- Lynda Hayward (1994)
Thesis title: Second language writers’ processes, performance and perceptions in ESL composition: Case studies of Japanese students.
- Yuko Uchida (1995)
Thesis title: Negotiation of culture in post-secondary EFL classes in Japan.
- Naoko Morita (1996)
Thesis title: A study of oral academic presentation tasks from a language socialization perspective.
- Laura Carney (1997)
Thesis title: A cross-cultural study of communication during social visits: Japanese ESL students as ethnographers in interlanguage pragmatics research.
- Fong Ping Wong (Deters) (1998)
Thesis title: The impact of an ESL and health care aide program on immigrants’ lives.
- Sandra Zappa-Hollman (2001)
Thesis title: Academic presentations: Exploring the second language socialization of international graduate students across disciplines. [won CMLR Best Grad Student paper award].
- Nakamura, Emy (2005)
Thesis title: Language use in Japanese as a foreign language classrooms.
- Klara Abdi (2009)
Thesis title: Spanish heritage language learners in Canadian Spanish high school classes: Negotiating ethnolinguistic identities and ideologies. [Winner of CMLR Best Graduate Student Paper Award 2010, Ann Hawson Memorial Award].
- Roma Inyckyj (2010)
Thesis title: Learning as laowai: Race, social positioning, and Chinese language acquisition in China.
- Ella Lester (2010)
Thesis title: Learning Chinese: Three autobiographical narratives. [won Ann Hawson thesis award].
- Hong Jiang (2010)
Thesis title: A social-historical analysis of Chinese heritage language education in British Columbia.
- Lorita Chiu (2011)
Thesis title: The construction of the “ideal Chinese child”: A critical analysis of textbooks for Chinese heritage language learners.
- Sabina Lecke (2011)
Thesis title: The non-native modern language teacher: Language practices, choices and challenges.
- Elliott Yates (2012)
Thesis title: Linguistic analysis of Chinese as an additional language using computational tools.
- Zheng Bin (2013)
Thesis title: Negotiating languages and literacies: Intermediate-level Chinese heritage learners’ essay writing.
- Ting Ting Zhou (2013)
Thesis title: Language socialization and ideological change in EFL textbooks in China: Grammar, rhetoric, and genres.
- Sumin Fang (2015)
Thesis title: Engagement with Chinese popular culture in adult Mandarin learning and socialization. [Won Ann Hawson Award]
- Fiona Bewley (2018). (with D. Li)
Thesis title: Culture and language ideology in Chinese foreign language textbooks: A thematic analysis
- Li Shuang. (2018). (with D. Li)
Thesis title: Motivation of Mandarin speakers learning Cantonese in a transnational context: multilingualism and investment
- Masaru Yamamoto (in progress)
Meaning making in the poster presentation: A multimodal analysis of university students’ task perceptions and performance