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Sungdai Cho

Director for Center for Korean Studies; Associate Professor/Director, Center for Korean Studies

Center for Korean Studies; Department of Asian and Asian American Studies

Research Interests

  • Syntax and Morphology
  • Passive; Causative; Sluicing; Honorifics
  • Language Pedagogy
  • National Standards
  • Assessment
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Shannon Hilliker

Assistant Professor

Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership

Research Interests

  • ESL after school programs
  • Content area teacher perceptions of ESL students
  • ESL teacher identity and online language and cross cultural exchange
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Albrecht W. Inhoff

Professor

Psychology

Research Interests

  • Word recognition
  • eye-voice coordination
  • subvocal speech
  • Perceptual processes during reading
  • Oculomotor control during reading
  • Neurological structures and cognitive processes
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Katherine Martineau

Assistant Professor

Department of Asian and Asian American Studies; Translation Research and Instruction Program (TRIP)

Research Interests

  • Contemporary India
  • Colonial South Asia
  • Semiotic processes of social life (language and media practice)
  • Free speech in cultural and historical perspective
  • The global circulation of Asian religions
  • Gender
  • sexuality
  • and kinship
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Sabina Perrino

Assistant Professor

Anthropology; Linguistics Program

Research Interests

  • Intimacy in Interaction
  • Language use in Ethnomedical Encounters & Political Speeches
  • Oral Narratives as Discursive Practices
  • Racialized Language in Everyday Conversation
  • Spatiotemporal Relations (Chronotope)
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Chenqing Song

Associate Professor; Director

Department of Asian and Asian American Studies; Translation Research and Instruction Program (TRIP)

Research Interests

  • Chinese phonology
  • Historical linguistics
  • Tones in poetic prosody
  • Chinese as a foreign language teaching
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Cyma K. Van Petten

Professor

Psychology

Research Interests

  • Language processing focusing on sentence comprehension and the interface between semantic processing and spoken word identification
  • Memory with an emphasis on executive processes that contribute to memory and the role of prefrontal cortex
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