Dustin De Felice


(517) 353-5961

B230 Wells Hall
619 Red Cedar Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824

FacultyLinguistics, Languages, and CulturesEnglish Language CenterSecond Language Studies

Associate Professor, Director of the English Language Center
TESOL; Second Language Studies

ORCID: 0000-0002-7876-5447

Curriculum Vitae


Dr. Dustin De Felice is the Director of the English Language Center at Michigan State University. As an Associate Professor with more than two decades on the job, Dustin has a passion for working with teachers, learners, and organizations in creating an environment of success. As a scholar, he has explored language teaching and learning through qualitative inquiries, especially Phenomenology, and he is particularly interested in technology as it relates to the development of materials and its use in traditional and virtual classrooms. He also investigates administration and leadership in language programs/centers. His teaching has taken him around the US and Mexico, and he regularly advocates for language learning at Michigan State University and beyond. Correspondence can be addressed directly to: defelic5@msu.edu

Dustin holds a PhD in Second Language Acquisition and Instructional Technology from the University of South Florida, an M.A. in Linguistics with a concentration in TESL from Northeastern Illinois University, and a B.A. in Speech Communication with a minor in Spanish and Linguistics from Northeastern Illinois University.

University News

De Felice Named New Director of English Language Center
Published August 9, 2018 in College of Arts & Letters
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Dustin De Felice has been appointed Director of the English Language Center (ELC) for a three-year term, effective August 16, 2018-August 15, 2021.An Assistant Professor in…Read now »
Faculty Receive AT&T Awards of Excellence for Use of Technology
Published April 24, 2017 in College of Arts & Letters
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Two College of Arts & Letters faculty members recently were awarded 2017 AT&T Awards of Excellence for their outstanding contributions to the use and development of informational technology…Read now »