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Minglang Zhou

Associate Professor
Jimenez Hall 2106C
College Park, MD 20742
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301 405 2855
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Minglang Zhou earned his Ph. D. in linguistics from Michigan State University in 1993. His teaching and research interest includes the sociology of language, language and ethnicity, bilingual education, and teaching Chinese as a second language. He authored “Multilingualism in China: The politics of writing reform for minority languages 1949–2002” (Mouton de Gruyter, 2003) and edited four volumes on language policy, bilingual education, and language contact in China. He has also published two dozens of research articles and book chapters on these topics. He reviews manuscripts on these topics for ten international scholarly journals. He recently won a 2009 American Philosophical Society fellowship for his book project “Models of nation-state building and language education for ethnic minorities in China, 1949-2009.”

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Ph.D., Linguistics Michigan State University