Audrey RobersonAssociate Professor of Educational Studies

Joined faculty in 2015

Ph.D., Applied Linguistics, Georgia State University, 2014

M.A., Applied Linguistics, Georgia State University, 2009

B.A., International Studies, Emory University, 2003

B.A., Spanish, Emory University, 2003

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Contact Information

Merritt Hall 206Phone (315) 781-3044

Scholarly Interest

As an applied linguist, I use theoretical knowledge to tackle real-world problems involving language learning and language use. My research interests include language acquisition through peer-peer dialogue, corpus-based investigations of learner language, critical discourse analysis of media language, and public bilingual education for young learners. At HWS, I developed a certificate program which provides an entry-level credential in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language), and I oversee the department's K-12 certification program in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) for New York public schools. My research articles have appeared in Corpora, Across the Disciplines, and Advances in Autism; I recently co-authored a research monograph for Palgrave Macmillan; and I have given presentations at national and international applied linguistics conferences such as AAAL (American Association for Applied Linguisitics) and ICAME (International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English).