Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ph.D, Linguistics, University of Washington, Dissertation: Endangered languages, technology and learning: A Yakama/Yakima Sahaptin case study. 2016

M.A., Linguistics, University of Washington, Thesis: Indigenous Language Education in Washington State: Facts, attitudes and vitality. 2010  PDF

B.A., Major: Linguistics, Minors: TESOL, Latin, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, 2006 (Cum Laude)

Publications

Majors, R., Hugo, R. & P. Aoki (in press). Digital Media Management, Archiving, and Production: How Language Centers Can Find More Ways to Support Learning via Media. IALLT Language Center Handbook 2021.

Hugo, R. (2019). Indigenous language revitalization in the Pacific Northwest. In K. Denham (Ed.), Northwest Voices. Oregon State University Press.

Hugo, R. (2015). Judging Formulaic Language: Training, Linguistics and Judging the Judgments. University of Washington Working Papers in Linguistics (UWWPL). Volume 33.

Hugo, R. (2015). Language Attitudes of Non-Indigenous Individuals Residing Near an Indigenous Community in Washington State. University of Washington Working Papers in Linguistics (UWWPL). Volume 33.

Hugo, R. (2015). Constructing online language learning content archives for under resourced language communities. University of Washington Working Papers in Linguistics (UWWPL). Volume 33.

Hugo, R. (2014). Immediate applications and long-term considerations for endangered languages, technology and learning. In M. Jones (Ed.), Endangered Languages and New Technologies (pp. 95-110). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Furman R., Loya M.A., Jones S., Hugo R. (2013). The paucity of social workers prepared to work with Latino populations. Smith College Studies in Social Work, Volume 83, Issue 2-3, 170-184.

Hugo, R. (2013). One corner of the world: Aboriginal Language Education in Washington State. Languages Victoria, Volume 17, Issue 1, 51-53.

Conference Presentations

2021. (Co-presented with P. Aoki and E. Viana da Silva) Teaching Language Through Cybersecurity. International Association for Language Learning Technology. Online, June.

2021. (Co-presented with P. Aoki and B. Yaden) Language Learning Center Innovations. Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium. Online, June.

2019. Negotiating and Managing Rapid Online course Development for Less Commonly Taught Languages. International Association for Language Learning Technology. University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, June.

2018. (Co-presented with P. Aoki) The Role of Language Centers at Institutions with Increasing Centralized Technology services. WAFLT-COFLT Fall Conference 2018, Portland, OR, October.

2017. Future Directions for Lexical Learning and Assessment Applications. International Association for Language Learning Technology. Concordia College, Moorhead, MN, June.

2015. Bias and the consistency and reliability of formulaic language judgments. Northwest Linguistics Conference. University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, April.

2015. An individual scaled instrument for facilitating interviews on language attitudes regarding indigenous language education. American Association for Applied Linguistics. Toronto, ONT, March.

2012. Immediate applications and long-­term considerations for indigenous languages, technology and learning: more than flashcards on the iPad. Language Endangerment: Methodologies and New Challenges. Cambridge University, UK, July.

2012. (Co-presented with V. Egorova) Using Moodle for Foreign Language Courses. Washington Association of Foreign Language Teaching Conference. Ellensburg, WA, April.

2011. (Co-presented with M. Anciaux-Aoki.) Mapping Indigenous Language Education in Washington State. Washington Association of Foreign Language Teaching Conference. Pasco, WA, October.

2011. Indigenous Language Education in Washington State: Facts, Attitudes, and Vitality. 18th Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, May.

2010. Moodle for Korean Language Classrooms. 15th Annual American Association of Teachers of Korean Conference. Washington University, St. Louis, M.O. June.

2009. Moroccan Arabic NPIs and Minimalism. Northwest Linguistics Conference. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, April.

2006. A Cross-linguistic Comparison and Examination of Latin Interrogatives. 2nd Annual Undergraduate Conference on Linguistics. Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, May.

Panel participation

2019. Traditional Culture, Modern Tech. Humanities Washington, Yakima, WA, November.

2013. Technology Resources Panel: Dictionary preview and innovative resources for teaching. 4th Annual Lushootseed Language Conference. Seattle University, Seattle, WA, April.

Book Reviews

Hugo, R. (2008). [Review of the book Ad Infinitum: A Biography of Latin, by N. Ostler]. Amphora, Vol 7.2, Fall, 20-21.

Professional Service

Committee member, World Language Advisory Committee, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), 2021 – present

Committee member, Mapping and Enhancing Language Learning (MELL) in Washington State Steering Committee, 2019 – present

Committee member, Committee on Multilingual Teaching, Research and Learning (CMTRL), University of Washington, 2019 – present

Committee member, Teaching and Learning Technology Oversight Committee, University of Washington, 2012 – present

GPSS Representative, Faculty Council on Teaching and Learning, University of Washington, 2014

GPSS Senate Improvement Working Group, University of Washington, 2014

Committee member, State Legislative Steering Committee, Graduate and Professional Student Senate, 2013-2014

Committee member, Diversity Committee, Graduate and Professional Student Senate, 2013-2014

Conference assistant and publicity coordinator, 2012 Northwest Linguistics Conference, University of Washington, 2012

Committee member, Government Relations Committee, University of Washington, 2012-2013

Committee member, Humanities Web Advisory Committee, University of Washington, 2011-2012

Advisory board member, Jackson School Journal, University of Washington, 2011-2014

GPSS representative, English Language Proficiency Task Force, University of Washington, 2010-2012

Student assistant, Language Learning Center (Linguistics), University of Washington, 2008-2014

Committee member, Legislative Steering Committee, Graduate and Professional Student Senate, 2009-2012

Conference assistant and Publicity Coordinator, 14th Annual American Association of Teachers of Korean Conference, University of Washington, 2009

Research assistant, Linguistics Department, University of Washington, 2007-2008

Teaching Experience

Linguistics 200: Introduction to Linguistic Thought. University of Washington, Summer, 2012.

Center for Learning and Undergraduate Enrichment (CLUE), UW, Linguistics 233: Introduction to Language and Society (Spring 2011/2012/2013 & Fall 2013), Linguistics 200: Introduction to Linguistic Thought (Autumn 2011 & Winter 2012).

Whatcom Literacy Council – Volunteer ESL Instructor, July 2006 – August 2007

Professional Memberships

Board member, Northwest Association for Language Learning Technologies, 2018 – present
Member, International Association for Language Learning Technology, 2017 – present
Member, Washington Association for Language Teaching, 2010 – present
Senator, GPSS (representing the Linguistics Department), University of Washington, 2007 – 2013
President, Linguistics Society of UW, University of Washington, 2008 – 2010

Awards

UW, Excellence in Linguistic Research Graduate Award, 2015
UW, Top Scholar Award Recipient, 2007-2008

Certifications

TESOL: ESL/EFL Certificate, WWU, Woodring College of Education

Archaeology Summer School, University of Malta, 2004 (Tas-Silg)