Dr. Karen McCrindle is an Associate Professor, Teaching Stream, the Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning, and Director, Centre for Teaching and Learning. She holds a Ph.D. in French Linguistics from the University of Toronto. She has also studied at York University and Carleton University and has taught in Canada and in France. She teaches a variety of courses, such as Semantics, Sociolinguistics of French, French Phonetics and Phonology and Pidgin and Creole Languages.
She is committed to experiential education and her current research interests include the implications and impact of multilingualism in Canada and the influence of media on language change.
Areas of Research: Sociolinguistics; Pidgin and Creole Languages; Language and Media; Tense, Mood and Aspect