Linguistics Program


Anna Berge, Associate Professor of Linguistics

Anna Berge

Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley 1998
Eskimo-Aleut languages, syntax, discourse.

Brooks 421 474-5351

Walkie Charles, Assistant Professor of Yup'ik

PhD in Applied Linguistics, UAF, 2011. 

Dynamic Assessment, Sociocultural Theory, and Yugtun (Yup'ik Eskimo) Language teaching and learning. 

Undergraduate Advisor.

107A Brooks, 907-474-7170

Burns Cooper, Professor of English

Ph.D. University of Texas 1989
Forensic linguistics, poetics, intonation
Gruening 858 474-5303

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Gary Holton, Professor of Linguistics

Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara 2000
Director, Alaska Native Language Archive
Athabascan and Papuan languages, morphology, argument structure, discourse, language revitalization.

Brooks 306B, gmholton [at], 474-6585

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Duff Johnston, Assistant Professor of English and Linguistics

Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, Pennsylvania State University 2011

Gruening 866 474-5235

Lawrence Kaplan, Professor of Linguistics

Director, Alaska Native Language Center

Ph.D. University of California, San Diego 1979.
Inupiaq language, Comparative Eskimo, language policy and planning.

Undergraduate Advisor.
Brooks 425 474-6582

Patrick Marlow, Associate Professor of Linguistics, Program Chair

Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1997.
Historical linguistics, indigenous language teacher training.

Brooks 306F 474-7446

Wendy Martelle, Term Assistant Professor of Linguistics

PhD University of Pittsburgh 2011
Second Language Acquisition, Russian Linguistics, Tense-Aspect Morphology
Brooks 306D  474-6604

Robin Shoaps, Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Ph.D. University of California Santa Barbara, 2004.
Linguistic anthropology, anthropology of Christianity, discourse analysis, self and subjectivity, ethnography of moralities, indigenous languages and cultures; Mesoamerica and the United States

Eielson 474-6884

Sabine Siekmann, Assistant Professor of Linguistics & Foreign Languages

Ph.D. University of South Florida 2004.
Second language acquisition, computer assisted language learning
Brooks 306D 474-6580

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On leave 2013-214

Siri Tuttle, Associate Professor of Linguistics

Ph.D. University of Washington 1998.
Phonology, Athabascan linguistics
Brooks 419 474-5708

On Sabbatical 2013-2014

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