Laura Lisnyczyj

Adjunct Professor

After completing a B.A. at Syracuse University with a dual major in Spanish and Italian, Languages, Literatures and Culture, Laura Lisnyczyj completed a Master’s Degree from the School of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University in 2004. Her M.A. degree is in Linguistics with a concentration in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.  While working on her degree, she taught ESOL classes for SU as a teaching assistant.  She continues to teach at SU as a full-time lecturer and has participated in TESOL and NYSTESOL Conferences periodically. She also has assisted the ESOL Coordinator since 2012, assisted in coordinating the Fulbright FLTA Orientation since 2009, and was assigned as coordinator of the Fulbright FLTA Orientation in 2014.


Laura was born in Syracuse and raised with both the American and Italian language and culture.  She enjoys learning foreign languages and loves to travel abroad where she can practice using them.


Lecturer, English to Speakers of Other Languages, Syracuse University, 8/15-present

Orientation Coordinator, Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants, Syracuse University 8/14 – present

Assistant ESOL Coordinator, Dept. of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, SyracuseUniversity 8/12-8/15

Instructor, English to Speakers of Other Languages, Syracuse University 8/04– 8/15

Orientation Assistant Coordinator, Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants, Syracuse University 8/12 – 8/14

ENL 213 – Advanced Academic Writing and Research for Non-native Speakers of English
ENL 610 – Oral Communication in Teaching
ENL 640 – Conversation for International Teaching Assistants
IST 678 – Communication for Information Professionals