LINGUIST List 30.4082

Mon Oct 28 2019

Support: Sociolinguistics: PhD, Michigan State University

Editor for this issue: Yiwen Zhang <>

Date: 28-Oct-2019
From: Peter De Costa <>
Subject: Sociolinguistics: PhD, Michigan State University, USA
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Department: Linguistics and Languages
Web Address:

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: Michigan State University

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Sociolinguistics
Language Policy


The MSU SLS Program is offering a fully funded Ph.D. position in SLA with a specialization in language policy. This person will assist Dr. Peter De Costa with research on language policy, with a specific focus on multilingualism in K-12 contexts, a critique of neoliberal English as a medium of instruction (EMI) policies, and family language policy in international and domestic (US) settings. Priority will be given to individuals who are interested in exploring the interface between language policy and SLA and who have experience in carrying out innovative multimodal language-in-education policy research. The position includes a full MSU tuition waiver, a bi-weekly stipend 9 months per year, and health care year round (12 months per year). To apply for this position, apply as normal (as indicated below) but, in your Personal Statement, write “Application for the Language Policy Graduate Research Assistantship” at the top. if you have questions about this position, please email Dr. Peter De Costa at To apply for the doctoral program (deadline: December 6, 2019), go to

Applications Deadline: 06-Dec-2019

Web Address for Applications:

Contact Information:
        Associate Professor Peter De Costa

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