Meredith (Hoagland) Pitts
Merideth Pitts, Ph.D.Assistant Professor of Linguistics
Dr. Merideth (Hoagland) Pitts teaches courses in linguistics, language teaching methods, and composition at Cedarville University. Her doctoral research took her to western China, where she explored English language instruction in a multi-ethnic, multi-lingual context. Her background comprises more than 10 years of classroom experience among diverse ESL/EFL populations. She joined the Cedarville faculty in 2017.
Education and Credentials
Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics, Georgia State University
M.A. in Applied Linguistics, Georgia State University
M.A. in English, Bob Jones University
B.A. in English, Bob Jones University
- Hoagland Pitts, M. (2020, October 6). The linguistics delusion. [Review of the book The linguistics delusion, by G. Sampson]. Applied Linguistics.
- Hoagland, M. (2014, June 18). Researching vocabulary: A vocabulary research manual. [Review of the book Researching vocabulary: A vocabulary research manual, by N. Schmitt]. Language Teaching Research.
- Pitts, M. H., Smith, N. J., Bates, J. A., Stevenson, R., Fohner, A. M., Moser, H. M., ... & Chen, A. M. (2021). Development and perceptions of an academic success tool for pharmacy students. Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy.
- musical improvisation
- long conversations, preferably plus coffee
Expert topics: Intercultural Communications
Why Cedarville? I'm grateful to be in a space where I can think out loud with other followers of Jesus about the intersections of language, culture, identity, and faith.