Assistant Professor of Linguistics
Prof. Chang teaches courses related to language acquisition and linguistic theory and directs the Phonetics, Acquisition & Multilingualism Lab.
Prof. Chang's research addresses topics in phonetics, phonology, language acquisition, and language attrition. Specific interests include the early stages of second language phonological acquisition, interactions between the first and second languages in the bilingual mind, bases of cross-linguistic phonological similarity, language transfer, heritage language phonology, and contact-induced sound change.
His work has appeared in journals such as Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, and Journal of Phonetics. Links to publications can be found on his website at http://charleschang.net/publications/.
|Course number||Course title||Section||Instructor||Days||Time||Room|
CAS LX 250
Introduction to Linguistics
|Study of the fundamental properties that all languages share, and of how languages differ, with respect to structure (sound system, word formation, syntax), expression of meaning, acquisition, variation, and change; cultural and artistic uses of languages; comparison of oral, written, and signed languages. [Prereq: none]|
CAS LX 545
|The psycholinguistics and sociolinguistics of life with two languages. Topics include bilingual language use, processing, acquisition, organization; effects of bilingualism on cognition and development; the bilingual brain; the bilingual speech community; bilingual education; bilingualism in the media and public eye. [Prereq: CAS LX 250 Introduction to Linguistics or consent of instructor.]|
- Peter Alrenga
- Sudha Arunachalam
- Jon Barnes
- Charles Chang
- Daniel Erker
- Paul Hagstrom
- Neil Myler
- Carol Neidle
- Alexander (Sasha) Nikolaev
- Mary Catherine O'Connor