Melissa Hauber-Özer

Melissa Hauber-Özer
Melissa Hauber-Özer
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Melissa Hauber-Özer is a doctoral candidate in International Education in George Mason University’s Graduate School of Education. Originally from the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, area, she completed her bachelor’s degree in German at Wheaton College, a TESOL certificate at La Salle University, and a master’s degree in World Language Education at Temple University.

Ms. Hauber-Özer has taught English as a second/foreign language, German, and literacy for over 15 years to learners of all ages in both formal and non-formal settings, including kindergartens, secondary schools, universities, and community adult education programs. She has trained and mentored pre-service language teachers at the University of Pennsylvania and George Mason University in the United States and has done program design and curriculum development for a variety of community-based non-profit educational initiatives. 

Ms. Hauber-Özer’s research focuses on language and literacy education in migration contexts and employs action research, critical participatory inquiry, and ethnographic methods to examine issues of educational access and quality for linguistically and culturally diverse learners. Her current doctoral research documents the language learning and integration experiences of Syrian refugee young adults studying in Turkish universities. Ms. Hauber-Özer currently lives in the Eastern Mediterranean region of Turkey.