Instructional Assistant Professor of Applied Linguistics
Dr. Michael C. Raines is an Instructional Assistant Professor of TESOL and ESL at the University of Mississippi, where he has been teaching for the past 10 years. He obtained his B.A. in English and Spanish, and his M.A. and Ph.D. in TESOL from the University of Mississippi. Dr. Raines also obtained his second M.A. in Romance Languages–Spanish from the University of Alabama. During his tenure at UA, he was responsible for administering a Federal OELA (Office of English Language Acquisition) Grant and was in charge of the ESL and Foreign Language Education programs in the School of Education. Dr. Raines currently teaches courses in TESOL, Linguistics and ESL. His research interests include ESL, American and Mexican culture, and linguistics.