Lyn Fogle,
Assistant Professor
and TESOL Director

Contact:
207 Howell Hall
Department of English
P.O. Box E
Mississippi State, MS   39762
ewf30@msstate.edu

Lyn Fogle

Professional Bio

Lyn Wright Fogle is an applied linguist whose research focuses on the sociocultural and sociopolitical aspects of language learning and multilingualism. Her recently published book, Second language socialization and learner agency: Talk in three adoptive families (Multilingual Matters), closely investigates everyday conversations in families with Russian-speaking adoptees and demonstrates how children actively shape opportunities for language learning and identity construction. Dr. Fogle is a co-editor of the volume Sustaining linguistic diversity: Endangered and minority languages and language varieties (Georgetown University Press) and has a forthcoming article in the journal Language Policy on family language policy in adoptive families.She has also co-authored a popular CAL Digest that discusses the research on raising bilingual children (link below).At Mississippi State, Dr. Fogle teaches courses leading to the TESOL Certificate and the MA concentration in Linguistics and serves as the director of the TESOL Certificate program.  Dr. Fogle is a Returned Peace Corps TEFL Volunteer (Ukraine) and former Fulbright Fellow (St. Petersburg, Russia).

Education

Ph.D.   2009    Georgetown University
M.A.    2002    American University
B.A.    1995    Emory University

curriculum vitae

Scholarly interests:

Linguistics, second language learning, bilingualism, language socialization, and language policy

Courses:

Selected Publications

Fogle, L. W. (2012). Second language socialization and learner agency: Talk in three adoptive families. Multilingual Matters.
http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847697844

King, K. A., Schilling-Estes, N., Fogle, L., Lou, J. & Soukup, B. (Eds.) (2008). Endangered and minority languages and language varieties: Defining, documenting, and developing, GURT 2006.  Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.
http://press.georgetown.edu/book/languages/sustaining-linguistic-diversity

King, K. A. & Fogle, L. (2006). Bilingual parenting as good parenting: Parents’ perspectives on family language policy for additive bilingualism. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 9(6), 695-712.

King, K. A. & Fogle, L. (2006). Raising bilingual children: Common parental concerns and current research.  CAL Digest. Center for Applied Linguistics. (Reprinted in 2009 as La crianza de niños bilingües: Preocupaciones comunes de los padres y las investigaciones actuales [Raising bilingual children: Common parental concerns and current research]).
http://www.cal.org/resources/digest/raising-bilingual-children.html