People

  • Ph.D.
  • 1994

Affiliation: Nigeria Bible Translation

Dissertation: Tense and aspect in Obolo grammar and discourse

  • Ph.D.
  • 2014

Affiliation: Silver Academic Editing

Dissertation: Conversations with native speakers : acquiring Japanese as a second language

  • Graduate Student

Descriptive and documentary linguistics; phonology; syntax; historical linguistics

  • Visiting student

Phonetics, phonology, prosody, language documentation and description, Aikanã language (isolate).

  • Ph.D.
  • 2013
Dissertation: Prosody and Grammar in Kabardian
 
  • Ph.D.
  • 2016

Affiliation: Brown University

Dissertation: Communicative care across borders: Language, materiality, and affect in transnational family life

  • Graduate Student

Typology, historical linguistics and language change, quantitative methods, voice systems, person marking

  • Visiting Scholar

Transdisciplinary, critical approaches to speech-language pathology (in particular in regards to gender diversity, voice, fluency), voice, communication, sociocultural positioning, wellbeing, agency in the production of voice, difference, and diversity, transgeneric approaches to speaking, writing, and performance.

Santa Barbara
  • Academic Personnel Coordinator

Personnel policy and procedures, faculty recruitment and appointments, ladder faculty merits, promotions, career steps, retentions, appraisals, non-Senate faculty re-appointments, excellence reviews, merits, payroll, additional compensation, and contracts, sabbatical and other leaves, donor acknowledgment, faculty email list administrator, visiting scholars, new faculty email, UCSBNetID, orientation

  • (805) 893-7151
  • South Hall 3431B
  • Ph.D.
  • 2011

Affiliation: University of Helsinki

Dissertation: Yuki grammar in its areal context with sketches of Huchnom and Coast Yuki

  • Ph.D.
  • 1999

Dissertation: Towards a discourse model of prosodic structure: A prosodic and syntactic analysis of declination in Japanese

  • Ph.D.
  • 2014

Affiliation: Kumon Academy; University of Calirfornia, Santa Barbara

Dissertation: Effects of nonlinguistic context on language production

  • Lecturer

Language and cognition; corpus linguistics; computational methods

  • Ph.D.
  • 2007

Affiliation: SIL International

Dissertation: A Grammar of Dongwan Tibetan

  • Graduate Student

sociocultural linguistics; linguistic anthropology; Mixtec languages (especially in California); linguistics and social justice; Indigenous language reclamation, maintenance, and documentation; diaspora linguistics; the linguistic construction of ethnoracial and gendered identities; educational linguistics and linguistics outreach; language and social power

  • South Hall 5431E
  • Graduate Student

Language revitalization; minoritized languages; endangered languages; language documentation; Languages of French Polynesia; Native American Languages; Romance Languages; Germanic Languages (Frisian); Basque; Phonology; Phonetic Variation; Minoritized Languages and (Social) Media; Minoritized Language Translation.

  • South Hall 4431K
  • Graduate Student

Corpus Linguistics; Discourse and Grammar; Sociocultural Linguistics; Critical Discourse Analysis; Quantitative Methods; Tunisian Arabic

  • South Hall 4431B
  • Ph.D.
  • 2011

Affiliation: University of Hawai'i

Dissertation: Discourse, landscape, and directional reference in Ahtna

  • Graduate Student

Historical and comparative linguistics; computational linguistics; language change and contact; lexicostatistics; biological methods in linguistics; computational cladistics; Icelandic (North Germanic); Zapotec languages (Oto-Manguean); linguistics in literary analysis

  • South Hall 3617B
  • Ph.D.
  • 2018

Affiliation: University of Virginia

Dissertation: Realis and irrealis: Chini verb morphology, clause chaining, and discourse

  • Ph.D.
  • 2007

Affliation: Carpinteria Unified School District

Dissertation: Contextual constraints on interaction: Soaring talk

  • Professor
  • Chair

Sociocultural linguistics; language and identity; language and youth; language and race; language, gender, and sexuality; African American English; Chicano English and Spanish; language in California; discourse, cognition, and culture

  • Graduate Student

Sociocultural linguistics, linguistic anthropology, language and race, online discourse and multimodality, humor and activism on social media, language attitudes and ideologies, youth language and culture, African American Language

  • South Hall 3607C
  • Graduate Student

Historical linguistics/language change, case systems, Siberian languages (esp. Chukotko-Kamchatkan)

  • South Hall 5431H
  • Assistant Professor
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies

Typological, functional, and community-based approaches to phonology, morphology, syntax, historical linguistics, language documentation, lexical semantics, lexicography, language and culture, especially regarding Otomanguean languages spoken in Mexico and California

  • Ph.D.
  • 2007

Affiliation: University of California, Santa Barbara

Dissertation: Hiroshima stories: The construction of collective memorialization in survivors' narratives

  • Ph.D.
  • 2009

Affiliation: Oklahoma State University

Dissertation: Reconstructing stress in Proto-Tibetan: A study in historical comparative acoustics

  • Research Professor Emeritus

Native American languages; discourse; prosody; language and thought; laughter

Anne H. Charity Hudley
  • Professor
  • North Hall Endowed Chair in the Linguistics of African America

African-American English; Language, literacy, and culture; sociolinguistics; community based participatory research in linguistics; language attitudes; multicultural education; undergraduate research

  • North Hall 2110
  • South Hall 3607
  • Graduate Student

Language documentation, description and revitalization; typology; complex adaptive systems; emergent grammar; modality/modal-evidential systems; voice; argument-marking systems; Austronesian/Formosan linguistics; Chinese linguistics

  • South Hall 5431E
  • Associate Professor Emerita

Language acquisition; language socialization; Japanese/Korean linguistics; discourse and grammar

  • Professor

Language universals and typology; historical linguistics; languages of the Caucasus; languages of New Guinea

  • Visiting Scholar

African American English, syntax, morphosyntax, ellipsis, prosody, first language acquisition, speech language pathology, pragmatics, language and education, language and identity, linguistic justice

  • South Hall 3607B
  • Ph.D.
  • 1998

Affiliation: Amazon

Dissertation: Computing representations of the structure of written discourse

  • Graduate Student

phonetics and phonology; languages of the Caucasus; historical linguistics; documentation

  • South Hall 3511
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor

Intercultural communication; ethnography and communication; theories of cultural adjustment; social semiotic processes of identification; language ideologies and linguistic landscapes; language and globalization

  • Ph.D.
  • 2015

Affiliation: University of Oregon

Dissertation: A reconstruction of Proto-Sogeram: Phonology, lexicon, and morphosyntax 

 
  • Ph.D.
  • 2015

Affiliation: San José State University

Dissertation: A functional grammar of Khatso

  • Graduate Student

Indigenous languages of the Americas; language documentation; language revitalization; morphosyntax; spatial semantics; localist semantics; Na-Dene; Tlingit; Cariban languages; languages of Oregon; languages of California; languages of Washington

  • South Hall 4431W
  • Professor

Discourse and grammar; sociocultural linguistics; referential pragmatics; grammaticization and emergence; complex adaptive linguistics; corpus linguistics; transcription; Mayan languages

  • Ph.D.
  • 2000

Affiliation: Rice University

Dissertation: Complementation in colloquial Indonesian conversation: A discourse-functional perspective

  • Graduate Student

Sociocultural linguistics; transgender linguistics; language, gender, and sexuality; identity formation and communication

  • Ph.D.
  • 1999

Affiliation: University of Melbourne

Dissertation: The clause in Cirebon Javanese conversation

  • Graduate Student

Caribbean Spanish, dialectology, emoji use & interpretation, language contact & change, sociocultural linguistics, Spanglish, and virtual language

  • South Hall 3607
  • Graduate Student

language endangerment, description, documentation, and revitalization; space in language, culture, and cognition; typology; and Amazonian languages

  • Graduate Student

phonology, typology, metaphor, fieldwork, language description and documentation, Uyghur, Turkic languages, Chinese

  • Ph.D.
  • 1997

Dissertation: A Grammatical Overview of Santa Mongolian

  • Ph.D.
  • 1997

Affiliation: San Diego State University

Dissertation: Maintenance of ways of speaking in a community undergoing language shift: Language socialization in a Navajo preschool

  • Ph.D.
  • 2002

Affiliation: M*Modal

Dissertation: Sto. Domingo Bikol verbal portmanteau morphemes: Transitivity in conversation

  • Graduate Student

Sociocultural linguistics; linguistic anthropology; language and gender; sociophonetics; prosody and affect; language documentation, description, and revitalization; Eskimo-Aleut languages

  • South Hall 4430

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