I am an Assistant Professor of Linguistics in the Department of English at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas.

My website provides information about me and my research/teaching interests, descriptions of and syllabi for linguistic courses offered here at SFA, and links for websites that include helpful information about linguistics and language.

For more information about any of the following, please click on the provided links:

  1. SFA

  2. Department of English at SFA

  3. Nacogdoches

Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions and/or comments you may have.

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In short, linguistics is the scientific study of language.

“Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.”

                                       --Ralph Waldo Emerson