Faculty

Anna Berge, Associate Professor of Linguistics

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

Brooks 421
907-474-5351
amberge [at] alaska.edu 

Walkie Charles, Assistant Professor of Yup'ik

Undergraduate Advisor

PhD in Applied Linguistics, UAF, 2011. 
Dynamic Assessment, Sociocultural Theory, and Yugtun (Yup'ik Eskimo) Language teaching and learning. 

107A Brooks
907-474-7170
swcharles [at] alaska.edu

Burns Cooper, Professor of English

Ph.D. University of Texas 1989
Forensic linguistics, poetics, intonation

Gruening 858
gbcooper [at] alaska.edu
907-474-5303

Faculty webpage

Gary Holton, Professor of Linguistics

Director, Alaska Native Language Archive

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

Brooks 306B
907-474-6585
gmholton [at] alaska.edu

Faculty Website

Duff Johnston, Assistant Professor of English and Linguistics

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

Gruening 866
djohnston2 [at] alaska.edu
907-474-5235

Lawrence Kaplan, Professor of Linguistics

Director, Alaska Native Language Center
Undergraduate Advisor.

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

Brooks 425
ldkaplan [at] alaska.edu
907-474-6582

Patrick Marlow, Associate Professor of Linguistics, Program Chair

Linguistics Program Chair

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

Brooks 306F
pemarlow [at] alaska.edu
907-474-7446

Wendy Martelle, Term Assistant Professor of Linguistics

PhD University of Pittsburgh 2011
Second Language Acquisition, Russian Linguistics, Tense-Aspect Morphology

Brooks 306D
wmmartelle [at] alaska.edu
907-474-6604

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

Bunnell 307D
rashoaps [at] alaska.edu
907-474-6884

Faculty webpage

Sabine Siekmann, Assistant Professor of Linguistics & Foreign Languages

Ph.D. University of South Florida 2004.
Second language acquisition, computer assisted language learning

Brooks 306D
ssiekmann [at] alaska.edu
907-474-6580

Faculty webpage

Siri Tuttle, Associate Professor of Linguistics

Ph.D. University of Washington 1998.
Phonology, Athabascan linguistics

Brooks 419
sgtuttle [at] alaska.edu
907-474-5708

Faculty webpage

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