Ming-Ming Pu, professor of linguistics (PhD, University of Alberta), teaches courses in introductory linguistics, grammar, child language development, and teaching English as a second language. Her primary research interest includes cognitive linguistics and discourse analysis. Her work has appeared in journals such as Discourse Processes, Contemporary Research in Modern Chinese, Canadian Journal of Linguistics, Cognitive Linguistics, etc. as well as in edited books such as Cognitive Linguistics Investigations, Chinese Studies in Global View, Grammatical Relations, etc. She regularly attends national and international conferences, presenting papers on topics in discourse analysis, cognitive linguistics, and comparative linguistics in Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, England, Hungary, Japan, Russia, and Spain as well as the United States.

Office:  Roberts Learning Center, room 216

Phone: (207) 778-7427

E-mail: mingpu@maine.edu