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Ray Clifford

Associate Dean, Humanities, and Professor
Center for Language Studies
Email: rayc@byu.edu

3086 JFSB
Provo, UT 84602

Research Interests

Criterion-referenced language assessment and language proficiency testing.

Teaching Interests

Second Language education, research design, statistics.

Honors and Awards

  • FIPLV International Award, Fédération Internationale des Professeurs de Langues Vivant (2017 - Present)
  • Elected Vice President of the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists,, ICAPGen (2015 - Present)
  • Language Flagship Leadership Award, Flagship (2014 - 2014)
  • Nominated for Paul Pimsleur Award for Research in Foreign Language Education, ACTFL / MLA (2014 - 2014)
  • President, Joint National Committee for Languages (2012 - 2014)
  • Grant of $800,000 to develop Arabic and French proficiency tests., DLNSEO (2013 - 2013)
  • Grant of $780,000 for Research in Computer Assessment of Speaking Proficiency., ADL-CoLab (2008 - 2012)
  • Hall of Fame, Defense Language Institute (2011 - 2011)
  • Grant/Contract of $1,348,000 for Language Test Development, USAFA, Tri-Service (2010 - 2011)
  • President, National Federation of Modern Language Teaching Associations (2008 - 2010)
  • Distinguished Service to the Profession, ADFL, MLA (2009 - 2009)
  • James L. Barker Lecturer, BYU College of Humanities (2009 - 2009)
  • President, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (2008 - 2009)
  • President Elect, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (2007 - 2008)
  • President Elect, National Federation of Modern Language Teacher Associations (2006 - 2008)
  • Ron Walton Award, NCOLCTL (2006 - 2006)
  • Honorary Member, American Association of Teachers of German (2005 - 2005)
  • Nelson Brooks Award for distinguished service and leadership in the FL teaching profession, NECTFL (2005 - 2005)
  • Seal Medallion for Meritorious Service, National Foreign Intelligence Community (2004 - 2004)
  • Doctor of Letters, honoris causa, Middlebury College (2003 - 2003)
  • The Hammer Award for Reinventing Government, Vice President of the United States (1996 - 1996)
  • President, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (1983 - 1984)
  • President Elect, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (1982 - 1983)

Administrative Assignments

  • : Associate Dean (2006 - Present)
  • : Director (2004 - Present)

Courses Taught

Publications

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