Dr. Crystal Akers has accepted the position of Online Coordinator with the Linguistics Department. She will be hired at the rank of Teaching Assistant Professor. In addition to teaching several online courses each year for the Linguistics Department, Crystal will coordinate the overall online program, which includes supervising other online instructors, overseeing development of new online courses, and providing training in online instruction to Linguistics graduate students and faculty.
Crystal is an alum of the Linguistics Department graduate program, having earned her PhD in Linguistics in 2012. She begins her new position in September 2016.