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Ewa McGrail, Ph.D.
McGrail Position: Ubiquity, Founding Editor for Research Strand
Bio: Ewa McGrail, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Language and Literacy at Georgia State University. In her research, Dr. McGrail examines digital writing and new media composition; copyright and media literacy; multiliteracies and multimodal assessment; and technology use in teaching and learning. She also explores the experiences of students and educators from outgroups or who are otherwise not in the mainstream. Dr. McGrail teaches master’s and doctoral- level courses in the areas of writing, new media composition, reading, content area reading and literacy, media literacy, literacy and technology, and English education methods.


J. Patrick McGrail, Ph.D.
 J. Patrick McGrail Image Position: Ubiquity, Founding Editor for Creative Works Strand
Bio: J. Patrick McGrail, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Communication at Jacksonville State University. He teaches theory and praxis in video and audio production and television. Before this, he was Assistant Professor of Communications at Susquehanna University and Penn State/Altoona, where he taught a broad range of courses in electronic media. His research interests include narratives in screenwriting and video storytelling. He also has a keen interest in music production, and holds a number of musical copyrights. Other interests include media law and policy, objectivity and narratives in journalism, and international broadcasting.


Gertrude Tinker Sachs, Ph.D.
Tinker_Sachs Position: Ubiquity, Founding Editor for Praxis Strand
Bio: Gertrude Tinker Sachs, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of ESOL, Language and Literacy in the Middle and Secondary Education (MSE) Department of Georgia State University. She is the author/co-editor of five books including: co-editor (with Geeta Verma) of Critical Mass in the Teacher Education Academy: Symbiosis and Diversity (2014). Dr. Tinker Sachs is the co-editor of the journal, GATESOL in Action. She is concerned with local and global community building through her partnerships and research projects in Atlanta and in the Bahamas, Canada, Haiti, Hong Kong, Macau and Thailand. Dr. Tinker Sachs’ research focuses on local and international teacher professional development through transformative culturally responsive literacy pedagogies.


Ruchi Bhatnagar, Ph.D.
Position: Ubiquity, Associate Editor
Bio: Ruchi Bhatnagar, Ph.D., is a clinical associate professor in the College of Education & Human Development at Georgia State University. She serves as the assessment coordinator for the unit of teacher education. Her courses and research focus on teacher education policy and its impact on teaching and teacher education, assessments in teacher education, program evaluation, teacher retention, and equity and social justice issues in teaching and teacher education. She serves as a site reviewer for the GaPSC program accreditation of teacher education programs in the State of Georgia.
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