Benjamin White Chair of Applied Linguistics/TESOL Department, Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics, Director of MATESOL Program



Ph.D., Michigan State University
M.Ed., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
M.A., UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies
A.B., University of Miami

Courses I Teach:
Advanced Grammar for Writing
Foundations of Linguistics
Principles of Testing and Assessment in Language Teaching
Second Language Acquisition
Teaching of Oral Skills in ESOL
Theory and Method in Second Language Teaching

Areas of Expertise:
Pedagogical Grammar, Second Language Acquisition, Cognitive Linguistics, and Sociocultural Theory

Recent News

Ben White, MATESOL director and chair of Applied Linguistics, recently was invited to Universidad de Navarra in Pamplona, Spain. He delivered a workshop entitled “Reflection and Collaboration: Building Listening Skills through a Metacognitive Approach” to faculty and graduate students at the university’s Institute of Spanish Language and Culture.
(posted February 2020)