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.
  • Azuma's research focuses on attention, memory and language processing.
  • 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 a linguistic anthropologist of education who uses ethnographic methods to examine the educational, social, political, economic, and ideological dimensions of immigration and transnationalism.
  • Patten is a cognitive scientist with strong skills in research design, project management and data science.
  • 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.