Grammar, Linguistics, English as Second Language, World Englishes
University of Portland, BA in English Literature
Purdue University, MA and PhD English linguistics with specialization in ESL and cultural studies
Before coming to Eastern in 2000, Dr. McHenry taught at Purdue University and the University of Portland. While she often works with graduate students in Rhetoric & Technical Communication and TESL, her passion is introducing undergraduates to the joys of language study in her linguistics, grammar, and history of English courses. Her research interests are the politics of grammar education, Native American language issues, World Englishes, and non-native speakers as ESL teachers.
2009: Review of English in the World:Global Rules, Global Roles. World Englishes. 28 (1), 138-140.
2005: "Non-Native Speakers of English as ESL Professionals: An Update on the Issues." WAESOL Newsletter 30 (3),10-11.
2002: "World Englishes and Teaching English as a Second Language." World Englishes 21, 449-455.
2002: "Technology and Native American Language Renewal." Language Learning and Technology 6 (2), 102-115. Online at http://llt.msu.edu/vol6num2/mchenry/default.html.
Language Structure and Use
Grammar for Teachers
History of the English Language
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