- Writing Program
Public policy and writing/English Language Arts instruction; writing program administration; writing/language pedagogy; composition pedagogies; qualitative research methodologies; literacy in historical and sociocultural contexts; histories of literacy; communication/composition theory.
Language and literacies across the disciplines; Narrative studies; International education; Science literacy; Discourse as collaboration; Constructing assessments and measures
Teaching of writing; writing in the disciplines; rhetoric of science and technology; history of literacy; genre theory; activity theory; distance learning.
Sociocultural linguistics; language and youth; language, gender, and sexuality; African American English; Chicano and Mexican Spanish; language and scientific practice.
- Religious Studies
Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language, Middle Eastern Music.
- East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies
Sociology of Education; sociolinguistics and literacy; gender socialization; Language Interaction and Social Organization.
Intercultural communication; ethnography and communication; theories of cultural adjustment; social semiotic processes of identification; language ideologies and linguistic landscapes; language and globalization
Culture, learning, and social interaction; writing and literacy; teacher learning in networks and communities; qualitative research methods and interaction analysis.
Learning and instruction; assessment; construction of culture through interaction; and bilingualism; cognitive science, language interaction and social organization (LISO).
Language and communication between various social categories; crime, law enforcement, and communication; ethnic identity, bilingualism, and intercultural communication; intergenerational communication across cultures.
Phonology, phonology, Balto-Finnic linguistics, American Indian linguistics.
- EMS Program
Second language acquisition, L2 writing, and L2 academic oral skills for prospective TAs
Quantitative corpus linguistics, statistical/computational linguistics, cognitive linguistics, first and second language acquisition.
Comprehension, reasoning, spatial cognition, individual differences.
Language and communicative development; gender differences in language and cognition; language socialization; cognitive science.
Second language acquisition with a focus on ESL learners, foreign language education, bilingualism, heritage language maintenance, and interlanguage pragmatics.
Human learning, problem-solving, educational psychology, human-computer interaction, multimedia learning, mathematical and scientific reasoning.
- Germanic & Slavic Studies
Slavic linguistics, syntax, discourse, language pedagogy.
- Black Studies
Religion, moral development, multicultural education, educational television and children's literature.
Phonology of Spanish and Romance languages, theoretical phonology, Optimality Theory, phonetics, language change.
Morphology, language change, discourse and grammar, language universals, American Indian linguistics, Austronesian linguistics.
- French and Italian
Coordinator Italian Language Program
Language teaching methodology; instructional improvement; curriculum development.
- East Asian Languages & Cultural Studies
- Writing Program
Multimedia Communication; Writing in New Media; Writing for the Social Sciences
Historical Chinese linguistics (grammar and lexicon), applied linguistics (language teaching theory and methodology, context and culture in language learning, and the use of computers in teaching foreign languages.