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Yu-Chieh Wu / Linguist, PhD candidate at the ​​University of Hawaiʻi

Yu-Chieh Wu is a doctoral candidate interested in language and identity, global citizenship, and multilingual education. She studies at the Global and International Education program at the Department of Educational Foundations, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. By identifying gaps in academic performance based on students’ linguistic capital, her research is expected to open up more informed discussions about how language practices are negotiated in the classroom and inform policy makers on improving education for a more equitable world.