B.A., Washington University; M.A., University of Oklahoma; M.A.T., Georgetown University; Ph.D., Georgetown University
Heather Weger is a linguist who joined the Two-Year LL.M. Program at Georgetown Law in 2018. Professor Weger’s classroom experience includes over 11 years of teaching ESL for Academic Purposes at Georgetown University and teaching business and conversational English in Germany. She has also taught Second Language Acquisition courses at American University in Washington, D.C. and has conducted multiple assessment-training seminars and workshops in Barranquilla, Colombia. In addition to her work in the classroom, she maintains a robust service and research platform in the wider TESOL profession. She has presented on numerous topics at international, national, and regional TESOL and linguistics conferences, has served as a Vice President of WATESOL, and is a qualified site reviewer for the Commission on English Language Accreditation (CEA). The author of multiple articles, Professor Weger’s research focuses on effective teaching strategies as well as the social and co-constructed nature of language learning and language teaching. Her dissertation focused on the relationship of classroom-constructed motivation and classroom activities. Professor Weger received her B.A. in literary criticism from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, an M.A. in adult and higher education from the University of Oklahoma, an M.A.T. in TESOL and bilingual education from Georgetown University, and a Ph.D. in applied linguistics from Georgetown University.