Instructor

Jesse Anne Gillispie LinkedIn

JESSE GILLISPIE, Ph.D., a UC Santa Cruz writing instructor, has a doctorate in education with an emphasis in applied linguistics and language in social interaction. She has written about and conducted research on the relationship between language, identity and learning. Gillispie has worked with English language learners from elementary students to postdoctoral researchers and has presented her work at numerous conferences including ethnography forums, the American Anthropological Association, the American Educational Research Association, and the American Association of Applied Linguistics. Her publications and conference presentations span topics covering identity development and second language learning, teaching and learning in everyday classroom interaction, and the role of classroom management in student success and identity development. A native of Northern California, she lived in Germany and France before settling in the Bay Area.