Applied linguistics (conversation analysis, interactional linguistics, pragmatics, and sociolinguistics)
Literary and cultural studies (19th-21st-century Austrian literature, gender and migration studies, masculinity studies)
Applied linguistics (sociolinguistics, bilingualism, discourse analysis, conversation analysis, language and identity, German migration)
Literary and cultural studies (film, performance theory, translation, graphic novels)
Literary & cultural studies. German medieval, gender, and literary studies.
Applied linguistics (language education, gender studies)
Literary and cultural studies (the European Enlightenment and the history of educational ideas)
Onyeka Ezeh, the Russian instructor in the Germanic and Slavic Studies, has taught elementary language courses for 5 years in Nigeria and Russia before joining the department.
Onyeka completed his BA and MA degrees at Moscow State Linguistic University in Russia and earned his doctorate from the same university in 2018. He is a scholar of applied linguistics, specializing in conversational analysis in Russian and German languages. Often engaging interdisciplinary approaches, much of his research has centered on mitigation strategies in directive speech acts.