Susan Conrad



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Ph.D. Applied Linguistics, Northern Arizona University 1996
M.A. TESOL, Monterey Institute of International Studies 1987
B.A. Biological Science and English, Cornell University 1982

Courses Taught

  • LING 392: The Structure of English
  • LING 407: Senior Seminars: Functional Linguistics, Comparing Approaches to Syntax
  • LING 410/510: Selected Topics: Systemic Functional Linguistics
  • LING 416/516: Discourse Analysis
  • LING 432/532: Sociolinguistics
  • LING 438/538: Second Language Acquisition
  • LING 470/570: Grammar for TESOL
  • LING 476/576: Corpus Linguistics in Language Teaching
  • LING 507: Thesis Writing Seminar
  • LING 560: Research Design for Applied Linguistics
  • LING 561: Research Methodology for Applied Linguistics


Representative Publications

  • Conrad, S. (in press). Expanding multi-dimensional analysis with qualitative research: A case study from civil engineering. In T. Berber Sardinha & M. Veirano (Eds.), Multi-dimensional analysis, 25 years on. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
  • Conrad, S., Pfeiffer, T., & Szymoniak, T. (2012).  Preparing students for writing in civil engineering practice.  Proceedings of the 2012 American Society for Engineering Education Conference.  Retrieved from 
  • Conrad, S. (2010). What can a corpus tell us about grammar? In M. McCarthy & A. O’Keeffe (Eds.), Routledge handbook of corpus linguistics. Milton Park, UK: Routledge.
  • Conrad, S., Biber, D., Daly, K., & Packer, S. (2009). Real grammar: A corpus-based approach to English grammar. New York: Pearson Education.