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Leasa Lutes

Professor of Spanish and German
Chair, Department of Languages and Linguistics

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Graeme Bird

Graeme Bird

Associate Professor of Linguistics
Associate Professor of Classics

Dr. Bird is a native of New Zealand and has been teaching full-time at Gordon since 2001. His interests include Greek and Latin language and literature, Indo-European linguistics, and early English literature. He is a participant in the Harvard-affiliated Homer Multi-text Project, with a chapter in a book due out in the fall dealing with a celebrated medieval manuscript of Homer's Iliad. He enjoys exploring the connections be ... more ➔

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Damon DiMauro

Professor of French

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Amanda Swenson

Instructor of Linguistics

Dr. Swenson completed her BA in languages and linguistics at Baylor University and her PhD in linguistics at MIT. Dr. Swenson’s research focuses on the ways in which data from understudied languages can contribute to our understanding of human language. Her specialization is in Dravidian languages, spoken in Southern India. Her research focuses on the way syntax (the structure of language) interfaces with the other parts o ... more ➔

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