People

Administration

Director

Prof. Cathy Stafford: cstafford@wisc.edu

Interim Program Coordinator

Jana Martin: jcmartin4@wisc.edu

Financial and Payroll Specialist

Malliga Somasundaram: msomasundara@wisc.edu

PhD Minor

Minor Advisor:

Prof. Naomi Geyer: nfgeyer@wisc.edu

Students wishing to minor in SLA should first contact the relevant SLA committee member in their department who will refer them to the chair of the SLA minor program. Students declaring the minor are required to meet with the SLA Minor Advisor before registering for SLA minor courses.

SLA Faculty and Academic Staff

Core SLA members advise, direct, or co-direct dissertations of students in the program. Their research focuses on Second Language Acquisition, as demonstrated in publications, presentations at research conferences, professional service activities, and/or graduate teaching.

Affiliate Members

Affiliate SLA faculty and academic staff teach courses related to SLA, co-advise dissertations, and may serve on administrative committees.

SLA Graduate Student Organization (SLAG)

Co-Presidents: Bingjie Zhang and Hadis Ghaedi

Delegate to the Steering Committee: Gordon West

Information Guru: Chen Sun

Social Chair: Ryan Goble

Symposium Co-Chairs: Sandra Descourtis, Jose Luis Rivera, and Eric Ho

SLA Listserves

uwsla-corefaculty@lists.wisc.edu

uwsla-affiliatefaculty@lists.wisc.edu

uwsla-phdmajors@lists.wisc.edu

uwsla-phdminors@lists.wisc.edu

uwsla-all@lists.wisc.edu (includes all SLA-affiliated students and faculty)