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Meddeb, Elizabeth

Meddeb, Elizabeth

Associate Professor
Foreign Languages, ESL and Humanities
Areas of Expertise:
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Discourse analysis
  • Gender and language

Elizabeth Meddeb is Associate Professor of English as a Second Language (ESL) and Humanities. She also serves as the Coordinator of ESL. She teaches advanced composition courses to non-native speakers of English, as well as several core courses in linguistics and the humanities.  Her research interests include the interaction between technology and language use and conversation analysis. She is currently working on a study that investigates how speech recognition technology shapes both spoken and written language use for  speakers of non-standard varieties of American English. This study is an outgrowth of her dissertation research at Columbia University and her professional work experience at IBM's T J Watson Research Center.

Education:
DegreeInstitutionFieldDates
PhD Columbia University Language, Literacy, and Technology 2004 
M Ed Columbia University Applied Linguistics 1998 
MA Columbia University Applied Linguistics 1996 
BA Richmond University International Business Administration 1990 
Meddeb, Elizabeth
 

Meddeb, Elizabeth
Associate Professor
Foreign Languages, ESL and Humanities