• 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

  • Ph.D. 1996

University of Alberta

Information flow and grammatical structure in Barbareno Chumash

  • Ph.D. 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)

  • Ph.D. 2004

National University of Singapore

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

  • Instructional Program Assistant

Visitor parking arrangements, teaching evaluations, room and media equipment reservations, website updates and questions, technical assistance (e.g., copiers, printers), textbook and desk copy orders, office hours listings, keys, office supplies, business cards, door codes

  • 805-893-7488
  • South Hall 3432 (front desk)
  • 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

University of British Columbia

  • Ph.D. 1997

A reference grammar of Ilocano

  • Ph.D. 2004

SIL International

Patternings of vocalic sequences in the world's languages

  • Graduate Student

Language documentation and description; conflict; quantitative methods;  whistled languages; multilingualism; cross-cultural communication and translation; human-machine interaction; assistive technologies

  • Graduate Student
  • South Hall 5431H
  • Professor Emeritus

Syntax, language and gender, language acquisition

  • Ph.D.
  • 2008

The Professor Is In

Historical Conflict in Present-day Interaction: Discursive Social Action and Decision-making for the Future of the Chehalis River Watershed

  • Ph.D.
  • 2005

Meiji University

Personal Pronouns and Argument Structure: Discourse Frequency, Diachrony and Typology

  • Ph.D. 2004

University of Alaska, Fairbanks

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

  • Ph.D.
  • 2016

Endangered languages; phonetics and phonology; language ideology

  • Ph.D.
  • 2016

language and cognition; corpus linguistics; speech errors; language acquisition; Japanese; Korean; Hiligaynon

  • Graduate Student

Language documentation, Tibeto-Burman, Qiang, Tibetan; Language contact, Phonology, Morphology, Evidential systems

  • Ph.D. 1998

SIL International 

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

  • Ph.D. 2018

Music and language, Patagonian Welsh, language contact, phonetics, VOT, phonation, code-switching, Cherokee, Bergamasque, Ainu, manga in translation

  • 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

  • 805-893-2708
  • SH 3432G
  • Ph.D. 1999

Keio University

Grammaticization in Japanese: A study of pragmatic particle-ization

  • Ph.D. 2001

University of Tsukuba

Sequence management in Japanese child-adult interactions

  • Ph.D. 2004

Japan Women's University

The interactional co-construction of play in Japanese conversation

  • Ph.D. 2012

University of the Ryukyus

The Tonology of Itoman Okinawan: A Phonological Analysis of the Nominal Tone System

  • Ph.D. 1993

University of California Los Angeles

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)

  • Graduate Student

Typology, endangered languages documentation, linguistic anthropology, languages of Soviet Union (Buryat), language and identity, language and power

  • Graduate Student

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

  • 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

  • Ph.D. 2006

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

  • Ph.D.
  • 2017

Boise State University

Language and identity; language and sexuality; discourse analysis; corpus linguistics; sociophonetics; language in interaction; linguistic anthropology 

Alonso is standing with a green landscape behind him, in a red shirt and sunglasses hanging on his collar.
  • Graduate Student

Language documentation, description, and revitalization, morphology, syntax, historical linguistics, phonology, prosody, Construction Grammar, case marking, Amazonian languages.

  • Graduate Student

Language documentation and description; typology; morphology; syntax; Cognitive Linguistics; Construction Grammar; Siberian languages; Catalan; Welsh

  • Ph.D.
  • 2012

San Joaquin Delta College

  • Graduate Student

sociocultural linguistics; linguistic anthropology; language and identity (gender, sexuality, religion); interaction; language policy; multimodal communication

  • Ph.D. 2001

Ione Band of Miwok Indians

Adverbial Clauses in Barbareño Chumash Narrative Discourse

  • Graduate Student

Language, gender, and sexuality; language and bisexuality; language and power; language, perception, cognition, and memory; Japanese linguistics; Ryukyuan languages; Ozark English

  • Graduate Student

Research interests: language documentation and description; Abawiri (Lakes Plain); Enggano (Austronesian); phonology; morphosyntax; discourse; language vitality in Indonesia

  • South Hall 5431H
Lal Zimman 2015 headshot
  • Assistant Professor

Sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology; sociophonetics; language, gender, and sexuality, especially within transgender and LGBQ communities; embodiment; language and identity; language socialization; ethnography; acoustic and perceptual phonetics; discourse analysis.