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Mark Warford

Mark Warford

Chair and Associate Professor
(716) 878-4817
Campus Addess: Buckham Hall B235

BA, English, Kenyon College
MAT, English and Spanish, Brown University
GradCert, Spanish Translation and Interpreting, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley

Ph.D, Foreign Language and ESL Education, University of Tennessee

Mark Warford serves as department chair for Modern and Classical Languages and teaches courses in Spanish and language pedagogy. He has published in the areas of applied linguistics, (Spanish) language pedagogy, educational innovation, teacher development, and sociocultural theory. His scholarly work has been cited in over 300 publications. With regard to educational technology, he certified as a peer reviewer for Quality Matters and serves as Research and Innovation Fellow for the Open SUNY Center for Online Teaching Excellence. In addition to delivering keynote addresses, presenting and chairing dozens of sessions at professional conferences from the regional to international level, Warford regularly leads workshops on a range of topics, including the promotion of student engagement and blended course design in online instruction, as well as FourSight, a model for organizational self-reflection.

Dr. Warford's faculty website


In fall 2015, Warford presented keynote address at an international conference on educational technologies in Moscow, Russia. Currently he is working on a co-edited volume for Springer Publications, Reforms and Innovations in Education. In spring 2017, Warford was accepted as a Fulbright Specialist.




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Modern and Classical Languages

Buffalo State •  1300 Elmwood Ave  •  Buckham Hall B234
Buffalo, NY 14222  •  Phone: (716) 878-5414 •  Fax: (716) 878-6730