University of Michigan English BA, and University of Chicago Linguistics PhD. Dissertation on first-language acquisition of Yucatec Maya. Fulbright-Hays lecturer in psycholinguistics, University of Bucharest; director, linguistics and graduate studies in anthropology; associate dean, arts and sciences; founder, Languages Across the Curriculum; Mellon fellow, National Foreign Language Center; vice provost for undergraduate education and for international affairs; visiting senior associate, Center for Institutional and International Initiatives, American Council on Education. Still active in Association of International Education Administrators, Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum Consortium, and Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States. See more details.