Language and literacies across the disciplines; Narrative studies; International education; Science literacy; Discourse as collaboration; Constructing assessments and measures
Typological, functional, and community-based approaches to phonology, morphology, syntax, historical linguistics, language documentation, lexical semantics, lexicography, language and culture, especially regarding Otomanguean languages spoken in Mexico and California
Second language acquisition, L2 phonology and intonation, L2 reading and vocabulary acquisition, intercultural exchange, computer-assisted language learning, teaching and learning with digital media.
Child language acquisition of signed languages, usage-based and ethnographic approaches to acquisition, language socialization and ideologies
- Associate Teaching Professor and Director of English for Multilingual Students
Language and communicative development; gender differences in language and cognition; language socialization; cognitive science.
Qualitative/ethnographic studies, business writing, technical writing, scientific writing, argumentation, knowledge ecologies, collaboration, multimedia communication.
Second language acquisition, language teaching methods and pedagogy, Spanish as a heritage language.
Slavic linguistics, discourse, language acquisition, language and gender, folklore, women in Russian and East European society and literature.