- Ph.D., Applied Linguistics, University of California, Los Angeles, 1998
- M. A., TESL, University of California, Los Angeles
- B. A., French, California State University, Northridge
Areas of Specialization
- Discourse Analysis
- Cognitive Linguistics
- Second Language Writing
- The interface(s) between Discourse, Culture, Communication, Interaction, and Grammar (focusing on English, Korean, Japanese, Spanish, French, and Persian)
- APLNG 484 Discourse-Functional Grammar
- APLNG 581 Discourse Analysis
- APLNG 597 Linguistic Anthropology (US and ASIA)
- ASIA 200 What Are Asian Languages? (offered in 2015-2016)
- KOR 498 Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology (Korea)
Strauss, S., & Feiz, P. (2014). Discourse analysis: Putting our worlds into words. New York: Routledge.
Kuno, S., Makino, S., & Strauss, S. (Eds.). (2007). Aspects of Japanese linguistics (Nihongogakuno Syosoo). Tokyo: Kuroshio. (take out from the current list and put under books)
Strauss, S., & Akatsuka, N. (Eds.).(2002). Japanese/Korean Linguistics, volume 10, CSLI Stanford, distributed by University of Chicago Press. (take out feom the current list and put under books)
Buescher, K., & Strauss, S. (to appear). A cognitive linguistic analysis of French prepositionsà, dans, and en and a sociocultural theoretical approach to teaching them. In K. Masuda, Arnett, C., & Labarca, A. (Eds.), Cognitive linguistics and sociocultural theory. Berlin: deGruyter
Emig, B., McDonald, S., Zembal-Saul, C., & Strauss, S. (2014). Inviting argument by analogy: Analogical-mapping-based comparison activities as a scaffold for small group argumentation. Science Education, 243-268.
Strauss, S., & Feiz, P. (2013). Beyond alef, be, pe: The socialization of incipient ideology through literacy practices in a Persian first grade classroom. Language Sciences, 197-219.
Strauss, S., & Young, J. (2011). The emergent construction of interpersonal closeness and distance in problem-solution television programs. The Korean Language in America, 62-82.
Strauss, S., & Xiang, X. (2009). Discourse particles: Where cognition and interaction intersect—the case of final particle –ey in Shishan dialect. (Hainan Island, P.R. China). Journal of Pragmatics, 41 (7), 1287-1312.
Strauss, S. (2008). A conceptual approach to the Japanese existential verbs: The case of aruversus iru. Language Awareness, 179-194.
Strauss, S., & Xiang, X. (2006). Emergent agency: The writing conference as a locus of autonomous authorship. Written Communication, 23, 355-396.
Strauss, S., & Ahn, K. (2006). Applying conceptual grammar to advanced level language teaching: The case of two completive aspect markers in Korean. The Modern Language Journal, 90, 185-209.
Strauss, S. (2005). The linguistic aestheticization of food: A cross cultural look at food commercials in Japan, Korea, and the United States. Journal of Pragmatics, 37, 1427-1455.
Strauss, S. (2005). Cognitive realization markers: A discourse-pragmatic study of the sentence ending particles –kwun, -ney, and –tela. Language Sciences, 2, 437-480.
Professional Awards and Achievements
Author of the Month for the book Discourse Analysis: Putting Our Worlds Into Words,Routledge,September 2014
Editor-in-Chief, The Korean Language in America (2013-present).