Office: Morrill 109A
Education: PhD, Oklahoma State University: Linguistics
Areas of Interest/Expertise/Research
- International Teaching Assistants (ITAs)
- Linguistic Discrimination
- ITA Training – Oral Proficiency and Presentation Skills (graduate)
- Research Writing for International Graduate Students (graduate)
- Academic English for International Graduate Students (graduate)
- Language in America (undergraduate)
- English Grammar (undergraduate)
- Horton, HN (forthcoming). “If we don't teach them, who will?” Standard Language Ideology and the University English Classroom. In G. Clements and E. Canon (eds.), Linguistic Discrimination in Academia. New York, NY: Routledge.
- Horton, HN; Zhao, Y (2020). Using outside material and avoiding plagiarism. In C. Moder (ed.), University Academic Writing for International Students: A Usage-based Approach. Stillwater, OK: Oklahoma State University Library ePress.
- Horton, HN (2017). Linguistic discrimination on campus: Ratings of and attitudes toward student writing with African-American English. Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America 2(5), 1-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.3765/plsa.v2i0.4041
Selected Conference Presentations
- Horton, HN. (2019, March). “If we don’t teach them, who will?” Standard Language Ideology and the university classroom. Paper presented at the Georgetown University Roundtable in Linguistics, Washington DC
- Horton, HN. (2019, January). “To describe it to a non-skater”: Skater identity and performance in the sociolinguistic interview. Poster presented at the 2019 American Dialect Society Annual Meeting, New York, NY
- Horton, HN. (2017, November). “Screw the rules”: The performance of authenticity through nonconformity by a skate mag editor. Paper presented at the Language and Linguistic Student Conference, Edmond, OK.
- Horton, HN. (2017, January). Linguistic discrimination on campus: ratings of and attitudes toward student writing with African-American English. Poster presented at the Linguistic Society of America 91st Annual Meeting, Austin, TX.
Professional Appointments or Professional Service
- Visiting Assistant Professor, Oklahoma State University (Fall 2020-Present)
- International Teaching Assistant Program Coordinator, Oklahoma State University (Fall 2020-Present)
Awards and Recognition
- Carol Guagliardo Preston TESLing Award, Oklahoma State University (Spring 2020)
- Clinton C. Keeler Fellowship in English, Oklahoma State University (Spring 2019)
- Honorary Presidential Membership, American Dialect Society (Spring 2019)
- Graduate College Summer Research Fellowship, Oklahoma State University (Summer 2017)
- Dr. Ravi Sheory Travel Award for Research in TESL/Linguistics, Oklahoma State University (Spring 2017)
- Dr. Amy Carrell Outstanding Achievement Award, Language and Linguistics Student Conference (Fall 2016)
- Love of Learning Award, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (Summer 2016)
- Member, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (Inducted Spring 2015)
- Linguistic diversity and discrimination at the university level
- Effects of anxiety and language contact on ITAs’ oral proficiency