Areas of Expertise: German, Historical Lingustics, Native American Languages, Phonetics, Sociolinguistics
UAC courses: WRTG 2010, UGS 2230, UGS 2235
Phone: 032-626-6213 (+82 32-626-6213)
Office Location: U0826
Dr. Pischnotte earned his B.A. in Linguistics at the University of Alaska in 2005. Pischnotte came to the University of Utah for graduate school, completing his Ph.D. in 2014. His research has primarily focused on the German language and its dialects, as well as the Alaska Native languages of Iñupiaq and Gwich’in. He has presented at several conferences and is currently drafting articles for publication.
Dr. Pischnotte has taught a variety of courses, including Introduction to Linguistics and Language and Culture with the Department of Linguistics, and Introductory and Intermediate Writing for the Department of Writing & Rhetoric Studies. During the final year of his Ph.D., Dr. Pischnotte was appointed as the Graduate Writing Fellow, serving as the head editor of faculty members’ grant proposal and journal article submissions. In addition, he has served on the placement essay rating committee for writing students.
Dr. Pischnotte has lived in Germany, Austria and several locations in the United States. He and his wife Andrea enjoy travelling, skiing and hiking in their spare time.