is a professor of English at the University of Michigan, where she also holds appointments in the linguistics department and the School of Education. Her publications include Gender Shifts in the History of English and the co-authored textbook How English Works: A Linguistic Introduction. She talks about trends in the English language in a weekly segment, "That's What They Say," on Michigan Radio.Read Anne's Lingua Franca entries
is dean of humanities and social sciences and a professor of English literature at Cooper Union. He's the author of Getting It Published: A Guide for Scholars and Anyone Else Serious About Serious Books and From Dissertation to Book, as well as essays in The Chronicle and elsewhere. He has worked at Columbia University Press and at Routledge.Read William's Lingua Franca entries
is a professor of English at MacMurray College, executive secretary of the American Dialect Society, and author of OK: The Improbable Story of America's Greatest Word and five other books on language.Read Allan's Lingua Franca entries
is Gerard visiting professor of cognitive, linguistic, and psychological sciences at Brown University and professor of general linguistics at the University of Edinburgh. He also writes for Language Log. Geoff's Web site is at http://ling.ed.ac.uk/~gpullum/.Read Geoff's Lingua Franca entries
is a professor of English and journalism at the University of Delaware and the author of, among other books, The Sound on the Page: Style and Voice in Writing and How to Not Write Bad: The Most Common Writing Errors and the Best Ways to Avoid Them. His Web site is www.benyagoda.com.Read Ben's Lingua Franca entries
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