Stephen F. Austin State University

Linguistics Faculty

Linguistics Faculty


Dr. Chris Sams
Dr. Chris Sams - Assistant Professor Educational Background: PhD in Romance Linguistics, University at Buffalo, 2009; MA in Linguistics, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2007; BA in Spanish, Youngstown State University, 2003 Research/Areas of Interest: Second language acquisition, linguistic typology, language documentation, historical linguistics, forensic linguistics Office: Liberal Arts North (LAN) 261 Phone: 936.468.2005
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Dr. Jessie Sams
Dr. Jessie Sams - Assistant Professor Educational Background: PhD in Linguistics, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2008; MA in Linguistics, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2007; BS in English, Truman State University, 2003 Research/Areas of Interest: Syntax and semantics, English grammar, history of English, invented languages, written English quotatives, general linguistics Office: Liberal Arts North (LAN) 229 Phone: 936.468.2180

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Faculty/Student Collaborations

We encourage our students to work with faculty members on projects for conference presentations and/or publications. Below are examples of our students' work: