Staff

Karen Schwelle, Director
Cathy Raymond, Assistant Director
Pamela Dzunu, Instructor

Mark Bass, Part-Time Instructor
Elizabeth Burke, Part-Time Instructor
Edem Dzunu, Part-Time Instructor
Margorie J. Maclin, Part-Time Instructor
Heather McKay, Part-Time Instructor
Kelly Milford, Part-Time Instructor
Stephanie Moore, Part-Time Instructor
Christophe Ropers, Part-Time Instructor
Hannah Song, Part-Time Instructor
Mica Tucci, Part-Time Instructor
Grace Waitman, Part-Time Instructor
Charlotte Wallace, Part-Time Instructor
Christa Wilson Earl, Part-Time Instructor


Karen Schwelle, Director
kschwelle@wustl.edu

M.A. (TESL), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.A. (German Literature), Indiana University at Bloomington

  • Joined the English Language Programs (ELP) as an instructor in 1998
  • Studied and taught in Austria and Germany
  • Also works as a four-year academic advisor in Arts & Sciences and serves on the steering board of the English for Specific Purposes Interest Section in TESOL International Association

Cathy Raymond, Assistant Director
craymond@wustl.edu

M.A. (TESOL/Applied Linguistics), Indiana University at Bloomington
M.A. (Germanic Studies), Indiana University at Bloomington

  • Joined the ELP in 2013
  • Worked in Afghanistan, Germany, Nepal, and Russia
  • Also serves as a CEA accreditor and English Language Program director for the Alliance for International Women’s Rights in Afghanistan and Nepal

Pamela Dzunu, Instructor
pdzunu@wustl.edu

M.A. (TESOL), Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
M.A. (Intercultural Studies), Golden Gate Theological Seminary at San Francisco

  • Joined the ELP in 2003
  • Lived in Azerbaijan and Ethiopia
  • Also works as a trainer in intercultural communication, diversity, and inclusion for Baobab People

MarkBass
Mark Bass | Part-Time Instructor | mark.bass@wustl.edu
M.B.A., Texas A & M University
M.A. (TESOL), Southern Illinois University

  • Joined the ELP in 2011
  • Lived in Russia and Spain
  • Has also worked as an international student advisor and in marketing and consulting

Elizabeth Burke | Part-Time Instructor | lburke@wustl.edu
M.A. (TESL), Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

  • Joined the ELP in 2016
  • Studied in Spain
  • Has also taught ESL at Saint Louis University and Spanish at the K-12 level

Edem Dzunu | Part-Time Instructor | edzunu@wustl.edu
Ph.D. (Ethics), Reformation Theological Seminary
M.A. (TEFL), University of North London
M.A. (Theological Studies), Covenant Theological Seminary

  • Joined the ELP in 2010
  • Studied and taught in China, Germany, Ghana, and the UK
  • Also works as a trainer in intercultural communication, diversity, and inclusion for Baobab People

Margie Maclin
Margorie J. Maclin | Part-Time Instructor | margie.maclin@wustl.edu
M.A. (TESL), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Joined the ELP in 2004
  • Teaches writing courses for graduate students and researchers
  • Also works at St. Louis Community College


Heather McKay | Part-Time Instructor | mckayh@wustl.edu
Ed.D (TEFL), University of Exeter

  • Joined the ELP in 2016
  • Has taught in Costa Rica, Romania, Slovakia, Turkey, and the UK
  • Has also served as ESL coordinator at St. Louis Community College and taught for the MATESL program at Webster University


Kelly Milford | Part-Time Instructor | kmilford@wustl.edu
M.A. (TESL), University of Limerick

  • Joined the ELP in 2016
  • Studied and taught in Indonesia, Ireland, and the United Arab Emirates
  • Has also worked as a project manager and developmental editor in the publishing industry


Stephanie Moore | Part-Time Instructor | stephanie.moore@wustl.edu
M.A. (TESL), Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

  • Joined the ELP in 2016
  • Has studied in France
  • Has also worked as an international career/family consultant in the relocation industry and as manager of the Management Communication Lab in WUSTL’s Olin School of Business

ChrisRopers
Christophe Ropers | Part-Time Instructor | chris.ropers@wustl.edu
Ph.D. (Applied Linguistics), Université de Bretagne-Sud

  • Joined the ELP in 2013
  • Studied and taught in France
  • Also works in the development of electronic corpora and online courses in English for Specific Purposes


Hannah Song | Part-Time Instructor | hhsong@wustl.edu
M.A. (TESL), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Joined the ELP in 2008
  • Taught in Myanmar and Thailand
  • Teaches writing and speaking courses for graduate students and researchers

MicaTucci
Mica Tucci | Part-Time Instructor | mtucci@wustl.edu
M.A. (TESL), Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

  • Joined the ELP in 2016
  • Taught in Bhutan and El Salvador
  • Has served as a Peace Corps Youth Development Program volunteer in El Salvador

Grace Waitman | Part-Time Instructor | gwaitman@wustl.edu
M.A. (American Literature), Washington University in St. Louis
M.A. (English Literature), Indiana University at Bloomington
M.S. (Educational Psychology), Indiana University at Bloomington

 

  • Joined the ELP in 2015
  • Studied in Greece
  • Has also worked as a lecturer in the WUSTL College Writing Program and as a writer, editor, and musician

Charlotte Wallace | Part-Time Instructor | cwallace@wustl.edu
M.A. (Russian Literature), New York University
J.D., Washington University in St. Louis

  • Joined the ELP in 2009
  • Studied and worked in France and Russia
  • Has also worked as law clerk and as a teacher of French and Russian


Christa Wilson Earl | Part-Time Instructor | cwilsonearl@wustl.edu
M.A. (Linguistics), University of Colorado at Boulder

  • Joined the ELP in 2016
  • Has lived in South Korea and Thailand
  • Has also worked as a curriculum developer, teacher trainer, and as a consultant in Native American language revitalization projects