UMass Boston

Faculty & Staff Directory

Kristina Beckman-Brito

Title: Lecturer


Department: Applied Linguistics

Areas of Expertise

Sociolinguistics, forensic linguistics, rhetorical discourse, cultural norms in the classroom, and written/spoken proficiency assessment


PhD, Second Language Acquisition and Teaching

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Kristina Beckman has presented her work at numerous national and international conferences. She has taught English as a Foreign Language in China and Japan, and looks forward to future summer teaching experiences abroad.

Classes taught:

APLING 603 Cross Cultural Perspectives

APLING 605 Theories and Principles of Language Teaching

APLING 623 Sociolinguistics