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Academic English Studies

Deborah Anholt

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Codirector, AES

My name is Debbie Anholt, and I have been teaching here at Lewis & Clark for over 30 years. I love coming to work every day because the students are interesting and fun to teach. I understand the life of an international student because when I was young, I studied in different countries. I think travelling to different cultures and learning about different people is very valuable. In my free time, I am with my family. Both of my children are young adults: Eric graduated from Lewis & Clark, and Katy from another university nearby,  so I understand the lives of college students! My husband and I like to go camping in the beautiful mountains of Oregon or at the coast with our kids.

Academic Background
  • M.A., Linguistics, 1977, Ohio University
  • B.A., Anthropology, 1971, University of Washington
Professional Background
  • Fulbright Professor of Linguistics and Drama, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
  • High School Teacher and Department Chair, Moravia, Costa Rica