Welcome Dr. Nancy Hedberg, Chair, Department of Linguistics
The Department of Linguistics is pleased to announce the appointment of our new department chair, Dr. Nancy Hedberg, effective September 1, 2015. Dr. Hedberg joined SFU in 1990 after completing her doctorate at the University of Minnesota and a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Cornell University. Her research speciality is pragmatics and its relations to semantics and syntax. She teaches linguistics courses in all three of those areas and also teaches in the Cognitive Science Program. In recent years, she has served several times as Graduate Program Chair and as Director of the Cognitive Science Program. She very much looks forward to her term as chair of such a vibrant department and to working with the highly talented Department of Linguistics faculty, staff, graduate students and undergraduate students.