Faculty

Linguistics Faculty

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Rebekha Abbuhl

Dr. Rebekha Abbuhl

Graduate advisor

Second language acquisition; second language writing; research methods; statistics for linguistic research

 

Michael Ahland

Dr. Michael Ahland

Undergraduate advisor

Syntax; typology; historical linguistics; evolution of grammar; language documentation; Omotic, Ethiopian-Semitic, and Uto-Aztecan languages

Office Location: PSY-409

Anna Bax

Dr. Anna Bax

sociocultural linguistics, language ideologies, Tu’un Savi (Mixtec) language, language maintenance and shift

Office Location: PSY-403

Michael Fender

Dr. Michael Fender

First and second language literacy acquisition

Office Location: PSY-405

Malcolm Finney

Dr. Malcolm Finney

Interim Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs

Language acquisition; bilingualism; Pidgin & Creole studies

Nancy Hall

Dr. Nancy Hall

Department chair

Phonetics; phonology; corpus linguistics; Semitic languages

Office Location: PSY-118

Sarvenaz Hatami

Dr. Sarvenaz Hatami

TESOL; second language acquisition; second language teacher education

Office Location: PSY-415

Dr. Wendy Klein

Language and culture; sociolinguistics; linguistic and cultural anthropology; ethnography of communication; Japanese

Office Location: PSY-407

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Dr. Rezenet Moges-Riedel

Office Location: PSY-433

 

Barbara LeMaster

Dr. Barbara LeMaster

Founder, ASLD program

Deaf sign languages; language and gender

 

 Wanette Reynolds

Dr. Wanette Reynolds

bimodal bilingual language development; sign language acquisition; referent cohesion in sign languages; narrative development; heritage signers

Office Location: PSY-413

Dr. Itxaso Rodriguez

Language Acquisition; Lab Phonetics

Office Location: PSY-411

Amir Sharifi

Dr. Amir Sharifi

Literacy socialization; Persian orthographic tradition; language and education; Kurdish as a heritage language.

Office Location: PSY-217

 

Lecturers

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Colleen Ahland

Dr. Colleen Ahland

Nilo-Saharan languages; historical-comparative linguistics; syntax; semantics; language documentation; endangered languages; typology; descriptive linguistics; linguistic fieldwork; Ethiopian languages

Office Location: SPA-104
Colleen.Ahland@csulb.edu

 

 

Dr. Matthew Davidson

Language documentation; language typology; historical linguistics; Wakashan languages

Office Location: PSY-401
(562) 985-5051
Matthew.Davidson@csulb.edu

 

Ranida Delarosa

Ranida Delarosa

Language acquisition; Southeast Asian dialects

Office Location: F05-231
Ranida.Delarosa@csulb.edu

 

Joseph Galasso

Dr. Joseph Galasso

Syntactic processing; language acquisition

Office Location: PSY-401
Joseph.Galasso@csun.edu

 

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Dr. Petra Lott

Psycholinguistics; aphasia; linguistic effects of depression; German

Office Location: FO5-231
(562) 985-4835
Petra.Lott@csulb.edu

 

 

Dr. Melissa Maceyko

Office Location: FO3-318
(562) 985-5170
Melissa.Maceyko@csulb.edu

Sergio Sandoval

Sergio Sandoval Sanchez

Phonology; Modern English Grammar

Office Location: PSY-401
Sergio.SandovalSanchez@csulb.edu

 

 

Emeritus Faculty

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John Attinasi

Dr. John Attinasi

Robert Hertz Dr. Robert Hertz
Lorraine Kumpf

Dr. Lorraine Kumpf

Lorraine.Kumpf@csulb.edu

Discourse and grammar; functional syntax; formulaicity; African languages

Xiaoping Liang

Dr. Xiaoping Liang

Xiaoping.Liang@csulb.edu

Carol Lord

Dr. Carol Lord

Carol.Lord@csulb.edu

Language structures and historical change; language proficiency and assessments; literacy

 

In Memoriam

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Alexandra Jaffe

Dr. Alexandra Jaffe

Linguistic anthropology; sociolinguistics; Corsica; minority languages; education; media

Pamela Bunte

Dr. Pamela Bunte

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Dr. Stephen Ross

Sara Smith Dr. Sara Smith