Jennifer J. MacDonald researches, publishes, and presents on topics at the intersection between critical applied linguistics, internationalization of higher education, and English for academic purposes (EAP). She is a doctoral candidate at the UCL Institution of Education, London. Her doctoral research tackles the challenges of language policies, politics and pedagogy in the linguistically-diverse context of internationalized Canadian higher education.
Her books include Academic Inquiry 1, Sentences and Paragraphs (with Marcia Kim, Oxford University Press, 2017) and New Perspectives on Pedagogies for English for Academic Purposes (with Carole MacDiarmid, Bloomsbury, forthcoming in 2021).
Jennifer is also Head Teacher of ESL Programs at Dalhousie University, Halifax, where she is the academic lead on a variety of programs in EAP, and teacher and faculty professional development. She participates in Dalhousie committees and initiatives in support of international students, academic language and literacy, and internationalization.