Core Faculty

Melissa Baese-Berk

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  • Title: David M. and Nancy L. Petrone Faculty Scholar; Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3899
  • Office: 279 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: By appointment only
  • Website: Website

B Mokaya Bosire

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  • Title: Senior Instructor
  • Phone: 541-346-3916
  • Office: 377 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: Tue/Fri 10:30a-11:30a
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Folklore Program
  • Interests: Swahili, Sheng, African languages & Urban vernaculars

Don Daniels

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office: 275 Straub Hall
  • Interests: language change, comparative reconstruction, morphosyntax, Papuan languages, fieldwork
  • Website: Website

Spike Gildea

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-0480
  • Office: 381 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: Mon 1:00p-2:00p, Tue 1:00p-3:00p, Wed 2:00p-3:00p

Vsevolod Kapatsinski

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Graduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-3923
  • Office: 367 Straub Hall
  • Interests: computational learning theory, constituency, unitization, frequency effects, probabilistic morphophonology, inferential statistics, usage-based linguistic theory, mechanisms of language change
  • Website: Website
  • Research Website: Research

Tyler Kendall

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Kris Kyle

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Eric Pederson

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Retired
  • Phone: 541-346-3900
  • Office: 375 Straub Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: American English Institute, Asian Studies, Clark Honors College
  • Interests: Semantic typology, gesture, psycholinguistics, Dravidian linguistics

Gabriela Pérez Báez

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Melissa (Lisa) Redford

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-3818
  • Office: 379 Straub Hall
  • Interests: suprasegmental sound patterns; speech planning & production; child language acquisition
  • Website: Website

Julie Sykes

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Center for Applied Second Language Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-5699
  • Office: 1600 Millrace Dr., Ste 201
  • Website: Website

Keli Yerian

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  • Title: Senior Lecturer II
  • Additional Title: Director, Language Teaching Studies MA Program, Second Language Acquisition and Teaching Certificate
  • Phone: 541-346-4302
  • Office: 167 Straub Hall
  • Office Hours: Mon/Wed 12:00p-2:00p (Mon - via Zoom, Wed - in-person or Zoom)
  • Interests: language teacher education, pedagogy, curriculum development, program development, gesture studies, interactional discourse analysis
  • Website: Website