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Congratulations to Dr. Hadi Riad Banat, who defended his dissertation, “Assessing intercultural competence in writing programs through linked courses.” Dr. Banat’s committee was Purdue professors Dr. Tony Silva, Dr. April Ginther, Dr. Margie Berns, and Dr. Bradley Dilger. Dr. Banat …

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Congratulations to the graduate and undergraduate Crowbirds who are earning degrees this academic year! Hadi Riad Banat, PhD, English (Second Language Studies), Purdue Bruna Somner Farias, PhD, Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, Arizona Jie Wendy Gao, PhD, English (Second Language …

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We’re joining the Council of Undergraduate Research to celebrate #VirtualURW2020 by spotlighting some of the wonderful contributions undergraduate researchers have made to the Crow team. Undergraduates have been active Crow researchers since our project began at Purdue in 2015. Some …

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Congratulations to Dr. Wendy Gao, who defended her dissertation, “Linguistic Profiles of High Proficiency Mandarin and Hindi Second Language Speakers of English,” Dr. Gao’s committee was Purdue professors Dr. April Ginther, Dr. Elaine Francis, and Dr. Tony Silva, with Dr. …

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We’re very glad to announce Crow researcher Dr. Ge Lan has successfully defended his dissertation, Noun Phrase Complexity, Academic Level, and First Language Background in Academic Writing. Dr. Lan’s committee was chaired by April Ginther and included Elaine Francis and …

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The Crow team would like to congratulate Dr. Adriana Picoral, who recently defended her dissertation, L3 Portuguese by Spanish-English bilinguals: Copula construction use and acquisition in corpus data.

Over the summer and early Fall, Crow researchers pursued a series of projects wrapping up materials adjacent to the winning HWW grant.

On Friday October 4, the Arizona Crowbirds hosted an open house in the Crow lab.

This blog post was written by Emily Palese. Planning: Spring 2019 In between processing students’ texts for the corpus, Hadi Banat, Hannah Gill, Dr. Shelley Staples and Emily Palese met regularly during Spring 2019 to strategize about expanding Crow’s repository. …

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Spotlighting David Marsh, a visiting scholar at Arizona.