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Michael Child

Assistant Professor
Full-time Faculty , Spanish and Portuguese

3161 JFSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Michael received his BA ('04) and MA ('09) from BYU in Portuguese and his PhD ('14) from the University of Arizona in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching. He was a Universitair Docent (Assistant Professor) of Portuguese and Linguistics at Leiden University from 2014-2016 before coming to BYU.

Research Interests

Second and third language acquisition, corpus linguistics, sociolinguistic variation, language contact, Portuguese for Spanish speakers, and Dual Language Immersion.

Teaching Interests

Foreign language education, second language acquisition, Portuguese linguistics (phonetics/phonology, sociolinguistics, bilingualism), and Portuguese language learning.

Education

  • PhD, Second Language Acquisition and Teaching , Hispanic Linguistics, University of Arizona (2014)
  • MA, Portuguese , Brigham Young University (2009)
  • BA, Portuguese , Business, Brigham Young University (2004)

Courses Taught

Publications

Blair Earl Bateman Michael William Child Eliane Berlendis Bueno Michael William Child Blair Earl Bateman Yuliang Sun Paz González González Maria del Carmen Parafita Couto Elisabeth Mauder Michael W Child Lourdes Díaz Mariona Taulé Michael William Child Ana M. Carvalho Michael William Child Kate Bellamy Michael Child Antje Muntendam Maria Carmen Parafita Couto Kate Bellamy Michael William Child Paz González Antje Muntendam M Carmen Parafita Couto Michael William Child Michael William Child Ana M. Carvalho Michael William Child

Presentations

Michael William Child Blair Earl Bateman
Michael William Child Blair Earl Bateman
Michael William Child
Michael William Child Denise Osborne
Jennifer Bown Michael William Child Grant Taylor Eckstein Larissa Grahl Anastasia Rybakova Dennis Lee Eggett Robert Joshua Reynolds Steven Garet Luke Yu Liu Logan Blackwell
Jennifer Bown Yu Liu Michael William Child Robert Joshua Reynolds Grant Taylor Eckstein Steven Garet Luke Troy L Cox
Anna-Lisa Halling Vanessa Swenson Michael William Child
Blair Earl Bateman Michael William Child
Michael William Child
Michael William Child
Michael William Child
Michael William Child Blair Earl Bateman
Michael William Child
Michael William Child