Richard R Cameron

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    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Literatures, Cultural Studies and Linguistics
    Title: Professor of Linguistics
    Office: 1715 UH Phone: 312-996-3241
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    My research interest are primarily in the fields of sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, and applied linguistics.
    Topics include variation and change (Spanish and English), gender, age, and social class, medical discourse, needs analysis for second language instruction, and narrative.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week:

    Qualifications of a Student:
    The student should have taken a class or classes in linguistics and have some knowledge of issues in discourse and narrative.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    We will work together to identify narratives and non-narrative stretches of speech from interviews with heart patients. Specifically, we will look to identify illness narratives focusing on experiences of heart failure and treatment.

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