Tenure-Track and Tenured Faculty
Eniko Csomay (Ph.D., Northern Arizona University)
Corpus linguistics, spoken discourse analysis, language variation, classroom discourse.
Phone: (619) 594-3377
Location: SHW 246
Aaron Dinkin (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania)
Sociolinguistics, language variation and change
Gabriel Doyle (Ph.D., University of California, San Diego)
Jean Mark Gawron (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley )
Computational linguistics (parsing, pragmatic narrowing, machine translation); semantics (quantification, anaphora, comparatives, lexical semantics).
Phone: (619) 594-0252
Location: SHW 238
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.
Phone: (619) 594-1005
Location: SHW 219
Jeffrey P. Kaplan (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania)
Syntax, semantics, pragmatics, discourse. Forensic linguistics and application of linguistics to the language of the law.
Phone: (619) 594-5879
Location: SHW 250
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.
Phone: (619) 594-8688
Location: SHW 234
Ryu Kitajima (Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo), Japanese Language Program Advisor
Teaching and learning strategies. Japanese language acquisition, teaching methodologies.
Phone: (619) 594-5524
Location: SHW 217
Rob Malouf (Ph.D., Stanford University)
Computational linguistics, statistical natural language processing, machine learning, constraint-based grammar formalisms, morphosyntactic theory.
Phone: (619) 594-7111
Location: SHW 244
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.
Phone: (619) 594-5914
Location: SHW 248
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.
Phone: (619) 594-6929
Betty Samraj (Ph.D., University of Michigan), Department Chair
English for Specific Purposes, Genre analysis, ESL methodology, Academic writing across disciplines, Systemic-functional linguistics.
Phone: (619) 594-5882
Location: SHW 240
Ruey-Jiuan Regina Wu (Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles)
Conversation analysis; pragmatics; functional linguistics; language assessment; teaching methodologies and language pedagogy.
Phone: (619) 594-2735
Location: SHW 242
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.
Phone: (619) 594-1912
Location: SHW 218