Language and Literature


David Gohre, ETLC Instructor and Program Coordinator


B.S. Spanish; University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

M.A. Linguistics; Wayne State University

Ph.D. in progress, Hispanic Studies; Texas A&M University

Teaching Interests

English, Spanish. Language reconstruction and revitalization.

Research Interests

Second language learning.  Second language teaching and the implementation of high-yield pedagogical strategies.  Language documentation and realization of Southern Athabaskan languages, especially of the Southwestern branches.  Usage of demonyms in Texas.


 Oscar Rodríguez, Amber Rodríguez, and David Gohre (2014) “The Case for a More Plausible Narrative for How the Chinati Mountains Got Their Name.”  The Journal of Big Bend Studies.  Volume 26.

2018 "The Lipan Apache Reconstruction."  Let's Talk.  In Our Own Words: Language Revival and Presentation in the Indigenous Americas.  Center for the Study of Languages and Cultures Symposium.  University of Notre Dame.

2017 “The Tseh’na’aa’ee Mountains of West Texas” 2017 Dene / Athabaskan Language Conference & Workshop.  Cliff Castle Casino, Camp Verde, AZ.  Co-Presenter with Oscar Rodriguez

2017 “The Lipan Apache Reconstruction.”  2017 Dene / Athabaskan Language Conference & Workshop.  Cliff Castle Casino, Camp Verde, AZ.

Contact Information

Lecturer, Department of Language and Literature

English Language Training Center: Student Outreach; Advisor & Instructor

Texas A&M University-Kingsville


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