Sarah Ford is an adjunct ESL instructor for the American Language Program. Prior to working at Columbia, she spent two years teaching in Russia as a Fulbright fellow at Udmurt State University in Izhevsk, as well as one year teaching in Seoul, Korea. Within the United States, she taught two years as full-time faculty in an intensive academic ESL program at Bowling Green State University in Ohio and one year as an adjunct at Westchester Community College. Ford has earned a bachelor’s degree in German and Russian (2005), a master’s degree in Cross-Cultural and International Education (2010), and a certificate in TESOL (2010) from Bowling Green State University. In addition to second language acquisition, she is interested in language shift and indigenous language preservation.