Faculty Members

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Dwight Atkinson
Email: dwightatki@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: 445 Modern Languages Bldg
Dwight Atkinson is an applied linguist and second language educator who specializes in writing, qualitative research approaches, and second language acquisition. Current projects include developing a “sociocognitive” approach to second language acquisition and research on the...
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Hayriye Kayi-Aydar
Assistant Professor
Email: hkaydar@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
FAX: (520) 621-7537
Office: ML 445
Hayriye Kayi-Aydar teaches courses for English undergraduate, MAESL graduate, and SLAT PhD graduate students. Her research works with discourse, narrative, and English as a Second Language (ESL) pedagogy, at the intersections of the poststructural Second Language Acquisition (SLA) approaches...
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Jonathon S Reinhardt
Associate Professor, English & Director of EAL
Email: jonrein@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: 478 Modern Languages Bldg
Jon Reinhardt teaches courses for English undergraduate, MATESL graduate, and SLAT PhD graduate students, primarily focused on teaching languages with technology, sociolinguistics, and teaching English as a foreign language. His research interests lie in the relationship between...
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Michael S Sayle
Professor, English
Email: mssayle@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
Office: Modern Languages 445
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Shelley Staples
Associate Professor
Email: slstaples@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-1836
FAX: (520) 621-7537
Office: Modern Languages 445
Shelley Staples (PhD in Applied Linguistics, Northern Arizona University, 2014) teaches courses in the undergraduate English program, MA in ESL program, and Second Language Acquisition and Teaching PhD program. Her research focuses on the use of corpus-based discourse analysis (...
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Christine Tardy
Professor, English, Associate Director, Writing Program, & Associate Professor, SLAT/Teaching-GIDP
Email: ctardy@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-3553
Office: 462 Modern Languages Bldg
Christine Tardy teaches courses in the undergraduate English program, MA-TESL program, and SLAT PhD program. Her research focuses on the areas of second language writing, genre and discourse studies, English for Academic Purposes (EAP)/Writing in the Disciplines (WID), and the...
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