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  • Professor

Morphology, syntax, discourse, prosody, and their interrelations; language contact and language change; typology and universals; language documentation; American Indian linguistics; Austronesian linguistics

  • Ph.D.
  • 2013

 

Dissertation: Voice and valency in San Luis Potosi Huasteco

  • Graduate Student

Sociocultural Linguistics; Applied Linguistics; Discourse; Identity; Criminalization; Japanese

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  • Ph. D.
  • 1997

Affiliation: Tokyo Institute of Foreign Studies

Dissertation: Discourse-pragmatic dynamism in Nuu-cha-nulth (Nootka) morphosyntax

  • Ph.D.
  • 2011

Affiliation: University of California, Santa Barbara

Dissertation: Tone in Ekegusii

  • C.Phil.
  • 2015

Affiliation: Akamai Technologies

 

  • Ph.D.
  • 1997

Affiliation: Rice University

Dissertation: The effect of social information on the phonetic perception of sociolinguistic variables

  • Ph.D.
  • 2004

Affiliation: Radboud University Nijmegen

Dissertation: Motion, transfer, and transformation: The grammar of change in Lowland Chontal

  • Ph.D.
  • 2017

Dissertation: Transcending homelessness: Religious neoliberalism and the discursive negotiation of agency in a faith-based shelter

  • Graduate Student

Language documentation and revitalization,  integrative functionalism, functional intra-genetic and extra-genetic typology, morphology and syntax, competing motivations approach, clause linkage, reference-tracking mechanisms, grammatical relations, valency-changing operations, language processing, grammaticalization, Uto-Aztecan languages, language acquisition

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  • Ph.D.
  • 1996

Affiliation: University of Alberta

Dissertation: Information flow and grammatical structure in Barbareno Chumash

  • Ph.D.
  • 2005

Affiliation: Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social 

Dissertation: Resonance, represented discourse and joking in Mexican Spanish conversation

  • Ph.D.
  • 2019

Affiliation: San Francisco State University

Dissertation: Many ways to sound Diné: Linguistic variation in Navajo.

  • Ph.D.
  • 2004

Affiliation: National University of Singapore

Dissertation: Globalization, language, and social order: Ideologies of English in South Korea

  • Graduate Student

Language documentation and revitalization; community linguistics; language and identity; language, gender, and sexuality; discourse; tone; Mixteco; Mandarin Chinese; drag queen language

  • Graduate Student

Referential pragmatics, discourse, grammatical theory, semantics, computational-quantitative approaches to linguistics (NLU, ASR, corpus linguistics, semantic modeling) sociocultural linguistics and sociolinguistics;  philosophies and histories of linguistics, cognitive science; honorification in Korean and Sinitic, anaphora in Archaic Chinese and Mandarin, logophoricity in Kwa languages, "discourse particles" cross-linguistically, linguistic pragmatics of gaslighting, reference-tracking in Southern Min, reference-tracking in African American English; history of African American English

  • Graduate Student

Linguistic description and theory, syntax, morphology, typology, historical linguistics, cognitive linguistics, language documentation, Papuan linguistics, Bitur (Trans-New Guinea), Abom (unknown), K’ichee’ (Mayan)

  • Ph.D.
  • 2014

Affiliation: University of British Columbia

Dissertation: A grammar of space in
Kwak´wala

  • Ph.D.
  • 1997

Dissertation: A reference grammar of Ilocano

  • Ph.D.
  • 2004

Affiliation: SIL International

Dissertation: Patternings of vocalic sequences in the world's languages

  • Graduate Student

Language documentation and description, Ende, Pahoturi River languages, Papuan languages, information structure, discourse, language contact, multilingualism

  • Graduate Student
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  • Professor Emeritus

Syntax, language and gender, language acquisition

  • Ph.D.
  • 2008

Affiliation: The Professor Is In

Dissertation: Historical conflict in present-day interaction: Discursive social action and decision-making for the future of the Chehalis River watershed

  • Ph.D.
  • 2005

Affiliation: Meiji University

Dissertation: Personal pronouns and argument structure: Discourse frequency, diachrony and typology

  • Ph.D.
  • 2004

Affiliation: University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Dissertation: Morality in grammar and discourse: Stance-taking and the negotiation of moral personhood in Sakapultek (Mayan) wedding counsels

  • Ph.D.
  • 2016

Dissertation: Guca: An account of the phonetics, phonotactics, and lexical suffixes of a Kwak'wala Dialect

  • Ph.D.
  • 2016

Dissertation: The role of intonation units in memory for spoken English

  • Graduate Student

Phonology; morphosyntax; language documentation and description; languages of the greater Himalayan region; Tibeto-Burman; Yonghe Qiang; historical linguistics; quantitative methodologies

  • Ph.D.
  • 1998

Affiliation: SIL International 

Dissertation: Minhe Mangghuer: A mixed language of the inner-Asian frontier

  • Ph.D.
  • 2018

Affiliation: Macalester College

Dissertation: Musicolinguistics: New methodologies for integrating musical and linguistic data 

  • Manager
  • SASC (Student Services Unit)

Managerial oversight of Student Services Unit of the SASC, student services policy and procedures, curriculum planning and course scheduling, TA/Associate/Reader appointments and payroll, student services staff supervisor

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  • Ph.D.
  • 1999

Affiliation: Keio University

Dissertation: Grammaticization in Japanese: A study of pragmatic particle-ization

  • Ph.D.
  • 2001

Affiliation: University of Tsukuba

Dissertation: Sequence management in Japanese child-adult interactions

  • Ph.D.
  • 2004

Affiliation: Japan Women's University

Dissertation: The interactional co-construction of play in Japanese conversation

  • Ph.D.
  • 2012

Affiliation: University of the Ryukyus

Dissertation: The Tonology of Itoman Okinawan: A phonological analysis of the nominal tone system

  • Ph.D.
  • 1993

Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles

Dissertation: Units in Mandarin: Discourse and grammar

  • Research Professor Emerita

Interactional linguistics, conversation and grammar, cross-linguistic studies of morphosyntactic patterns, languages of East Asia (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Hmong)

  • Assistant Professor
  • Beginning 2020-21

Computational linguistics; psycholinguistics; corpus linguistics

  • Graduate Student

Languages of Central Asia (Kazakh) and Southern Siberia (Buryat), syntax, linguistic anthropology, direct reported speech, interactional linguistics

  • Graduate Student

phonetics and phonology; Optimality Theory; Japanese; Kansai dialect; prosody; pitch accent; second language acquisition

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  • Graduate Student

Language documentation, description, and revitalization, applied linguistics, sociocultural linguistics, language ideologies, language and identity, language acquisition, community based linguistics, Native American languages, in particular Zuni

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  • Ph.D.
  • 2006

Affiliation: The API Guys

Dissertation: Projection in Mandarin Chinese conversation: Grammar and social interaction in question-answer sequences

  • Ph.D.
  • 2017

Affiliation: Boise State University

Dissertation: “Straight-ish”: Constrained agency and the linguistic constructions of sexual identities, desires, and practices among men seeking men

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  • Graduate Student

Language documentation, description, and revitalization; phonetics; phonology; prosody; morphology;  syntax; historical linguistics; clause chaining; Amazonian languages; Shiwilu (Kawapanan); Peruvian Amazonian Spanish

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  • Graduate Student

Language documentation and description; typology; morphology; syntax; Cognitive Linguistics; construction grammar; languages of Siberia; Evenki

  • Ph.D.
  • 2015

Affiliation: Invitae

Dissertation: The distributional learning of multi-word expressions : A computational approach

  • Ph.D.
  • 2012

Affiliation: San Joaquin Delta College

Dissertation: A grammar of Southern Pomo, an indigenous language of California

  • Ph.D.
  • 2018

Affiliation: University of California, Santa Barbara

Dissertation: Sex and Faith in Dialogue: Interdiscusivity and Academic Activism in Baptist communities

  • Ph.D.
  • 2001

Affiliation: Ione Band of Miwok Indians

Dissertation: Adverbial clauses in Barbareño Chumash narrative discourse

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