BiographyDr. Carolina Pelaez-Morales earned her MA in English from Eastern Illinois University
and her Ph.D. in Second Language Studies from Purdue University. Since 2014, when
she came to CSU, she has served as a coordinator of the TESOL certificate and ESOL
endorsement, and she teaches courses in Applied Linguistics as well as composition.
Her publications and research examine the relationship between theory and practice,
academic support of English language learners, and teachers and their pedagogical