Tenure-Track and Tenured Faculty

Eniko Csomay (Ph.D., Northern Arizona University)
Corpus linguistics, spoken discourse analysis, language variation, classroom discourse.
Email: ecsomay@mail.sdsu.edu
Phone: (619) 594-3377
Location: SHW 246
Biography


Aaron Dinkin (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania)
Sociolinguistics, language variation and change
Email: TBA
Phone: TBA
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Gabriel Doyle (Ph.D., University of California, San Diego)
Computational psycholinguistics
Email: TBA
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Jean Mark Gawron (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley )

Computational linguistics (parsing, pragmatic narrowing, machine translation); semantics (quantification, anaphora, comparatives, lexical semantics).
Email: gawron@mail.sdsu.edu
Phone: (619) 594-0252
Location: SHW 238
Biography


Yoshiko Higurashi (Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin), Japanese Language Program Director

Phonology, accent and intonation, syllable structure, speech pathology, inter-cultural communication. Japanese language teaching.
Email: yhigurashi@mail.sdsu.edu
Phone: (619) 594-1005
Location: SHW 219
Biography


Jeffrey P. Kaplan (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania)

Syntax, semantics, pragmatics, discourse. Forensic linguistics and application of linguistics to the language of the law.
Email: jkaplan@mail.sdsu.edu
Phone: (619) 594-5879
Location: SHW 250
Biography


Gregory D. Keating (Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago),
Graduate Advisor
First, second, and heritage language acquisition, with an emphasis on Spanish; Sentence processing, with an emphasis on monolingual and bilingual Spanish speakers.
Email: gkeating@mail.sdsu.edu
Phone: (619) 594-8688
Location: SHW 234
Biography


Ryu Kitajima (Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo), Japanese Language Program Advisor

Teaching and learning strategies. Japanese language acquisition, teaching methodologies.
Email: rkitajim@mail.sdsu.edu
Phone: (619) 594-5524
Location: SHW 217
Biography


Rob Malouf (Ph.D., Stanford University)

Computational linguistics, statistical natural language processing, machine learning, constraint-based grammar formalisms, morphosyntactic theory.
Email: rmalouf@mail.sdsu.edu
Phone: (619) 594-7111
Location: SHW 244
Biography


Deborah Poole (Ph.D., University of Southern California), Coordinator, ESL Composition

Classroom discourse, ESL methodology, language socialization. Interest in the relationship of spoken and written language, especially in classroom literacy events.
Email: dpoole@mail.sdsu.edu
Phone: (619) 594-5914
Location: SHW 248
Biography


Gail Robinson (Ph.D., Stanford University)

Second language acquisition and applied linguistics. Particular interest in relationship of first culture to second language and culture acquisition.
Email: grobinso@mail.sdsu.edu
Phone: (619) 594-6929
Location: AL-153
Biography


Betty Samraj (Ph.D., University of Michigan), Depa
rtment Chair
English for Specific Purposes, Genre analysis, ESL methodology, Academic writing across disciplines, Systemic-functional linguistics.
Email: bsamraj@mail.sdsu.edu
Phone: (619) 594-5882
Location: SHW 240
Biography


Ruey-Jiuan Regina Wu (Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles)

Conversation analysis; pragmatics; functional linguistics; language assessment; teaching methodologies and language pedagogy.
Email: rwu@mail.sdsu.edu
Phone: (619) 594-2735
Location: SHW 242
Biography


Zheng-sheng Zhang (Ph.D., Ohio State University), Chinese Language Program Advisor

Chinese language structure (semantics, pragmatics, discourse analysis, dialects). Language pedagogy. Technology for language teaching.
Email:zzhang@mail.sdsu.edu
Phone: (619) 594-1912
Location: SHW 218
Biography