Emma Trentman

Emma Trentman is Associate Professor of Arabic at the University of New Mexico.  She is an Applied Linguist whose research focuses on language and intercultural learning during study abroad, virtual exchange, and in the language classroom.  She is particularly interested in multilingual approaches to language learning.  Her research has appeared in various journals and edited collections including The Modern Language JournalForeign Language AnnalsThe L2 JournalStudy Abroad Research, and System.  She teaches all levels of Arabic at the University of New Mexico and has been program director of the UNM Arabic STARTALK Student Program since 2016.  She is an editor of the Critical Multilingualism Studies Journal as well as the edited volume Language Learning in Study Abroad: The Multilingual Turn (Multilingual Matters, 2021).