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Melissa Baese-Berk

David M. and Nancy L. Petrone Faculty Scholar; Professor
Language Teaching Studies, Linguistics
Phone: 541-346-3899
Office: 279 Straub Hall
Office Hours: By appointment only

B Mokaya Bosire

Senior Instructor
African Studies, Language Teaching Studies, Linguistics
Phone: 541-346-3916
Office: 377 Straub Hall
Office Hours: Tue/Fri 10:30a-11:30a
Research Interests: Swahili, Sheng, African languages & Urban vernaculars

Don Daniels

Associate Professor
Linguistics
Office: 275 Straub Hall
Research Interests: language change, comparative reconstruction, morphosyntax, Papuan languages, fieldwork

Shiloh Drake

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Linguistics
Office: E383 1600 Millrace

Spike Gildea

Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Linguistics
Phone: 541-346-0480
Office: 381 Straub Hall
Office Hours: Mon 1:00p-2:00p, Tue 1:00p-2:00p, Wed 2:00p-3:00p

Vsevolod Kapatsinski

Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
Linguistics
Phone: 541-346-3923
Office: 367 Straub Hall
Office Hours: Mon 12:00p-2:00p, in person or Zoom
Research Interests: computational learning theory, constituency, unitization, frequency effects, probabilistic morphophonology, inferential statistics, usage-based linguistic theory, mechanisms of language change

Tyler Kendall

Professor
Linguistics, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-3199
Office: 373 Straub Hall

Kris Kyle

Associate Professor
Language Teaching Studies, Linguistics
Phone: 541-346-3808
Office: 273 Straub Hall
Office Hours: Tue 1:15p-3:15p

Florian Matter

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Linguistics
Office: 280 Straub Hall
Research Interests: digital linguistics, language description, Cariban languages, corpus linguistics

Trish Pashby

Senior Instructor
American English Institute, Language Teaching Studies, Linguistics
Phone: 541-346-3945
Office: 220B Agate Hall
Office Hours: Tue & Thu 10:00a-11:00a

Rebecca Paterson

Research Associate
Linguistics

Tom Payne

Research Associate
Linguistics
Research Interests: Typological morphology and syntax. Mother-tongue based multi-lingual education. Philippine languages and Manchu languages.

Gabriela Pérez Báez

Associate Professor
Language Teaching Studies, Linguistics
Office: 263 Straub Hall

Melissa (Lisa) Redford

Professor
Department Head
Linguistics
Phone: 541-346-3818
Office: 379 Straub Hall
Office Hours: By appointment only
Research Interests: suprasegmental sound patterns; speech planning & production; child language acquisition

Narayan Sharma

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Linguistics
Phone: 541-346-3914
Office: 281 Straub Hall
Research Interests: Language documentation and description; endangered and minority Tibeto-Burman languages; morphology and syntax; linguistic typology, and field linguistics

Julie Sykes

Professor
Director of Center for Applied Second Language Studies
Language Teaching Studies, Linguistics
Phone: 541-346-5699
Office: 1600 Millrace Dr., Ste 201

Allison Taylor-Adams

Research Associate
General Lingusitics Program
Linguistics
Phone: 541-346-3945
Office: 161 Straub Hall
Research Interests: Language revitalization and language teaching

Rachel Weissler

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Black Studies, Linguistics
Office: E383 1600 Millrace
Office Hours: Tue 12:00p-2:00p

Keli Yerian

Senior Lecturer II
Director, Language Teaching Studies MA Program, Second Language Acquisition and Teaching Certificate
Language Teaching Studies, Linguistics
Phone: 541-346-4302
Office: 167 Straub Hall
Office Hours: Mon/Wed 12:00p-2:00p (Mon - via Zoom, Wed - in-person or Zoom)
Research Interests: language teacher education, pedagogy, curriculum development, program development, gesture studies, interactional discourse analysis