Miranda K. McCarvel

Multilingual Writing Specialist; Lecturer in English Language & Literature and Education & Child Study

Miranda McCarvel

Contact & Office Hours

Fall 2019
Firday, 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Or by appointment.

Seelye Hall 307

413-585-3038

Education

Ph.D., University of Utah

M.A., B.A., University of Montana

Biography

Miranda McCarvel is the multilingual writing specialist at the Jacobson Center and teaches composition for bilinguals and non-native speakers of English, along with a variety of linguistics courses. Her research interest is in teaching in higher education with an emphasis on teaching English as a second language and linguistics. Her pedagogical approach centers on using evidence-based instructional practices to create an inclusive, student-led classroom that encourages students to take an active role in their education.

McCarvel has a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies and master’s and doctoral degrees in linguistics. Her graduate research focused on Jèrriais, an endangered Romance language.