Lizette Peter Dr.

Associate Professor, School of Education
Primary office:
(785) 864-9625
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, room 439

Professor Peter’s research focuses on the revitalization of endangered languages with specific attention to the case of the Cherokee language.  For more than a decade she has investigated the results of early childhood and elementary Cherokee language immersion from both linguistic and ethnolinguisitc perspectives.


Ph.D., Second Language Acquisition and Ethnolinguistics, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 2003
M.A., Anthropology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, 2000
B.A., French and Secondary Education, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, 1986

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