Position title: WISLI Program Coordinator with primary focus on SASLI
Ryan Goble is the WISLI coordinator for the South Asia Summer Language Institute (SASLI) and the Less Commonly Taught Languages Career Fair in the Language Program Office. Before joining the Language Program Office, Goble served as the project coordinator for the Wisconsin Language Roadmap Initiative at the UW-Madison Language Institute, collaborating with diverse leaders and lending logistical support to promote, strengthen, and expand equitable access to world language education. In addition, as a project assistant at the UW-Madison Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA), Goble carried out the communications strategy for this Title VI National Resource Center, and he coordinated the Pushkin Summer Institute-Abroad of the National Security Language Institute for Youth, an intensive language learning opportunity for high school students to advance their Russian-language skills in Latvia. With an educational background in applied linguistics and second language acquisition, Goble has extensive experience teaching English as an additional language in various settings, including here at UW-Madison and abroad in Peru, and his research specialization focuses on intersections between bi/multilingual and professional development in the career advising context.