Susana M. Sotillo
Associate Professor of Linguistics  

B.S. Journalism, Temple University
M.A. Urban Geography, Temple University
M.A. International Relations, University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D. Educational Linguistics, University of Pennsylvania

Office: Schmitt Hall 240E

Phone: (973) 655-7377


Employment History 

1998 to present:           Associate Professor of Linguistics at Montclair State University

1989-1997                   Assistant Professor of Linguistics at Montclair State University

1982-1983                   Graduate Assistant - Graduate School of Education - University of Pennsylvania

1978- July 1989           Community College of Philadelphia – Coordinator of the English-as-a-Second Language/Bilingual Program

1975- 1981                  Journalism and Geography Instructor – Community College of Philadelphia

1971- 1972                  Spanish Instructor in the Latin American Studies Program – Temple University

Current Research Interests  

Mobile Learning and Teaching

Corpus linguistics research (compiling SMS text messaging corpus)

Computer-mediated communication and Second Language Acquisition

Critical discourse analysis

Book Chapters:

Refereed Articles (in Journals and Proceedings)

Under Review: 


Recent Book Reviews and Notes

Newspaper Articles

Recent Presentations

Recent Courses Taugh

(APLN 582)  Language and Mobile Communication Networks

(LNGN 210) Introduction to General Linguistics

(APLN 520) Current Theories of Second Language Learning

(LNGN 325) Principles of Second Language Learning

(LNFN 220) Structure of American English

(ESOL 171) Academic Speaking and Listening Skills

(APLN 524) Methods and Materials of TESL

(APLN 532) Language and Culture

(LNGN 280) Bilingualism 

(APLN 508) Research Design in Applied Linguistics

(LNGN 245) Language and Culture

(APLN 536) Languages of the U.S.A.

(LNGN 250) The Language of Propaganda

(APLN 582)  Language and Mobile Communication Networks

Service to the University Community

Community Service

Editorial Boards

Reviewed articles for Language Learning and Technology and Innovate, two online refereed journals.

Currently guest co-editor of a special issue to be published in 2013 on Mobile Language Learning for Language Learning