Faculty Research Projects

Department of Linguistics faculty members are engaged in a wide variety of fascinating research projects that are yielding important new insights about human interactions.
English Typology and History

English Typology and History

Research by John A. Hawkins, a distinguished professor of linguistics, is lending new insights into the grammatical and lexical evolution of the English language since the Middle Ages.

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Intercultural Communication

Intercultural Communication

Professor Julia Menard-Warwick is conducting research that sheds light on multilingual practices and ideologies in California, where linguistic inequality persists despite the strong value placed on diversity in education and public life.

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Literacy and Medical Communication

Literacy and Medical Communication

Vaidehi Ramanathan, professor and chair, is currently working on two research projects in divergent areas of linguistics.

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