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Carol Wollman Pfaff

Carol Wollman Pfaff was American linguist. Achievements include research in bilingual language development, language policy in Germany and North America, Turkish-German-English trilingualism & Spanish-English code switching. Research grant, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, 1987-1992, since 2010, German Academic Exchange Service, 2007-2009. Member of Berliner Institute Multilingualismus der Einwanderungsgesellschaft (treasurer 2009-2010).

Background

  • Pfaff, Carol Wollman was born on January 30, 1944 in San Francisco, California, United States. Daughter of Herbert L. and Matilda Berk Wollman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, California, 1966. Master of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, California, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, California, 1973.

    Career

    • Professor linguistics Freie University Berlin, since 1977, University Texas at Austin.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in bilingual language development, language policy in Germany and North America, Turkish-German-English trilingualism & Spanish-English code switching.

    Membership

    Member of Berliner Institute Multilingualismus der Einwanderungsgesellschaft (treasurer 2009-2010).

    Connections

    • father: Herbert L.
    • mother: Matilda Berk Wollman
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    Born January 30, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1968
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1973
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1977
      Professor, linguistics Freie University Berlin