People

  • 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

Affiliation: Corban University

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

  • Ph.D.
  • 1997

Affiliation: University of Turku

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

  • Ph.D.
  • 2012

Affiliation: California State University, Fullerton 

Dissertation: A pedagogical grammar of Ventureño Chumash: Implementing grammatical theory in grammar writing

  • Graduate Student

language documentation, description, and revitalization; typology; economics and praxeology of language; Chitimacha and the Gulf languages; Swahili, Ekegusii and East African languages

  • Ph.D.
  • 2003

Affiliation: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Dissertation: Manange tone: Scenarios of retention and loss in two communities

  • Ph.D.
  • 2008

Affiliation: SIL International

Dissertation: Aspect and aspectual interfaces in South Conchucos Quechua: The emergence of grammatical systems

  • Ph.D.
  • 2007

Affiliation: SIL International

Dissertation: Past tense forms and their functions in South Conchucos Quechua:  time, evidentiality, discourse structure and affect

  • SASC Director

All management functions related to the operations of administrative support and services of the SASC (Student Services and Academic Services units) provided to South Hall HFA departments and programs in the areas of Academic Personnel, Financial/Budget, Student Services, Contract and Grant administration, Purchasing, IT, Space, Development and Alumni Relations, Safety, Policy and Procedures, etc.

  • 805-893-3237
  • South Hall 3431H
  • Ph.D.
  • 2000

Affiliation: University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

Dissertation: The phonology and morphology of the Tanacross Athabaskan language

  • Assistant Professor

Child language acquisition of signed languages, usage-based, ethnographic, and typological approaches to acquisition, language socialization and ideologies, documentation and description of emerging and established sign languages, cognitive-functional linguistics especially construction grammar

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  • Graduate Student
Phonetics; speech production and perception; phonetics-prosody interface; prosodic structure; articulatory phonology
  • Ph.D.
  • 2007

Affiliation: California State University, San Bernardino 

Dissertation: Chimariko in typological and areal perspective

  • Ph.D.
  • 2000

Affiliation: University of Hong Kong

Dissertation: Talk, interaction and cultural persistence: Constituting Korean American discourse in a meeting context

  • Ph.D.
  • 1998

Affiliation: University of Oulu

Dissertation: The marking and interactional functions of epistemic stance in American English conversational discourse

  • Assistant Professor

Phonetics; speech production; laboratory phonology; articulatory phonology; prosodic structure, discourse structure and articulatory coordination; prosody-phonetics interface; articulatory settings; stuttering; coarticulation; speech errors; feedback in L2 learning

  • Financial and Budget Coordinator

Business meeting, entertainment, travel, and miscellaneous reimbursements, undergraduate and graduate RA hires (hourly), time sheets and payroll for hourly employees, graduate stipends (non-block grant), undergraduate stipends, financial report

  • 805-893-3475
  • SH 3431G
  • Ph.D.
  • 2003

Affiliation: University of Melbourne

Dissertation: The emergence of argument structure from gesture to speech

  • Ph.D.
  • 2010

Affiliation: University of York

Dissertation: Epistemics and action formation in Mandarin Chinese

  • Lecturer

Phonology; morphology; phonetics; reduplication; ultrasound; cross-sectional imaging; prosodic phonology; dialects of English; linguistics of sports

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  • Graduate Student

Sociocultural linguistics; language, gender, and sexuality; identity and intersectionality; methodology; language change; and linguistic ideologies 

  • Ph.D.
  • 1999

Affiliation: Microsoft

Dissertation: Analysis of terminal contours in Welsh intonation

  • Visiting Faculty/Researcher

Descriptive Linguistics, Language Documentation, Mayan languages, Huastecan, Mesoamerican Linguistics, Syntax, Expression of Space

  • Visiting Faculty/Researcher

sociocultural linguistics; language and identity; language, gender and sexuality; language in interaction; online dating interaction; CMC

  • Ph.D.
  • 1997

Affiliation: Santa Barbara City College

Dissertation: An ecological reference grammar of Soelring North Frisian

  • Ph.D.
  • 1995

Affiliation: University of Helsinki

Dissertation: The interactional dynamics of demonstratives: The emergence of se as a definite article in spoken Finnish

  • Ph.D.
  • 2010

Affiliation: University of Mary Washington 

Dissertation: Linguistic citizenship and ideologies of Americanness in a U.S. naturalization class

  • Ph.D.
  • 2018

Affiliation: University of Zürich

Dissertation: The syntactic bits of nouns: How prior syntactic distributions affect comprehension, production, and acquisition

  • Professor Emeritus

Evolutionary origin of language; animal communication; language and brain

  • (805) 893-5841
  • South Hall 3516
  • Ph.D.
  • 2009

Affiliation: Peking University

Dissertation: Units in Zhuokeji rGyalrong discourse: Prosody and grammar

  • 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

  • 805-893-3776
  • South Hall 3432C
  • Computer Lab Manager
  • South Hall 4430F
  • Graduate Student

Sociocultural linguistics, talk in interaction, language and power, language and identity, youth language, applied linguistics, multilingualism, second language acquisition

  • South Hall 5431E
  • Visiting Faculty/Researcher
  • Graduate Student

Sociocultural linguistics; linguistic anthropology; language, interaction, and education; Nicaraguan Spanish; language and development; language, identity, and conservation

  • Ph.D.
  • 2018

Affiliation: University of Victoria

Dissertation: The elaboration of verbal structure: Wendat (Huron) verb morphology

 
  • Ph.D.
  • 2009

Affiliation: Kyushu University, Japan

Dissertation: The semi-formulaic nature of balinese sociopolitical discourse

  • Financial and Academic Services Manager

Managerial oversight of Academic Services Unit of the SASC, financial and academic personnel policy and procedures, academic appointments and payroll, financial/academic personnel staff supervisor

  • (805) 893-3864
  • South Hall 3431C
  • Graduate Program Assistant

Recruitment and admissions, student progress checks, advising, TA coordinator, payroll, fee remissions, committee consultant, student awards, stipends, block grant/graduate funding support, email list administrator

  • 805-893-7490
  • South Hall 3432E
  • Ph.D.
  • 1999

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Dissertation: Linguistic reflections of social structure and culture: A comparison of Japanese and American cooking class genres

  • Ph.D.
  • 2016

Affiliation: University of Hawai'i

Dissertation: Symmetrical voice constructions in Besemah: A usage-based approach

  • Graduate Student

Sociocultural linguistics and linguistic anthropology; race, gender, and sexuality; identity and power; discourse and genre theory

  • 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

Affiliation: TBA

Dissertation: Voice and valency in San Luis Potosi Huasteco

  • Graduate Student

SocioCultural Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Discourse, Identity, Criminalization, Japanese

  • South Hall 5341F
  • 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 Kansas

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

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