Dr. John Battenburg

John BattenburgProfessor

TESOL Certificate Program Director
Linguistics Minor Advisor

English Major Advisor

Office:  Bldg. 47-35D
Phone:  805-756-2143
E-mail: John Battenburg

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Ph.D. English Linguistics and Early American Literature, Purdue University, 1989
M.A.  Linguistics and TESL, Ohio University, 1984
B.A.  English and French, Andrews University, 1982

Teaching and Research Interests

General and Applied Linguistics
17thto 19th Century American Literature

John Battenburg has served as Head of the English Department at the American University of Sharjah in the UAE and Director of International Education and Programs at Cal Poly.  Along with having received three Fulbright grants to teach and conduct research in Morocco and Tunisia, he has also been US AID Consultant in Costa Rica and US State Department Academic Specialist in Morocco, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, Syria, and Austria.

He has published English Monolingual Learners' Dictionaries:  A User-Oriented Study and in journals such as Language Problems and Language PlanningWorld Englishes, English Today, International Journal of the Sociology of Language, Journal of the Dictionary Society of North AmericaJournal of Computing in Higher Education, International Educator, and Inside Higher Ed.

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