Assistant Professor in Linguistics
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Department(s) or Program(s)

Research & Scholarship


MA Linguistics (U. of Pittsburgh), 1992; TESL Certificate, (U. of Pittsburgh) 1992; BA History (U. of Waterloo), 1980;  BTh(Ontario Bible College), 1979

Awards & Honors

Research Interests

  • Languages of South Asia
  • Northern Thai Dialects

Recent Publications

  • (2006) The social Stratification of Standard Thai accents in Chiang Mai. Research No. 208. Chiang Mai: Linguistics Department, Payap University.
  • (2003) Review of Rahman, Language, Education and Culture. Dallas: SIL Electronic book reviews.


English, Urdu.

Courses Taught

  • Language in Society
  • Language Program Planning
  • Syntax and Semantics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Language Development Methods