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Graduate Faculty

Departmental Graduate Faculty

Graham Crookes

Professor & Department Chair
methodology of second language teaching

Dustin Crowther

Assistant Professor
second language production and perception, Global Englishes

Richard R. Day

Professor
second language reading, teacher development

Betsy Gilliland

Associate Professor
adolescent and academic literacy, language teacher education, second language writing

Theres Grüter

Associate Professor
psycholinguistics, sentence processing, eye-tracking, childhood bilingualism

Christina Higgins

Professor & Graduate Chair
sociolinguistics of multilingualism, discourse analysis, critical language awareness

Gabriele Kasper

Professor
conversation analysis, qualitative research

Bonnie D. Schwartz

Professor
generative approaches to language acquisition

Dongping Zheng

Associate Professor
virtual and game-based second language acquisition

Nicole Ziegler

Associate Professor
instructed second language acquisition, task-based language teaching, computer-mediated communication

Cooperating Graduate Faculty

Level 3 Cooperating Graduate Faculty

Level 3 members may chair master’s and doctoral committees in SLS.

Andrea Berez-Kroeker

Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
language data preservation, interface between endangered language communities, language technology, and the preservation and dissemination of records of language in use

Haruko Cook

Professor, Japanese, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Japanese sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, language socialization and pragmatics

Marta González-Lloret

Professor, Department of Languages and Literatures of Europe and the Americas, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
CALL (Computer-assisted Language Learning), TBLT (Task-based Language Teaching), technology and L2 pragmatics, Conversation Analysis for computer-mediated interaction

Kazue Kanno

Associate Professor, Japanese, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Japanese SLA, pedagogical grammar, language analysis

Kimi Kondo-Brown

Associate Dean, College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature; Professor, Japanese, Department of East Asian Languages and Literature, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
heritage language learning, assessment, Japanese language learning

Amy Schafer

Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
sentence comprehension and production across languages (including Korean, Japanese, and Austronesian languages); sentence prosody; information structure; psycholinguistic approaches to language documentation and conservation

Level 2 Cooperating Graduate Faculty

Level 2 members may chair Plan A master’s thesis committees as well as serve as a member on any graduate master’s or doctoral committee in SLS. Level 2 graduate faculty may not chair doctoral committees or serve as the University Representative.

William O’Grady

Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
syntax, first and second language acquisition, Korean

Affiliate Graduate Faculty

Eric Hauser

Associate Professor, Division of General Education, School of Informatics and Engineering, University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo
conversation analysis

Hanh Thi Nguyen

Associate Professor, Department of Languages and Applied Linguistics, Hawaiʻi Pacific University
interactional competence, classroom discourse, conversation analysis