Keith Walters

KEITH WALTERS is Professor of Applied Linguistics at Portland State University, where he teaches sociolinguistics and discourse analysis. Much of his research has focused on issues of language and identity in Tunisia, where he served as a Peace Corps volunteer, and the Arab world more broadly. He’s a co-author of two other textbooks, Everything’s an Argument with Readings and What’s Language Got to Do with It? Prior to teaching at PSU, he taught in the Linguistics Department at the University of Texas at Austin and in the English Department at The Ohio State University.