People

  • Ph.D.
  • 1994

Affiliation: Nigeria Bible Translation

Dissertation: Tense and aspect in Obolo grammar and discourse

  • Ph.D.
  • 2014

Affiliation: Silver Academic Editing

Dissertation: Conversations with native speakers : acquiring Japanese as a second language

  • Ph.D.
  • 2013
Dissertation: Prosody and Grammar in Kabardian
 
  • Ph.D.
  • 2016

Affiliation: Brown University

Dissertation: Communicative care across borders: Language, materiality, and affect in transnational family life

  • 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

Affiliation: University of Helsinki

Dissertation: Yuki grammar in its areal context with sketches of Huchnom and Coast Yuki

  • Ph.D.
  • 1999

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

  • Ph.D.
  • 2014

Affiliation: Kumon Academy

Dissertation: Effects of nonlinguistic context on language production

  • Ph.D.
  • 2007

Affiliation: SIL International

Dissertation: A Grammar of Dongwan Tibetan

  • 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
  • Graduate Student

Corpus Linguistics; Discourse and Grammar; Sociocultural Linguistics; Critical Discourse Analysis; Quantitative Methods; Tunisian Arabic

  • Ph.D.
  • 2011

Affiliation: University of Hawai'i

Dissertation: Discourse, landscape, and directional reference in Ahtna

  • Graduate Student

Historical and comparative linguistics; computational linguistics; language change and contact; lexicostatistics; biological methods in linguistics; computational cladistics; Icelandic (North Germanic); Zapotec languages (Oto-Manguean); linguistics in literary analysis

  • Ph.D.
  • 2018

Affiliation: TBA

Dissertation: Realis and irrealis: Chini verb morphology, clause chaining, and discourse

  • Ph.D.
  • 2007

Affliation: Carpinteria Unified School District

Dissertation: Contextual constraints on interaction: Soaring talk

  • Professor
  • Chair

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 race, online discourse and multimodality, humor and activism on social media, language attitudes and ideologies, youth language and culture, African American Language

  • Graduate Student

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

  • South Hall 5431H
  • Assistant Professor
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies

Typological, functional, and community-based approaches to phonology, morphology, syntax, historical linguistics, language documentation, lexical semantics, lexicography, language and culture, especially regarding Otomanguean languages spoken in Mexico and California

  • Ph.D.
  • 2007

Affiliation: University of California, Santa Barbara

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

  • Ph.D.
  • 2009

Affiliation: Oklahoma State University

Dissertation: Reconstructing stress in Proto-Tibetan: A study in historical comparative acoustics

  • Research Professor Emeritus

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

Anne H. Charity Hudley
  • Professor
  • North Hall Endowed Chair in the Linguistics of African America

African-American English; Language, literacy, and culture; sociolinguistics; community based participatory research in linguistics; language attitudes; multicultural education; undergraduate research

  • 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
  • Professor

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

  • Ph.D.
  • 1998

Affiliation: Amazon

Dissertation: 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

Affiliation: University of Oregon

Dissertation: A reconstruction of Proto-Sogeram: Phonology, lexicon, and morphosyntax 

 
  • Ph.D.
  • 2015

Affiliation: San José State University

Dissertation: A functional grammar of Khatso

  • Professor

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

  • Ph.D.
  • 2000

Affiliation: Rice University

Dissertation: Complementation in colloquial Indonesian conversation: A discourse-functional perspective

  • Ph.D.
  • 1999

Affiliation: University of Melbourne

Dissertation: The clause in Cirebon Javanese conversation

  • Graduate Student

Caribbean Spanish, dialectology, emoji use & interpretation, language contact & change, sociocultural linguistics, Spanglish, and virtual language

  • Graduate Student

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

  • Graduate Student

phonology, typology, metaphor, fieldwork, language description and documentation, Uyghur, Turkic languages, Chinese

  • Ph.D.
  • 1997

Dissertation: A Grammatical Overview of Santa Mongolian

  • Ph.D.
  • 1997

Affiliation: San Diego State University

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

  • Ph.D.
  • 2002

Affiliation: M*Modal

Dissertation: 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

Affiliation: Museo Paraense Emilio Goeldi

Dissertation: A grammar of Karo, Tupi (Brazil)

  • Ph.D.
  • 2008

Affiliation: Linguistic Data Consortium

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

  • Graduate Student

Sociocultural linguistics; linguistic anthropology; language, gender, and sexuality; Korean-Latinx relations in Los Angeles; Koreans in Mexico; Mexican Spanish; youth language and culture; language and race; language, music (K-pop, hip hop), and identity

  • 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

Phonetics; phonology; prosody; typology

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

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

  • Ph.D.
  • 2008

Affiliation: Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social

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

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