Academic Review Team
Stephanie Farrow, Director of Curriculum
Stephanie Farrow, M.Ed., serves as Progressive Language's Director of Curriculum, responsible for program development and evaluation, supervision of the writing team, and coordination of the educational component with the program production team. Stephanie's professional background includes curriculum design and development, teacher training, and classroom teaching. She has served as program director for non-profit organizations and been active in community programs focusing on issues concerning children and youth. Having first worked overseas as a teenager, Stephanie has continued to nurture her passion for languages and cross-cultural communication via a Kellogg Foundation Fellowship in International Development, working and consulting in Latin America and Africa, and participation in international community activities.
Dr. Jeffrey T. Connor-Linton, Linguistics Advisor
Dr. Connor-Linton is an Associate Professor and Chairman of the Dept. of Linguistics at Georgetown University. He is an expert in Multi-dimensional Analysis, Language Assessment, Research Design and Statistics and Cross-cultural Communications.
Dr. Susan Carkin, Linguistics and ESL Advisor
Dr. Carkin has a BA in Spanish, a BA and an MA in English and ESL and a PhD in Applied Linguistics. She is an Associate Professor for the Intensive English Language Institute at Utah State University. She specializes in Linguistics and the teaching of the English Language.
Dr. Heather McCullum - Bayliss, Computational Linguistics Advisor
Dr. McCullum holds a PhD with concentrations in Applied Linguistics and Spanish Linguistics from Georgetown University, U.S.A. She is a Senior Computational Linguist for Lockheed Martin Management and Data Systems.
Professor Bill King, Linguistics Advisor
Bill is currently associate Professor at Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Business where he teaches business communication. He has over 30 years experience in studying the science of communication and continues to actively publish in the field.
Dr. Annie Kim, Linguistics and Korean Advisor
Annie hold PhD and M.Ed degrees and is currently an instructor at Utah State University. A Native of South Korea, Annie also guides the Korean content utilized in our services in that country. Annie enjoys over 20 years of experience in the field of language acquisition.