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Robert W. Schrauf

Robert W. Schrauf

Professor of Applied Linguistics

Head, Department of Applied Linguistics

240 Sparks Building
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Curriculum Vitae

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Biography:

Education

  • Ph.D., Anthropology, Case Western Reserve University, 1995
  • Postdoc, Experimental Psychology, Duke University, 1996-1999

Areas of Specialization

  • Mixed Methods
  • Multilingualism and Culture
  • Language, Ethnicity, and Dementia
  • Applied Linguistics and Health Sciences
  • Quantitative Methods

Recent Courses

  • APLNG 597a Mixed Methods Cross-Cultural Research
  • APLNG 597b Making Cross-Cultural Comparisons with Qualitative Data
  • APLNG 593 Experimental Methods in Language Research
  • APLNG 583 Methods of Language Assessment
  • APLNG 511 Applied Linguistics and Health Sciences

Recent Publications

BOOKS

Schrauf, Robert.W. (in press). Mixed methods: Interviews, surveys, and cross-cultural comparisons. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Schrauf, Robert W. and Muller, N. eds. (2014) Dialogue and dementia: Communicative Strategies for Engagement. New York: Taylor and Francis.

De Bot, K. and Schrauf, R.W., eds. (2009) Language development over the lifespan. New York: Routledge.

ARTICLES 

Schrauf, Robert W. and Iris, M. (2014). How to construct a case of Alzheimer’s disease in three languages: Case-based reasoning in narrative gerontology. Ageing and Society 34, 2, 280-309.

Schrauf, Robert W. and Iris, M. (2012). Very long pathways to diagnosis among African Americans and Hispanics with memory loss and behavioral problems associated with dementia. Dementia 11 (6), 743-763.

Schrauf, Robert W. and Iris, M. (2011). A direct comparison of popular models of normal memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease in samples of African Americans, Mexican Americans, and refugees/immigrants from the Former Soviet Union. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 59 (4), 628-636.

Schrauf, Robert W. and Sanchez, J. (2010). Age-effects and sample size in freelisting. Field Methods 22, (1), 70-87.

Schrauf, Robert. W. (2009). English use among older bilingual immigrants in linguistically concentrated neighborhoods: Social proficiency and internal speech as intracultural variation. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 24, 157-179 

Steis, M. and Schrauf, Robert W. (2009). A review of translations and adaptations of the MMSE in languages other than English and Spanish. Research in Gerontological Nursing, 2(2), 214-224. 

CHAPTERS

Schrauf, R. W. and Iris, M. (2014). "'What they're said to say': The discursive construction of Alzheimer's disease." Dialogue and Dementia: Cognitive and Communicative Resources for Engagement, pp. 27-57. New York: Taylor and Francis Inc./Routledge.

Muller, N. and Schrauf, R. W. (2014). "Conversation as cognition: Reframing cognition in dementia." Dialogue and Dementia: Resources for Cognitive and Communicative Resources for Engagement, pp. 3-26. New York: Taylor and Francis/Routledge.

Schrauf, R.W. (2013). "Reading compromised and preserved cognition into and out of conversational data." In Davis, B. and Guendouzi, J. (eds), Pragmatics in Dementia Discourse: Applications and Issues, pp. 245-278. Cambridge Scholars Press.

Schrauf, Robert W. (2013) Using correspondence analysis to model immigrant multilingualism over time. In Duarte, J. and Gogolin, I. (eds). Linguistic super-diversity in urban areas – Research approaches, pp. 27-43. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.  

Schrauf, Robert W. and Madelyn Iris. (2011). Using consensus analysis to investigate cultural models. In Kronenfeld, D., Bennardo, G., DeMunck, V.C., and Fischer, M. (eds). Blackwell Companion to Cognitive Anthroprology (pp. 548-568). Boston: Blackwell.

Schrauf, Robert W. (2011). The shifting structure of emotion semantics across immigrant generations: Effects of the second culture on the first. In Schmid, M. and W. Lowie (eds). Modeling bilingualism: From structure to chaos (pp. 177-198). John Benjamins.