Faculty Profiles

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Pam Barger, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of TESOL, ELIC Program Director, and Fulbright Program Advisor

On Faculty since 2012
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Pam is an experienced ESL and EFL teacher with a doctorate in Cultural and Educational Policy Studies (specialization in Comparative International Education). Pam has researched the religious effects of educating women in Thailand and currently serves as the ELIC Director, Online Course Manager, and Field-Based Education Coordinator for the department.

Loyola University Chicago
Ph.D., Cultural and Educational Policy Studies

Wheaton College
M.A., Intercultural Studies/TESOL

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.S., Psychology

University of Illinois
Certificate in Online Teaching

  • English as a Second Language Education
  • American Academy of Religion (AAR)
  • Association for Asian Studies (AAS)
  • American Society of Missiology (ASM)
  • Comparative International Education Society (CIES)
  • Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Illinois Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and Bilingual Education (Illinois TESOL-BE)
  • Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars
  • INTR 563 Cross-Cultural Teaching and Learning
  • INTR 615 Teaching Reading and Composition
  • INTR 694 World Religions