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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:
Classroom and Professional Discourse, Language Program Administration, Language Teacher Education, Linguistic Anthropology of Education, Teaching Writing

Courses Taught:
LING 504: Descriptive Grammar
LING 509: Semantics
LING 515: Approaches to Discourse
LING 530: Pragmatics
TESL 630: Langauge Program Administration
TESL 680: Critical Issues in Applied Linguistics
TESL 694: Research in Applied Linguistics

Recent Publications:

Warhol, Tamara. Notes from the Intensive English Underground, in progress.
Burkette, Allison and Tamara Warhol, editors. Interdisciplinary Approaches to Language, in progress.

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)
Faculty Senate
Instructional Technology (University Standing Committee)
Series Editor, Interdisciplinary Linguistics, Walter de Gruyter Inc.

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

Dr. Tamara Warhol
Linguistics Program
TESOL Program