Dr. Megan M. Siczek serves as Director and Assistant Professor of the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program and coordinates instruction at the undergraduate level. Dr. Siczek holds a Master’s degree in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) and a doctorate in Educational Policy Studies. Her research interests include second language writing, the internationalization of higher education, and English as a global language. She has published journal articles about global education initiatives and interpretations, online EAP instruction, and EAP graduate-level assessment practices, as well as chapters in several edited collections in the field of second language writing. She is the author of the research monograph "International students in first-year writing: A journey through socio-academic space," published by the University of Michigan Press in 2018 and is currently editing a new book about teaching oral academic communication. Dr. Siczek also regularly presents her research at conferences both in the United States and abroad. She is active in supporting internationalization activities at the university, including best practices for engaging and supporting international students on campus and program-level curricular refinements that facilitate international students’ socialization into a new academic discourse community.