Anthony Houston

Anthony Houston

Tony Houston is Associate Professor, Spanish Program Coordinator, and member of the Bryant University Honors Council. He received his PhD in Spanish from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1996 with a concentration in Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education.

Ph D, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

MA, MA University of Kentucky

BA, University of Kentucky

Houston, A., Managing Depth and Breadth in the Business Spanish Course, Hispania, 2015.

Houston, A., Renaissance Humanism: Obscurantist Impieties, Philo, 2014.

Houston, A., The U.S. Constitution Guarantees Freedom from Religion, Greenhaven Press, 2014.

Houston, A., Friis, Ronald & Tatiana Séeligman. Doble vía: Comunicación en español. Boston: Heinle Cengage, 2012, Pp. 270. $78.95, paper. ISBN 0-49591-509-2, Modern Language Journal, 2013.

Houston, A., Beyond Accreditation: An Assessment Model for University Foreign Language Programs, Regwell Press, 2012.

Houston, A., Affective Structured Input Online: How Authentic Are Learner Responses?, Hispania, 2010.

Houston, A., Retrofitted Materials for WebCT: Guidelines for Authors, Web Designers and Users, CALICO Journal , 2007.

Saint Louis University, T. P.,Houston, A., Mindful Learning and Second Language Acquisition, Academic Exchange Quarterly, 2007.

Houston, A., Communication Strategies in the Foreign Language Classroom, Applied Language Learning , 2006.

Houston, A., Cuaderno de trabajo electrónico to accompany Dos Mundos, 5 Ed. Adapted for WebCT by Joseph Feustle., Hispania, 2006.

, V. B.,, L. M.,, K. G.,Houston, A., Manual de actividades que acompaña Sol y viento: Beginning Spanish, McGraw-Hill, 2005.

Houston, A., Outcomes Assessment for Beginning and Intermediate Spanish: One Program's Process and Results, Foreign Language Annals, 2005.

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, V. B.,Houston, A., Contextual Effects in Processing L2 Input Sentences, Spanish Applied Linguistics, 1998.

Houston, A., Sentence Processing in Spanish as a Second Language: A Study of Word Order and Background Knowledge, Cascadilla Press, 1997.

Houston, A., Biocultural Perspectives on Love, Honor, and Violence in Troilus and Cressida, Romeo and Juliet, and Antony and Cleopatra, Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture.

Houston, A., By Sovereignty of Nature: Honor, Power, and Status in Shakespeare's Coriolanus, Philosophy and Literature.

Houston, A.,Hazard, L., Renaissance Humanism and the First-Year Seminar, Italica.

, V. B.,, L. M.,, K. G.,Houston, A., Sol y viento: Beginning Spanish Audio CD Program, 3rd Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2012.

Houston, A., Bowles, Melissa A. The Think-Aloud Controversy in Second Language Research. New York: Routledge, 2010, The Modern Language Journal, 2011.

, V. B.,, L. M.,, K. G.,Houston, A., Sol y viento: Beginning Spanish Audio CD Program, 2nd Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2009.

, V. B.,, L. M.,, K. G.,Houston, A., Manual de actividades que acompaña Sol y viento: En breve, McGraw-Hill, 2008.

, V. B.,, L. M.,, K. G.,Houston, A., Manual de actividades que acompaña Sol y viento: En breve, McGraw-Hill, 2008.

Saint Louis University, T. P.,Houston, A., Mindfulness and Communicative Language Teaching, Academic Exchange Quarterly, 2007.

Houston, A., Cuaderno de trabajo electrónico to accompany ¿Sabías que...?, 4 Ed. Adapted for WebCT by Joseph Feustle., Hispania, 2005.

Houston, A., WebCT Workbook for ¿Qué te parece? , McGraw-Hill, 2001.

The Stephen A. Freeman Award, 2017

Summer Research Grant, 2014

Bryant University Research Sabbatical, 2012

Mentor of the Year, 2011

Summer Research Grant, 2007

VOICES Grant, 2004

Melon Grant , 2003

Summer Stipend , 2000

Spanish for business, formal and applied linguistics, education, philosophy, humanism

Formal and applied linguistics, psycholinguistics, second language acquisition and teaching, language classroom discourse, communication strategies, task-based instruction, computer-assisted language learning, international business education, cognition, philosophy, humanism

Northeast Modern Language Association

Rhode Island Foreign Language Association

American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese