People

  • 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

  • Alum 2012

California State University, Fullerton 

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

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Manange tone: Scenarios of retention and loss in two communities

  • Ph.D.
  • 2008

SIL International

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

  • Ph.D.
  • 2007

SIL International

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

University of Hawai'i at Mānoa

Alor-Pantar Languages

The phonology and morphology of the Tanacross Athabaskan language

  • Ph.D.
  • 2007

California State University, San Bernardino 

Chimariko in typological and areal perspective

  • Ph.D.
  • 2000

University of Hong Kong

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

  • Ph.D.
  • 1998

University of Oulu

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

University of Melbourne

The emergence of argument structure from gesture to speech

  • Ph.D.
  • 2010

Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics

Conversation analysis; grammar and interaction; language and sexuality in interaction; Mandarin Chinese linguistics

  • Lecturer

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

  • Ph.D.
  • 1999

Tellme Networks

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

Santa Barbara City College

An ecological reference grammar of Soelring North Frisian

  • Ph.D.
  • 1995

University of Helsinki

Areas of emphasis: grammar-in-interaction, grammaticization, reference, and indexicality; Finnish linguistics

  • Ph.D.
  • 2010

University of Mary Washington 

Linguistic Citizenship and Ideologies of Americanness in a U.S. Naturalization Class

  • Graduate Student

Quantitative corpus linguistics, computational linguistics, word production and comprehension, information theory, usage-based & constructionist theory

  • South Hall 5431H
  • Professor Emeritus

Evolutionary origin of language; animal communication; language and brain

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

Peking University

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
  • 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

  • Graduate Student

Iroquoian languages (esp. Wendat); historical linguistics; language documentation, description, and revitalization; morphology; typology

  • South Hall 5431H
  • Ph.D.
  • 2009

Mokpo National University, South Korea

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
  • Ph.D.
  • 1999

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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

  • Ph.D.
  • 2016

Austronesian linguistics, documentary linguistics, morphology, syntax, grammar and discourse, phonetics-phonology

  • Professor

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

  • Assistant Professor

Psycholinguistics, quantitative linguistics, computational linguistics, cognitive modelling, statistics

  • Ph.D.
  • 2013

Mesoamerican languages; phonology; morphology; syntax; historical linguistics; language and cognition

  • Graduate Student

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

  • South Hall 5341F
  • Alum 1997

Tokyo Institute of Foreign Studies

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

  • Alum 2011

Phonetics; phonology; sociocultural linguistics (gay discourse)

  • C.Phil.

MapR Technologies

corpus linguistics; internet linguistics; language and cognition; universals and typology; language acquisition

  • Alum 1997

Rice University

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

  • Alum 2004

Radboud University Nijmegen

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

  • 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

  • Alum 1996

University of Alberta

Information flow and grammatical structure in Barbareno Chumash

  • Alum 2005

Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social 

Resonance, represented discourse and joking in Mexican Spanish conversation.

  • Graduate Student

Language documentation and revitalization; discourse; language contact; morphology; grammaticalization; phonetics; linguistic variation; Navajo (Dene/Athabaskan)

  • Alum 2004

National University of Singapore

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

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