Chantelle Warner is Associate Professor of German and Second Language Acquisition and Teaching at the University of Arizona, where she also co-directs the Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy (CERCLL), a Title VI National Language Resource Center. Since 2014 she has directed the German Language Program at the University of Arizona, which encompasses the first three years of language study. Her research crosses the fields of literary and applied linguistic inquiry and focuses on the educational potential of playful, literary language use, creative multilingualism. She is also interested in how particular pedagogies define the social positions available to second language users. Dr. Warner has published on a variety of topics including the role of language study in higher education, play and gaming in foreign language teaching, aesthetic and experiential dimensions of language learning, and literary pragmatics and stylistics. She is a founding co-editor of the journal Critical Multilingualism Studies, which is published out of the University of Arizona.