Aerial view of the LoSchiavo Building Lawn  
Univ of San Francisco and St Ignatius church from the air   
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Dorothy S. Messerschmitt

Professor of Education, Emeritus
International & Multicultural Education Department

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B.A., University of Michigan, 1968
M.A., University of Michigan, 1969
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1972

Research interests and areas of expertise:
First and second language acquisition; teaching English as a second language; syntax; discourse analysis; linguistics.


Publications

Hafernik, J.J. & Messerschmitt, D. (2009). Dilemmas in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages: 40 Cases. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.
Hafernik, J.J., Messerschmitt, D. & Vandrick, S. (2002). Ethical issues for ESL faculty: Social Justice in Practice. Mahwah, N.J.: Erlbaum.
Messerschmitt, D. (1997/1998). Teaching grammar: What do employers at the post-secondary level expect? The CATESOL Journal, 10. [California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages]
Vandrick, S. & Messerschmitt, D. (1997/1998). The web of classroom of exchanges. The CATESOL Journal, 10. [California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages]