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Alumni

Before Sept. 1996 | Sept. 1996 - Aug. 1997 | Sept. 1997 - Aug. 1998 | Sept. 1998 - Aug. 1999 | Sept. 1999 - Aug. 2000 | Sept. 2000 - Aug. 2001 | Sept. 2001 - Aug. 2002 | Sept. 2002 - Aug. 2003 | Sept. 2003 - Aug. 2004 | Sept. 2004 - Aug. 2005 | Sept. 2005 - Aug. 2006 | Sept. 2006 - Aug. 2007 | Sept. 2007 - Aug. 2008 | Sept. 2008 - Aug. 2009 | Sept. 2009 - Aug. 2010 | Sept. 2010 - Aug. 2011 | Sept. 2011 - Aug. 2012 |

Sept. 2012 - Aug. 2013 | Sept. 2013 - Aug. 2014 | Sept. 2014 - Aug. 2015 | Sept. 2015 - Aug. 2016 |

Sept. 2016 - Aug. 2017

Before September 1996

Carol Ann Chapelle ,
Department: Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese
Dissertation: The relationship between ambiguity tolerance and success in acquiring English as a second language in adult learners
Degree Date: 10/15/1983

Cheryl A Roberts,
Department: Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese
Dissertation: Field independence as a predictor of second language learning for adult ESL learners in the US (United States)
Degree Date: 10/15/1983

Mariko Kaga,
Department: Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese
Dissertation: An investigation of dictation as a measure of Japanese proficiency (second language)
Degree Date: 5/24/1987

Diane Mikolaitis Musumeci,
Department: Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese
Dissertation: The ability of second language learners to assign tense at the sentence level: A crosslinguistic study
Degree Date: 10/15/1989

Marc AllenCadd,
Department: Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese
Dissertation: An examination of two methods of teaching culture and a comparison of their effects on ethnocentrism among college students of German
Degree Date: 10/15/1991

Ronald Leow, Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese, Georgetown University
Department: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Dissertation: The effects of simplification, linguistic item, and language experience on second language learners' attention to form contained in the input
Advisor: Prof. Bill VanPatten
Degree year: 5/12/1991

Teresa Cadierno-Lopez,
Department: Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese
Dissertation: Explicit instruction in grammar: A comparison of input-based and output-based instruction in second language acquisition
Degree Date: 5/17/1992

Maria Luci De Biaji Moreira, Department of Hispanic Studies, College of Charleston; Middlebury College
Department: Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese
Dissertation: On listening comprehension: Linguistics strategies used by second language learners in non-collaborative discourse
Advisor: Bill VanPatten
Degree Date: 5/14/1995

Michael Santilli
Department: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Dissertation: Teacher talk and written materials in the Spanish as a second language classroom and their importance as input for second language
Advisor: Prof. Bill VanPatten
Degree Date: 10/15/1995

Patricia MacGregor-Mendoza, Dept. of Languages and Linguistics, New Mexico State University at Las Cruces
Department: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Dissertation: The relationship of academic achievement to language use and language attitudes: Bilingual Chicago youths of Mexican descent
Advisor: Prof. Anna María Escobar
Degree Date: 5/12/1996

Tony Houston
Department: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Dissertation: :  “Sentence processing in Spanish as a Second Language: A study of context, background knowledge, and word order”
Advisor: Prof. Bill VanPatten
Degree Date: 5/12/1996

September 1996 - August 1997

Isabel Pereira,
Department: Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese
Dissertation: Markedness and instructed SLA: An experiment in teaching the Spanish subjunctive
Degree Date: 10/15/1996

 

September 1997 - August 1998

Dennis Conrad
Department: French
Dissertation: Self-reported Opinons and Perceptions of First and Fourth-semester Foreign Language Learners Toward Their Language Learning Experience: A Cross-sectional, Cross-linguistic Survey
Advisor: Alice Omaggio Hadley
Degree Date: 10/15/ 1997

Masahiro Kasai
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: The rule space model applied to the reading comprehension section of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
Advisor: Fred Davidson
Degree Date: 10/15/1997

Guy Moyer
Department: Curriculum and Instruction
Dissertation: The Practical Application of Bakhtin and Related Theory to English and Foreign Language Education
Advisor: Bonnie Armbruster
Degree Date: 10/15/1997

Rongchang Li
Department: Curriculum and Instruction
Dissertation: Effects of Simultaneous Listening and Reading on Second Language Learner's Comprehension
Advisor: Robert S. Hart
Degree Date: 5/17/1998

Su Jung Min
Department: Linguistics
Dissertation: Constructing Meaning: A Critical Linguistic Perspective on New Discourse
Advisor: Yamuna Kachru
Degree Date: 5/17/1998

September 1998 - August 1999

Susan Frenck
Department: Linguistics
Dissertation: Gender in natural conversation and literary discourse: A sociolinguistic study
Advisor: Braj B. Kachru
Degree Date: 5/15/1999

Robert Lyle Good II
Department: Linguistics
Dissertation: Strategies in the Writing of Chinese Characters by Intemediate and Advanced Students of Chinese as a Foreign Language
Advisor: Howard Maclay / Jerome Packard
Degree Date: 10/15/1998

Laura Hahn
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Native speakers' reactions to non-native stress in English discourse
Advisor: Wayne B. Dickerson
Degree Date: 5/15/1999

Volker Hegelheimer, Department of English, Iowa State University
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Effects of Textual Glosses and Sentence-level Audio Glosses on On-Line Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Recall
Advisor: Gary Cziko / Fred Davidson
Degree Date: 10/15/1998

Eunha Jung
Department: Linguistics
Dissertation: Universal Grammar Parameter-setting Model Revisited: Korean Learners' Acquisition of English Anaphora
Advisor: J. Ronayne Cowan
Degree Date: 1/15/1999

Sungwoo Kang
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Modeling relationships between the use of English as a second language learning strategies and the test performance of Asian students
Advisor: Gary Cziko / Fred Davidson
Degree Date: 5/15/1999

Elizabeth Ann Martin, Department of World Languages and Literatures, California State University, San Bernardino
Department: French
Advisor: Braj Kachru
Dissertation: Code-mixing and Imaging of America in France: The Genre of Advertising
Degree Date: 10/15/1998

Kazumi Ohira
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Have you Changed? Pragmatic Transfer of Back-Channel Behavior by Japanese Bilingual Speakers
Advisor: Erica McClure, Lawrence Bouton
Degree Date: 10/15/1998

Hisami Saito Scott
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Cognitive Diagnostic Perspectives of a Second Language Reading Test
Advisor: Delwyn Harnisch
Degree Date: 10/15/1998

Rosangela Souto Silva
Department: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Dissertation: Pragmatic Competence and Transferability: Native and Non-native Speakers of Portuguese
Advisor: Yamuna Kachru
Degree Date: 10/15/1998

Miao-Fen Tseng
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: A pragmatic study on speech acts in Chinese invitational conversations
Advisor: C.C. Cheng
Degree Date: 5/15/1999

September 1999 - August 2000

María José González, Bosphorus University, Istambul, Turkey
Department: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Dissertation: “Pre-verbal position in Spanish in contact with Basque
Advisor: Prof. Anna María Escobar
Degree Date: 10/15/1999

Joe Barcroft, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, Washington University in St. Louis
Department: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Dissertation: The Effects of Sentence Writing as Semantic Elaboration on the Allocation of Processing Resources and Second Language Acquisition
Advisor: Bill VanPatten
Degree Date: 5/15/2000

Silvana Dushku
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: An Evaluation of English Language Teaching Aid: Albania Case Study
Advisor: Erica McClure
Degree Date: 5/15/2000

Nuria Sagarra
Department: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Dissertation: The longitudinal Role of Working Memory on Adult Acquisition of L2 Grammar
Advisor: Bill VanPatten
Degree Date: 5/15/2000

Dongil Shin
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Construct validation of a diagnostic L2 listening test: An operational model utilized and multidimensionality issues revised
Advisor: Fred Davidson
Degree Date: 10/15/1999

Joyce Sukumane
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Language Planning and Education: the Case of Nambia
Advisor: Eyamba Bokamba
Degree Date: 5/15/2000

Diana Marie Steele
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Assessing the Parallelism of Four Speak Test Forms
Advisor: James L . Wardrop
Degree Date: 5/15/2000

Wynne Wong, Department of French and Italian, The Ohio State University
Department: French
Dissertation: The Effects of Textual Enhancement and Simplification in L2 Comprehension and Acquisition of Non-meaningful Grammatical Form
Advisor: Bill VanPatten
Degree Date: 5/15/2000

September 2000 - August 2001

Yeonsuk Cho
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Examining a Process-Oriented Writing Assessment in a Large-Scale ESL Testing Context
Advisor: Gary Cziko
Degree Date: 5/15/2001

Andrew Farley, Applied Linguistics, Texas Tech University
Department: Spanish
Dissertation: The Differential Effects of Processing Instruction and Meaning-based Output Instruction on L2 Acquisition of the Spanish Subjunctive
Advisor: Bill VanPatten
Degree Date: 10/15/2000

Suzanne Hilgendorf, Department of Linguistics, Simon Fraser University
Department: Germanic Languages and Literatures
Dissertation: Language Contact, Convergence, and Attitudes: The Case of English in Germany
Advisor: Braj B. Kachru
Degree Date: 5/15/2001

Sun Lee
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: A constructive rhetoric study of Korean and English research paper instructions
Advisor: Eric McClure
Degree Date: 5/13/ 2001

Shwu-yi Leu
Department: Curriculum & Instruction
Dissertation: Struggles to become "Americans": Historical and contemporary experiences of Asian Pacific American immigrants in children's and young adult fiction, 1945-1999
Advisor: Violet Harris
Degree Date: 5/15/2001

Reiko Makino
Department: Linguistics
Dissertation: Japanese nouns Koto and No
Advisor: Georgia M. Green
Degree Date: 5/13/ 2001

Diana C. Pulido
Department: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Dissertation: The Impact of Topic Familiarity, L2 Reading Proficiency, and L2 Passage Sight Vocabulary on Incidental Vocabulary Gain through Reading for Adult Learners of Spanish as a Foreign Language
Advisor: Bill VanPatten
Degree Date: 10/15/2000

Matthew Tittle
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Assessing university students' epistemological belief about foreign language learning
Advisor: Jenny L. Singleton
Degree Date: 5/2/ 2001

September 2001 - August 2002

Manal Mohammad Alghazo
Department: Curriculum and Instruction
Dissertation: A Linguistic and Literary Analysis of the Writings of Arab Americans in English
Advisor: Violet Harris
Degree Date: 10/15/2001

Wendy Baker
Department: Linguistics
Dissertation:
Advisor: Molly Mack
Degree Date: 5/12/ 2002

Pedro J. Córdova
Department: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Dissertation: Learners' Input on L2 Testing: An Issue of Washback
Advisor: Bill VanPatten
Degree Date: 10/15,/2001

Mary Katherine Hahn
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: The persistence of learned primary phrase stress patterns among learners of English
Advisor: Erica McClure / Wayne Dickerson
Degree Date: 5/15/2002

Casilde Isabelli
Department: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Dissertation: The Impact of a Study-Abroad Experience on the Acquisition of L2 Spanish Syntax: The Null Subject Parameter
Advisor: Bill VanPatten
Degree Date: 10/15/2001

Louise C. Neary
Department: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Dissertation: Lexical representation and Processing in Second Language Learners
Advisor: Paola E. Dussias
Degree Date: 10/15/2001

Kimberly Jean Potowski, Dept. of Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago
Department: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Dissertation: Language use in a Spanish-English dual immersion classroom: A sociolinguistic perspective
Advisor: Anna Maria Escobar
Degree Date: 5/15/2002

September 2002 - August 2003

Saleh Al-Busaidi
Department: Curriculum & Instruction
Dissertation: Academic Needs of EFL Learners in the Intensive English Language Program
Advisor: Klaus Witz
Degree Date: 5/15/2003

Angela Yi-ping Hsu
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Patterns of plagiarism behavior in the ESL classroom and the effectiveness of instruction in appropriate use of sources
Advisor: Erica McClure
Degree Date: 5/15/2003

Michael T. Leeser
Department: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Dissertation: Second language comprehension and processing grammatical form: The effects of topic familiarity, mode, and pausing
Advisor: Bill VanPatten
Degree Date: 5/18/2003

Mark Holman Overstreet
Department: Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese
Dissertation: The effect of textual enhancement on second language learner reading comprehension and form recognition
Advisor: Bill VanPatten
Degree Date:10/15/2002

Maria Spicer-Escalante, Dept of Languages, Philosophy & Speech Communication, Utah State University at Logan
Department: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Dissertation: Spanish heritage speakers' Spanish and English writings: Contrastive rhetorical and linguistic analyses
Advisor: Prof. Anna María Escobar
Degree Date: 10/15/2002

Pavel Trofimovich, Department of Education, Concordia University
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation:
Advisor: Gary Cziko
Degree Date: 5/18/ 2003

Yi-Ping Hsu
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: :  “Patterns of Plagiarism Behavior in the ESL classroom and the effectiveness of instruction in appropriate use of sources”
Advisor: Ericka McClure
Degree Date: 5/18/2003

September 2003 - August 2004

Kristina McCollam
Department: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Dissertation: The interface between instruction type and learner readiness in the acquisition of Spanish personal A and the subjunctive
Advisor: Bill VanPatten
Degree Date: 12/22/2003

Samira El Atia
Department: French
Dissertation:
Advisor: Douglas Kibbee
Degree Date: 5/15/2004

Michele Marie Diekelman
Department: French
Dissertation:
Advisor: Alice Omaggio-Hadley
Degree Date: 10/15/ 2003

Mary Jo Holbrock
Department: Curriculum and Instruction
Dissertation: "Que no olviden su cultura, y también el idioma": A case study of Mayan literacy revival in the 'Pan-Maya Culture and Language Revitalization Movement' in Guatemala
Advisor: Robert Jimenez
Degree Date: 5/15/2004

Hee-Kyung Lee
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Constructing of a field-specific writing test for an ESL placement procedure
Advisor: Fred Davidson
Degree Date: 5/15/2004

Francis Scott Walters
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: An application of conversation analysis to the development of a test of second-language pragmatic competence
Advisor:  Fred Davidson
Degree Date: 5/15/2004

September 2004 - August 2005

Frederique Grim
Department: French
The Intergration of Focus-on-Form Instruction within Culture-Based Lessons: Its Effects on Students' Knowledge on Vocabulary, Grammar, and Culture in 2nd- and 3rd-Semester French Courses
Advisor: Peter Golato
Degree Date: 5/12/2005

Eunice Eunhee Jang
Department: Educational Psychology
A Validity of Narrative: Effects of Reading Skills Diagnosis on Teaching and learning in the Context of Next Generation TOEFL
Advisor: Fred Davidson
Degree Date: 5/12/2005

Ho Lee
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Collaboration in language testing: Investigating the validity of a new rating procedure for EFL writing assessment in Korea
Advisor: Fred Davidson / Gary Cziko
Degree Date: 5/15/ 2005

Young-Ju Lee
Department: Educational Pychology
Dissertation: Construct Validation of an Integrated, Process-Oriented, and Computerized English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Placement Test: A Mixed Method
Approach
Advisor: Fred Davidson
Degree Date: 5/12/2005

Guiboke Seong
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Conversational repair strategies of teachers' of English as a second language
Advisor: Erica McClure
Degree Date: 10/15/2004

Paul Arthur Sundberg
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Toward an architecture of instructional hypertext in SLA: A comparison of two navigational interface for a cognitive flexibility hypertext in the ill-structured domain of foreign-language (Brazilian) culture
Advisor: Gary Cziko
Degree Date: 5/15/ 2005

F. Scott Walters

Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: An Application of Conversation Analysis to the Development of a Test of Second -Language Pragmatic Competence
Advisor: Gary Cziko and Fred Davidson
Degree Date: 5/15/2004

 

Mary Watts
Department: Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese
Dissertation: The Role of Grammatical Word Class in Second Language Incidental Vocabulary Acquisition through Reading
Advisor: Diane Musumeci
Degree Date: 10/15/2004

Young-Mi Yun
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: An exploratory modeling of EFL writing performance
Advisor: Fred Davidson
Degree Date: 5/12/2005

September 2005 - August 2006

William C. Brown
Department Germanic Languages and Literature
Dissertation:
Advisor: John F. Lalande II
Degree Date: 5/14/ 2006

Jin-Suk Byun
Department: Linguistics
Dissertation: The Effect of Output Practice on the Automatization of Korean Morphosyntactic Rules
Advisor: Kim McDonough
Degree Date: 5/24/2006

Dan Kim
Department: Human Resource Education (Educational Policy)
Dissertation: English for Occupational Purposes (EOP) and Training: Two Languages or One? : The Perception and Practice of EOP in Korea
Advisor: Fred Davidson
Degree Date: 5/14/2006

Li-jen Kuo
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Effects of Bilingualism on Development of Phonological Competence
Advisor: Richard C. Anderson
Degree Date: 5/2006

Lu-Chun Lin
Department: Speech and Hearing Science
Dissertation: Effects of Early English Education on Phonological Awareness and Language Development of Taiwanese Bilingual Children
Advisor: Cynthia Johnson
Degree Date: 5/14/2006

Alexis Lopez, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
Department: Curriculum and Instruction
Examining the potential washback of a new large-scale English proficiency test: Aligning tests, teaching, and learning
Advisor: Fred Davidson
Degree Date: 12/19/2005

Viviane Marie Ruellot, Department of Foreign Languages, Western Michigan University
Department: French
Dissertation:
Advisor: Peter Golato
Degree Date: 5/14/ 2006

Li Yin
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Stages in Chinese children's reading of English words
Advisor: Richard C. Anderson
Degree Date: 10/15/2005

Kyung-Eun Yoon
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Complaint Talk in Korean Conversation
Advisor: Mokoto Hayashi & Thomas Anderson
Degree Date: 5/14/2006

Marisa Martínez-Mira, Dept. of Modern Foreign Languages, University of Mary Washington, Virginia
Department: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Dissertation: Mood simplification: Adverbial clauses in heritage Spanish
Advisor: Prof. Anna María Escobar
Degree Date: 5/14/2006

September 2006 - August 2007

Tobias G. Barske, Department of Foreign Languages, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Department: Germanic Languages and Literature
Dissertation:
Advisor: Andrea Golato
Degree Date:12/18/ 2006

Talia Bugel, Dept. of International Language & Culture Studies, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
Department: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Dissertation: A macro and micro sociolinguistic study of language attitudes and language contact: Mercosur and the teaching of Spanish in Brazil
Advisor: Prof. Anna María Escobar
Degree Date: 12/18/ 2006

Diana Hsien-jen Chin, Wenzao Ursuline College of Foreign Languages
Department: Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese
Dissertation: Cross-linguistic Effects on L2 Acquisition: an investigation of Aspect
Advisor: Prof. Silvina Montrul
Degree Date: 10/15/ 2006

Rebecca Phillips Foote, Dept. of Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Department: Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese
Dissertation: A Psycholinguistic Investigation of Agreement in Spanish and English Monolinguals and Bilinguals
Advisor: Prof. Silvina Montrul and Prof. Kay Bock
Degree Date: 12/18/2006

Hyunju Park
Department: Linguistics
Dissertation: Language ideology, attitudes and policies: Global English in South Korea
Advisor: Rakesh M. Bhatt
Degree Date: 12/18/2006

Sujung Park
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: The influence of pretask instruction and pretask planning on learners' focus on form during task-based interaction
Advisor: Gary Cziko, Kim McDonough
Degree Date: 12/18/2006

Stanley Yunick Van Horn
Department: Linguistics
Dissertation:
Advisor: Braj Kachru
Degree Date: 12/18/2006

Tae-Eun Kim
Department: Curriculum and Instruction
Writing Instruction for English Language Learners: Teacher Beliefs, Writing Tasks, and Methods
Advisor: Bonnie Armbruster
Degree Date:10/15/2006

Li-jen Kuo
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: “Effects of Bilingualism on Development of Phonological Competence”
Advisor: Richard C. Anderson
Degree Date: 10/15/2006

September 2007 - August 2008

Emma Betz, Department of Modern Languages, Kansas State University
Department: Germanic Languages and Literature
Dissertation:
Advisor: Andrea Golato
Degree Date: 10/15/ 2007

Il-Hee Kim
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Essays of Korean and American children following collaborative literature discussion
Advisor: Richard Anderson
Degree Date: 5/11/ 2008

Ji-Hye Kim
Department: Linguistics
Dissertation: Binding interpretations in adult bilingualism: A study of language transfer in L2 learners and heritage speakers of Korean
Advisor: Prof. Silvina Montrul
Degree Date: 12/17/2007

Sunglim Lee
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: “Teachers’ Codeswitching in Secondary EFL Classrooms in Korea”
Advisor: Erica McClure
Degree Date: 121/22/2008

Maria Antonietta Marongia
Department: Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese
Dissertation: Language maintenance and shift in Sardinia: A case study of Sardinian and Italian in Cagliari
Advisor: Eyamba Bokamba
Degree Date: 10/15/ 2007

Daryl Rodgers
Department: Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese
Dissertation: The development of verbal morphology in instructed Italian L2A
Advisor: Diana Musumeci
Degree Date: 10/15/2007

Mi-Suk Seo
Department: Curriculum & Instruction
Dissertation:
Advisor: S. McCarthey
Degree Date: 5/11/2008

Sunita Singh
Department: Curriculum & Instruction
Dissertation:
Advisor:
Degree Date: 10/15/ 2007

Zhijun Wang, Asian Languages and Literatures, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Department: East Asian Languages & Cultures
Dissertation: Situation types and the Chinese Aspect Marker LE
Advisor: Jeremy L. Packard
Degree Date: 12/17/2007

Carsten Wilmes, WIDA Consortium
Department: Germanic Language and Literature
Dissertation: Validation of a Germanic language placement test based on a modified C-test procedure
Advisor: Fred Davidson, Andrea Golato
Degree Date: 10/15/ 2007

September 2008 - August 2009

Young Woo Cho, Dept. of TESOL, Paichai University, Korea
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Extensive focus on form, text-based online chat, and second language learning
Advisor: Prof. Gary, Cziko
Degree Date: 10/15/2008

Kayoun Chung, Dept. of Child Development and Education, Myungji University, Korea.
Department: Curriculum & Instruction (Early Childhood Education)
Dissertation: Korean English fever in the U.S.: Temporary migrant parents' evolving beliefs about normal parenting practices and children's natural language learning
Advisor: Daniel Walsh
Degree Date: 12/22/2008

Marisol Garrido
Department: Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese
Dissertation: Diphthongization of non-high vowel sequences in Latin American Spanish
Advisor: José Ignacio Hualde
Degree Date: 12/22/2008

María Isabel Velázquez, Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Department: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Dissertation: Intergenerational Spanish language transmission: Attitudes, motivations, and linguistic practices in two Mexican-American communities
Advisor: Prof. Anna María Escobar
Degree Date: 10/15/2008

Dong-Bo Hsu
Department: Linguistics
Dissertation: Structural priming in Mandarin Chinese and its contribution to syntactic productivity among young children
Advisor: Prof. Tania Ionin
Degree Date: 5/17/2009

Yih-Lin Jiang
Department: Curriculum & Instruction
Dissertation: Social and cultural capital across contexts: Mandarin-speaking English language learning children's first and second language literacy learning at home, in the community, and in multiple classrooms
Advisor:
Degree Date: 5/17/2009

Doe-Hyung Kim, Department of English as a Second Language, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Explicitness in CALL Feedback for Enhancing Advanced ESL Learners’ Grammar Skills
Advisor: Gary Cziko
Degree Date: 5/17/2009

Huai-Rhin Kim
Department: Speech & Hearing
Dissertation: A cultural perspective on writing evaluation of Korean English-language-learning children
Advisor: Cynthia Johnson
Degree Date: 10/15/2008

Ji Hyon Kim
Department: Linguistics
Dissertation: Working memory effects on bilingual sentence processing
Advisor: James Yoon
Degree Date: 12/22/2008

Seo Jung Park
Department: Curriculum & Instruction
Dissertation: “Content-Based instruction for English language learners: An exploration across multiple classroom settings”
Advisor: E. Bauer
Degree Date: 5/26/2009

Anita Kay Saalfeld
Department: Spanish, Italian, & Portuguese
Dissertation: Stress in the beginning Spanish classroom: An instructional study
Advisor: Peter S. Golato
Degree Date: 5/17/2009

Veronica Sardegna
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Improving English stress through pronunciation learning strategies
Advisor: Erica McClure, Wayne Dickerson
Degree Date: 5/17/2009

Jeong Ah Shin
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Structural priming in bilingual language processing and second language learning
Advisor: Prof. Kiel Christianson
Degree Date: 12/22/2008

Jessica Lynn Sturm
Department: French
Dissertation: Accent marks in L2 French: Keyboarding, presentation format, working memory, and pronunciation ability
Advisor: Peter Golato
Degree Date: 10/15/2008

Lenard Muaka
Department: Linguistics
Dissertation: ”The Dynamics of Language use among rural and urban Kenyan youths”
Advisor: Eyamba Bokamba
Degree Date: 5/17/2009

September 2009 - August 2010

Brahim Chakrani

Department: Linguistics
Dissertation: A Sociolinguistic Investigation of Language Attitudes Among Youth in Morocco

Advisor: Rakesh Bhatt
Degree Date: 8//2010

 

Anna Chiarenza
Department: Spanish, Italian, & Protuguese
Dissertation:
Advisor: Diane Musumeci
Degree Date: 6/30/2010

María del Puy Ciriza, University of North Texas at Dallas
Department: Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese
Dissertation: Dialect divergence and identity in Basque Spanish
Advisor: Paola Dussias
Degree Date: 10/15/2009

Amy Swanson
Department: Spanish, Italian, & Protuguese
Dissertation: “The Selectivity of Language Access in Bilinguals: Evidence from Homographic Verbs between Spanish and English”
Advisor: Diane Musumeci
Degree Date: 8/09/2010

So Young Jang
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: “The Development and Evaluation of a Systematic Training Program for Increasing Both Rather Reliability and Rating Accuracy”
Advisor: Katherine Ryan
Degree Date: 3/31/2010

Sun-A Kim, Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Department: East Asian Languages and Cultures
Dissertation: Developmental Stages in Reading Chinese as a Second Language
Advisor: Prof. Jerome Packard
Degree Date: 5/16/2010

Shumin Lin
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: “Education at Last! Taiwanese Grandmothers “Go To School”
Advisor: Peggy Miller
Degree Date: 10/30/2009

Yowyu Lin, Dept. of English, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan
Department: Psychology
Dissertation: Comprehending Mandarin relative clauses: Ambiguity, Locality, and expectation
Advisor: Prof. Susan Garnsey
Degree Date: 5/16/ 2010

Antje Muntendam
Department: Spanish, Italian, & Protuguese
Dissertation: “Transfer in Andean Spanish:  Syntax or Pragmatics?”
Advisor: Prof. Rakesh Bhatt
Degree Date: 12/21/2009

Antonio Reyes-Rodriguez
Department: Spanish, Italian, & Protuguese
Dissertation: “Shifts, Voices and Positioning in Political Discourse: A Comparative Analysis of Creating Allies and Enemies
Advisor: Rakesh M. Bhatt
Degree Date: 10/15/ 2009

William Jason Stegemoller
Department: Curriculum & Instruction
Dissertation: Latino students and biliteracy at a university: Literacy histories, agency, and writing
Advisor: Porf. Georgia Garcia
Degree Date: 10/15/2009

September 2010 - August 2011

 

Heeyoun Cho
Department: Linguistics
Dissertation: “Coreference Processing in L1 and L2”
Advisor: James Yoon
Degree Date: 2/14/2011

Jinhee Choo
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: “Use of Plausibility Information and Structural Preference in Resolving Sentence Ambiguity in Korean”
Advisor: Erica McClure
Degree Date: 5/12/2011

Sue (Mauck) Ingels
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: “The effects of self-monitoring strategy use on the pronunciation of learners of English”
Advisor: Wayne Dickerson and Gary Czieko
Degree Date: 5/12/2011

Jung Hyun Lim
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation:
Advisor: Kiel Christianson
Degree Date: 12/10/2010

Esther M. Lisanza
Department: Curriculum & Instruction
Dissertation: “What does it Mean to Learn Oral and Written English Language: A case study of a rural Kenyan classroom.”
Advisor:
Degree Date: 4/15/2011

Steven Luke
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: “Using transposed letter effects to investigate morphological processing in L1 and L2”
Advisor: Erica McClure
Degree Date: 5/6/2011

September 2011 - August 2012

Ayako Nagai
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: “A conversation analytic Study on Teaching Moments observed in free conversation between Japanese and American friends.”
Advisor: Andrea Golato
Degree Date: 9/16/2011

Claudia Holguin
Department:Spanish, Italian, & Protuguese
Dissertation: “ Language, gender, and identity construction:Sociolinguistic dynamics in the borderlands"
Advisor: Anna Maria Escobar
Degree Date: 2011
Current affiliation: Assistant Professor and Director of the Spanish Heritage Language Program at the University of Oregon

Amy Firestone
Department: Spanish, Italian, & Protuguese
Dissertation: “Quechua and Spanish in the Urban Andes: A study of Language Dynamics and Identity"
Advisor: Anna Maria Escobar
Degree Date: 2012

Matthew Garley
Department: Linguistics
Dissertation: "Crossing the lexicon: Anglicisms in the German hip hop community"
Advisor: Marina Terkourafi
Degree Date: 6/2/2012
Current affiliation: Assistant Professor of the Department of English at York College / City University of New York

Anastasia Gusicova
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: "Parafoveal morphosyntactic processing in native speakers and second language learners of Russian: evidence from eye-tracking"
Advisor: Erica McClure
Degree Date: 6/14/2012
Current affiliation: Postdoctoral Researcher at the Neurophysiological Laboratory of the Program in Cognitive Neuroscience and Schizophrenia, New York State Research Foundation for Mental Health, Nathan Kline Institute

Monica Millan
Department: Spanish, Italian & Portuguese
Dissertation: "Pronouns of address in informal contexts: A comparison of two dialects of Colombian Spanish"
Advisor: Anna Maria Escobar
Degree Date: 12/19/2011

Ming-Ching Li
Department: Curriculum & Instruction
Dissertation: "The Acquisition of Tense and Agreement by Early Child Second Language Learners"
Advisor: Sarah McCarthey
Degree Date: 5/7/2012

September 2012 - August 2013

 

Eon Seon Chung
Department: Linguistics
Dissertation: "Exploring the degree of native-likeness in bilingual acquisition: second and heritage language acquisition of Korean case-ellipsis"
Advisor: Elabbas Benmamoun
Degree Date: 5/2013

Hye-Young Park
Department: Curriculum & Instruction
Dissertation: "Fragile Civility: An Evangelical American School Meets Korean Educational Sojourners in a Neoliberal Era"
Advisor: Eurydice Bauer
Degree Date: 05/20/2013

September 2013 - August 2014

Claudia Crespo del Río
Department: Spanish and Portuguese
Dissertation: Tense and mood variation in Spanish nominal subordinates: The case of Peruvian varieties
Advisor: Anna María Escobar
Degree Date: 5/2014
Current Affiliation: Docente, Departamento de Humanidades, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Eunah Kim
Department: Linguistics
Dissertation: Grammatical constraints in second language sentence processing
Advisor: Silvina Montrul
Degree Date: 5/2014
Current Affiliation:

Li-Hsin Ning
Department: Linguistics
Dissertation: Effects of auditory feedback and real-time visual feedback on second language tone learning
Advisors: Chilin Shih and Torrey Loucks
Degree Date: 5/2014
Current Affiliation: Assistant Professor, National Taiwan Normal University

Stephanie Gaillard
Department: French and Italian
Dissertation: The Elicited Imitation Task as a method for French proficiency assessment in institutional and research settings
Advisors: Fred Davidson and Annie Tremblay
Degree Date: 8/2014
Current Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University

September 2014 - August 2015


Cassie Palmer
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: The interaction of images and text during comprehension of garden-path sentences: is integration better than good enough?
Advisor: Kiel Christianson
Degree Date: 5/2015
Current Affiliation:

Yun Yao
Department: East Asian Languages and Cultures
Dissertation: Chinese character recognition in native and second language readers
Advisor: Jerry Packard
Degree Date: 5/2015
Current Affiliation: Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas

Justin Davidson
Department: Spanish and Portuguese
Dissertation: Social dynamics of Catalan-Spanish contact in the evolution of Catalonian Spanish
Advisor: Anna María Escobar
Degree Date: 8/2015
Current Affiliation: Assistant Professor, University of California-Berkeley

Antonio Pérez Núñez
Department: Spanish and Portuguese
Dissertation: The effects of comprehensive written corrective feedback on the revision and acquisition of specific L2 forms
Advisor: Melissa Bowles
Degree Date: 8/2015
Current Affiliation: Assistant Professor, College of Charleston

Zhiying Qian
Department: East Asian Languages and Cultures
Dissertation: The reanalysis and interpretation of garden-path sentences by native speakers and second language learners
Advisor: Jerry Packard
Degree Date: 8/2015
Current Affiliation: Senior Instructor of Chinese and Chinese Language Program Coordinator, University of Colorado-Boulder

September 2015 - August 2016


Kirby Chazal
Department: French and Italian
Dissertation: Pedagogical artifacts in teacher-initiated response pursuits: a conversation analytic study of interaction in the French foreign language classroom
Advisors: Andrea and Peter Golato
Degree Date: 12/2015
Current Affiliation: Lecturer, Boston University

Jui Namjoshi
Department: French and Italian
Dissertation: The processing and production of prosodic focus in French by native and non-native speakers
Advisor: Annie Tremblay
Degree Date: 12/2015
Current Affiliation:

Johnny Laforêt
Department: French and Italian
Dissertation: Language maintenance by Haitian immigrants in the USA: a case study of the Chicago community
Advisor: Eyamba Bokamba
Degree Date: 8/2016
Current Affiliation: Lecturer, Princeton University

Itxaso Rodriguez
Department: Spanish and Portuguese
Dissertation: Differential object marking in Basque: grammaticalization, attitudes and ideological representations
Advisor: Anna María Escobar
Degree Date: 8/2016
Current Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Southern Illinois University

Junli Wei
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation: Bridging the gap between research and practice: construction and validation of a CDA-informed English reading test for China's twelfth graders
Advisors: Fred Davidson and Melissa Bowles
Degree Date: 8/2016
Current Affiliation: Postdoctoral researcher at the University of British Columbia


September 2016 - August 2017


Peiyun Zhou
Department: Educational Psychology
Dissertation:
Advisor: Kiel Christianson
Degree Date: 8/2016
Current Affiliation: Research Associate, University of Washington Seattle