Faculty Research Interests
Mobile phones, e-mail, instant messaging, text messaging, relationship between spoken and written language, history of English, language acquisition in children, general linguistics.
Indo-European and psycholinguistics, morphology, relationship between language learning and language change.
Identity negotiation in personal and multimodal narratives; language, culture, and human interaction; multiliteracies and multimodality; pedagogical uses of digital storytelling.
Second language acquisition, language teaching methods, applied linguistics, metalinguistic awareness, and working with low-literate adult learners.