Dai Gu, MA

Title: Graduate Research Assistant

Groups: Project Personnel

Dai Gu is a doctoral student in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University. Her primary specialization is Multilingual Multicultural Education, and her secondary is in Research Methodology and Learning Technology. She is currently working as a graduate research assistant in the ACE-STEM project. Dai earned her master’s degree in Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics with a focus on Translation Studies in 2018. She has worked as a part-time English teacher/tutor in China for about 4 years with K-12 and university students. In addition, she has one year of experience teaching Mandarin and Chinese cultural classes at the previous Confucius Institute at Mason. She believes in the empowering and positive effects that multilingualism, multiculturalism, and multiliteracy can have on all students. Her research interests include translanguaging, innovative technology in the instruction and assessment of multilingual learners, quantitative methodology, critical discourse analysis, and new literacy.