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Carol Wollman Pfaff

linguist

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.

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