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Department of Linguistics

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Faculty Directory

Emeritus Faculty

Emeritus status is an honorary title awarded for distinguished service to the academic community. The President may bestow the title on a tenured faculty member or on an administrator who is entering permanent retirement and who has served the University with distinction. Bestowal of emeritus status is a distinctive honor, and emeriti faculty are regarded as an important and integral part of the university community.

* Denotes deceased

  • English as a second language reading 
  • English grammar
  • Language attitude
  • Peace education
  • Email - Barbara Birch

  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Applied English Linguistics

  • Discourse analysis
  • Functional syntax
  • Pragmatics
  • Language change
  • Finnish linguistics 

  • L2 reading and writing
  • TESL methodology
  • TESL materials development
  • Ellen Lipp Email

  • Analysis of linguistic variation
  • Stylistics
  • Spanish Linguistics
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Forensic Linguistics
  • Email Gerald McMenamin

  • Language acquisition (first and second language and gender)
  • Applied linguistics (teaching of English grammar, spelling and reading)
  • Historical Linguistics (sub-Saharan languages especially southern African languages)
  • History of English
  • Email - Karen Mistry

  • Syntax
  • Indic Linguistics
  • Sanskrit 

  • Sociolinguistics
  • Japanese linguistics
  • Discourse analysis 

  •  Phonetics

  • Phonetics
  • Phonology
  • Syntax
  • Historical linguistics
  • Hebrew and Semitic linguistics