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Department of Applied Linguistics and ESL


Faculty, Staff, & students

The faculty in the Department of Applied Linguistics and ESL consists of tenured and tenure-track faculty who teach undergraduate, MA, and PhD courses in Applied Linguistics; lecturers who teach ESL courses in the Intensive English Program (IEP) and the ESL Program (credit-bearing courses for matriculated students); visiting instructors; and part time instructors.


Debra Snell

Ute Römer at a Japan(Tokyo) lecture trip in 2009.


With its highly qualified faculty, diversity, research-oriented environment, and goal of connecting  theory and practice, the ALESL program was a fertile land where my academic and professional skills fruitfully grew.

Mokhtar Al Zuraiki (Yemen), MA, 2004