About Professor Curzan
Professor Anne Curzan is Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of English at the University of Michigan. She also holds faculty appointments in the Department of Linguistics and the School of Education. Professor Curzan currently serves as Co-Director of the Joint Ph.D. Program in English and Education and as the Faculty Athletics Representative for the University of Michigan. She received the University's Henry Russel Award for 2007, as well as the Faculty Achievement Award in 2009 and the 2012 John Dewey Award. Professor Curzan's research interests include the history of English, language and gender, corpus linguistics, historical sociolinguistics, pedagogy, and lexicography. Professor Curzan can be found talking about language in short videos on the LSA Wire, in the column "Talking About Words" in Michigan Today, and on the segment "That's What They Say" on Michigan Radio. She and her co-author Lisa Damour also run T.A. training workshops around the country.