Thomas Lambert

Senior Lecturer I - Arts And Humanities

Professional Preparation

M.Ed. - Applied Linguistics
Columbia University Teacher's College - 1995
M.A. - Spanish Civilization
New York University (Madrid) - 1993
B.S. - Economics and Psychology
Vanderbilt University - 1988

Appointments

Senior Lecturer of Linguistics, ESL and Spanish
University of Texas at Dallas [2001–Present]
English Consultant
Companhia das Letras (Publisher), Sao Paulo [1996–2001]
Free-lance Translator
Sao Paulo [1996–2001]
ESL Instructor
Seven School, Sao Paulo [1995–2001]
Adjunct Professor of ESL
Mercy College, New York [1994–1995]
Teaching Assistant
Columbia University Teachers College, New York [1994–1994]
Writing Tutor
Columbia University Teachers College, New York [1994–1994]
ESL Instructor
Academia Paraninfo, Madrid [1991–1993]

Additional Information

Personal/Hobbies

Avid cyclist, participated in four charity tours of over fifty miles, tennis, and pursue interest in evolutionary psychology and cognitive science through self-guided reading.

Related Experience
  • 2001 Presented lecture "Language, Evolution and the Brain" to teachers, coordinators and directors of Seven School.
  • 2000 Wrote critical review of a business plan for language learning website for a Dallas venture capital group.
  • 1998 Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo
    • Presented lecture on "Ebonics: The politics of language" to faculty and graduate students of Linguistics.
  • 1997 LAURELS (Latin American Union of Registered English Language Schools) International Conference
    • Gave workshop on bilingualism.
    • Presented creative classroom ideas for language teaching.
  • 1995 Entglish consultant to Franco Montoro, Brazilian delegate to the 50th United Nations conference in New York.
  • 1995 Children’s Aid Society Volunteer, New York
    • Mentor for academically at risk Dominican students.
  • 1994 Mercy College, New York
    • Presented paper on non-standard English dialects to administrators, faculty and honor students.
       
Languages
  • Spanish: Fluent speaker with a strong academic background in grammar and syntax.
  • Portuguese: Fluent.