Sandi Michele de Oliveira

Sandi Michele de Oliveira

Associate Professor

PH.D.  LINGUISTICS – SPECIALIZATION IN SOCIOLINGUISTICS (1991) - EQUIVALENCY

                Equivalency of 1985 degree by the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa (New University of Lisbon), Portugal. 

 

CERTIFICATION AS INTERPRETER FOR PORTUGUESE AND ENGLISH (1986)             

                Certified by the Department of State of the United States of America

 

PH.D.  FOREIGN LANGUAGE EDUCATION – SPECIALIZATION IN APPLIED LINGUISTICS  (1985)

                University of Texas, Austin, Texas (USA). 

 

                   Dissertation: A Model of Address Form Negotiation:  A Sociolinguistic Study of Continental Portuguese

 

                   Dissertation classified as the best of the year for the department and nominated for the university-wide Distinguished Dissertation Award. 

 

M.A.    FOREIGN LANGUAGE EDUCATION –  PORTUGUESE & ENGLISH (1980)

                   University of Texas, Austin, Texas  (USA)

                  

B.A.  PORTUGUESE – TEACHER CERTIFICATION IN PORTUGUESE AND INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION (1978)

                   University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts  (USA)

 

B.A.  HISTORY – SPECIALIZATION IN LATIN AMERICAN HISTORY, CERTIFICATE IN LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES  - MAGNA CUM LAUDE  (1975)

                  University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts (USA)

 

HONOR SOCIETIES

 

Phi Beta Kappa                  1975, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Phi Kappa Phi                     1976, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

 

 

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

 

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR WITH TENURE  (2000-CURRENT)

University of Copenhagen (Denmark), Institute for English, Germanic and Romance Studies (formerly Romance Languages Institute)

 

INVITED ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR  (1998-1999)

University of Copenhagen (Denmark), Romance Languages Institute

 

 

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (LECTURER) WITH TENURE  (1991-1998)

University of Évora (Portugal), Department of Linguistics and Literatures

 

INTERNATIONAL MARKET RESEARCH CONSULTANT  (1989-1991)

International Demographic Consultants, Alpharetta, Georgia (USA)

 

 

Additional employment

 

1987-1989  Facet Quantek, Inc., Tulsa, Oklahoma  (USA)

                            Secretary to the General Manager

 

1986-87,            U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC  (USA)

1989-90       Certified consecutive interpreter (Portuguese-English and English-Portuguese)

 

1985-86       Oklahoma  Junior  College, Tulsa, Oklahoma (USA)

                            Professor of English and Speech Communication (taught courses on public speaking, grammar)

 

1982-83       University  of  Évora, Évora (Portugal)

                            Coordinator and Teacher of English Program 

 

1981-82       University  of  Texas, Austin, Texas (USA)

                         Teaching Assistant for Portuguese 

 

1979-80       University of Texas, Austin, Texas (USA)

                            Research Associate, R & D Center for Effectiveness in Teaching 

 

1978                   American Language Institute, Lisbon (Portugal)

                            Teacher of English as a Foreign Language (all levels) 

Knowledge of languages

English  native language

Portuguese native-like fluency

Spanish excellent speaking and reading skills, good writing skills

Danish  good skills

Education

B.A., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

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