Director, Program for English Language Learners
Lynne Christy Anderson is the Director of English Language Learning at Boston College. Trained in Applied Linguistics, she teaches writing, literature, and oral language production courses to undergraduate and graduate students at BC. The author of Breaking Bread: Recipes and Stories from Immigrant Kitchens, Lynne is interested in the intersection between language, culture, identity, and food. She teaches narrative non-fiction writing workshops on the topic of food and culture, including a course abroad in Paris each spring for BC’s Office of International Programs. Lynne is interested in the role of creative writing in the composition process of second language learners. Prior to teaching at the college level, she worked with immigrant communities and taught adult ESOL in the Boston Public Schools. She also developed cross-cultural food studies programs in Massachusetts and Rhode Island and worked in collaboration with Whole Foods Market in a program serving low-income Boston public middle school students.
Radio Broadcasting and Poscasts for Breaking Bread