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).
Ph.D. 2009 Georgetown University
M.A. 2002 American University
B.A. 1995 Emory University
Linguistics, second language learning, bilingualism, language socialization, and language policy
Fogle, L. W. (2012). Second language socialization and learner agency: Talk in three adoptive families. Multilingual Matters.
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.
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]).