Governing Committees

Department of Linguistics graduate programs are administered by an interdisciplinary graduate group consisting of faculty members from various academic units.

The Graduate Group is organized into two committees:

The Executive Committee assists the chair of the Graduate Group in administering the program, establishes the policies and procedures expressed in the bylaws, and reviews the membership of the group.

The Admissions Committee reviews applications to the M.A. and Ph.D. programs, makes recommendations to the dean of Graduate Studies concerning admissions, and offers guidance concerning the distribution of fellowship funds to graduate students.

The Graduate Group in Linguistics is composed of 29 members from the College of Letters and Science (L&S), the College of Biological Sciences, and the School of Education:

  • L&S, Division of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies: 4 faculty members representing Spanish and Portuguese; 1 from French and Italian; 1 from East Asian Languages and Cultures; 1 from German; 1 from Native American Studies; 1 from the University Writing Program
  • L&S, Division of Social Sciences: 11 faculty members from Linguistics; 1 from Anthropology; 3 from Psychology; and 2 from Philosophy
  • School of Education: 3 members