B.A., Oberlin College; M.S., Georgetown; Ph.D., Georgetown
Professor Lake works with international law students on their academic legal reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. She received her B.A. from Oberlin College and her M.S. and Ph.D. in Linguistics from Georgetown University. With over 15 years of teaching experience, Professor Lake joined the Legal English Department at Georgetown Law in 2015. Her prior teaching experience includes serving as an English for Academic Purposes instructor for international students at Georgetown University and the University of Maryland, teaching conversational English classes in Berlin, Germany, and offering teacher training courses at Georgetown University and in Camaguey, Cuba. In addition to her teaching experience, she has recently carried out classroom-based and psycholinguistic research on reading comprehension and best practices for needs analyses in instructional settings.