Linguistics Program

College of Arts and Humanities

126 Mitchell Hall
Linguistics Program
Maria-Eirini Panagiotidou, Director

The minor in linguistics is an interdisciplinary program offered by the departments of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Communication Studies, Computer Science, English, Languages and Cultures, and Philosophy. Its purpose is to provide the student with a foundation in the analysis of the various aspects of language. Students wishing to enter the program must consult the program coordinator. To receive credit for the minor in linguistics, a student must complete 18 credits of course work. The program coordinator must approve all courses.

Minor in Linguistics


Cheryl D Gunter (1999)

Chairperson, Communication Sciences and Disorders

B.A., University of Tennessee; M.A., Memphis State; Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin

Elaine B. Jenks (1992)

B.A., University of Maryland; M.A., Gannon University; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Mareile A. Koenig (1990)

Graduate Coordinator, Communication Sciences and Disorders

B.S., M.S., Southern Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Illinois

Frederick R. Patton (1981)

B.A., M.Ed., Temple University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Michel H. Sage (1994)

M.A., San Diego University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Andrea Varricchio (1986)

Coordinator, Languages and Cultures

B.A., Chestnut Hill College; M.A., Middlebury College; Ph.D., Temple University

Associate Professors

Mahmoud Amer (2011)

Chairperson, Languages and Cultures

B.A., Mutah University; M.A., University of Toledo; Ph.D., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Maria José Cabrera (2007)

Coordinator, Languages and Cultures

B.A., Universidad de Murcia (Spain); M.A., West Virginia University; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Sara Lamb Kistler (2004)

B.S., M.A., West Chester University; Ph.D., University of Delaware

Israel Sanz-Sanchez (2009)

B.A., University of Valladolid (Spain); M.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Assistant Professors

Supraja Anand (2014)

B.Sc., M.Sc., All India Institute of Speech and Hearing; Ph.D., University of Florida

Jelena Colovic-Markovic (2013)

B.A., University of Belgrade; M.A., Brigham Young University; Ph.D., University of Utah

William Keith Corbitt (2013)

Coordinator, Languages and Cultures

A.A., Monterey Peninsula College; B.A., High Point University; M.A., University of Delaware; M.A., Ph.D., University of Indiana

Sojung Kim (2011)

B.A., Sung Kyun Kwan University (South Korea); M.A., Ohio University; Ph.D., Arizona State University

Maria-Eirini Panagiotidou (2013)

Director, Linguistics Program

B.A., National and Kapodistrian University of Athens; M.A., Ph.D., The University of Nottingham

Innhwa Park (2013)

B.A. Seoul National University; M.A., University of California; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Chui Kian Smidt (2011)

B.Ed., University of Exeter; M.A., Iowa State University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Patricia Swasey Washington (2009)

B.A., Rutgers University Douglass College; M.A., William Paterson University; Ph.D., Temple University

Dominik Wolff (2016)

BA Gerhard Mercator University; MA Syracuse University; PhD Michigan State University