Karen Adams

Karen Adams

Department of English

Karen Adams teaches courses in linguistics on sociolinguistics, pragmatics, and discourse analysis including critical discourse analysis. Her research interests include the linguistic construction of opposition, language planning and language rights, and historical comparative work on Austroasiatic languages, specifically their numeral classification systems. She has published Perspectives on Official English (1990), 3 volumes of Papers from the Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Societyand Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Lao Studies (2010).

KLAdams@asu.edu