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Dominika M Baran

Dominika M Baran

Associate Professor in Linguistics

Office: English Department, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708-0015

Phone: (919) 684-2741

dominika.baran@duke.edu

My main research interests lie in the area of language, identity, and migration. I am particularly interested in how migrant identities are formed and enacted through discourse and linguistic practices, such as code-switching and translanguaging. My recent book, Language in Immigrant America...

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Elabbas Benmamoun

Elabbas Benmamoun

Professor of the Linguistics Program

abbas.benmamoun@duke.edu

Benmamoun’s research has specifically focused on the following broad areas: (i) the syntax of functional categories, particularly tense, agreement, negation, and coordination, (ii) the nature of lexical and morphological relations, particularly the issue of whether lexical relations in Arabic (...

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Elika Bergelson

Elika Bergelson

Assistant Professor in the Program in Linguistics

Office: 210 Soc-Psych Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90086, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-8753

Office Hours: By appointment.

elika.bergelson@duke.edu

Dr. Bergelson is accepting applications for PhD students in the 2018-2019 Cycle; she accepts through the Developmental and Cog/CogNeuro areas of P&N and the CNAP program.

In my research, I try to understand the interplay of processes during language acquisition....

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Gail Clements

Gail Clements

Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguistics

gail.clements@duke.edu

I’m a linguadork—I embrace it; I revel in this side of myself. I enjoy language: the breath, the formation, the sound, the art, the word on the page. Even more, I relish studying how and why people (myself included) use language, how we manipulate it and how we are manipulated by it. Moreover, I...

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Ruth S. Day

Ruth S. Day

Associate Professor in the Linguistics Program

Office: 223 Soc/Psych Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90086, Durham, NC 27708-0085

Phone: (919) 660-5694

ruthday@duke.edu

Cognitive processes in the laboratory and in everyday life.

Basic Cognition
A wide range of basic cognitive processes and their interconnections, especially perception, memory, comprehension, representation, and problem solving. Special emphasis on: 1) alternative...

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Luciana Fellin

Luciana Fellin

Associate Professor of the Practice of Linguistics Program

Office: 105 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3117

Office Hours: Tuesdays 2:00-4:00 and by appointment (Languages 105)

fellin@duke.edu

Luciana Fellin (fellin@duke.edu) Associate Professor of the Practice of Italian and Linguistics, Director of the Italian Language Program. I received a Laurea in English and German Literature from the University of Bologna, and a Ph.D. from the University of...

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Liliana Paredes

Liliana Paredes

Professor of the Practice of Linguistics

Office: 102 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Current interests: second language acquisition of vocabulary; curricular implications of low, mid and high stakes activities to understand writing in a second language; development of intercultural competence, assessment.

Gareth O. Price

Gareth O. Price

Visiting Assistant Professor of the Linguistics Program

Office: 316 Language Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90259, Durham, NC 27708-0259

Phone: (919) 684-6561

gareth.price@duke.edu

Gareth is a sociolinguist and political sociologist who completed a jointly-supervised PhD at the University of Essex in 2009. Since 2010, he has taught in the Linguistics Program at Duke; his teaching includes the core course Introduction to Linguistics, as well as courses in language policy,...

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Alexander Rosenberg

Alexander Rosenberg

Professor in the Linguistics Program

Office: 203A W Duke Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90743, Durham, NC 27708-0743

Phone: (919) 660-3047

alexrose@duke.edu

Alex Rosenberg (Ph.D. 1971, Johns Hopkins) joined the Duke faculty in 2000. He is the R. Taylor Cole Professor of Philosophy (with secondary appointments in the biology and political science departments). Rosenberg has been a visiting professor and fellow of the at the Center for the Philosophy...

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Julie A. Tetel

Julie A. Tetel

Professor of Linguistics

Office: 319 Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708-0015

Phone: (919) 681-7610

jtetel@duke.edu

Julie Tetel (Andresen) writes in the field of linguistic historiography, focusing on French, German, and American theories of language from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries. She is the author of Linguistics in America 1769-1924: A Critical History (Routledge, 1990, paperback...

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Michael Tomasello

Michael Tomasello

Professor in the Linguistics Program

Office: 247 Soc Psych Bldg, Box 90086, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-8752

michael.tomasello@duke.edu

Major research interests in processes of social cognition, social learning, cooperation, and communication from developmental, comparative, and cultural perspectives. Current theoretical focus on processes of shared intentionality. Empirical research mainly with human children from 1 to 4 years...

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Staff

Paul McLain

Paul McLain

Staff Assistant

Office: 413 Chapel Drive, Box 90259, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90259, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: +1 919 660 3140

paul.mclain@duke.edu

Postdoc

Charlotte S Rammell, Ph.D.

Charlotte S Rammell, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Office: 301 Languages Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 90259, Languages Building, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: +1 919 660 3156

charlotte.rammell@duke.edu