote Speaker, The Colombian Association of Teachers of English (ASOCOPI), 48th Annual Conference. Bogotá Colombia, October 2013
- Title: Can we do better than just teaching nationalized cultures?: Re-thinking what it means to teach culture in the English language classroom
- 2012 Francis P. Hunkins Distinguished Article Award in Teaching for co-authored article, Problematizing notions of decontextualized 'best practice'.
- Presented by the American Association for Teaching and Curriculum May 2012
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
- Meadows, B. & Neumann, J. (2017). What does it mean to assess gifted students’ perceptions of giftedness labels?. Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education, 48(2), 145-165. [Early View published 2016.]
- Meadows, B. (2016). Culture teaching in historical review: On the occasion of ASOCOPI’s fiftieth anniversary. HOW: A Colombian Journal for Teachers of English, 23(2), 148-169.
- Guerrero, H. & Meadows, B. (2015). Global professional identity in deterretorialized spaces: A case study of a critical dialogue between expert and novice nonnative English speaker teachers. PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 17(2): 13-27.
- Meadows, B. (2014). Examining nationalism in folk theories of language: The case of language complaints in multilingual settings. The International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 24(3): 337-356. [Early View published 2013.]
- Meadows, B. (2014). Nationalist border practices: A critical account of how and why an English language classroom on the US/Mexico border reproduces nationalism. International Journal of the Sociology of Language, 227: 139-155.
- Meadows, B. (2013). The relative priority of conceptual and procedural knowledge in university Second Language Teacher Education (SLTE) programs: Perspectives of in-service language teachers in New Jersey. Action in Teacher Education, 35(3): 186-203.
- Meadows, B. & Sayer, P. (2013). The Mexican sports car controversy: An appraisal analysis of BBC's Top Gear and the reproduction of nationalism and racism through humor. Discourse, Context & Media, 2(2): 103-110.
- Sayer, P. & Meadows, B. (2012). Teaching culture beyond nationalist boundaries: National identities, stereotyping, and culture in language education. Intercultural Education, 23(3): 265-279.
- Neumann, J. & Meadows, B. (2011). Problematizing notions of decontextualized ‘best practice’. Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, 13(1/2): 93-107.
- Meadows, B. (2010). ‘Like my tutor and stuff, people I would talk to’: Laying claim to imagined national communities in learner discourse. Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, 7(2/3): 88-111.
- Meadows, B. (2009). Capital negotiation and identity practices: Investigating symbolic capital from the ‘ground-up’. Critical Discourse Studies, 6(1): 15-30.
- Meadows, B. (2007). Distancing and showing solidarity via metaphor and metonymy in political discourse: A critical study of American statements on Iraq during the years 2004-2005. Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis Across Disciplines, 1(2): 1-17.
- Meadows, B. (2007). Implications of ultrasound technology in the L2 classroom. Arizona Working Papers in SLA & Teaching, 14: 15-41.
- Meadows, B. & Muramatsu, Y. (2007). Native speaker or non-native speaker teacher?: A report of student preferences in four different foreign language classrooms. Arizona Working Papers in SLA & Teaching, 14: 95-109.
Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters
- Cole, D. & Meadows, B. (2013). Re-imagining belonging: Communities of practice in the (foreign) language classroom. In D. Rivers & S. Houghton (Eds.), Social identities and multiple selves in foreign language education (pp. 121-138). London: Bloomsbury.
- Cole, D. & Meadows, B. (2013). Avoiding the essentialist trap: Using critical discourse analysis to read nationalist ideologies in the intercultural language classroom. In F. Dervin & A. Liddicoat (Eds.), Linguistics for intercultural education in language learning and teaching (pp. 29-47). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
- Meadows, B. (2011). ‘Now here I am influent in Spanish’: Negotiating monolingual Hispanic identities at the bilingual US/Mexico border. In K. Ciepiela (Ed.), Identity through a language lens (pp. 97-108). Berlin: Peter Lang.
- Meadows, B. (2011). Do you see what I’m saying? Literally.: Ultrasound technology as a tool for pronunciation instruction. In J. Aitken, J. Pedego-Fairley, J. Carlson (Eds.), Communication technology for students in special education or gifted programs (pp. 293-302). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
- Meadows, B. & Waugh, L. (2010). Identity and power in online communities of practice: Working in the extreme margins of a celebrity gossip blogsite. In J. Watzke, P. Chamness Miller, & M. Mantero (Eds.), Readings in language studies, volume two (pp. 185-200). St. Louis, MO: International Society for Language Studies.
Other Professional Publications
- Meadows, B. (Sum 2017). Teacher education programs in New Jersey: How are we doing?.NJTESOL/NJBE Voices, 46(3). Available at http://www.njtesol-njbe.org/voices/vcsv46n3/SIGs.html.
- Meadows, B. (Spring 2017). Pursuing professional development grants for teacher education. NJTESOL/NJBE Voices, 46(2). Available at http://www.njtesol-njbe.org/voices/vcsv46n2/SIGs.html.
- Meadows, B. (Mar 2017). National traits: Bryan Meadows steps beyond stereotypes to teach intercultural skills. English Teaching Professional, 109, 8-9.
- Meadows, B. (Winter 2017). Tech tools for teacher education: A starter kit. NJTESOL/NJBE Voices, 46(1). Available at http://www.njtesol-njbe.org/voices/vcsv46n1/SIGs.html.
- Meadows, B. (Fall 2016). The edTPA: The Education Teacher Performance Assessment. NJTESOL/NJBE Voices, 45(4). Available at http://www.njtesol-njbe.org/voices/vcsv45n4/SIGs.html.
- Meadows, B. (Sum 2014). Preparing international preservice teachers for culture teaching: Leading them to the ground level. Idiom: The Newsletter of the New York State Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (NYS-TESOL), 42(2), 22-23.
- Meadows, B. (Apr 2013). Speak a new language project: A critical learning experience for future ESL/EFL teachers. TEIS News: The newsletter of the teacher education interest section of TESOL. Available at http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/tesolteis/issues/2013-04-08/2.html.
- Meadows, B. (Oct 2012). Build a plan to teach students as individuals. Think Teachers, 1(3), 45.