Associate Professor of Linguistics
Ph.D., University of Georgia
Dr. Burkette’s esearch interests include language variation and Appalachian English, with an emphasis on complexity theory in historical studies as they relate to Linguistic Atlas data.
Office: 210 Howry | 662-915-1458 | burkette at olemiss.edu
Assistant Professor of Arabic and Director of the Arabic Language Program
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Dr. Clark’s research interests include translation in the Arabic-English language pair, questioning the source of semantic mismatches whether they may be ideological, political, social, military, or a combination of these factors.
Office: 209 Howry | 662-915-1194 | asclark at olemiss.edu
Professor of Spanish and Linguistics
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Coles’s research interests include dialects of American English and Hispanic sociolinguistics and language obsolescence.
Office: E-210A Bondurant Hall | 662-915-7702 | fcoles at olemiss.edu
Chair and Professor of Russian and Linguistics
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Dr. Dyer’s research interests include the Russian, Bulgarian and Romanian languages, Slavic and Balkan Linguistics, languages in contact and Moldova.
Office: C115 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-7298 | mldyer at olemiss.edu
Professor of Applied Linguistics
Ph.D., Kent State University
Dr. Erdim’s research interests include teaching English as a second language curriculum design and translation theory.
Office: 13 Old Athletics | 662-915-7915 | eerdim at olemiss.edu
Assistant Professor of Hispanic Linguistics
M.A., University of Florida
Ms. Fionda’s research interests include Hispanic and cognitive linguistics and languages in contact.
Office: E-205B Bondurant Hall | 662-915-3140 | mifionda at olemiss.edu
Lecturer of French
Ph.D., University of Minas Gerais, Brazil and Lumières-Lyon II, France
Office: E-213 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-5809 | lfonseca at olemiss.edu
Croft Professor of Spanish (on sabbatical leave, fall 2013)
Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Dr. Gutiérrez’s research interests include Spanish-language pedagogy and second language acquisition.
Office: E-211A Bondurant Hall | 662-915-7717 | johng at olemiss.edu
Assistant Professor of Russian
Ph.D., Minsk State Linguistics University
Dr. Iepuri’s research interests include Russian language in the post-Soviet period, languages in contact and language pedagogy.
Office: E-210B Bondurant Hall | 662-915-7715 | vbiepuri at olemiss.edu
Assistant Professor of Chinese
Ph.D., University of Iowa
Dr. Lin’s research interests include applied Chinese linguistics and language assessment.
Office: 212 Croft | 662-915-6793 | ylin at olemiss.edu
Croft Instructional Assistant Professor of Japanese
Ph.D., The University of Mississippi
Dr. Ochiai’s professional interests include second language acquisition, teaching methodologies and comparative cultural studies of the United States and Japan.
Office: 217 Croft | 662-915-3772 | kochiai at olemiss.edu
Instructional Assistant Professor of TESL and Intensive English
Ph.D., University of MIssissippi
Office: 204 Howry | 662-915-1492 | mcraines at olemiss.edu
Associate Professor of German and Linguistics
Ph.D., Indiana University
Dr. Sapp’s research specialization is the historical morphology and syntax of German and he has also investigated language acquisition and Scandinavian linguistics
Office: E-211B Bondurant Hall | 662-915-7664 | csapp at olemiss.edu
Associate Professor of TESL and Linguistics and Director of the Intensive English Program
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Warhol’s research explores classroom and professional discourse in the humanities and the sciences; the intersection of language, gender and religion; and second language teaching and learning, with an emphasis on second language writing.
Office: 213 Howry | 662-915-5029 | twarhol at olemiss.edu
Croft Associate Professor of Chinese and Co-Director of the Chinese Language Flagship Program
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Yang’s research interests include Chinese linguistics, formal syntactic theory, Chinese language pedagogy, and the interface between instructional technology and language teaching.
Office: 213 Croft | 662-915-6794 | hsyang at olemiss.edu