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Faculty Specialties

Matt Baker

  • Editing
  • Professional writing
  • Content analysis
  • Social media

Suzy Bills

  • Editing
  • Professional communication
  • Publishing
  • Freelancing

Earl Brown

  • Phonetics
  • Phonology
  • Language variation
  • Spanish

Don Chapman

  • Old English language and literature
  • History of the English language
  • Research methods
  • Assessment
  • Japanese

Troy Cox

  • Linguistics
  • TESOL
  • ESL
  • Center for Language Studies
  • Language assessment
  • Technology in teaching
  • Measurement

Dan Dewey

  • Second language acquisition

Grant Eckstein

  • Second language writing
  • Writing program administration
  • Rhetoric and composition
  • Writing center research
  • Eye tracking

Dave Eddington

  • Experimental linguistics
  • Phonology
  • Morphology
  • Spanish
  • Utah English
  • Sociophonetics

Dirk Elzinga

  • Phonological theory and analysis
  • Uto-Aztecan langages

Norman Evans

  • Writing in a second language
  • Curriculum development
  • Language program administration and development
  • TESOL

Jeff Green

  • Neurolinguistics
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Sentence processing
  • Second language acquisition
  • Syntax

James Hartshorn

  • Second language acquisition
  • TESOL
  • Second language writing
  • IEP program administration
  • Curriculum development
  • Research methods
  • Measuring language development

Brett Hashimoto

  • Corpus linguistics
  • Forensic and legal linguistics
  • English grammar
  • Pragmatics
  • Second language studies
  • Vocabulary
  • Language assessment
  • Applied linguistics
  • TESOL

LaReina Hingson

  • Discourse analysis
  • Language and law
  • Sign language linguistics
  • Rhetoric of discourse
  • Nonverbal communication

Lisa Johnson

  • Sociolinguistics
  • Language and identity
  • Language in migration

Deryle Lonsdale

  • Formal syntax and semantics
  • Computational linguistics
  • Salish languages
  • Cognitive modeling

Alan Manning

  • Linguistic theory
  • Information design
  • Syntax
  • Discourse/text analysis

Janis Nuckolls

  • Kichwa language and grammar
  • Ideophony and sound symbolism
  • Cultural semantics
  • Anthropological linguistics
  • Evidentiality
  • Language and gestures

Dallin Oaks

  • English linguistics
  • Structure of English
  • Ambiguity
  • Old English language
  • Prescriptivism

Jeffrey Parker

  • Morphology
  • Slavic linguistics
  • Lexical processing

Jacob Rawlins

  • Editing
  • Linguistic prescriptivism
  • History of publishing
  • Rhetoric
  • Professional and technical communication

Chris Rogers

  • Language documentation
  • Typology
  • Historical linguistics

Wendy Smemoe

  • Second language acquisition
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Phonetics
  • Speech perception and production
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Utah English

Joey Stanley

  • Sociolinguistics
  • Dialectology
  • (Western) American Englishes
  • Phonetics
  • Quantitative methods

Mark Tanner

  • Second language acquisition
  • TESOL
  • Teacher education
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Technology in language learning
  • Pronunciation pedagogy

Nancy Turley

  • Language change
  • Grammar
  • History of the English language
  • Sociolinguistics