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Senior Lecturer in French

Lionel Mathieu, a native of Strasbourg, France, pursued all of his postsecondary education in the United States, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Cloud State University (Minnesota) in English, French, and the Teaching of English as a Second Language. He then completed his Master’s and Ph.D. at the University of Arizona in Linguistics, with a concentration in phonology and second language acquisition and teaching.

His research interests include phonetics and phonology (with a focus on the orthography interface), second language acquisition and teaching (with a focus on the pedagogy of multiliteracies), psycholinguistics (with a focus on bilingual visual word recognition), contact linguistics (with a focus on loanword phonology), and French linguistics (with a focus on phonology and historical linguistics). He is a certified DELF A1-B2 examiner.