Professor, Director of the Applied Linguistics Laboratory
Office: HL 308
Lucy Pickering is Professor and director of the Applied Linguistics Laboratory. She received her PhD. in Applied Linguistics in 1999 from the University of Florida. She has taught in University of Alabama, Georgetown University and Georgia State University. She joined the faculty at Texas A&M University-Commerce in August 2010. Her research program is focused on spoken discourse. She has done considerable work with Brazil's model of Discourse Intonation and its application to second language classroom discourse. Additional interests include prosodic development of second language learners, English as a Lingua Franca and the intersection between prosody and pragmatics in varieties of English. Please visit The Applied Linguistics Laboratory's page for more information.
Curriculum Vitae: Pickering.pdf