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Sigrun Biesenbach-Lucas

Sigrun Biesenbach-Lucas, German, American language educator, consultant. Achievements include research in email requests in higher education.

Background

  • Biesenbach-Lucas, Sigrun was born on March 28, 1960 in Remscheid, Germany. Arrived in United States, 1984. Daughter of Heinz Wilhelm and Ingrid Biesenbach.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Bonn, 1983. Master of Arts in Teaching, Georgetown University, Washington, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Lx., Georgetown University, Washington, 1994.

    Career

    • Assistant professorial lecturer English as Second Language/English foreign language George Washington University, Washington, 1988—1998. Assistant professorial lecturer applied linguistics Georgetown University, 1992—1998, instructor Center for Language Education and Development, since 2006, mem University faculty senate. Assistant professor Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages American University, 1998—2006.

      Site reviewer Commission on English Language Program Accreditation. Consultant job relevant skills. Interviewer Georgetown University Alumni Admissions Program.

      Presenter in field; member editorial board LLT.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in email requests in higher education.

    Works

    • Revs. Editor Language Learning and Technology, since 2005, member editorial board, since 2006. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Local chair American Academy of Arts and Letters, 2008. Guest panelist American Association of University Women, Washington, 2003—2004. Member of Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages (World Teacher honoree 2005-2006), Washington Area Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages, International Society Language Studies, Linguistic Society of Canada and United States, American Association Applied Linguistics.

    Connections

    • Married Randolph Joel Pitcher Lucas, 1984. Children: Benjamin Noah Lucas, Cameron Raymond Lucas.
    • father: Heinz Wilhelm
    • mother: Ingrid Biesenbach
    • spouse: Randolph Joel Pitcher Lucas
    • children: Benjamin Noah Lucas Biesenbach-Lucas
    • Cameron Raymond Lucas Biesenbach-Lucas
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    Born March 28, 1960
    (age 57)
    Nationality
    • 1983
      University Bonn
    • 1986
      Georgetown University
    • 1994
      Georgetown University
    • 1988 - 1998
      Assistant, professorial lecturer English as Second Language/English foreign language George Washington University
      Washington, United States
    • 1998 - 2006
      assistant, professor Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages American University