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Nancy Mattina, Ph.D. - Coordinator of the Learning Commons




220 Grove St.
Prescott, AZ   86301


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Nancy Mattina is currently on sabbatical.
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Nancy  Mattina, Ph.D.

Background & Experience

Selected Publications (Return to top)


2007. Plagiarism, among other mistakes. The Montana Professor. 17.2:37‐42.
2006. Determiner phrases in Moses‐Columbia Salish. International Journal of American Linguistics. 72.1:97‐134.

2004. Smiyáw sucnmíntәxʷ: Coyotes proposes. Studies in Salish Linguistics in Honor of M. Dale Kinkade. Donna Gerdts and Lisa Matthewson, eds., p. 289‐299. University of Montana Occasional Papers in Linguistics (17). Missoula: University of Montana.


Presentations (Return to top)

2011. The Prescott College Model: Creating a World Language Culture on Campus, The Council of Independent Colleges Conference on Teaching World Languages: Strategies for Success, March 31–April 2, 2011, Little Rock, Arkansas.


Education (Return to top)

1996. Ph.D. (Linguistics), Simon Fraser University, British Columbia
1987. M.I.S. (History, Anthropology, Linguistics), University of Montana
1986‐87. ESL/Linguistics M.A. program, Northern Arizona University
1978. B.A. (English), Allegheny College, Pennsylvania

Expertise (Return to top)

Expository writing, creative non-fiction, writing assessment, portfolio-based writing assessment; American linguistics, Salishan linguistics, Moses-Columbia language 


Academic Involvement at Prescott College (Return to top)


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