J Paul Warnick

Biography

Dr. Warnick teaches courses in language, pedagogy, culture, linguistics, literature and pre-modern Japanese. He has directed the Japan Study Abroad and Japan Internship programs for BYU.  He taught several years in the intensive summer language program at Middlebury College and has been involved for many years in teacher training.

Dr. Warnick will be on leave from the university from June 2016 to July 2019 serving as a missionary in Japan.

Degrees

BS, Computer Science, BYU;  MA, Language Acquisition, BYU; PhD, Japanese Linguistics and Pedagogy, Ohio State University

Interests

Japanese language pedagogy; language acquisition; sociolinguistics; pre-modern Japanese; issues in reading Japanese