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Linguistics educator

Helen Lee Thomas, American linguistics educator. Fulbright Association scholar. Member American Association Applied Linguistics, Linguistic Society of America, Fulbright Association, Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages, International Association World Englishes, Amnesty International.

Background

Thomas, Helen Lee was born on February 4, 1951 in Seymour, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Frank Walter and Virginia Ann (Kieffer) Voss.

Education

AB, Indiana University, 1973. Master of Science, Indiana University, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics, Indiana University, 1987.

Career

Director Intensive Education Language Center University Nevada, Reno, 1982-1988, director international programs, 1988-1993, assistant professor, 1994-2000, associate professor, since 2000.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The English Language: An Owner's Manual, 1999. Contributor articles to professional journals including Modern Language Journal, English Journal.

Membership

Member American Association Applied Linguistics, Linguistic Society of America, Fulbright Association, Teachers English to Speakers Other Languages, International Association World Englishes, Amnesty International.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, hiking, sailing.

Connections

Married James Mitchell Thomas, September 11, 1981 (divorced 1989). Children: Kyle, Kieffer.

father:
Frank Walter Voss

mother:
Virginia Ann (Kieffer) Voss

spouse:
James Mitchell Thomas

child:
Kyle Thomas

child:
Kieffer Thomas