- Fulbright Award (1984)
Beverly Hartford is a professor emeritus of second language studies in the Cognitive Science in the College of Arts and Sciences' Cognitive Science Program. Hartford joined IU's faculty in 1970 as a lecturer in the School of Education and was promoted to assistant professor in 1975. In 1981, she moved to the linguistics department in the College of Arts and Sciences where she served as professor of linguistics until her retirement in 2006. Hartford received her B.A. from Boston University in 1964, her M.A. from Kansas State University (Manhattan) in 1967, and her Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Texas at Austin in 1975. Her research interests include second language acquisition, sociolinguistics, discourse pragmatics, and World Englishes. In 1993, she received a Fulbright award in 1993 to lecture and research at Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu, Nepal.