Faculty Bio

Rebecca Kennedy, Ph.D.Chair of Humanities; Associate Professor of English Office: Winslow Academic Center
Tel: 617-243-2224
Email: bkennedy@lasell.edu

Department: Humanities

Degrees: Ph.D., Linguistics, Harvard University; A.B., English, Radcliffe College

Biography:
Becky Kennedy's scholarly, clinical, and creative interests lie in various language subfields: formal linguistics, psycholinguistics, applied linguistics, and literature. Her scholarly work in these areas has appeared in journals such as the Journal of Pragmatics, Brain and Language, and Annals of Dyslexia; she has also published many poems in journals such as the Massachusetts Review, Meridian, Salmagundi, and Poem. In addition, she does clinical work and consultation in language assessment.

What do you like about teaching at Lasell?
"I like teaching at Lasell because the students are smart and wonderful."

News Highlight

State Board of Higher Education Approves New Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice  Wednesday, December 17, 2014The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education has approved a new Master’s degree in Criminal Justice at Lasell that will offer students multiple concentrations in Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Violence Prevention and Advocacy as well as a flexible Criminal Justice option. The online program launches in Fall 2015.

Featured Event

Colored Girls Hustle  Wednesday, October 29, 2014Yamawaki Auditorium