SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION AND TEACHING

Welcome to SLAT

The SLAT Program is recognized nationally as a superior interdisciplinary program. It is designed to provide rigorous advanced training for researchers, teachers, and administrators concerned with second language learning and teaching.

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SLAT has an interdisciplinary focus

5
Colleges

19
Departments

4
Majors

 

Welcome to the Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT) Ph.D. program at the University of Arizona!  SLAT is home to some of the most innovative and creative work around teaching multiple languages to multiple types of students in multiple contexts.  We hope you will find resources throughout this site to explore opportunities to apply to study with us or to start a collaborative research partnership or engagement initiative with us.

I invite you to explore this website. For a quick reference, you may download our SLAT PhD Program brochure. I encourage you to reach out to us by emailing your questions and ideas to SLAT's Program Coordinator, Debbie Shon Buhler, or to me.

Suzanne Panferov Reese, Ph.D.

Chair, Second Language Acquisition and Teaching

Associate Specialist Professor, Public and Applied Humanities

Contact our Office


(520) 621-7391

GIDP-SLAT@arizona.edu 

1103 E. 2nd Street, Harvill 241
Tucson, AZ 85721-0076

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Debbie Shon Buhler
Program Coordinator, Senior

dshon@arizona.edu

Recent News

Wednesday

SLAT is happy to announce that 4th-year doctoral candidate, Mariana Centanin Bertho, has been awarded a Dissertation Research Grant from the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences Research Institute (SBSRI).

Congratulations Mariana!…

Wednesday

SLAT is happy to announce that 3rd-year doctoral student, Wei Xu, has been awarded a Pre-Doctoral Research Grant from the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences Research Institute (SBSRI)! Wei would especially like to thank her dissertation…

Nov. 2, 2022

SLATSA cordially invites you to submit a proposal to present at the 22nd SLAT Interdisciplinary Roundtable, taking place in person at the University of Arizona, on Saturday, February 4, 2023.

The theme of the Roundtable is "Collaboration…

Upcoming Events

Wed, Dec 7 2022, 3 - 4:30pm
Sat, Feb 4 2023, All day

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