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Meet the Faculty

CONTINUING FACULTY CONTACT RESEARCH AREAS
Kathleen Bardovi-Harlig
Professor and Chair
bardovi@indiana.edu
Memorial Hall 305
(812) 855-9877
Second language acquisition, second language temporality and tense-mood-aspect systems, interlanguage pragmatics.
Isabelle Darcy
Associate Professor
idarcy@indiana.edu
Memorial Hall 301
(812) 855-0033
Second language phonology and processing, acquisition of phonology, accent, speech perception, word recognition.
Laurent Dekydtspotter
Professor
ldekydts@indiana.edu
Ballantine Hall 853
(812) 855-2221
(Development of) interpretive knowledge: phrasal semantics, lexical semantics and grammatically computed pragmatic inferences. Sentence processing: information integration in L2 processing.
Philip S. LeSourd
Associate Professor
plesourd@indiana.edu
Student Bldg. 336
(812) 855-4649
Morphological and syntactic theory, comparative Algonquian linguistics, Maliseet-Passamaquoddy.

Sun-Young Shin
Assistant Professor

 

 

shin36@indiana.edu
Memorial Hall 314
(812) 855-8479
L2 assessment, English for academic purposes, Language program evaluation, Web-based language teaching and testing, Statistical analyses for language study, and Heritage language teaching and learning.

Rex A. Sprouse
Professor

rsprouse@indiana.edu
Ballantine Hall 661
(812) 855-3248
Second language acquisition, structure and history of the languages of Western Europe (Germanic, Romance, Celtic), syntactic theory, language contact.
David Stringer
Associate Professor
ds6@indiana.edu
Memorial Hall 310
(812) 855-5992
First and second language acquisition; L2 syntax and morphology; lexical and conceptual semantics.
Yucel Yilmaz
Assistant Professor
yyilmaz@indiana.edu
Memorial Hall 303
(812) 855-4968
Second language instruction, negative feedback, computer-mediated communication and instruction, task-based language teaching, individual differences in second language acquisition, explicit and implicit learning processes.
Debra Friedman
Assistant Professor
debfried@indiana.edu
Memorial Hall 304
(812) 855-2680
Second and multilingual language socialization, second language pedagogy, social, political, and ideological aspects of second language education, heritage language education, qualitative research methods.
ADJUNCT FACULTY CONTACT RESEARCH AREAS
Kenneth J. deJong
Adjunct Professor
kdejong@indiana.edu
Memorial Hall 404
(812) 856-1307
Prosodic systems in Natural Human Communication, Second Language Production & Perception, Speaking/Listening and Variation across Individuals, Phonetic Facts as Historical Pressures.
César Félix-Brasdefer
Adjunct Associate Professor
cfelixbr@indiana.edu
Ballantine Hall 858
(812) 855-9551
Cross-cultural and interlanguage pragmatics, politeness theory, speech act theory, conversation analysis, instruction of pragmatics.

Öner Özçelik
Adjunct Assistant Professor

 

oozcelik@indiana.edu
Memorial Hall W001A
812-855-4867
Second language acquisition (with emphasis on Turkish, Turkish and Turkic languages, phonology and phonetics (with an emphasis on prosody), prosody-syntax interface, phonology-morphology interface
Kimberly L. Geeslin
Adjunct Associate Professor
kgeeslin@indiana.edu
Ballantine Hall 853
(812) 856-5470
Second Language Acquisition (issues in the acquisition of Spanish by English-speakers). The intersection of sociolinguistics and Second Language Acquisition (language variation and change).
LECTURERS CONTACT RESEARCH AREAS
Linda Abe
Senior Lecturer
abels@indiana.edu
Memorial Hall 312
(812) 855-4974
Second Language learning and teaching; Language Coordinator, English Language Improvement Program (ELIP).
Megan H. Connolly
Visiting Lecturer
mmhansen@indiana.edu
Memorial Hall 315
(812) 855-7951

Visiting lecturer in ESL.

Jeff Holliday
Postdoctoral
Fellow

      

                  

jjhollid@indiana.edu

Memorial Hall M03

(812) 855-0032

L1 and L2 acquisition of phonological contrasts; Korean.
EMERITI FACULTY CONTACT RESEARCH AREAS
In Memorium
Harry Gradman
Professor; Emeritus Chair
   

Beverly Hartford
Emerita Professor

hartford@indiana.edu
Memorial Hall 304
(812) 855-2680

Second language acquisition, sociolinguistics, discourse pragmatics, world Englishes.

Dick Bier

Professor, Emeritus

bier@indiana.edu

315 Memorial Hall

(812) 855-7951

TESOL/Applied Linguistics