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John Newman

Dr. John Newman

Dr. John Newman
Associate Professor
English

 

 

Biography:

Dr. John Newman is a native of Seattle, Washington. He graduated with a B.A. in education and an M.S. in geography from Western Washington University. He received a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of Warsaw, Poland’s largest university, in 2002. Dr. Newman has taught English and linguistics at universities in Poland and China, as well as the United States. His research interests include English historical grammar, present-day English dialectal variation, and language endangerment. His recent publications focus on Middle English noun morphology and Latinate borrowings in modern English. He is the author of "The Spread of the s-Plural Formative in Old and Middle English Nouns," an internationally reviewed monograph published by the Institute of English Studies at the University of Warsaw in 2008. Dr. Newman joined the English faculty of UTB in 2004.

Degrees:

PH.D. IN LINGUISTICS, UNIVERSITY OF WARSAW (WARSAW, POLAND)
M.SC. IN GEOGRAPHY, WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (USA)
B.A. IN EDUCATION, WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (USA)

CV/VITAE: J. Newman Vitae

Classes Taught:

ENGLISH 6308: HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
ENGLISH 6354: LINGUISTICS AND READING
ENGLISH 3331: HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
ENGLISH 3319: INTRODUCTION TO DESCRIPTIVE LINGUISTICS
ENGLISH 3330: ENGLISH GRAMMAR
ENGLISH 4328: INTRODUCTION TO ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
ENGLISH 1301: COMPOSITION I
ENGLISH 0321: WRITING SKILLS II
GEOGRAPHY 3320: CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY FOR EDUCATORS

Joined UTB:

2004

Area of Specialty and Responsibility:

ENGLISH LINGUISTICS, PAST (DIACHRONIC) AND PRESENT (SYNCHRONIC)

Previous Experience:

(2002-2004) LECTURER IN LINGUISTICS/ RESEARCH ASSOCIATE IN LINGUISTICS, WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERISTY (USA)
(1996-2002) LECTURER IN ENGLISH AND LINGUISTICS, NICOLAUS COPERNICUS UNIVERSITY (TORUN, POLAND)
(1992-1996) LECTURER IN ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY OF GDANSK (GDANSK, POLAND)
(1990-1991) INSTRUCTOR OF ENGLISH, SHIJIAZHUANG RAILWAY INSTITUTE (SHIJIAZHUANG, P.R. CHINA)

 

Office Hours - spring 2012

Monday & Wednesday
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday & Thursday
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Office: MRCS 225
Phone: (956) 882-7479
Fax: (956) 882-8239
                john.g.newman@utb.edu

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