Arden G. Sanders, Ph.D.

Adjunct in Applied Linguistics

Arden Sanders


B.A., M.A., M.A., Ph.D.
 1988Ph.D.Intercultural StudiesFuller Theological Seminary,
Pasadena, CA
Contextualization Award for dissertation
 1983M.A.MissiologyFuller Theological Seminary
Pasadena, CA
 1976M.A.LinguisticsUniversity of Texas at Arlington
 1973B.A.Religion & PhilosophyFriends University Wichita, KS
Other Graduate Studies
 2006Pragmatics and Relevance TheoryUniversity College London
London, UK
 2002Higher Education AdministrationUniversity of North Texas
Denton, TX
  English, FSI 5; Kamasau, FSI 4; Tok Pisin, FSI 4
Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics, Dallas, TX
2000 - Present
Dean of Academic Affairs
  2000-2005: Establish academic policies, handbooks and Catalog during inaugural years of a new institution applying for initial accreditation with SACS
 Adjunct Professor of Linguistics and Translation
  2006-present: AL 5316 Theory and Practice of Translation
SIL International, Dallas, TX, 1977 - 1999
SIL, Int’l Papua New Guinea
  • 1998-1999: Editor, Data Papers on Papua New Guinea Languages
  • 1997-1999: Director’s Assistant for Technical Studies; manage academic consulting and training policies & programs
  • 1997: Translation Coordinator, translation consulting and translator training
  • 1994-1998: Branch Parliamentarian, Chairman of Constitution Committee
  • 1991-1992: Director’s Assistant for Secondment & Training, oversee national training programs; government liaison for secondment
  • 1985: interim Regional Assistant Director for Sepik Region
  • 1977-1999: linguist / adviser, Kamasau language project
    linguistics analyst; trainer & adviser in translation and literacy
Barclay College, Haviland, KS, 1992, 1995
Adjunct Professor of Linguistics
Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA, 1981-1983
Academic Adviser for Master’s students
  • Academic Adviser for Master’s students at the School of World Mission: advise students in degree planning; graduation clearances
Arden G. Sanders
1989“Kamasau perceptions of learning: traditional training and formal schooling.” Papua New Guinea Journal of Education. Vol. 25.2.
1988Learning Styles in Melanesia. Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms International. Ph.D. dissertation.
1977a“Guidelines for conducting a lexicostatistic survey in Papua New Guinea.” Workpapers in Papua New Guinea Languages. Vol. 21.
1977b “Some synchronic analysis procedures for language survey data.” Workpapers in Papua New Guinea Languages. Vol. 21.
Arden G. Sanders (Advisor, Translator & Editor)
Yumbui Ningg Wand Yuwon Ye. (Kamasau New Testament translation) Port Moresby, PNG: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea.
Arden G. Sanders (Editor)
“Orthography and Phonology Database: Highlands and Papuan Regions.” Data Papers on Papua New Guinea Languages. Vol. 44.
“Orthography and Phonology Database: Islands and Momase Regions.” Data Papers on Papua New Guinea Languages. Vol. 43.
Arden G. Sanders and Joy Z. Sanders
1994aKamasau (Wand Tuan) grammar: morpheme to sentence. Ukarumpa, PNG: SIL. ms.
1994bKamasau language pesky particles. Ukarumpa, PNG: SIL. ms.
1994cNegation in Kamasau. Ukarumpa, PNG: SIL. ms.
1992Organized phonology data – Kamasau Language. Ukarumpa, PNG: SIL. ms.
1987“Kamasau orthography.” Data Papers on Papua New Guinea Languages. Vol. 33.
1981Kamasau anthropology sketch. Ukarumpa, PNG: SIL. ms
1980a“Defining the Centres of the Marienberg Language Family.” Pacific Linguistics A-56.
1980b “Dialect survey of the Kamasau language.” Pacific Linguistics A-56.
1980c “Phonology of the Kamasau language.” Pacific Linguistics A-56.
1978Kamasau Language Grammar Essentials. Ukarumpa, PNG: SIL. ms
Arden G. Sanders and Joy Z. Sanders (Editors)
1996  Wand Tuan Wand Puate: Yumbo Yumbo Buagi Raqe Wund. (Kamasau Practical Triglot Dictionary) Ukarumpa, PNG: SIL.
Arden G. Sanders and Marty Rich
1982  Marxism and tribal societies. ms.