Emily Hager

Dr. Emily Hager

Adjunct Faculty

Year Started at GU: 2009
Phone: 314.604.1542
Email: [email protected]
Office Hours:

As requested.

Areas of Responsibility:

MAE-ESL advisor and Instructor

Currently resides in St. Louis with her husband and three children.

Research interests include: Language Immersion, Narrative Inquiry, Faith & Identity Development, Lifespan narrative, multi-lingualism.


ENG 514 Theoretical Foundations of TESL

ENG 515 Linguistics 

ENG 520 Clinical Observation for TESL endorsement

ENG 522 Pronunciation for TESL

Publications and Presentations

Hager, E. (2014, February 14). Hungry for Community: Understanding Millennials.
Unpublished paper presented at Lutheran Leaders in Mission. Invited Speaker for
February meeting. St. Louis, MO.

Hager, E., L. Dorner, A. Layton (2012, April). Narrative identities of Arab American
Muslim women in a midwestern city. American Educational Research Association,
Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Related Experiences

I worked with two Taiwanese teenagers integrating into a rural midwestern high school. (2002)

I taught one semester each of Intermediate Reading, Intermediate Oral Communication, Intermediate Pronunciation, and American Culture at the Intensive English Institute, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign. (2004-2006)

 I taught reading, writing, pragmatics, pronunciation, social skills, grammar, and how to navigate forms and community espectations for the Adult English Language  program in St. Louis. I also proctored and scored the CASAS exam, which is an exam that  measures the basic skills and the English language and literacy skills needed to function effectively at work and in life.  (2006-2007)

 I helped design and teach the Beijing University Teachers program. I taught  lessons on the American Education System, Teaching philosophies, Pronunciation, and some conversational English. (Summers of 2010-2012)