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Levin ArnspergerAssociate Director of the English Language Learning Program (ELLP)Associate Director of the Emory Writing Center

Levin Arnsperger is the Associate Director of the Emory Writing Center (EWC) and the English Language Learning Program (ELLP). For the ELLP, Dr. Arnsperger teaches writing and communication classes for international multilingual students and helps to administer the Emory English Assessment (EEA). He has developed and run workshops and trainings for staff, faculty, and graduate instructors to help them more effectively communicate with and teach international students at Emory. For the EWC, he recruits, mentors, and trains tutors, and he leads the center’s community engagement efforts, through partnerships with the Emory Autism Center and Freedom University, for example. From 2014 to 2019, he managed the ESL Tutoring Service, which then merged with the EWC. Prior to joining the ESL Program (now ELLP), he served as Visiting Assistant Professor at Kennesaw State University. He received his M.A. degree in American Studies, Political Science, and Modern History from the Free University of Berlin in his native Germany and his doctoral degree in English from Emory University. 

Dr. Arnsperger has conducted research on various topics, including the journey of Chinese high school students to U.S. colleges, and his research has resulted in several publications (single-authored and multi-authored articles, book chapters, conference proceedings) and numerous conference presentations for large national and international organizations such as TESOL, IWCA, MLA, NAISA, and ACTFL. Additionally, he has formed strong connections with ELL support staff across Emory, served as a Faculty-in-Residence on Clairmont Campus from 2016-2020, and traveled to China several times in recent years to visit K-12 schools and learn more about the Chinese education system. He speaks several languages, and resides in Atlanta with his wife and son.