David Bowie

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David Bowie

 

Department of English
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Dr
Anchorage AK 99508-4614
Phone: (907)786-4359
Fax: (907)687-4383

This document last updated 15 October 2009

Education

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

PhD in Linguistics, 2000

University of Maryland College Park, College Park, Maryland

BA in Linguistics, 1994

Prince George’s Community College, Largo, Maryland

AA in General Studies, 1989

Professional experience

University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska

Assistant Professor, 2009 to present

University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

Assistant Professor, 2003 to 2009

Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

Assistant Professor, 2000 to 2003

Instructor, 1999 to 2000

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Research Fellow, 1996 to 1997

University of Maryland College Park, College Park, Maryland

Teaching Assistant, 1993

Research interests

Sociolinguistics, mathematical modeling of linguistic variation, language and aging, dialect development

Teaching competencies

General linguistics, sociolinguistics/sociology of language, phonetics/phonology, syntax/grammar, dialectology, fieldwork methods, survey methods, quantitative analysis, composition

Recent publications

Bowie, David. 2010 (forthcoming). Aging and sociolinguistic variation. In Communicating across age groups: Age, language and society, ed. Anna Duszak and Urszula Okulska. Berlin, Germany: Mouton de Gruyter.

Bowie, David. 2009 (forthcoming). The ageing voice: Changing identity over time. In Language and identities, ed. Carmen Llamas and Dominic Watt. Edinburgh, Scotland: Edinburgh University Press.

Bowie, David, and Jeanne M. Bowie. 2009 (forthcoming). The perception of linguistic and nonlinguistic inputs. In LACUS forum XXV: Diversity and convergence, ed. Bill Coleman. Toledo, Ohio: Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States.

Bowie, David, and Jeanne M. Bowie. 2009. Perception of road signs by road users. In TRB 88th annual meeting compendium of papers DVD, n.p. Washington DC: Transportation Research Board.

Bacal, Jackie, David Bowie, Megan Peck, Adele Richardson, and Tomas Valladares. 2008. The wolf and the dough children. Animated book accessible at http://www.ChinaVine.org/lang/dough_figures_book/.

Bowie, David. 2008. Acoustic characteristics of Utah’s card-cord merger. American Speech 83: 35-61.

Bowie, David. 2007. Review of Talk that counts: Age, gender, and social class differences in discourse, by Ronald K. S. Macaulay. Journal of Sociolinguistics 11: 553-556.

Bowie, David, and Wendy Morkel. 2006. Desert dialect (Utah). In American Voices: How Dialects Differ from Coast to Coast, ed. Walt Wolfram and Ben Ward, 144-148. Malden, Massachusetts: Blackwell Publishing.

Bowie, David. 2005. Language change over the lifespan: A test of the apparent time construct. In Papers from NWAV 33, ed. Suzanne Evans Wagner, 45-58. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics.

Recent presentations

Bowie, Jeanne M., & David Bowie. 2009. Perception of road signs by road users. Part of poster session titled Traffic control devices. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board, 13 January, in Washington, DC.

Bowie, David. 2009. Linguistics in the elementary school language arts classroom. Part of panel titled Fostering synergistic partnerships between teachers and linguists. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, 8 January, in San Francisco, California.

Chao, Mariana, and David Bowie. 2008. The acquisition of attitudes toward language by undergraduates in linguistics courses. Paper presented at NWAV 37, 9 November, in Houston, Texas.

Baker, Wendy, and David Bowie. 2008. Religious affiliation as a correlate of linguistic behavior. Paper presented at NWAV 37, 7 November, in Houston, Texas.

Morrison-Shetlar, Alison, Michael Aldarondo-Jeffries, David Bowie, Ken Teter, & Shannon Whitten. 2008. Best practices in mentoring: A panel review and discussion. Panel discussion at the Florida Statewide Symposium: Engagement in Undergraduate Research, 27 September, in Orlando, Florida.

Bowie, David, and Blair Remington. 2008. Capitalizing on undergraduates’ research expertise.” Paper presented at the Florida Statewide Symposium: Engagement in Undergraduate Research, 26 September, in Orlando, Florida.

Bowie, David, and Jeanne M. Bowie. 2008. The perception of linguistic and non-linguistic inputs: The case of road signs. Paper presented at the 35th Annual LACUS Forum, 14 June, in Québec City, Québec.

Bowie, David. 2008. Translating culture: The ChinaVine experience. Paper presented to the College of Chinese Language and Literature of Beijing Normal University, 13 May, in Beijing, People’s Republic of China.

Chao, Mariana, David Bowie, Wendy Baker, Catie Fry, and Matthew Armand. 2008. The sociophonetic effects of religious affiliation in Utah County, Utah, USA. Paper presented at Sociolinguistics Symposium 17, 4 April, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Bowie, David. 2007. Attitudinal shifts among undergraduates in linguistics courses. Part of panel titled Conflicts over contemporary language issues: Pedagogical approaches to defusing the undergraduate linguistic curriculum. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, 5 January, in Anaheim, California.

Bowie, David. 2007. “Wow! Linguistics really has no pedagogy!” A review of what (little) we know about teaching linguistics. Poster presented at the third Annual Faculty Showcase on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 4 April, in Orlando, Florida.

Chao, Mariana, Stephanie Colombo, and David Bowie. 2007. Linguistic stability and variation across the lifespan. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Dialect Society, 5 January, in Anaheim, California.

Student research mentoring

Masters thesis advisor

Masters thesis committee member

Masters project committee member

Senior honors thesis committee member

Senior capstone project committee member

Undergraduate research faculty mentor

Courses taught

University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska

Intermediate Grammar, Fall 2009

The Nature of Language, Fall 2009

Standard Written English, Fall 2009

University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

Composition I, Summer 2004

Cross-Cultural Communication, Fall 2003, 2005; Summer 2007

English Grammar and Usage, Summer 2009

History of the English Language, Fall 2003, 2004; Spring, Summer 2005; Spring, Fall 2006; Spring, Fall 2008; Spring 2009

Honors Composition I, Spring 2008

Honors Composition II, Spring 2004

Linguistics, Fall 2004; Spring 2006, 2008, 2009

Linguistics and Literature, Spring 2005, 2007; Fall 2008

Methods of Bibliography and Research, Fall 2005

Modern English Grammar, Spring 2004; Fall 2006; Spring 2007

Principles of Linguistics, Fall 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008

Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

Grammar and Usage, Fall 1999; Winter 2000, 2001, 2003

History of the English Language, Fall 2000; Spring 2003

Introduction to Language, Fall 1999; Winter, Fall 2000; Winter, Fall 2001; Winter, Fall 2002

Language, Mind, and World, Winter 2003

The Senior Course: Dialect in Literature, Winter 2002

Sociolinguistics, Fall 2002; Winter 2003

Varieties of English, Fall 2001

University of Maryland College Park, College Park, Maryland

Language and Mind (teaching assistant), Spring 1993

Syntax I (teaching assistant), Fall 1993

Current professional service

Linguistic Society of America

Language in the School Curriculum Committee, Member, 2008 to present

Professional memberships

American Dialect Society

Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States

Linguistic Society of America

Languages

English: Native reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension ability

German: Strong reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension ability

Pennsylvania German: Moderate reading and spoken comprehension ability

French: Some reading ability