About the Program

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Students gain advanced knowledge of structural/theoretical linguistics; second language acquisition and development; bilingualism and multilingualism; and formal and descriptive linguistics. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in linguistics.

Degree Type
Departmentally-Based Graduate Program
Degrees Offered
M.A. Plan II
Ph.D. Plan B
Lead Dean

College of Letters and Science

Admissions and Fellowship Information

Admission Deadlines
General: Dec 15, 2023
Internal Fellowship Deadlines
Prospective Student Fellowship: Dec 15, 2023
Continuing Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2024

Program Contact Information

Primary Program Contacts

Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator
Stephanie Fallas
(530) 752-3464 |

Graduate Program Chair

Graduate Program Chair
Santiago Barreda-Castanon

Department Chair
Kenji Sagae

Additional Contacts

Program Contacts

Advisor: Admissions Only
Santiago Barreda-Castanon
530-754-0995 |

Advisor: Admissions and Primary Contact
Julia Menard-Warwick
(530) 752-0966 |

Advisor: General
Emily Morgan

Advisor: General
Vaidehi Ramanathan-Abbott
(530) 752-0191 |

Graduate Studies Contacts

Internal Fellowship Analyst
Heidi West
(530) 754-9473 |

External Fellowship Analyst
Yvette Garcia