University of Northern Iowa

A.J. Meier

University of Northern Iowa
Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Saint Petersburg, Russia
6th International English Language Teaching Research Conference, Izmir, Turkey

A. J. Meier (Ph.D. in Linguistics, University of Vienna, Austria) is professor in the MA TESOL/Applied Linguistics Program in the English Department at the University of Northern Iowa. She has published in the areas of pragmatics and culture, language and gender, cross-cultural apologies, politeness theory, and language teacher education. She has taught theoretical and applied linguistics and has designed and facilitated intercultural communication workshops for various institutions (university, public schools, law enforcement, religious groups, continuing education) in the United States, Austria, and Russia.