Miriam Eisenstein Ebsworth

Associate Professor of English Education

Miriam Eisenstein Ebsworth

Phone: (212) 998-5195

Curriculum Vitae/Syllabi:

Miriam Eisenstein Ebsworth, PhD, is director of Doctoral and Post-MA Programs in Multilingual, Multicultural Studies: TESOL and Bilingual Education. She is also co-director of ISEP (with Lisa Vogel), an English conversation and culture program for spouses and families of international students at NYU. An English-dominant speaker from a Yiddish-speaking home in Brooklyn, NY, her language background also includes Spanish, French, and Hebrew. She has worked with second-language learners from K-adult in the Metropolitan area, has mentored second-language teachers and researchers, and has held various leadership positions on a local and national level. She is currently research editor of the journal Writing and Pedagogy, and Chair of The National Association for Bilingual Education Research SIG. Miriam is also the Hebrew language delegate for the New York State Association for Bilingual Education. Many of her research interests center on cross-cultural communication, with language as a mediator of individual and group perceptions and values. She is also interested in supporting L2 acquisition through the affordances of technology and has contributed to the development of Actionthroughwords, an online English course about the United Nations. She was chosen as 2018 Bilingual Teacher of the Year by the New York State Association for Bilingual Education.