Seven external lecturers have taught in the English Education Department of UNY. Among them are Dat Bao from Monash University Australia, Indika Liyanage from Deakin University Australia, Willy Ardian Renandya from Singapore's Nanyang Technological University, Dennis Alonzo from the University of New South Wales Australia, Siti Maftuhah binti Damio from Mara University of Technology, Nathan T. Carr from the University of California , and Roberta Jeanie Cook of the United States Regional English Language Center.



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Dr. Dat Bao


PhD at Monash University

Senior lecturer at Monash University, Australia (Faculty of Education)

Curriculum development, creative pedagogy, intercultural education



Associate  Prof. Indika Liyanage


  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Griffith University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Griffith University
  • MA in Applied Linguistics, Griffith University
  • Bachelor of Arts (English), Delhi University

Associate Professor in TESOL at Deakin University, Australia (Faculty of Arts and Education)

Issues in second language teacher education, teacher agency, language teacher professional development


Members of NAATI (National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpretes)

Willy Ardian Renandya


  • PhD in Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • MA in TESL, University of Hawaii-Manoa, USA
  • MA in TEFL, IKIP Sanata Dharma, Indonesia
  • BA in TEFL, IKIP Sanata Dharma, Indonesia

Principal lecturer at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (English Language and Literature Department)

Second language acquisition, extensive reading, extensive listening, language curriculum development

12 hours /week


Dennis Alonzo

  • PhD, UNSW Sydney
  • MEd in Assessment and Evaluation, University of Melbourne
  • MS in Biology, Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology, Philippines
  • BS in Biology, Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology, Philippines

Lecturer at University oif New South Wales Sydney, Australia

Assessment for learning, evaluation of educational programs, teacher development

4 hours /week


Siti Maftuhah binti Damio


  • PhD, University of Nottingham, the United Kingdom
  • Master Degree, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Bachelor Degree, University of Southampton, the United Kingdom

Senior lecturer at Universiti Teknologi MARA (Faculty of Education)

Autonomous learning and teaching, second language learning and teaching, foreign language learning and teaching



Nathan T. Carr

  • Ph.D in Applied Linguistics, University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.Ed. in TESOL, Oklahoma City University
  • B.A. in Russian Studies and Russian, University of Oklahoma

Professor of TESOL; TESOL Program Coordinator at California State University, Fullerton

Test validation, language assessment, automated scoring, computer-based testing

8 hours /week


Roberta Jeanie Cook

  • B.A. in University of Memphis, the United States

Language Specialist at Regional English Language Officer (RELO)

Teaching English as a second language, creative teaching

12 hours/ week