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The faculty in the Department of Linguistics have interests that cover all core areas of linguistics as well as language instruction.

Please contact our staff for more information about the Department of Linguistics or to be put in touch with one of our faculty members.

Faculty and Staff

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Kelly Bambrick
Special Lecturer
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Rebecca Gaydos
Special Instructor
Applied linguistics, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
116 Fitzgerald House
(248) 370-2176
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Linda Hubarth
Linguistics Office Assistant II
450K Pawley Hall
(248) 370-2175
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Gleice Jones
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Headshot -Alexandria Murphy

Alexandria Murphy
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Kuniko Nielsen
Associate Professor, Department Chair
Phonetics, Psycholinguistics, Speech Perception and Production
118 Fitzgerald House
(248) 364-8807
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Jason Overfelt
Assistant Professor
Syntax, Syntax-Semantics Interface, Experimental Linguistics
117 Fitzgerald House
(248) 364-8848
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Claudia Pilarski
Linguistics Graduate Assistant
121 Fitzgerald House
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Helena Riha
Special Lecturer
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Samuel Rosenthall
Associate Professor, Undergraduate Advisor, Graduate Advisor
115 Fitzgerald House
(248) 364-8805
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Michael B. Smith
Cognitive Linguistics, Syntax and Semantics, German and Russian Linguistics
114 Fitzgerald House
(248) 364-8811
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Angela Super
Special Lecturer
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Rhonda Yates
Special Lecturer
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Affiliated Faculty

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Hsiang-Hua (Melanie) Chang
Associate Professor of Chinese
Chinese Linguistics, First and Second Language Acquisition, Language Pedagogy and Assessment
362 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-4248
[email protected]

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Akiko Kashiwagi-Wood
Associate Professor of Japanese
Second Language Acquisition, Japanese/Foreign Language Pedagogy, Sentence Processing
360 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-4565
[email protected]

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Raquel Prieta
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Second Language Acquisition, Bilingual Sentence Processing, Language Instruction Methodology
373 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-2153
[email protected]

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Peter J. Binkert
Professor Emeritus
(Linguistics, Classics)

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Daniel H. Fullmer
Professor Emeritus
(Linguistics, English)

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William Schwab
Professor Emeritus
(Linguistics, English)

Linguistics Department

Fitzgerald House F113
614 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-2175
Fax: (248) 370-3144