Selected Publications

“Time, Tense, and Narrative Style:  Linguistic insights from contemporary fictional discourse. International Journal of Languages and Literatures, Vol. 2, No.3 (forthcoming)

 “English Gairago: Learning about language structure from the margins of Japanese,” Language in the Schools, Eds. Kristin Denham and Anne Lobeck. Lawrence Erlbaum , 2005, pp. 235-246.
“Those Divine Details: Hyponyms in descriptive texts,” Syntax in the Schools, 16:3, 2000
“In front of our eyes: Undergraduates reflecting on language change,” Language Alive in the Classroom, Ed. Rebecca S. Wheeler. Praeger, 1999, pp. 89-99.
“The vanishing narrator: Repositioning stories of personal experience,” Germanic Studies (Festschrift), University of Bucharest, Romania, 1999.
“An interactional decision-making model for teaching paraphrasing skills,” International Journal for Teachers of English Writing Skills, 1995, pp. 31-40.


The Boat's Gonna Leave: A Study of Children Learning a Second Language (1980).