People

  • Professor

Sociocultural linguistics; language and identity; language and youth; language and race; language, gender, and sexuality; African American English; Chicano English and Spanish; language in California; discourse, cognition, and culture

  • Assistant Professor

Linguistic description and theory, phonology, morphology, historical linguistics, language documentation, typology, lexical semantics, lexicography, language and culture, Mesoamerica, Otomanguean languages

  • Research Professor Emeritus

Native American languages; discourse; prosody; language and thought; laughter

  • Associate Professor Emerita

Language acquisition; language socialization; Japanese/Korean linguistics; discourse and grammar

  • (805) 893-8658
  • South Hall 3507
  • Distinguished Faculty Professor

Language universals and typology; historical linguistics; languages of the Caucasus; languages of New Guinea

  • (805) 893-4025
  • South Hall 3515
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor

Intercultural communication; ethnography and communication; theories of cultural adjustment; social semiotic processes of identification; language ideologies and linguistic landscapes; language and globalization

  • Professor

Discourse and grammar; sociocultural linguistics; referential pragmatics; grammaticization and emergence; complex adaptive linguistics; corpus linguistics; transcription; Mayan languages

  • Senior Lecturer SOE

Second language writing, pedagogical grammar, applications of corpus linguistics to second language pedagogy, content-based instruction

  • (805) 893-3303
  • South Hall 3505
  • Professor

Language documentation and description, endangered languages, phonology, morphology, syntax, typology, language change, Tibeto-Burman and Himalayan languages, Rhaeto-Romance

  • (805) 893-3574
  • South Hall 3514
  • Professor
  • Chair

Phonetics; phonology; prosody; typology

  • Professor
  • Undergraduate Advisor

Corpus linguistics; cognitive linguistics and construction grammar; statistical methods in linguistics

  • South Hall 3506
  • Lecturer

Phonology; morphology; phonetics; reduplication; ultrasound; cross-sectional imaging; prosodic phonology; dialects of English; linguistics of sports

  • Professor Emeritus

Evolutionary origin of language; animal communication; language and brain

  • (805) 893-5841
  • South Hall 3516
  • Professor

Morphology, syntax, discourse, prosody, and their interrelations; language contact and language change; typology and universals; language documentation; American Indian linguistics; Austronesian linguistics

  • Assistant Professor

Psycholinguistics, quantitative linguistics, computational linguistics, cognitive modelling, statistics

  • Professor Emeritus

Syntax, language and gender, language acquisition

  • Research Professor Emerita

Interactional linguistics, conversation and grammar, cross-linguistic studies of morphosyntactic patterns, languages of East Asia (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Hmong)