Dr. Rochelle Irene G. Lucas
Dr. Rochelle Irene G. Lucas is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of English and Applied Linguistics and former Vice Dean of the Br. Andrew Gonzalez FSC College of Education, De La Salle University-Manila. She has completed her Bachelor in Secondary Education major in English (cum laude) and Master of Arts in Literature (magna cum laude) at the University of Santo Tomas. She has a Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Linguistics degree from De La Salle University. She has published, presented and conducted research on psycholinguistics, bilingualism, language learning in children, motivation, alternative assessment, language documentation and discourse analysis. She has completed a competitive leadership training program called the International Deans' Course under the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) in 2010-2011. She is a member of the Board of the Linguistics Society of the Philippines (LSP) and the Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL). She has served as the Philippine secretariat of the Resource Distribution and Training Centre (RDTC) UNESCO Bangkok. She has been appointed as Field Contributor for Ethnologue (Languages of the World) Language Documentation website.