Faculty Research Interests
Reading in print versus digitally, mobile communication, electronically-mediated communication, relationship between spoken and written language, history and structure of English, language in social context.
Indo-European and psycholinguistics, morphology, relationship between language learning and language change.
Advocacy and student empowerment; multiliteracies and multimodality; pedagogical uses of digital storytelling; postmethod pedagogy in teacher education.
Second language acquisition, language teaching methods, applied linguistics, metalinguistic awareness, and working with low-literate adult learners.
Language teacher education, culture in language teaching and learning, student-centered and interactive language teaching methods, equitable learning opportunities for ELLs.