Credentials: PhD, Slavic Linguistics, Ohio State University
Position title: Executive Director, Korean Flagship Program; Director, Language Institute
Phone: (608) 262-1473
1322 Van Hise Hall, 1220 Linden Avenue
Dianna Murphy is director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Language Institute, associate director of the Russian Flagship Program, executive director of the Korean Flagship Program, and a core member of the UW-Madison Doctoral Program in Second Language Acquisition. She is also co-director of the Wisconsin Language Roadmap Initiative and co-associate director of the Flagship Culture Initiative at the University of Maryland.
Murphy’s research includes the 2016 co-edited volume (with Karen Evans-Romaine), Exploring the Language Flagship Program: Professional Competence in a Second Langauge by Graduation (Multilingual Matters), and the 2014 co-authored Modern Language Journal monograph (with Sally Magnan and Narek Sahakyan), Goals of Collegiate Learners and the Standards for Foreign Language Learning, based on a survey of over 16,000 U.S. postsecondary foreign language students. Publications in 2018-19 include a contribution to the forthcoming Slavica publication, The Art of Teaching Russian, and a report for the ADFL Bulletin, “The Gender and Race/Ethnicity of U.S. Undergraduate Majors in Languages and Literatures Other than English, 2010-14.”