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Department of Modern Languages
The University of Mississippi

Tamara Warhol, Ph.D.

Tamara WarholAssociate Professor of Linguistics and TESOL & Director of the Undergraduate Linguistics Program

Office: Howry 213
Phone: 662-915-5029

Ph.D. in Educational Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania (2011)
M.S.Ed. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), University of Pennsylvania (2002)
A.B. in Religion, Princeton University, Cum Laude (1995)

Teaching and Research Interests:
Applied Linguistics/TESOL, Classroom and Professional Discourse, Language Program Administration, Language Teacher Education, Teaching Writing

Courses Taught:
LIN 306: Semantics & Pragmatics
LIN 310: Language & Culture
LIN 606: Seminar in Pragmatics
LIN 657: Teaching L2 Literacy
LIN 690: Qualitative Research Methods
LIN 721: Capstone

Recent Publications:


Warhol, Tamara. Notes from the Intensive English Underground, in progress.
Burkette, Allison and Tamara Warhol, editors. Crossing Borders, Making Connections: Interdisciplinarity in Linguistics. De Gruyter, 2021.

Articles & Chapters

Warhol, Tamara and Katherine R. Fields. “When Art and English-language Teachers Collaborate.” Best Practices for Teaching and Learning in Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, edited by Mihyon Jeon, Maria Figueredo & Fernanda Carra-Salsberg, University of Toronto Press, forthcoming.
Schaefer, Vance and Tamara Warhol. “There Ain’t No Doubt About It: Teaching EALs to Recognize Variation and Switch/Shift Between Varieties and Registers is Crucial to Communicative Compentence. TESOL Journal, vol. 11, no. 3, 2020, e504. doi: 10.1002/tesj.504
Warhol, Tamara. “The professional vision of an ESL Writing Teacher.” Southern Journal of Linguistics, vol. 37, no. 1, 2013, pp. 46-81.
Warhol, Tamara and Katherine R. Fields. “Organizing blogs in an ESL/EFL class using the rule of thirds.” TESOL Journal, vol. 3, no. 4, 2012, 735-744. doi: 10.1002/tesj.41.

Professional Activities:
Committee on Campus Internationalization (Ad Hoc Committee)
Keep Teaching and Learning Committee (Ad Hoc Committee)
Modern Languages Equity Representative

Awards and Honors:
Fulbright Specialist Candidate, 2013
Dell H. Hymes-Nessa Wolfson Award for Excellence in Educational Linguistics, 2011
Mary Finocchiaro Award for Excellence in Nonpublished Pedagogical Materials in TESOL, 2010
University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts Summer Research Grant, 2008, 2012, 2018
University of Mississippi Office of the Provost Award to attend CIEE Faculty Development Seminar, 2008
Spencer Urban Education Fellowship, 2003–2007
PennGSE China Study Tour Scholarship, 2005
Social Science Research Council Scholarship for Study of Ukrainian, 2003

Linguistics Program
TESOL Program