University at Buffalo

Janina Brutt-Griffler

Janina Brutt-Griffler

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

Professor

LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION
DEAN'S OFFICE


Specialty/Research Focus

English Education; International Education; Educational Policy; Linguistic, Discourse, and Sociocultural Context; Sociolinguistics; Qualitative Research Methods; Research Design; Research Methods

Contact Information
505 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Phone: (716) 645-4066
bruttg@buffalo.edu


Education and Training:
  • PhD, The Ohio State University, English and Foreign Language Education
Awards and Honors:
  • Advisory Board, UB Confucius Institute; UB International Office;
  • Transforming Saudi Universities in an Era of Change, IECHE 2019. Fellowship awarded by the Ministry of Education, The Kindgom of Saudia Arabia. February, 2019.; The Ministry of Education, The Kingdom of Saudia Arabia;
Recent Publications:
Journal Special Issue:
  • Brutt-Griffler, J. (2021). Corpus-based language teaching and learning. The International Journal of Applied Linguistics, Vol 31, Issue 2 [Commissioned and Edited]
Journal Article:
  • Brutt-Griffler, J. (2020). Who’s Afraid of Multilingualism? Language and Intersectionality. Nordic Journal of English Studies, 19(3), 151–164. DOI: http://doi.org/10.35360/njes.585
  • Brutt-Griffler, J., Nurunnabi, M., & Kim, S. (2020). International students’ level of preparedness: Identifying factors and maximizing study abroad experience using a mixed-methods approach. Journal of International Students. DOI: https://doi.org/10.32674/jis.v10i4.839
  • Erdemir, E., & Brutt-Griffler, J. (2020): Vocabulary Development Through Peer Interactions in Early Childhood: A Case Study of an Emergent Bilingual Child in Preschool. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism. DOI: 10.1080/13670050.2020.1722058
  • Brutt-Griffler, J., and Jang, E. (2019). ‘Dual language programs: an exploration of bilingual students’ academic achievement, language proficiencies and engagement using a mixed methods approach,’ International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, [Advance publication]. DOI: 10.1080/13670050.2019.1616670.
Recent Presentations:
Invited Lectures:
  • Brutt-Griffler, J. (2019). Keynote Address: Developing bilingual literacy among young learners in the area of global English: Research and Policy implications. Delivered at the Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching International Conference and Exhibition, March 7-9, Dubai. UAE.;
Conferences:
  • Brutt-Griffler, J., (2021). Early Biliteracy Development: Research and Policy Implications for Dual Language Programs. AAAL 2021, March 20-23. Virtual Conference.;
  • Brutt-Griffler, J., Jang, E. (2021). Early Biliteracy Development: Key Factors that Facilitate its Development in a Dual Language Program. AERA 2021, April 9-12.;
  • Brutt-Griffler, J. & Jang, E. (2020). Early Biliteracy Development: Research and Policy Implications for Dual Language Programs. American Educational Research Association, San Francisco (AERA cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic).;
  • Brutt-Griffler, J., Jang, E. (2019). Dual Language Programs: An Exploration of Bilingual Students’ Academic Achievement, Language Proficiencies and Engagement Using a Mixed Methods Approach. AERA, April 5-9, Toronto.;
Recent Grants:
Grant:
  • Bilingual Learners in U.S. Schools; Foundation and Research Organization; The University at Buffalo; Awarded; (11/01/2016-11/01/2016)
  • Best Practices in the Dual Language Curricula: Young English Language Learners in Urban Schools; State; TERRA Foundation; Awarded; (11/01/2016-11/01/2016)
Recent Activities:
Editorial and Review:
  • Editor, The International Journal of Applied Linguistics (Wiley)
    08/23/2019-05/23/2020
  • Editor, The International Journal of Applied Linguistics published by Blackwell/Wiley
    11/01/2016-
  • Editor, The International Journal of Applied Linguistics
    05/15/2013-05/15/2018
Professional Service:
  • Reviewer for the American Association for Applied Linguistics in March 2015.
    10/01/2014-05/25/2018
  • Faculty Mentor for a Senior faculty in LAI
    05/15/2014-05/25/2018
Recent Editorships:
Editorship:
  • Senior Associate Editor; PSU Research Review: An International Interdisciplinary Journal
    08/15/2019-08/15/2025
  • Editor; The International Journal of Applied Linguistics (Wiley)
    01/01/2019-01/01/2023
  • Editor; The International Journal of Applied Linguistics (Wiley)
    08/15/2008-08/15/2023

Contact Information

505 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Phone: (716) 645-4066
bruttg@buffalo.edu