Second Language Acquisition and Development

This area of research emphasis applies linguistic analysis to further our understanding of the many complex socio-cultural, psychosocial, educational and pedagogical issues that surround second (or multiple) language acquisition and development and is supported by a large and diverse group of faculty with research expertise in numerous facets of second language acquisition and by collaborative links with the UC Davis Second Language Acquisition Institute and the Designated Emphasis in Writing, Rhetoric, and Composition Studies.