Faculty Profile

Haj Ross

Haj Ross

Title
Professor
Department
Linguistics
College
College of Information

    

Education

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1967.
Major: Linguistics/Constraints on Variables in Syntax
MA, University of Pennsylvania, 1964.
Major: Linguistics/A Partial Grammar of English Superlatives
BA, Yale University, 1960.
Major: Linguistics

Current Scheduled Teaching*

LING 3060.002, Principles of Language Study, Spring 2020
LING 5310.001, Syntax I, Spring 2020
LING 5310.600, Syntax I, Spring 2020

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

LING 4100.001, Poetics, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
LING 4090.001, Semantics and Pragmatics, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
LING 5900.703, Special Problems, Fall 2019 SPOT
LING 5900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2019
LING 5310.001, Syntax I, Spring 2019 SPOT
LING 4100.001, Poetics, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
LING 4090.001, Semantics and Pragmatics, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
LING 5590.001, Linguistics and Literature, Spring 2018 SPOT
LING 5950.726, Master's Thesis, Spring 2018
LING 4100.001, Poetics, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
LING 6020.001, Syntax, Spring 2018 SPOT
LING 5310.001, Syntax., Spring 2018 SPOT
LING 5950.726, Master's Thesis, Fall 2017
LING 4050.001, Morphology and Syntax, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
LING 4090.001, Semantics and Pragmatics, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
LING 5900.703, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2017
LING 5590.001, Linguistics and Literature, Spring 2017 SPOT
LING 5950.726, Master's Thesis, Spring 2017
LING 5310.001, Syntax., Spring 2017 SPOT
LING 5950.726, Master's Thesis, Fall 2016
LING 4100.001, Poetics, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
LING 4090.001, Semantics and Pragmatics, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
LING 4800.001, Special Seminar in Linguistics, Summer 5W1 2016 Syllabus SPOT
LING 5360.001, Studies in Descriptive Linguistics, Summer 5W1 2016 SPOT
LING 5590.001, Linguistics and Literature, Spring 2016 SPOT
LING 5950.726, Master's Thesis, Spring 2016
LING 5310.001, Syntax., Spring 2016 SPOT
LING 5950.726, Master's Thesis, Fall 2015
LING 4050.001, Morphology and Syntax, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
LING 4100.001, Poetics, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
LING 5530.001, Semantics and Pragmatics, Fall 2015 SPOT
LING 5590.001, Linguistics and Literature, Spring 2015
LING 5950.726, Master's Thesis, Spring 2015
LING 5310.001, Syntax., Spring 2015
LING 5950.726, Master's Thesis, Fall 2014
LING 4100.001, Poetics, Fall 2014 Syllabus
LING 4090.001, Semantics and Pragmatics, Fall 2014 Syllabus
LING 5900.726, Special Problems, Fall 2014
LING 5360.001, Studies in Descriptive Linguistics, Fall 2014
ENGL 6950.726, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2014
LING 3996.726, Honors College Mentored Research Experience, Spring 2014
LING 5590.001, Linguistics and Literature, Spring 2014
LING 5950.726, Master's Thesis, Spring 2014
LING 5310.001, Syntax., Spring 2014
ENGL 6950.770, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2013
LING 5950.726, Master's Thesis, Fall 2013
LING 4090.001, Semantics and Pragmatics, Fall 2013 Syllabus
LING 5530.001, Semantics and Pragmatics, Fall 2013
LING 5360.001, Studies in Descriptive Linguistics, Fall 2013
ENGL 6950.770, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2013
LING 4050.001, Morphology and Syntax, Spring 2013 Syllabus
LING 4950.707, Senior Capstone Field Experience, Spring 2013
LING 5310.001, Syntax., Spring 2013
ENGL 6950.770, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2012
LING 5590.001, Linguistics and Literature, Fall 2012
LING 5590.791, Linguistics and Literature, Fall 2012
LING 5950.726, Master's Thesis, Fall 2012
LING 4100.001, Poetics, Fall 2012 Syllabus
LING 5530.001, Semantics and Pragmatics, Fall 2012
LING 4950.726, Senior Capstone Field Experience, Fall 2012
LING 5900.726, Special Problems, Fall 2012
ENGL 6950.770, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2012
ENGL 6950.726, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2012
ENGL 6950.770, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2012
LING 4050.001, Morphology and Syntax, Spring 2012 Syllabus
LING 4950.707, Senior Capstone Field Experience, Spring 2012
LING 4020.001, Structure of Modern English, Spring 2012 Syllabus
ENGL 6950.770, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2011
LING 5590.001, Linguistics and Literature, Fall 2011
LING 4050.001, Morphology and Syntax, Fall 2011 Syllabus
LING 4100.001, Poetics, Fall 2011 Syllabus
LING 4090.001, Semantics and Pragmatics, Fall 2011 Syllabus
ENGL 6950.726, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2011
ENGL 6950.726, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2011
ENGL 6950.726, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2010
LING 5590.001, Linguistics and Literature, Fall 2010
LING 3060.005, Principles of Language Study, Fall 2010 Syllabus
LING 5040.001, Principles of Linguistics, Fall 2010
LING 4800.001, Special Seminar in Linguistics, Fall 2010 Syllabus
ENGL 6944.726, Directed Research, Summer 5W1 2010
ENGL 4900.001, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2010
LING 5320.001, Studies in Applied Linguistics, Summer 5W1 2010
ENGL 6941.726, Directed Research, Spring 2010
ENGL 6950.726, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2010
LING 5590.001, Linguistics and Literature, Spring 2010
LING 4800.001, Special Seminar in Linguistics, Spring 2010
LING 5310.001, Syntax., Spring 2010
ENGL 6950.726, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2009
LING 5590.001, Linguistics and Literature, Fall 2009
LING 5590.791, Linguistics and Literature, Fall 2009
LING 5950.726, Master's Thesis, Fall 2009
LING 3060.005, Principles of Language Study, Fall 2009
LING 5040.002, Principles of Linguistics, Fall 2009
ENGL 6900.726, Special Problems, Fall 2009
LING 4800.002, Special Seminar in Linguistics, Fall 2009
ENGL 6950.726, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2009
LING 5950.726, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2009
LING 3060.003, Principles of Language Study, Summer 5W1 2009
ENGL 4900.743, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2009
LING 5900.726, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2009
LING 5320.001, Studies in Applied Linguistics, Summer 5W1 2009
ENGL 6941.726, Directed Research, Spring 2009
ENGL 6950.726, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2009
LING 5590.001, Linguistics and Literature, Spring 2009
LING 5950.726, Master's Thesis, Spring 2009
ENGL 4900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2009
LING 5900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2009
LING 4800.002, Special Seminar in Linguistics, Spring 2009
LING 5310.001, Syntax., Spring 2009
ENGL 6941.726, Directed Research, Fall 2008
ENGL 6950.726, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2008
LING 4040.001, General Linguistics, Fall 2008
LING 5590.001, Linguistics and Literature, Fall 2008
LING 5950.726, Master's Thesis, Fall 2008
LING 3060.005, Principles of Language Study, Fall 2008
ENGL 4900.726, Special Problems, Fall 2008
LING 4800.002, Special Seminar in Linguistics, Fall 2008
ENGL 6950.726, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2008
ENGL 5950.726, Master's Thesis, Summer 5W1 2008
LING 3060.003, Principles of Language Study, Summer 5W1 2008
ENGL 5900.726, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2008
ENGL 5910.726, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2008
LING 5900.726, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2008
LING 5320.001, Studies in Applied Linguistics, Summer 5W1 2008
ENGL 6950.726, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2008
LING 5590.001, Linguistics and Literature, Spring 2008
LING 5950.726, Master's Thesis, Spring 2008
LING 5900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2008
LING 4800.002, Special Seminar in Linguistics, Spring 2008
LING 5320.001, Studies in Applied Linguistics, Spring 2008
LING 5320.791, Studies in Applied Linguistics, Spring 2008
ENGL 6950.726, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2007
LING 4040.001, General Linguistics, Fall 2007
LING 5590.001, Linguistics and Literature, Fall 2007
LING 5950.726, Master's Thesis, Fall 2007
LING 3060.005, Principles of Language Study, Fall 2007
LING 4800.002, Special Seminar in Linguistics, Fall 2007
ENGL 6950.726, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2007
LING 3060.003, Principles of Language Study, Summer 5W1 2007
LING 5900.726, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2007
LING 5910.726, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2007
ENGL 6950.726, Doctoral Dissertation, Spring 2007
LING 5590.001, Linguistics and Literature, Spring 2007
LING 5590.791, Linguistics and Literature, Spring 2007
LING 5950.726, Master's Thesis, Spring 2007
ENGL 4900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2007
LING 5900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2007
LING 5310.001, Syntax., Spring 2007
ENGL 6950.726, Doctoral Dissertation, Fall 2006
LING 4040.001, General Linguistics, Fall 2006
LING 5590.001, Linguistics and Literature, Fall 2006
LING 5950.726, Master's Thesis, Fall 2006
LING 5040.001, Principles of Linguistics, Fall 2006
ENGL 4900.726, Special Problems, Fall 2006
LING 5900.726, Special Problems, Fall 2006
ENGL 6944.726, Directed Research, Summer 5W1 2006
ENGL 6944.726, Directed Research, Summer 5W2 2006
ENGL 6950.726, Doctoral Dissertation, Summer 5W1 2006
LING 5590.001, Linguistics and Literature, Summer 5W1 2006
LING 3060.002, Principles of Language Study, Summer 5W1 2006
ENGL 4900.726, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2006
LING 5910.726, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2006
ENGL 6941.726, Directed Research, Spring 2006
ENGL 6944.726, Directed Research, Spring 2006
LING 4040.001, General Linguistics, Spring 2006
LING 5040.001, Principles of Linguistics, Spring 2006
ENGL 5900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2006
LING 5900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2006
LING 5910.726, Special Problems, Spring 2006
LING 5310.001, Syntax., Spring 2006
LING 4040.001, General Linguistics, Fall 2005
LING 5380.001, Linguistic Field Methods, Fall 2005
LING 5590.001, Linguistics and Literature, Fall 2005
LING 5040.001, Principles of Linguistics, Fall 2005
LING 5900.726, Special Problems, Fall 2005
LING 4800.002, Special Seminar in Linguistics, Fall 2005
LING 5590.001, Linguistics and Literature, Summer 5W1 2005
ENGL 4900.726, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2005
LING 5900.726, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2005
LING 5900.726, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2005
LING 5590.001, Linguistics and Literature, Spring 2005
ENGL 4900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2005
ENGL 6900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2005
LING 5900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2005
LING 4800.001, Special Seminar in Linguistics, Spring 2005
LING 5310.001, Syntax., Spring 2005
LING 4040.001, General Linguistics, Fall 2004
LING 5590.001, Linguistics and Literature, Fall 2004
LING 5040.001, Principles of Linguistics, Fall 2004
ENGL 4900.726, Special Problems, Fall 2004
LING 4800.001, Special Seminar in Linguistics, Fall 2004
LING 5320.001, Studies in Applied Linguistics, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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