Associate Professor, Linguistics
Research and Teaching Interests Courses
LIN 421/621 Introduction to Methods for Language Teaching (TESOL/FLT)
LIN 422/622 Advanced Methods for Language Teaching (TESOL/FLT)
LIN 591 Second Language Acquisition
LIN 400/600 Special Topics: Research Design in Linguistics / Community-based TESOL
ENL 620 Advanced Oral Communication in Teaching
URP 450 / LIN 490/690 Interactions Between First and Second Languages
• Ph.D., Applied Linguistics, Boston University, USA / Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, The Netherlands (2007)
• M.A., English Language Teaching, University of Essex, UK (1997)
• B.A., Economic and Social History, York University, UK (1992)
• Associate Professor, Linguistics, Syracuse University (2014-present)
• Assistant Professor, Linguistics, Syracuse University (2007-2014)
• Senior Lecturer, Center for English Language and Orientation Programs, Boston University (1999-2007)
• Instructor, British Council, Ecuador (1997-1999)
Books Book Chapters
• Brown, A. (in press). Chapter 13: Gestures. In V. Cook & L. Wei (eds). Cambridge Handbook of Linguistic Multicompetence. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK.
• Brown, A. (2010). Gesture viewpoint in Japanese and English: Cross-linguistic interactions between two languages in one speaker. In M. Gullberg & K. de Bot (eds), Gestures in Language Development. John Benjamins, Amsterdam, pp. 113-134. [Reprint of Brown, 2008, Gesture]
• Özyürek, A., Kita, S., Allen, S., Furman, R., Brown, A. (2007). How does linguistic framing influence co-speech gestures? Insights from crosslinguistic differences and similarities. In K. Liebal, C. Mueller, S. Pika (eds.) Gestural communication in nonhuman and human primates, pp. 199-219. John Benjamins, Amsterdam.
Recent Journal Articles
• Brown, A. (2015). Universal development and L1-L2 convergence in bilingual construal of manner in speech and gesture in Mandarin, Japanese, and English. The Modern Language Journal. 99 (1):66-82
• Brown, A. (2013). Multicompetence and Second Language Assessment. Language Assessment Quarterly, 10(2):219-235.
• Brown, A. & Chen, J. (2013). Construal of Manner in Speech and Gesture in Mandarin, English, and Japanese. Cognitive Linguistics, 23(4), 605-631.
• Brown, A. & Gullberg, M. (2013). L1-L2 Convergence in Clausal Packaging in Japanese and English. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 16(3):477-494.
• Brown, A. & Gullberg, M. (2012). Multicompetence and native speaker variation in clausal packaging in Japanese. Second Language Research, 28(4):415-442.
• Brown, A. & Gullberg, M. (2011). Bidirectional cross-linguistic influence in event conceptualization? Expressions of Path among Japanese learners of English. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 14(1):79-94.
• Brown, A. & Gullberg, M. (2010). Changes in encoding of path of motion after acquisition of a second language. Cognitive Linguistics, 21(2):263-286.
• Brown, A. (2008). Gesture viewpoint in Japanese and English: Cross-linguistic interactions between two languages in one speaker. Gesture, 8(2):256-276.
• Brown, A. & Gullberg, M. (2008). Bidirectional Crosslinguistic Influence in L1- L2 Encoding of Manner in Speech and Gesture: A Study of Japanese Speakers of English. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 30(2):225-251.
• Özyürek, A., Kita, S., Allen, S., Furman, R., Brown, A., & Ishizuka, T. (2008). Development of cross-linguistic variation in speech and gesture: Motion event expressions in English and Turkish. Developmental Psychology, 44(4):1040- 1054.
• Allen, S., Özyürek, A., Kita, S., Brown, A., Furman, R., & Ishizuka, T. (2007). Language-specific and universal influences in children’s syntactic packaging of Manner and Path: A comparison of English, Japanese and Turkish. Cognition, 102(1):16-48.
• Kita, S., Özyürek, A., Allen, S., Brown, A., Furman, R., & Ishizuka, T (2007). Relations between syntactic encoding and co-speech gestures: Implications for a model of speech and gesture production. Language and Cognitive Processes, 22(8):1212-1236.