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People in TESOL

Shelome Gooden (PhD, The Ohio State University; assistant professor of linguistics): sociolinguistics, language variation, pidgin and Creole linguistics, phonology, phonology/phonetics interface.

Na-Rae Han (PhD, University of Pennsylvania; Robert Henderson Language Media Center director and lecturer in linguistics): Computational linguistics, corpus linguistics, NLP (natural language processing) methods for educational assessment and instruction.

Alan Juffs (PhD, McGill University; associate professor of linguistics): linguistic theory and second language acquisition, semantics-syntax correspondences, lexical semantics, second language sentence processing, Chinese linguistics, TEFL/TESOL.

Scott Kiesling (PhD, Georgetown University; assistant professor of linguistics): sociolinguistics, language and gender/ethnicity, language variation and change, discourse analysis, sociophonetics, Australian English, Western Pennsylvania dialect, acquisition of dialect.

Dawn McCormick (PhD, University of Pittsburgh; Associate Director of the English Language Institute): classroom discourse, developmental teaching portfolios, student self-correction, computer-assisted language learning.

Gregory Mizera (PhD, University of Pittsburgh; lecturer in linguistics and ELI Supervisor): Second language acquisition, L2 oral production and fluency.

Yasuhiro Shirai (PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, professor of linguistics): second language acquisition.

Dorolyn Smith (MA, University of Pittsburgh; Associate Director of the English Language Institute): English grammar, corpus grammar, cross-cultural communication.

Richard Donato (PhD, University of Delaware) Associate professor of foreign language education, linguistics, and French: Applied linguistics, second and foreign language acquisition, early language learning, classroom discourse analysis, sociocultural theory.