Melpomeni IlkosEnglish and Modern Languages
BA in English Literature, MS in Education/TESL, City University of New York
Melpómeni Ilkos started her teaching career in New York at St. John’s University (ESL Department) and at City University of New York – LaGuardia Community College (ESL Day Intensive Program) & Queens College (English Language Institute). For the last 23 years, Professor Ilkos has been a member of – Department of English and Modern Languages. She was a founding member of the DEREE Writing Center and the Linguistics degree and served as English Department Head from September 2008 — August 2011.
She teaches Linguistics courses, namely: The Structure of the English Language, Introduction to Morphology, Sociolinguistics, Fundamentals of Language Learning & Teaching Practicum and Academic Writing to EFL learners. Her field of interest is Applied Linguistics. Currently, Professor Ilkos is researching Attitudes toward English Language Learning in the Greek Environment. She is affiliated with TESOL Greece, AILA, and GALA.