Professor Profiles

profile picture

Marian Rossiter, PhD

Associate Professor


Educational Psychology

About Me


Marian Rossiter teaches TESL courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. She has had extensive experience teaching in and coordinating adult English as a second language programs. Marian has conducted classroom-based research on the effects of communication strategy instruction and affective strategy instruction on L2 performance and motivation.  Her current research focuses on second language speaking, pragmatics, vocabulary, and teacher development. Marian's interest in immigration issues is reflected in her research on immigrant youth settlement issues.


Associate Professor, Teaching English as a Second Language Program, Department of Educational Psychology

Editor, TESL Canada Journal (