Welcome to Second Language Studies Ph.D Program at MSU
Second Language Studies is an interdisciplinary Doctoral Degree Program transitioning into the Applied Linguistics Program within the Department of Linguistics, Languages, and Cultures in the College of Arts & Letters. Along with the SLS Ph.D. Program, the TESOL Program is also within the newly forming Applied Linguistics Program. TESOL offers a Minor and a MA. The SLS Ph.D. Degree Program is for researchers and teacher-researchers interested in second language acquisition (SLA) and applied linguistics, and how those fields intersect with bilingualism, corpus linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, educational linguistics, pragmatics, and language assessment. If you have questions or want to join the SLS Ph.D. Program, contact us! Paula Winke, SLS Program Director email@example.com
Our faculty committee reviews select Visiting Scholar applications from the Fulbright Program.
We invite visitors to work on specific projects with SLS faculty. These scholars come through arrangements with individual SLS faculty members, and are officially hosted by the member’s home unit (LiLaC, RCS, or the ELC).
Our faculty committee reviews select visiting scholar applications from the Fulbright program.
We invite visitors to work on specific projects or to share their research. These scholars come through individual arrangements with faculty.
Faculty welcomes unsolicited applications through the SLS Ambassador Visiting Scholar (AVS) Program
SLS Weekly Digest
MSU's "Working Papers in SLS" Journal
“Working Papers in SLS” is an online, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the broad fields of second language studies, second language acquisition, applied linguistics, TESOL, and their related disciplines. Visit the journal to learn more.