Profiles in "Applied Linguistics" Expertise Area

  • Paul Kei Matsuda is Professor of English and Director of Second Language Writing. He has published widely on issues related to language, writing, identity, mentoring, and professional development.
  • Robert Kleinsasser is a member of the graduate faculty doctoral interdisciplinary area committees in applied linguistics and learning, literacies and technologies.
  • Lafford 's research areas include second language acquisition and Spanish applied linguistics.
  • Matsuda is Professor of Applied Linguistics. Her research interests include the use of English as an international language and the pedagogical implications of the global spread of English.
  • Dr. Azuma's research focuses on memory and language processing in bilinguals and military veterans.
  • Most of James work is with the MA and PhD programs in linguistics and applied linguistics, master's and certificate programs in TESOL, and BA (linguistics major).
  • Warriner is an educational anthropologist who examines the social, political, economic, and ideological dimensions of immigration and transnationalism.
  • K. Jake Patten teaches courses within the SHS area, as well as Biostatistics and the SAMBA seminar. Patten's research focuses on natural regularities in timbre, language, memory, and the links between speech and musical speech surrogates.
  • Prior holds a doctorate in second language acquisition. He teaches courses in applied linguistics, qualitative methods, discourse analysis and pragmatics, sociolinguistics, second language acquisition, and TESOL.