Diane P. Levine is a retired professor of anthropology at Los Angeles Pierce College where she was  the chair of the Department of Anthropological and Geographical Sciences. In her career at Pierce, she was the director of such diverse programs as PACE, Honors, and Encore. She has co-authored five editions of A Concise Introduction to Linguistics. For many years she  was on the advisory board for Annual Editions: Anthropology, and was also a national advisor for the Emmy award film series Cultural Anthropology: Our Diverse World.

Professor Levine has two children and four grandchildren and is enjoying traveling  during her retirement.

BA English San Francisco State
MA Anthropology California State University Northridge
TESOL Certificate, UCLA
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Linguistics, Language acquisition