People

  • Ph.D.
  • 1994

Nigeria Bible Translation

Tense and aspect in Obolo grammar and discourse

  • Graduate Student

Socio-cultural Linguistics; African American Women's Language; Language, Race, Gender, and Identity

  • Ph.D.
  • 2014

Silver Academic Editing

  • Ph.D.
  • 2013
Languages of the Caucasus, especially Circassian, Turkic and modern Turkish; Language documentation; Language policy and minority languages, particularly in Turkey; Circassian Diaspora.
 
  • Ph.D.
  • 2016

sociocultural linguistics (linguistic anthropology and sociolinguistics); language, globalization, and mobility; language, identity, and community membership; language and family; dialect and language contact; Salvadoran Spanish; bi/multilingual socialization; language and migration; language and gender; language, materiality, and affect

  • Graduate Student

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

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

University of Helsinki

Livonian; Native American languages, especially Uto-Aztecan; sociocultural linguistics; ecolinguistics; applications of complexity theory to linguistics

  • Ph.D.
  • 1999

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

  • Ph.D.
  • 2014

Kumon Academy

How thoughts become words; discourse; language and cognition; language acquisition; psychology of language; corpus linguistics 

  • Ph.D.
  • 2007

SIL International

A Grammar of Dongwan Tibetan

  • Staff Undergraduate Advisor

Undergraduate major, minor, and program advising; student petitions for major requirements, approval codes, university and department undergrad awards, course scheduling and wait-lists, seminar room scheduling, undergrad listserve and alumni info

  • 805-893-6000
  • South Hall 3432C
  • Graduate Student

Sociocultural linguistics; language, power, and privilege in educational contexts; linguistic ideologies; language and racial/gender identities; language in interaction; linguistic anthropology

  • South Hall 5431E
  • Ph.D.
  • 2011

University of Hawai'i

Northern Athabaskan, language documentation, geography and language, spatial cognition, language archiving

  • Graduate Student

Historical and comparative linguistics; computational linguistics; language change and contact; lexicostatistics; computational cladistics/phylogenetics; Oto-Manguean languages; linguistics in literary analysis

  • Graduate Student

Language documentation and description; language contact and change; prosody; Chini (Ramu); Hua (Trans-New Guinea); Yiddish (Germanic); Shona (Bantu)

  • Ph.D.
  • 2007

Carpinteria Unified School District

Contextual constraints on interaction: Soaring talk

  • Professor

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 identity; youth language; language and race; African American English; internet linguistics; ?linguistic ideologies

  • Graduate Student

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

  • South Hall 5431H
  • Assistant Professor

Linguistic description and theory, phonology, morphology, historical linguistics, language documentation, typology, lexical semantics, lexicography, language and culture, Mesoamerica, Otomanguean languages

  • Ph.D.
  • 2007

University of California, Santa Barbara

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

  • Ph.D.
  • 2009

Oklahoma State University

Reconstructing stress in Proto-Tibetan: a study in historical comparative acoustics

  • Research Professor Emeritus

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

  • 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

  • (805) 893-8658
  • South Hall 3511
  • Distinguished Faculty Professor

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

  • Ph.D.
  • 1998

Computing representations of the structure of written discourse

  • Graduate Student

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

  • South Hall 5431E
  • 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

Australian National University

Historical linguistics, fieldwork, descriptive morphosyntax, Papuan languages, the Trans-New Guinea family (especially the Madang subgroup)

  • Ph.D.
  • 2015

San José State University

Language documentation & revitalization; grammaticalization & historical linguistics; typology; discourse and grammar; Khatso (Yunnan Mongolian) and other minority languages in China, such as those in the Ngwi family; Athabaskan languages, particularly Eyak; Tachelhit Berber

  • Professor

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

  • Ph.D.
  • 2000

Rice University

Complementation in colloquial Indonesian conversation: A discourse-functional perspective

  • Ph.D.
  • 1999

University of Melbourne

The clause in Cirebon Javanese conversation

  • Graduate Student

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

  • Ph.D.
  • 1997

A Grammatical Overview of Santa Mongolian

  • Ph.D.
  • 1997

San Diego State University

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

  • Ph.D.
  • 2002

Nuance Communications

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
  • Senior Lecturer SOE

Second language writing, pedagogical grammar, applications of corpus linguistics to second language pedagogy, content-based instruction

  • (805) 893-3303
  • South Hall 3505
  • Ph.D.
  • 1999

Museo Paraense Emilio Goeldi

A grammar of Karo, Tupi (Brazil)

  • Ph.D.
  • 2008

Linguistic Data Consortium

The minority language and the cosmopolitan speaker: Ideologies of Irish language learners

  • Professor

Language documentation and description, endangered languages, phonology, morphology, syntax, typology, language change, Tibeto-Burman and Himalayan languages, Rhaeto-Romance

  • (805) 893-3574
  • South Hall 3514
  • Professor
  • Chair

Phonetics; phonology; prosody; typology

  • (805)-893-8658
  • South Hall 3522
  • Professor

Corpus linguistics; cognitive linguistics / construction grammar; statistical methods in linguistics

  • Please contact me by email for the location of my office.
  • Ph.D.
  • 2008

Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social

Borrowing and Grammaticalization in Sierra Popoluca: The Influence of Nahuatl and Spanish

  • Graduate Student

Language Documentation and Description; Oto-Manguean languages; Mixtec in California; Kashaya Pomo; Digital Linguistics; Linguistics and Technology; Community-Based Linguistics

  • South Hall 5431F
  • Ph.D.
  • 2008

Corban University

Directives in Lingala: Participation and subjectivity in a Congolese women's church group

  • Ph.D.
  • 1997

University of Turku

When discourse becomes syntax: Noun phrases and clauses as emergent syntactic units in Finnish conversational discourse

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