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Dr. Andrea Word-Allbritton

Clinical Assistant Professor, Curriculum & Instruction Project Director, Project DIAL


301 Sparkman Drive
Roberts Hall
Room 409
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Curriculum Vitae


  • Ed.D., Higher Education Administration, The University of Alabama, 2012
  • M.A., Linguistics, Indiana University University, 1997
  • M.A., English Literature, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1991
  • B.A., English Literature, Davidson College, 1987


  • IIE (International Institute of Education)


  • Natural Language Design
  • Systemic/Functional Grammar
  • Critical Pedagogy
  • Cognitive Load and Language Development

Recent Publications

  • Word-Allbritton, A., Nemetz, Y. & Michaels, H. (2019). Evaluation of English language proficiency standards in Alabama. Prepared under PTE Federal Award No. C900605, Subaward No. 2019-065.

  • Simpson, S., Cockerill G., Word, A., & Koehl, D. (2019). Faculty and student perceptions of university course evaluations In D. F. Russ-Eft & C. M. Sleezer, Case Studies in Needs Assessment. Thousand Oaks: Sage University Press.

  • Word, A. (2012). General education for the 21st century: A quest for common principles. (Doctoral dissertation, University of Alabama Libraries).

  • Word-Allbritton, A. (2004). The Turkmen verb system: Motion, path, manner and figure. IULC Working Papers, 4(1).