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Joanna Koch

Teaching Assistant Professor


MAT ESL Program Coordinator

317L Poe Hall


Dr. Joanna Greer Koch is a Teaching Assistant Professor in the College of Education at NC State University. Additionally, Dr. Koch serves as the English as a Second Language (ESL)/Multilingual Education Program Coordinator for the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program. Her scholarly interests include multicultural, multilingual, as well as comparative and international education. She teaches elementary education and teacher education courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. She also supervises MAT student teachers in K-12 NC public schools. Dr. Koch has coordinated multiple cultural immersion experiences to Mexico for NC State students, and served as a mentor to five Fulbright Junior Faculty from Lebanon. Prior to joining NC State University in 2012, she was an elementary public school teacher.


Ph.D. The University of Georgia

M.A. Teachers College, Columbia University

B.S. James Madison University

Area(s) of Expertise

Comparative and International Education
Multicultural Education
Multilingual Education
Teacher Education