Tamara Roose

  • Assistant Professor, English
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Tamara Roose is an Assistant Professor of English at Mercy College in the Department of Literature and Language. She has a Ph.D. in Teaching and Learning from The Ohio State University, with a specialization in Foreign, Second, and Multilingual Language Education. In her teaching and research, she is particularly interested in how students draw upon diverse language and cultural resources as they develop new academic literacy practices. Her work has been published in Journal of English for Academic Purposes, ELT Journal, TESOL Journal, and TESL Canada.



Ph.D., The Ohio State University


ENGL 111: English Composition I

ENGL 112: English Composition II

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
Roose, T. M. (2022). Chinese international students’ social interaction and use of cultural resources in  online discussions in an ESL classroom. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 56. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeap.2022.101092

Roose, T. M., & Newell, G. E. (2020). Exploring online discussions through an Academic Literacies approach. ELT Journal, 27(3), 258-267. https://doi.org/10.1093/elt/ccaa027

Book Chapters
Choi, M-S., Roose, T. M., & Manion, C. (2022). Navigating identities within liminal spaces: Exploring the teacher identity construction of international graduate teaching associates of second-year writing courses. In R. Jain, B. Yazan, & S. Canagarajah, Transnational research in English language teaching: Critical pedagogies, practices, and identities, 204-222. Multilingual Matters.

Weng, Z., McGuire, M., & Roose, T. M. (2020). Applying culturally responsive pedagogy to engage with cultural differences in an ESL composition course. In J. K. Shin & P. Vinogradova. Contemporary Foundations for Teaching English as an Additional Language: Pedagogical Approaches and Classroom Applications. Routledge. 

Book Reviews
Roose, T. M. (2019). [Review of the book English Learning in the Digital Age: Agency, Technology, and Context, by S. Zeng]. TESL Canada Journal, 36(3), 202-204. https://doi.org/10.18806/tesl.v36i3.1328

Roose, T. M. (2019). [Review of the book Self-Study of Language and Literacy Education Practices: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Contexts, by J. Sharkey & M. M. Peercy.] TESOL Journal, 10(3), 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1002/tesj.447