Linguistics Faculty

Tony Cimasko (PhD, Purdue University)

Lecturer in English and ESL Composition Coordinator
Areas: Second-language writing, participation by second language learners in mixed L1/L2 classrooms, multimodal composing, and mismatches between student expectations and writing program standards

Gwendolyn Etter-Lewis
 –Linguistics Director
(PhD, University of Michigan)

Professor of English, Black World Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Areas: African-American Women in the 1920s, Contemporary African Women’s Studies, Leadership and Education in African Cultures, Oral Narratives

So Young Lee
 (PhD, Stony Brook University)

Assistant Professor
Areas: Computational linguistics, Neurolinguistics, Cognitive psychology

Patrick Murphy (PhD, University of Wisconsin)

Professor of English
Areas: Old and Middle English literature, Medievalism, History of the English Language, Comics and Graphic Novels

Vincent J. Palozzi (PhD, Indiana University Bloomington)

Associate Teaching Professor
Areas: Discourse Analysis, Research Methods in Sociolinguistics, Language Planning and Policy, Sociolinguistics, Second Language Acquisition, TESOL Pedagogy

Jacquelyn Rahman (PhD Stanford University)

Professor of English
Areas: Sociolinguistics, Syntactic and lexical analysis, African-American English, Pidgins and creoles

Galina Shleykina (PhD, Oklahoma State University)

Areas: Interlanguage, Interlanguage pragmatics, Cross-cultural pragmatics

Linguists in other Departments

Daryl Baldwin, Myaamia Project
David J. Beard, Spanish
Elizabeth M. Bergman, German, Russian, Asian, and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures
James Bielo, Anthropology
Marisol del-Teso-Craviotto, Spanish and Portuguese
Amber Franklin, Speech Pathology & Audiology
John Jeep, German, Russian, Asian, and Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures
David Francis Motta, Spanish and Portuguese
Leighton C. Peterson, Anthropology
Zara Torlone, Classics
Kenneth Wireback, Spanish