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Janet Bing

  • Janet Bing
  • Professor
  • English
  • 5030 Batten Arts and Letters
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4030
  • jbing@odu.edu
  • Web Page
  • Janet Bing has taught in several high schools and in the Peace Corps in Afghanistan as well as at the Universities of New Hampshire and Minnesota.
  • Education

    University of Massachusetts in Amherst, 1979
    Major: Linguistics
    Degree: Ph. D.
    University of Colorado and Colorado State University, 1970
    Degree: Graduate studies in structural linguistics with an emphasis on phonology and anthropological linguistics
    Stanford University, 1960
    Major: English
    Degree: M.A.
    Coe College, 1959
    Major: English literature
    Degree: B.A.
  • Research Interests

    Intonation, Tone, Language and Gender, Humor
  • Expertise

    English/Grammar
    Language and Gender / Intercultural Communication / Language and Linguistics
    International Issues
    Language and Gender / Intercultural Communication / Language and Linguistics
  • Loomis scholarship , Stanford University
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Coe College
  • 2010: University Women’s Caucus Recognition Award, University Women's Caucus
  • 2008: Nominee for the Joel S. Lewis Faculty Award for Excellence in Student Mentoring Award
  • 1996: College of Arts and Letters nominee for SCHEV award for excellence in teaching
  • 1995: Award "Language and Gender Research: Theory and Method" $695.00., Old Dominion University
  • 1995: College of Arts and Letters nominee for Old Dominion University Instructional Technology Teaching Award
  • 1995: Robert L. Stern Award for excellence in teaching, College of Arts and Letters
  • 1993: Prosodic Units in Narration ($933.80), Old Dominion University
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    University Professor status awarded for excellence in teaching
    Date: 2000 - 2004
    Investigators:Bing, J.