University at Buffalo

Janina Brutt-Griffler

Janina Brutt-Griffler

Associate Dean of International Education and Language Programs Director, Center for Comparative and Global Studies in Education

Professor 10 Months


Specialty/Research Focus

English Education; Educational Policy; Sociolinguistics; Research Design

Contact Information
505 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Phone: (716) 645-4066

Education and Training:
  • PhD, The Ohio State University, English and Foreign Language Education
  • Best Practices in the Dual Language Curricula: Young English Language Learners in Urban Schools; State; TERRA Foundation; Awarded; (11/01/2016-11/01/2016)
  • Bilingual Learners in U.S. Schools; Foundation and Research Organization; The University at Buffalo; Awarded; (11/01/2016-11/01/2016)
Journal Article:
  • Brutt-Griffler, J. (2017). English in the Multilingual Classroom: Implications for research, policy and practice. PSU Research Review, Vol. 1 Issue: 3, pp.216-228,
  • Brutt-Griffler, J., & Kim, S. (2017). Gender socialization: From L1 to L2 Lingua Cultures. International Journal of Applied Linguistics. [Online], available at:
  • Brutt-Griffler, J., & Kim, S. (2017). In their own voices: Development of English as a gender-neutral language. English Today. [Online], available at:
  • Brutt-Griffler, J and Cho, H. (2015). Integrated reading and writing: A case of Korean English language learners. Reading in a Foreign Language, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 242-261.
  • Brutt-Griffler, J. Cho, H. (2015) Integrated Reading-Writing: A Case of Korean English Language Learners in Reading in a Foreign Language in Betsy Gilliland and Jeongyeon Park (Guest Editors). Published by the University of Hawaii Press.
Book Chapter:
  • Brutt-Griffler, J & Kim, S (2016). ‘Closing the gender gap: The role of English.’ In M-L. Pitzl & R. Osimk-Teasdale (eds.), English as a Lingua Franca: Perspectives and Prospects. Berlin, Germany: De Gruyter Mouton, pp. 245–257.
  • Brutt-Griffler, J., & Kim, N. (2016). Multilingualism and e-learning. In C. Haythornthwaite, R. Andrews, J. Fransman & E. Meyers (Eds.), The Sage handbook of e-learning research (2nd ed., 187-208). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Invited Lectures:
  • Brutt-Griffler, J (2017). Teacher Performance in Dual Language Programs: What longitudinal research study can offer to policy makers? American Association for Applied Linguistics, March 19. Portland, Oregon.;
  • Recent Studies on Policy and Practice in ELL Education;
  • Polish Consul General, NYC, April 15, 2015.;
  • Polish Embassy, Washington, D.C. July 15, 2014.;
  • Bilingual Language Learners in Urban Schools. NY Conference on English Language Learners, Oct. 25th, 2016.;
Editorial and Review:
  • Editor, The International Journal of Applied Linguistics published by Blackwell/Wiley
  • Editor, The International Journal of Applied Linguistics
Professional Service:
  • Reviewer for the American Association for Applied Linguistics in March 2015.
  • Faculty Mentor for a Senior faculty in LAI

    Contact Information

    505 Baldy Hall
    North Campus
    Phone: (716) 645-4066