Faculty Specialties

Professors


Mark Davies

Linguistics Professor

Corpus Design and Use

Linguistic Databases

Historical Syntax and Syntactical Variation

Spanish and Portuguese

http://humanities.byu.edu/person/mark-e-davies/


Dan Dewey

Linguistics and TESOL Professor, Associate Chair

Second Language Acquisition

Research Methods

Assessment

Japanese

http://humanities.byu.edu/person/dan-p-dewey/


David Eddington

Linguistics Professor

Experimental Linguistics

Phonology

Morphology

Spanish

Utah English

Sociophonetics

http://humanities.byu.edu/person/david-eddington/


William Eggington

Linguistics Professor

Varieties of Forensic Linguistics

English

Contrastive Rhetoric

Language Policy

http://humanities.byu.edu/person/william-g-eggington/


Norman Evans

TESOL Professor, Department Chair

Writing in a Second Language

Curriculum Development

Language Program Administration and Development

TESOL

https://humanities.byu.edu/person/norman-evans/


Lynn Henrichsen

TESOL Professor

Language Teaching Methodology

Materials Development

Pronunciation Teaching/Learning

Teacher Education

International Education (ESL K-12)

English as a Foreign Language (EFL)

http://humanities.byu.edu/person/lynn-henrichsen/


Alan Manning

Linguistics and Editing Professor, Editing Area Coordinator

Linguistics Theory

Information Design

Syntax

Discourse/Text Analysis

http://humanities.byu.edu/alan-d-manning/


Janis Nuckolls

Linguistics Professor

Quichua Grammar

Ideophony

Sound Symbolism

Semantics

Anthropological Linguistics

Discourse Pragmatics

Language and Gestures

http://humanities.byu.edu/janis-nuckolls/


Royal Skousen

Linguistics and English Language Professor

(Quantum) Analogical Modeling

Textual Criticism (esp. Book of Mormon)

Variation Theory

History of the English Language

Historical Linguistics

Finnish Linguistics

Morpho-phonology

http://humanities.byu.edu/royal-j-skousen-2/


 

Associate Professors


Wendy Baker-Smemoe

Linguistics Associate Professor

Second Language Acquisition

Psycholinguistics

Phonetics

Speech Perception and Production

http://humanities.byu.edu/wendy-baker-smemoe-2/


Earl Brown

Linguistics Associate Professor, Linguistics MA Graduate Coordinator

Phonetics

Phonology

Language Variation

Spanish

https://humanities.byu.edu/person/earl-brown/


Don Chapman

English Language Associate Professor, Associate Chair

Old English Language and Literature

History of the English Language

Research Methods

Assessment

Japanese

http://humanities.byu.edu/don-w-chapman/


Troy Cox

TESOL Associate Professor, TESOL MA Graduate Coordinator

Linguistics

TESOL

ESL

Center for Language Studies

Language Assessment

Technology in Teaching

Measurement

http://humanities.byu.edu/troy-l-cox/


Dirk Elzinga

Linguistics Associate Professor, Linguistics Undergraduate Area Coordinator

Phonological Theory and Analysis

Uto-Aztecan Languages

http://humanities.byu.edu/dirk-a-elzinga/


Cynthia Hallen

English Language Associate Professor

Rhetoric

Lexicography

Philology

Stylistics

Poetics

http://humanities.byu.edu/cynthia-leah-hallen/


Deryle Lonsdale

Linguistics Associate Professor

Formal Syntax and Semantics

Computational Linguistics

Salish Languages

Cognitive Modeling

http://humanities.byu.edu/deryle-lonsdale/


Dallin D. Oaks

Linguistics and English Language Associate Professor, English Language Area Coordinator

English Linguistics

Structure of English

Ambiguity

Old English Language

http://humanities.byu.edu/dallin-dixon-oaks/


 

Assistant Professors


Matthew Baker

Editing Assistant Professor

Editing

User-Generated Content and Feedback

Professional Communication


Suzy Bills

Editing Assistant Teaching Professor

Editing and Publishing

http://humanities.byu.edu/suzy-bills/


Grant Eckstein

Linguistics and TESOL Assistant Professor, ESL Area Coordinator

Second Language Writing

Writing Program Administration

Rhetoric and Composition

Writing Center Research

Eye-tracking

http://humanities.byu.edu/grant-eckstein/


James Hartshorn

TESOL Assistant Professor

Second Language Acquisition

TESOL

Second Language Writing

IEP Program Administration

Curriculum Development

Research Methods

Measuring Language Development

https://humanities.byu.edu/james-hartshorn/


Jeffrey Parker

Linguistics Assistant Professor

Morphology

Slavic Linguistics

Lexical Processing

http://humanities.byu.edu/jeff-parker/


Jacob Rawlins

Editing Assistant Professor

Editing

Linguistic Prescriptivism

History of Publishing

Rhetoric

Professional and Technical Communication

http://humanities.byu.edu/jacob-d-rawlins/


Christopher Rogers

Linguistics Assistant Professor

Language Documentation

Typology

Historical Linguistics

http://humanities.byu.edu/chris-rogers/


Mark Tanner

TESOL Assistant Professor, TESOL Minor Coordinator

Second Language Acquisition

TESOL

Teacher Education

Sociolinguistics

Technology in Language Learning

Pronunciation Pedagogy

http://humanities.byu.edu/mark-tanner/


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