Ph.D., University of South Carolina, SC, 1999
M.A., TESOL, Azusa Pacific University, CA, 1994
M.A., English, ELTE University of Arts and Letters, Budapest, Hungary, 1983
B.A., Russian, ELTE University of Arts and Letters, Budapest, Hungary, 1983
Bilingual first language acquisition and attrition; 'social grammar' of code switching; language of belonging and difference in immigrant discourse; identity and ideology in language shift/maintenance; language, gender and power; discourse of emotion; cross-cultural pragmatics
(under review)Language contact in the 'third space': Creativity and hybridity in bilingual children. Submitted to Applied Linguistics.
(under review) Code-switching and the optimal grammar of language use. Submitted to Language in Society.(2nd author Rakesh Bhatt)
(In)vulnerable agreement in incomplete bilingual L1 learners. Accepted for publication. (To appear) To appear in the International Journal of Bilingualism,11 (1), 2007.
Vulnerable morphemes in imperfect bilingual L1 acquisition. Proceedings of the 29th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, ed. by A. Brugos, M. Clark-Cotton, & S. Ha, pp.85-96. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.
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