Bethany Schwartz accepts tenure-track position at CSU Monterey Bay

Ph.D. student Bethany Schwartz has accepted a tenure-track position at the California State University Monterey Bay as an Assistant Professor. Bethany will be joining their newly created Speech Language Pathology program in January 2023, teaching Masters students who plan to…

Dr. Betsy Gilliland appointed to two-year term on HIDOE Multilingualism Policy Advisory Committee

Dr. Betsy Gilliland, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Chair, has been appointed to as a member of the HI Department of Education Multilingualism Advisory Committee for a two-year term. Dr. Gilliland has been selected for her expertise in second language acquisition…

BAMA Pathway Graduate Lena Petko featured in UH News

  University of Hawaiʻi Second Language Studies alumna Lena Petko, found her path to a master’s degree, a new career, and an unexpected ʻohana through an accelerated Combined Bachelor’s & Master’s Degree Pathway (BAMA Pathway) program. BAMA Pathway programs encourage high-performing…

SLS Alumna Dr. Hakyoon Lee appointed Director of Center for Urban Language Teaching and Research

SLS Alumna Dr. Hakyoon Lee (2014) has been appointed Director of The Center for Urban Language Teaching and Research at Georgia State University, one of sixteen federally-funded NFLRC centers. Congratulations! First appointed as a member of the Georgia State faculty…

SLS Alumna Dr. Anna Mendoza (2020) hired in tenure-track position at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Congratulations to SLS alumna Dr. Anna Mendoza (2020), who has been hired as a tenure-track research Assistant Professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign! Dr. Anna Mendoza graduated from the PhD in SLS in…

PhD Student Alice Zhu awarded NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Award

SLS PhD student Alice Zhu has been awarded an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Award for her dissertation project titled “Facilitation Effects of Structural Priming on Second Language Learning and Prediction of the Dative Alternation.” To learn more about her…