Andrea Sterzuk, PhD., is Professor of Language and Literacy Education at the University of Regina in Saskatchewan, Canada. Her research is in the area of critical applied linguistics, examining issues of power, identity and language in education. Her research projects have explored language variation in elementary schools; English-only ideology in higher education; language planning and policy in higher education and the development of language beliefs in pre-service teachers. Currently, she is involved in collaborative research projects in the area of language reclamation.
Professor Sterzuk has been the president of the Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics and has held many leadership roles in her university, including associate dean, and has been an effective advocate for more equitable language policies and practices at her university.