Degree and Year:
BA 1998, PhD 2004
Associate Professor of Linguistics
U of Missouri-Saint Louis
Professional Background:Token linguist in English department, first at Mississippi State, then UMSL
How has being an English graduate from Duke University helped shape your professional success?:The Duke brand greately augmented my academic marketability. I believe coming from Duke was a huge contributor to my getting a TT job in a crashing environment.