Newsletter team

 

Sabina Skenderović is  a PhD student, a Senior Assistant at the University of Tuzla and and an English language teacher (and owner) in a private language school. Besides being a participant at various ELT conferences, she has held several ELT workshops at both national and international conferences. She has also conducted several researches in ELT (with young learners and teenagers). Moreover, she has conducted several projects, like a project within the larger project One BiH, One Book  which was carried out throughout the whole country. In addition to this, in 2010, she conducted a project named London in elementary school Brčanska Malta , where she was working at the time, and won the second place for innovative use of IT in classroom. The competition was organized by British Council and Microsoft company. Besides participating in ELT conferences, she gave presentations at scientific conferences at University of Osjek: Children and Languages Today (2017), at University of Sarajevo: Stulikon (2014) and at 4th International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics at International Burch University (2014). She is very keen on learning languages. She speaks four languages and has won scholarships of French, Italian and American Embassy. She finished Online program of ELT methodology at University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA. She encourages team work, volunteering and humanitarian work and she was a volunteer for several years.

 

Lisa Hundley is a full-time English teacher at the Gymnasium der Diözese in Eisenstadt, Austria.  Additionally, she has instructed Advanced Business English courses in the Masters of International Business program at the Fachhochschule Burgenland/University of Applied Sciences in Eisenstadt.

Lisa’s relationship with Bosnia and Herzegovina began in 2009, when she lectured as an English Language Fellow for two years at the University Džemal Bijedić and at the American Corner in Mostar.  From 2011-2013, she was the Senior English Language Fellow in the English Department/Faculty of Humanities at the University of Tuzla.  In addition to teaching academic writing and EFL methodology courses and assisting with departmental strategic planning, she coordinated and conducted teacher training workshops in conjunction with the Pedagogical Institute of Tuzla Canton, also cooperating closely with members of the Tuzla English Teachers’ Association (TETA) to initiate their first international conference.    Her current location in Europe has allowed her to maintain active contact with local and regional English teachers via workshops, conferences, and social events.

Born and raised in Washington State, USA, Lisa holds a BA in German from Washington State University as well as an MA in TESL and an MA in German/Applied Linguistics from Penn State University.

 

Sanel Hadžiahmetović Jurida, BA, MA, PhD (English Linguistics)
Associate Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, 

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Tuzla
Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

 Sanel Hadžiahmetović Jurida has been a university teacher in the English Department of the University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina since 2003 (as a Teaching Assistant, a Senior Teaching Assistant, Assistant Professor from 2012 to September 2017, and Associate Professor since September 2017). He studied English linguistics to BA and MA levels at his home university, and to PhD level at JJ Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia (EU). He has participated in a number of international conferences and published in a number of domestic and international conference proceedings and journals. As Associate Professor, he is currently teaching several undergraduate and Master’s courses focusing on English Linguistics (primarily English Phonetics and Phonology), and English Translation and Interpreting Studies, and PhD courses in the field of English linguistics. His areas of research include internet linguistics, translation and interpreting studies, English linguistics in general, and English phonetics and phonology. He authored two televised schools of English for the national broadcasting company (BHRT). In addition, he is a professional translator, editor and reviewer. Within the Erasmus+ Inernational Credit Mobility programme he has participated in four mobilities (University of Granada, Spain, May 2016 and May 2017, and NOVA University of Lisbon, Portugal, June 2017, International Staff Training Weeks, and a Teaching Mobility at the University of Granada, Spain, in October 2017).