Sociolinguistics is the study of language in social context. Faculty and student interests in this concentration include, but are not limited to: language and social interaction, language variation and change, discourse analysis, intercultural communication, narrative analysis and oral history, language and identity, language and dialect contact, endangered and minoritized languages and dialects, language and aging, language and health care, language and business, language and education, and inclusion and exclusion in interaction.
- Marissa Fond
- Cynthia Gordon
- Alexandra Johnston (Director, Master’s Programs)
- Jennifer Nycz (Concentration Head)
- Nadja Tadic
- Deborah Tannen