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Barlew, Jefferson (PhD 2017, Judith Tonhauser, Craige Roberts advisor)
Dissertation Title: The semantics and pragmatics of perspectival expressions in English and Bulu: The case of deictic motion verbs
barlew.1@osu.edu
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~barlew.1/

Current Employer: Ohio State Univ


Yasavul, Murat (PhD 2017, Carl Pollard, Judith Tonhauser advisor)
Dissertation Title: Questions and Answers in K'iche'
murat.yasavul@gmail.com
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~yasavul.1/


Yasavul, Murat (PhD 2017, Carl Pollard, Judith Tonhauser advisor)
Dissertation Title: Questions and Answers in K’iche’
murat.yasavul@gmail.com
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~yasavul.1/


Burdin, Rachel S. (PhD 2016, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: Variation in Form and Function in Jewish Intonation
rachel.burdin@unh.edu
http://cola.unh.edu/faculty-member/rachel-burdin

Current Employer: Department of English, University of New Hampshire


Mitsch, Jane (PhD 2016, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: Bordering on National Language Varieties: Political and linguistic borders in the Wolof of Senegal and The Gambia


Worth, Chris (PhD 2016, Carl Pollard, Bob Levine advisor)
Dissertation Title: English Coordination in Linear Categorial Grammar


Reidy, Patrick (PhD 2015, Mary E. Beckman advisor)
Dissertation Title: The spectral dynamics of voiceless sibilant fricatives in English and Japanese

Current Employer: University of Wisconsin -- Madison


Turnbull, Rory (PhD 2015, Cynthia Clopper advisor)
Dissertation Title: Assessing the listener-oriented account of predictability-based phonetic reduction
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~turnbull/

Current Employer: Laboratoire de Sciences Cognitives et Psycholinguistique, Ecole Normale Supérieure


Weatherholtz, Kodi (PhD 2015, Cynthia Clopper advisor)
Dissertation Title: Perceptual learning of systemic cross-category vowel variation
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~kweatherholtz/

Current Employer: Pearson Education


Carmichael, Katie (PhD 2014, Kathryn Campbell-Kibler advisor)
Dissertation Title: "I never though I had an accent until the hurricane": Sociolinguistic Variation in Post-Katrina Greater New Orleans
katcarm@ling.osu.edu
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~katcarm/

Current Employer: Virginia Tech


Dehdari, Jon (PhD 2014, William Schuler advisor)
Dissertation Title: A neurophysiologically-inspired statistical language model
jonsafari@ling.osu.edu
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~jonsafari/

Current Employer: Deutsche Forschungszentrum fuer Kuenstliche Intelligenz


Johnson, Cynthia (PhD 2014, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: Deconstructing and reconstructing semantic agreement: A case study of multiple antecedent agreement in Indo-European

Current Employer: University of Ghent


Morton, Deborah (PhD 2014, Judith Tonhauser and David Odden advisor)
Dissertation Title: The temporal and aspectual semantics and verbal tonology of Gisida Anii
morton.73@buckeyemail.osu.edu
http://deborahcmorton.wordpress.com/

Current Employer: Ohio State University


Plummer, Andrew (PhD 2014, Mary E. Beckman advisor)
Dissertation Title: The acquisition of vowel normalization during early Infancy: Theory and computational framework
plummer.321@osu.edu
http://web.cse.ohio-state.edu/~plummer/

Current Employer: Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Ohio State University


Walker, Abby (PhD 2014, Kathryn Campbell-Kibler advisor)
Dissertation Title: Crossing Oceans with Voices and Ears: Second Dialect Acquisition and Topic-Based Shifting in Production and Perception.
ajwalker@ling.osu.edu
http://www.abbywalker.co.nz/

Current Employer: Virginia Tech


Kim, Dahee (PhD 2013, Cynthia Clopper advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Production and Perception of Signal-Based Cues to Word Boundaries
kim.2245@osu.edu
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~daheekim/

Current Employer: Yonsei University


Lesho, Marivic (PhD 2013, Donald Winford advisor)
Dissertation Title: The sociophonetics and phonology of the Cavite Chabacano vowel system
lesho@ling.osu.edu
http://ling.osu.edu/~lesho

Current Employer: Universität Bremen


Martin, Scott (PhD 2013, Carl Pollard advisor)
Dissertation Title: The dynamics of sense and implicature
scott@ling.ohio-state.edu
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~scott/

Current Employer: Nuance Communications, Natural Language Understanding and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory


McCullough, Elizabeth (PhD 2013, Mary Beckman advisor)
Dissertation Title: Acoustic correlates of perceived foreign accent in non-native English
eam@ling.osu.edu
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~eam/

Current Employer: Ohio State University


Smith, Bridget (PhD 2013, Brian Joseph; Cynthia Clopper advisor)
Dissertation Title: The interaction of speech perception and production in laboratory sound change
http://www.ling.osu.edu/~bsmith

Current Employer: Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, & Ohio State University


Boyd, Adriane (PhD 2012, Detmar Meurers, Michael White advisor)
Dissertation Title: Detecting and Diagnosing Grammatical Errors for Beginning Learners of German: From Learner Corpus Annotation to Constraint Satisfaction Problems.
http://www.sfs.uni-tuebingen.de/~adriane/

Current Employer: Multilingual Platform for the European Reference Levels: Interlanguage Exploration in Context


Durian, David (PhD 2012, Don Winford advisor)
Dissertation Title: A New Perspective on Vowel Variation across the 19th and 20th Centuries in Columbus, OH
ddurian@ling.osu.edu
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~ddurian/

Current Employer: College of DuPage


Holliday, Jeffrey (PhD 2012, Mary Beckman advisor)
Dissertation Title: The emergence of L2 phonological contrast in perception: The case of Korean sibilant fricatives
jjhollid@indiana.edu
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~jeffh/

Current Employer: Korea University


Mehay, Dennis (PhD 2012, William Schuler advisor)
Dissertation Title: Bean Soup Translation: Flexible, Linguistically-motivated Syntax for Machine Translation
mehay@ling.osu.edu

Current Employer: Catalytic DS


Mihalicek, Vedrana (PhD 2012, Carl Pollard advisor)
Dissertation Title: Serbo-Croatian Word Order: A Logical Approach
vedrana@ling.osu.edu
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~vedrana/

Current Employer: Ohio State University


Na'im, Tyson (PhD 2012, Cynthia Clopper advisor)
Dissertation Title: Exploration of Acoustic Features for Automatic Vowel Discrimination in Spontaneous Speech

Current Employer: NLP Research Scientist at About.Com


Rajkumar, Raja (PhD 2012, Michael White, Chris Brew advisor)
Dissertation Title: Linguistically Motivated Features for CCG Realization Ranking
raja@ling.ohio-state.edu

Current Employer: Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India


Shin, Jeonghwa (PhD 2012, Shari R. Speer advisor)
Dissertation Title: Prosodic Effects on Spoken Word Recognition in Second Language:Processing of Lexical Stress by Korean-speaking Learners of English
jshinling@gmail.com

Current Employer: Korea University, Department of English Language and Literature


Wilson, Christin (PhD 2012, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: Variation and Text Type in Old Occitan Texts


Boxwell, Stephen (PhD 2011, Michael White, Chris Brew advisor)
Dissertation Title: A CCG-Based Method for Training a Semantic Role Labeler in the Absence of Explicit Syntactic Training Data
boxwell@ling.ohio-state.edu
https://www.linkedin.com/pub/stephen-boxwell/b5/800/877

Current Employer: Watson Core Developer, IBM


Hovermale, Ivan (PhD 2011, William Schuler advisor)
Dissertation Title: ERRON: A Phrase-based machine translation approach to customized spelling correction
djh@ling.ohio-state.edu
http://www.djhovermale.com/

Current Employer: Applied Physics Lab, Johns Hopkins University


Lee, Jungmee (PhD 2011, Judith Tonhauser advisor)
Dissertation Title: Evidentiality and its interaction with tense: Evidence from Korean
jlee@ling.ohio-state.edu
https://sites.google.com/site/jungmeelee/

Current Employer: Assistant Professor, Seoul National University of Science and Technology


Smirnova, Anastasia (PhD 2011, Brian Joseph and Judith Tonhauser advisor)
Dissertation Title: Evidentiality and Mood: Grammatical Expressions of Epistemic Modality in Bulgarian
smirnova@ling.ohio-state.edu
http://sfsu.academia.edu/AnastasiaSmirnova

Current Employer: Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University (English)


Costanzo, Angelo (PhD 2010, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: Romance Conjugational Classes: Learning from the Peripheries
acostanz@bloomu.edu
http://departments.bloomu.edu/english/faculty/costanzo.htm

Current Employer: Assistant Professor, Bloomsburg State University


Dautricourt, Robin (PhD 2010, Shari R. Speer advisor)
Dissertation Title: French Liaison: Linguistic and sociolinguistic influences on speech perception
rdautric@ling.ohio-state.edu

Current Employer: Amazon, Seattle, Washington


Foltz, Anouschka (PhD 2010, Shari R. Speer advisor)
Dissertation Title: How listeners resolve reference: Effects of pitch accent, edge tones, and lexical contrast
a.foltz@bangor.ac.uk
https://www.bangor.ac.uk/linguistics/about/a-foltz.php.en

Current Employer: Lecturer in Psycholinguistics, Bangor University, Wales UK


Heintz, Ilana (PhD 2010, Chris Brew/Eric Fosler-Lussier advisor)
Dissertation Title: Arabic Language Modleing with Stem-derived Morphemes for Automatic Speech Recognition
Heintz.38@osu.edu
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~bromberg/

Current Employer: Raytheon BBN Technologies


Kubota, Yusuke (PhD 2010, Carl Pollard and Robert Levine advisor)
Dissertation Title: (In)flexibility of Constituency in Japanese in Multi-Modal Categorical Grammar with Structured Phonology
yk@phiz.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp
http://phiz.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp/~yk/

Current Employer: Tsukuba University


Papke, Julia (PhD 2010, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: Classical Sanskrit Preverb Ordering: A Diachronic Study
papke@ling.ohio-state.edu

Current Employer: Graduate Program Coordinator, The Ohio State University


Sampson, Salena (PhD 2010, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: Noun Phrase Word Order Variation in Old English Verse and Prose
Salena.Sampson@valpo.edu

Current Employer: Associate Professor, Valparaiso University


Smith, Elizabeth (PhD 2010, Craige Roberts/Carl Pollard advisor)
Dissertation Title: Correlational Comparison in English
smith.eallyn@uqam.ca
http://www.esmith.uqam.ca/Accueil.html

Current Employer: Assistant Professor, University of Quebec at Montreal


Hall, Kathleen Currie (PhD 2009, Elizabeth Hume advisor)
Dissertation Title: A Probabilistic model of Phonological relationships from Contrast to Allophony
kchall@ling.osu.edu
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~kchall/

Current Employer: University of British Columbia


Kong, Eun Jong (PhD 2009, Mary Beckman advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Development of Phonation-type Contrasts in Plosives: Cross-linguistic Perspectives
ekong@kau.ac.kr
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~ejkong/

Current Employer: Assistant Professor, Korea Aerospace University


Bailey, Stacy (PhD 2008, Detmar Meurers advisor)
Dissertation Title: Content Assessment in Intelligent Computer-aided Language Learning: Meaning Error Diagnosis for English as a Second Language
s.bailey@ling.ohio-state.edu
http://www.ling.osu.edu/~s.bailey/

Current Employer: MITRE


Baker, Kirk (PhD 2008, Chris Brew advisor)
Dissertation Title: Multilingual Distributional Lexical Similarity
baker.1012@osu.edu

Current Employer: Sr. Director of Product Development, TEMIS


Li, Jianguo (PhD 2008, Chris Brew advisor)
Dissertation Title: Hybrid Methods for Acquisition of Lexical Information: The Case for Verbs
jianguo@ling.ohio-state.edu
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~jianguo/

Current Employer: Senior Staff Engineer, Applied Research Center, Motorola


Li, Fangfang (PhD 2008, Mary Beckman advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Phonetic Development of Voiceless Sibilant Fricatives in English, Japanese and Mandarin Chinese
fangfang.li@uleth.ca
http://people.uleth.ca/~fangfang.li/index.html

Current Employer: Assistant Professor, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Department of Psychology


Nagar, Ila (PhD 2008, Don Winford advisor)
Dissertation Title: Language, Gender And Identity: The Case Of Kotis In Lucknow- India
nagar.5@osu.edu
http://nelc.osu.edu/people/nagar

Current Employer: Assistant Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Ohio State University


Riha, Helena (PhD 2008, Mary Beckman advisor)
Dissertation Title: Lettered Words and Roman Letter Characters in Chinese Writing: A Study Of Alphabetic Writing in Chinese Newswires
riha@ling.osu.edu

Current Employer: Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan


Hana, Jirka (PhD 2007, Carl Pollard advisor)
Dissertation Title: Czech Clitics in Higher Order Grammar
hana@ling.osu.edu
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~hana/

Current Employer: Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics, Charles University, Prague


Kang, Soyoung (PhD 2007, Shari R. Speer advisor)
Dissertation Title: Effects of Prosody and Context on Syntactic Ambiguity in English and Korean
kang139@gmail.com
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~skang/

Current Employer: Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada


McGuire, Grant (PhD 2007, Mary E. Beckman & Keith Johnson advisor)
Dissertation Title: Phonetic Category Learning
gmcguir1@ucsc.edu
http://people.ucsc.edu/~gmcguir1/

Current Employer: University of California, Santa Cruz


Rytting, C. Anton (PhD 2007, Chris Brew advisor)
Dissertation Title: Preserving Subsegmental Variation in Modeling Word Segmentation (or The Raising of Baby Mondegreen)
rytting@ling.osu.edu
http://www.casl.umd.edu/canton-rytting

Current Employer: Center for Advanced Study of Language, University of Maryland


Xu, Lei (PhD 2007, Shari R. Speer advisor)
Dissertation Title: Phonological Variation and Word Recognition in Continuous Speech
xulei0368@yahoo.com
http://coil.schoolwires.net/domain/55

Current Employer: Hayward Convalescent Hospital, San Jose State University, San Francisco, CA


Feldman, Anna (PhD 2006, Chris Brew advisor)
Dissertation Title: Portable language technology: a resource-light approach to morpho-syntactic tagging
afeldman@ling.ohio-state.edu
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~afeldman/

Current Employer: Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, Montclair State University


Lu, Xiaofei (PhD 2006, W. Detmar Meurers advisor)
Dissertation Title: Hybrid Models for Chinese Unknown Word Resolution
xxl13@psu.edu
http://www.personal.psu.edu/xxl13/

Current Employer: Pennsylvania State University


Sims, Andrea (PhD 2006, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: Minding the gaps: Inflectional defectiveness in paradigmatic morphology
sims.120@osu.edu
http://www.ling.northwestern.edu/~ads778

Current Employer: Ohio State University (Slavic Dept.)


Wong, Wai-Yi Peggy (PhD 2006, Mary E. Beckman advisor)
Dissertation Title: Syllable Fusion in Hong Kong Cantonese Connected Speech
pwong@ling.osu.edu
http://ling.osu.edu/~pwong

Current Employer: University of Wisconsin -- Madison


Collins, Wes (PhD 2005, Don Winford advisor)
Dissertation Title: Centeredness as a Cultural and Grammatical Theme in Maya-Mam
wcollins@ling.ohio-state.edu
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~wcollins/

Current Employer: Professor, Ricardo Palma University in Lima, Peru (SIL)


Daniels, Mike (PhD 2005, Detmar Meurers advisor)
Dissertation Title: Generalized ID/LP Grammar: A Formalism for Parsing Linearization-Based HPSG Grammars
daniels@ling.ohio-state.edu
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~daniels/

Current Employer: Speech and Natural Language Group, Microsoft Corporation


Dawson, Hope (PhD 2005, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: Morphological Variation and Change in the RigVeda: The case of -au vs. -a:
hdawson@ling.ohio-state.edu

Current Employer: Dept of Linguistics. Ohio State University


Dickinson, Markus (PhD 2005, Detmar Meurers advisor)
Dissertation Title: Error detection and correction in annotated corpora
mad87@georgetown.edu
http://www9.georgetown.edu/faculty/mad87/

Current Employer: Associate Professor of Linguistics at IU, Bloomington


Dodsworth, Robin (PhD 2005, Donald Winford advisor)
Dissertation Title: Linguistic variation and sociological consciousness
rdodsworth@casl.umd.edu
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~dodswor

Current Employer: English Department at North Carolina State University


Tserdanelis, Georgios (PhD 2005, Brian Joseph and Mary Beckman advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Role of Segmental Sandhi in the Parsing of Speech: Evidence from Greek

Current Employer: VUI Designer at eLoyalty, a TeleTech Company


Yoon, Kyuchul (PhD 2005, Mary E. Beckman advisor)
Dissertation Title: Building a prosodically sensitive diphone database for a Korean text-to-speech synthesis system
kyoon@ling.osu.edu
http://ling.osu.edu/~kyoon

Current Employer: Associate Professor, Yeungnam University


Blodgett, Allison (PhD 2004, Shari R. Speer advisor)
Dissertation Title: The interaction of prosodic phrasing, verb bias, and plausibility during spoken sentence comprehension
blodgett@ling.osu.edu
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~blodgett/

Current Employer: University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA


Huang, Tsan (PhD 2004, Keith Johnson advisor)
Dissertation Title: Language-Specificity in Auditory Perception of Chinese Tones
thuang3@buffalo.edu
http://wings.buffalo.edu/linguistics/people/faculty/huang/index.html

Current Employer: SUNY, Buffalo, Department of Linguistics


Lee, Sunhee (PhD 2004, Carl Pollard advisor)
Dissertation Title: A Lexical Analysis of Select Unbounded Dependency Constructions in Korean
slee6@wellesley.edu
http://www.wellesley.edu/eall/faculty/lees

Current Employer: Wellesley College


Mielke, Jeff (PhD 2004, Beth Hume advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Emergence of Distinctive Features
jimielke@ncsu.edu
http://www.ncsu.edu/linguistics/mielke.php

Current Employer: North Carolina State University


Ramos-Pellicia, Michelle (PhD 2004, Brian Joseph & Donald Winford advisor)
Dissertation Title: Language contact and dialect contact: cross-generational phonological variation in a Puerto Rican community in the midwest of the United States
michelle@translatetv.com

Current Employer: George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia


Schaengold, Charlotte (PhD 2004, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: Bilingual Navajo: Mixed Codes, Bilingualism, and Language Maintenance
schaengold@fuse.net

Current Employer: Miami University, Oxford, Ohio


Stewart, Thomas (PhD 2004, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: Mutation as Morphology: Bases, Stems, and Shapes in Scottish Gaelic
tstewart@truman.edu

Current Employer: Truman State University, Kirksville, MO


Vaillette, Nathan (PhD 2004, Christopher Brew advisor)
Dissertation Title: Logical Specification of Finite State Transductions for Natural Language Processing

Current Employer: Hampshire College


Gooden, Shelome (PhD 2003, Beth Hume & Donald Winford (co-advisors) advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Phonology and Phonetics of Jamaican Creole Reduplication
sgooden@pitt.edu
http://www.pitt.edu/~sgooden/

Current Employer: University of Pittsburgh


Jansche, Martin (PhD 2003, Chris Brew advisor)
Dissertation Title: Inference of string mappings for speech technology
jansche@acm.org
http://purl.org/net/jansche/

Current Employer: Google, New York


Makashay, Matthew (PhD 2003, Keith Johnson advisor)
Dissertation Title: Individual differences in speech and non-speech perception of frequency and duration
Matthew.Makashay@NA.AMEDD.ARMY.MIL
http://ling.ohio-state.edu/~makashay

Current Employer: Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Army Audiology & Speech Center


Seo, Misun (PhD 2003, Beth Hume advisor)
Dissertation Title: A Segment Contact account of the Patterning of Sonorants in Constant Clusters

Current Employer: Hannam University, Korea


Welby, Pauline (PhD 2003, Mary Beckman advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Slaying of Lady Mondegreen, being a study of French tonal association and alignment and their role in speech segmentation
welby@lpl-aix.fr
http://lpl-aix.fr/~welby

Current Employer: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (Laboratoire Parole et Langage, Aix-Marseille Université & CNRS), Aix-en-Provence, France


Winters, Stephen (PhD 2003, Keith Johnson advisor)
Dissertation Title: Empirical investigations into the perceptual and articulatory origins of cross-linguistic asymmetries in place assimilation
swinters@ucalgary.ca
https://webdisk.ucalgary.ca/~swinters/public_html/home.html

Current Employer: University of Calgary


Davis, Paul (PhD 2002, Christopher Brew advisor)
Dissertation Title: Stone Soup Translation: The Linked Automata Model

Current Employer: Conversant, Inc.


Fon, Janice (PhD 2002, Keith Johnson advisor)
Dissertation Title: A Cross-Linguistic Study on Syntactic and Discourse Boundary Cues in Spontaneous Speech
jfon@cc.ntnu.edu.tw

Current Employer: National Taiwan Normal University


Godby, Jean (PhD 2002, Craige Roberts advisor)
Dissertation Title: A computational study of lexicalized noun phrases in English
godby@oclc.org
http://www.oclc.org/research/staff/godby/index.shtm

Current Employer: Consulting Research Scientist, OCLC Online Computer Library Center,Inc.


Jannedy, Stefanie (PhD 2002, Mary Beckman advisor)
Dissertation Title: Hat Patterns and Double Peaks: The Phonetics and Psycholingusitics of Broad versus Late Narrow versus Double Focus Intonations
jannedy@ling.osu.edu

Current Employer: Humbolt University, Berlin


Vasishth, Shravan (PhD 2002, Shari R. Speer advisor)
Dissertation Title: Working memory in sentence comprehension: Processing Hindi center embeddings.
vasishth@uni-potsdam.de
http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/~vasishth/

Current Employer: Professor, Dept. of Linguistics, University of Potsdam


Whitman, P. Neal (PhD 2002, David Dowty advisor)
Dissertation Title: Category-Neutrality: A Type-Logical Investigation


Yoneyama, Kiyoko (PhD 2002, Keith Johnson advisor)
Dissertation Title: Phonological neighborhoods and phonetic similarity in Japanese word recognition
yoneyama@ic.daito.ac.jp

Current Employer: Daito Bunka University


Gao, Qian (PhD 2001, Carl Pollard advisor)
Dissertation Title: Argument structure, HPSG, and Chinese grammar
qiangao@ling.ohio-state.edu

Current Employer: Defense Language Institute, Monterey, CA


Hartman Keiser, Steven (PhD 2001, Brian Joseph & Donald Winford advisor)
Dissertation Title: Language change across speech islands : the emergence of a midwestern dialect of Pennsylvania German
s.hartman.keiser@marquette.edu
http://www.marquette.edu/english/faculty/keiser.shtml

Current Employer: Marquette University


Liphola, Marcelino (PhD 2001, David Odden advisor)
Dissertation Title: Aspects of Phonology and Morphology of Shimakonde
liphola@zebra.uem.mz

Current Employer: Universidade Eduardo Mondlane


Miller-Ockhuizen, Amanda (PhD 2001, Mary Beckman advisor)
Dissertation Title: Grounding Ju|’hoansi root Phonotactics: The Phonetics of the Guttural OCP and other Acoustic Modulations
am332@cornell.edu
http://ling.cornell.edu/plab/CPLPeople.htm

Current Employer: Cornell University


Muller, Jennifer (PhD 2001, Elizabeth Hume advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Phonology and Phonetics of Word-Initial Geminates
jsmuller@ling.ohio-state.edu

Current Employer: Department of Defense


Pappas, Panayiotis (PhD 2001, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: Weak Object Pronoun Placement in Later Medieval Greek: Intralinguistic Parameters affecting Variation
panayiotis_pappas@sfu.ca
http://www.sfu.ca/linguistics/people/faculty/pappas.html

Current Employer: Simon Fraser University


Vannest, Jennifer (PhD 2001, Keith Johnson advisor)
Dissertation Title: Morphological effects in visual word processing: their timecourse and consequences for lexical architecture
jvannest@bcs.rochester.edu
http://www.bcs.rochester.edu/people/jvannest/

Current Employer: University of Rochester


D'Imperio, Mariapaola (PhD 2000, Mary Beckman & Keith Johnson advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Role of Perception in Defining Tonal Targets and Their Alignment
mariapaola.dimperio@univ-amu.fr
http://teck.lpl.univ-aix.fr/person/FMPro?-db=lpl-person.fp5&-format=1personne_detail.htm&-lay=activites&ID=128&-find

Current Employer: Aix Marseille Université & Laboratoire Parole et Langage, CNRS


Go, Gwang-Yoon (PhD 2000, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: The synchrony and diachrony of the English prepositional passive: form, meaning, and function
gyoongo@ling.ohio-state.edu
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~gyoongo


Godjevac, Svetlana (PhD 2000, Craige Roberts advisor)
Dissertation Title: Intonation, Word Order, and Focus Projection in SerboCroatian
svetlanag@gmail.com

Current Employer: Xerox Litigation Services


Mutonyi, Nasiombe (PhD 2000, David Odden advisor)
Dissertation Title: Aspects of Bukusu Morphology and Phonology
nasiombe.mutonyi@neulevel.biz
http://www.neulevel.biz

Current Employer: NeuLevel, Inc.


Roberts-Kohno, Rosalind R. (PhD 2000, David Odden advisor)
Dissertation Title: Kikamba phonology and morphology
thekohnos@hotmail.com
http://www.esl.ohio-state.edu/SEP/Staff.html

Current Employer: Ohio State University


Strand, Elizabeth (PhD 2000, Keith Johnson advisor)
Dissertation Title: Gender stereotype effects in speech processing
elizabeth_strand@yahoo.com
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/people/Alumni/estrand

Current Employer: Nuance


Venditti, Jennifer (PhD 2000, Mary Beckman advisor)
Dissertation Title: Discourse Structure and Attentional Salience Effects in Japanese Intonation
jen.venditti@me.com

Current Employer: Los Altos Mountain View High School District


Bradshaw, Mary (PhD 1999, David Odden advisor)
Dissertation Title: A crosslinguistic study of consonant-tone interaction
bradshaw@ling.ohio-state.edu

Current Employer: Kyungbook National University, Daegu, Korea


Cahill, Michael (PhD 1999, David Odden advisor)
Dissertation Title: Aspects of the morphology and phonology of K̉NNI
mike_cahill@sil.org
http://www.sil.org/linguistics/NOL.htm

Current Employer: Summer Institute of Linguistics


Golde, Karin (PhD 1999, Carl Pollard advisor)
Dissertation Title: Binding Theory and Beyond: An Investigation Into The English Pronominal System
kegolde@aol.com

Current Employer: InQuira, Inc.


Arrieta-Stemen, Kutz Maria C. (PhD 1998, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: Nominalizations in Basque: A Case in Language Attrition
kutz@uswest.net


Darnell, Kim (PhD 1998, Julie Boland advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Effects of Priming on Recognition Latencies on Familiar and unfamiliar Orthographic Forms of Japanese Words
kimad@gsu.edu
http://www.gsu.edu/~wwwpsy/faculty/ainsworth.htm

Current Employer: Georgia State University


Fallon, Paul D. (PhD 1998, David Odden advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Synchronic and Diachronic Phonology of Ejectives
pfallon@umw.edu
http://people.umw.edu/~pfallon/

Current Employer: University of Mary Washington


Herman, Rebecca (PhD 1998, Mary Beckman advisor)
Dissertation Title: Intonation and Discourse Structure in English: Phonological and Phonetic Markers of Local and Global Discourse Structure
rebecca_h76@yahoo.com

Current Employer: DePaul University and Nuance Communications


Kurz-Nicoletti, Claudia (PhD 1998, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: Function Words and Simplification in Contact Varieties of German
ckurz-nicoletti@lhsl.co

Current Employer: Lernout & Hauspie


Migge, Bettina (PhD 1998, Don Winford advisor)
Dissertation Title: Substrate Influence in the Formation of the Surinamese Plantation Creole: A Consideration of Sociohistorical Data and Linguistic Data from Ndyuka and Gbe
bettinamigge@ucd.ie

Current Employer: University College Dublin


Poletto, Robert (PhD 1998, David Odden advisor)
Dissertation Title: Topics in runyankore phonology
rpoletto@columbus.rr.com
http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/people/Alumni/rpoletto

Current Employer: Nationwide Financial


Weldon, Tracey (PhD 1998, Don Winford advisor)
Dissertation Title: Exploring the AAVE-Gullah connection : a comparative study of copula variability
weldon@unity.ncsu.edu
http://www.chass.ncsu.edu/english/faculty4.htm#W

Current Employer: North Carolina State University


Kang, Hyeon-Seok (PhD 1997, Don Winford advisor)
Dissertation Title: Phonological Variation in Glides and Dipthongs of Seoul Korean: Its Synchrony and Diachrony

Current Employer: Kaya University


Saperstein, Andrew (PhD 1997, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: A Word and Pradigm Approach to Reduplication


Yoo, Eun Jung (PhD 1997, Carl Pollard advisor)
Dissertation Title: Wh-in-Situ and Theory of Quantification
ejyoo@snu.ac.kr
http://www.snu.ac.kr/engsnu/college/college_hu/english_la_li.htm

Current Employer: Seoul National University


Elam, Gayle Ayers (PhD 1996, Mary Beckman advisor)
Dissertation Title: Nuclear Accent Types and Prominence: Some Psycholinguistic Experiments
gaelam@his.com
http://ling.ohio-state.edu/people/Alumni/ayers/

Current Employer: Gayle Ayers Elam Consulting


Kim, Hyeree (PhD 1996, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Synchrony and Diachrony of English Impersonal Verbs: A Study in Syntactic and Lexical Change
hkim@cu.ac.kr

Current Employer: hkim@cu.ac.kr


Kim, No-Ju (PhD 1996, David Odden advisor)
Dissertation Title: Tone, Segments, and their Interaction in North Kyungsang Korean: A Correspondence Theoretic Account
nokim@kyungpook.ac.kr

Current Employer: Kyungbook National University


Parkinson, Frederick (PhD 1996, David Odden advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Representation of Vowel Height in Phonology
frederick.parkinson@nuance.com
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/Author=Parkinson%2C%20Frederick

Current Employer: Nuance Communications


Peng, Shu-hui (PhD 1996, Mary Beckman advisor)
Dissertation Title: Phonetic Implementation and Perception of Segmental Coarticulation and Tone Sandhi
peng@nuk.edu.tw
http://www.flld.ncnu.edu.tw/11-peng.htm

Current Employer: National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan


Sydorenko, Halyna (PhD 1996, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Atypical Morpheme: Two Case Studies from Ukrainian
sydorenk@rotman.utoronto.ca

Current Employer: Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto


Yoon, Jae-Hak (PhD 1996, Craige Roberts advisor)
Dissertation Title: Temporal Adverbials and Aktionsarten in Korean
jyoon@khu.ac.kr

Current Employer: Kyung Hee University, Korea


Chung, Chan (PhD 1995, Carl Pollard advisor)
Dissertation Title: A Lexical Approach to Word Order Variation in Korean
http://www.dongseo.ac.kr/eng_dsu/Academic/Foreignlang/English/Faculty/chungchan.html

Current Employer: Dongseo University


Kathol, Andreas (PhD 1995, Carl Pollard advisor)
Dissertation Title: Linearization-Based German Syntax
akathol @ earthlink.net
http://ling.osu.edu/~kathol/

Current Employer: SRI International, STAR Laboratory


Hussein, Lutfi (PhD 1994, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: Voicing-Dependent Vowel Duration in Standard Arabic and Its Acquisition by Adult American Students
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/Author=Hussein%2C%20Lutfi


Lee, Sook-hyang (PhD 1994, Mary Beckman advisor)
Dissertation Title: A Cross-Linguistic Study of the Role of the Jaw in Consonant Articulation
shlee@speech.wonkwang.ac.kr

Current Employer: Wonkywang University, Chunbuk, Korea


Welker, Katherine (PhD 1994, Craige Roberts advisor)
Dissertation Title: Plans in the Common Ground: Toward a Generative Account of Conversational Implicature

Current Employer: Intuit Inc.


Ao, Benjamin (PhD 1993, David Odden advisor)
Dissertation Title: Phonetics and Phonology of Nantong Chinese
http://www.conversa.com

Current Employer: Chief Engineer, Alpine Electronics Research of America


Jun, Sun-Ah (PhD 1993, Mary Beckman advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Phonetics and Phonology of Korean Prosody
jun@humnet.ucla.edu
http://www.humnet.ucla.edu/humnet/linguistics/people/jun/sun-ah.htm

Current Employer: UCLA


Lee, Gina (PhD 1993, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: Comparative, Diachronic and Experimental Perspectives on the Interaction between Tone and the Vowel in Standard Cantonese

Current Employer: Ohio State University, Office of Human Resources


Chae, Hee-Rahk (PhD 1992, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: Lexically Triggered Unbounded Discontinuities in English: An Indexed Phrase Structure Grammar Approach
hrchae@maincc.hufs.ac.kr
http://maincc.hufs.ac.kr/~hrchae/

Current Employer: Hankuk Univ. of Foreign Studies


Dai, John Xiang-ling (PhD 1992, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: Chinese Morphology and its Interface with Syntax
dai.12@osu.edu
http://www.lib.ohio-state.edu/refweb/micper/micdir.htm

Current Employer: OSU Libraries


Chung, Young Hee (PhD 1991, David Odden advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Lexical Tonal System of the North Kyungsang Dialect of Korean

Current Employer: Seojong University, Seoul


de Jong, Kenneth (PhD 1991, Mary Beckman advisor)
Dissertation Title: The oral Articulation of English Stress Accent
kdejong@indiana.edu
http://www.psych.indiana.edu/cogsci/dejong.htm

Current Employer: Indiana University


Gruber-Miller, Ann (PhD 1991, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: Loss of Arabic Case Endings: Internal or External Reasons?
http://cornell-iowa.edu/wrc/

Current Employer: Cornell College, Iowa


No, Yongkyoon (PhD 1991, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: Case Alterations on Verb-Phrase Internal Arguments
ynoling@hanbat.chungnam.ac.kr
http://cuvic.chungnam.ac.kr/~ynoling/

Current Employer: Chungnam National University


Smirniotopoulos, Jane (PhD 1991, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: Lexical Passives in Modern Greek
Smirniotopoulos.1@osu.edu
http://www.esl.ohio-state.edu/SEP/Staff.html

Current Employer: Ohio State University


Subramanian, Uma (PhD 1991, David Dowty advisor)
Dissertation Title: On Internal and External Syntax Mismatches
uma.subramanian@keanmiller.com

Current Employer: Kean, Miller, Hawthorne, D'Armond, McCowan & Jarman, L.L.P.


Sheu, Ying-yu (PhD 1990, David Dowty advisor)
Dissertation Title: Topics in a Categorial Theory of Chinese Syntax


Kuh, Hakan (PhD 1989, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: Correlation between Inflection and Word Order
http://english.hongik.ac.kr/~hkuh/

Current Employer: Hongik University


Johnson, Keith (PhD 1988, Mary Beckman advisor)
Dissertation Title: Processes of Speaker Normalization in Vowel Perception
keithjohnson@berkeley.edu
http://linguistics.berkeley.edu/~kjohnson

Current Employer: University of California, Berkeley


Lasersohn, Peter (PhD 1988, David Dowty advisor)
Dissertation Title: A Semantics for Groups and Events
lasersohn@uiuc.edu
http://www.staff.uiuc.edu/~lasersoh/

Current Employer: University of Illinois


Valimaa-Blum, Riitta (PhD 1988, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: Finnish Existential Clauses--Their Syntax, Pragmatics and Intonation
Riitta.Blum@unice.fr
http://ed268.univ-paris3.fr/lpp/?page=equipe/riitta_blum-valimaa

Current Employer: University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France


Zhang, Zheng-Sheng (PhD 1988, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: Tone and Tone Sandhi in Chinese
zzhang@mail.sdsu.edu
http://www.rohan.sdsu.edu/dept/chinese/zhang.html

Current Employer: San Diego State University


Hinrichs, Erhard (PhD 1985, David Dowty advisor)
Dissertation Title: A Compositional Semantics for Aktionsarten and NP Reference in English
eh@sfs.nphil.uni-tuebingen.de
http://www.beckman.uiuc.edu/linginst/Faculty/hinrichs.html

Current Employer: Universität Tübingen


Nevis, Joel (PhD 1985, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: Finnish Particle Clitics and General Clitic Theory
janevis@aol.com
http://members.aol.com/janevis/splat_pict2.gif


Nerbonne, John (PhD 1984, David Dowty advisor)
Dissertation Title: German Temporal Semantics: Three-Dimensional Tense Logic and a GPSG Fragment
nerbonne@let.rug.nl
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~nerbonne/

Current Employer: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen


Obermeier, Klaus (PhD 1984, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: Temporal Inferences in Computational Linguistics Information Processing
klaus@iotronics.com
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/Author=Obermeier%2C%20Klaus%20K.

Current Employer: Iotronics Corporation


Wallace, Rex (PhD 1984, Brian Joseph advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Sabellian Language
rwallace@classics.umass.edu
http://www.umass.edu/classics/faculty.html

Current Employer: University of Massachusetts, Amherst


Hoskison, James (PhD 1983, David Stampe advisor)
Dissertation Title: A Grammar and Dictionary of the Gude Language


Farrar, Christopher (PhD 1982, Ilse Lehiste advisor)
Dissertation Title: A Prototype Theory of Speech Perception

Current Employer: Percipia, Inc.


Schaffer, Deborah (PhD 1982, Ilse Lehiste advisor)
Dissertation Title: Intonation Cues to Management in Natural Conversation
dschaffe@msu-b.edu
http://www.msubillings.edu/directory/Search.ASP?Lname=schaffer

Current Employer: Montana State University, Billings


Schaffer, Rachel (PhD 1982, Ilse Lehiste advisor)
Dissertation Title: Vocal Cues for Irony in English
rschaffe@msu-b.edu
http://www.msubillings.edu/directory/Search.ASP?Lname=schaffer

Current Employer: Montana State University, Billings


Schourup, Lawrence (PhD 1982, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: Common Discourse Particles in English Conversation
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/Author=Schourup%2C%20Lawrence%20C.


Stump, Gregory T. (PhD 1981, David Dowty advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Formal Semantics and Pragmatics of Free Adjuncts and Absolutes in English
gstump@pop.uky.edu
http://www.cs.uky.edu/~gstump/personal/

Current Employer: Department of English, University of Kentucky


Churma, Donald (PhD 1980, David Stampe advisor)
Dissertation Title: Arguments from External Evidence in Phonology


Goman, Roderick (PhD 1980, David Stampe advisor)
Dissertation Title: Consonants in Natural Phonology


Schmidt, Deborah (PhD 1980, Catherine Callaghan advisor)
Dissertation Title: A History of Inversion in English


Warner, Richard (PhD 1980, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: Discourse Connectives in English


Boys, William (PhD 1979, Catherine Callaghan advisor)
Dissertation Title: Ibibio Phonology


Levin, Nancy (PhD 1979, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: Main-verb Ellipsis in Spoken English


Major, Roy C. (PhD 1979, David Stampe advisor)
Dissertation Title: Prosody in Brazilian Portuguese Phonology
Roy.Major@asu.edu
http://www.asu.edu/clas/english/who/facdirectory.html

Current Employer: Arizona State University


Donegan, Patricia (PhD 1978, Robert Jeffers advisor)
Dissertation Title: On the Natural Phonology of Vowels
donegan@hawaii.edu
http://www2.hawaii.edu/ling/faculty.htm

Current Employer: University of Hawaii


Latta, F. Christian (PhD 1978, Robert Jeffers advisor)
Dissertation Title: Methods for Internal Reconstruction


Herbert, Robert K. (PhD 1977, Ilse Lehiste advisor)
Dissertation Title: Language Universals, Markedness Theory, and Natural Phonetic Processes: The Interaction of Nasal and Oral Consonants
http://www.binghamton.edu/news/inside/news.html?issue=2007jul19&id=8

Current Employer: deceased 2007 (Anthropology, SUNY Binghamton)


Johnson, Marion (PhD 1977, Arnold Zwicky, David Dowty advisor)
Dissertation Title: A Semantic Analysis of Kiku Tense and Aspect


Kantor, Robert (PhD 1977, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Management and Comprehension of Discourse Connection by Pronouns in English


Pollack, Jay (PhD 1977, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: Lexical Features in Phonology


Semiloff, Holly (PhD 1977, Ilse Lehiste advisor)
Dissertation Title: An Acoustic Correlate of Syllabicity in English


Perkins, John (PhD 1976, Ilse Lehiste advisor)
Dissertation Title: An Acoustic Phonetic Study of Cross-Dialect Phonological Borrowing


Nobel, Barry (PhD 1975, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: Inflectional Shortening in Baltic


Garnes, Sara (PhD 1974, Ilse Lehiste advisor)
Dissertation Title: Quantity in Icelandic: Production and Perception
garnes.1@osu.edu
http://english.ohio-state.edu/programs/graduate/faculty.htm

Current Employer: Ohio State University


Lee, Patricia A. (PhD 1974, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: Impositive Speech Acts
pal@hawaii.edu
http://www.ling.hawaii.edu/faculty/plee/

Current Employer: University of Hawaii


Neeld, Ronald (PhD 1974, Michael Geis advisor)
Dissertation Title: Global Constraints in Syntax

Current Employer: Chatgris Press


Hutcheson, James (PhD 1973, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: A Natural History of Complete Consonantal Assimilations


Shockey, Linda (PhD 1973, Ilse Lehiste advisor)
Dissertation Title: Phonetic and Phonological Properties of Connected Speech
L.Shockey@reading.ac.uk
http://www.linguistics.rdg.ac.uk/staff/Linda.Shockey/

Current Employer: University of Reading


Wojcik, Rick (PhD 1973, Michael Geis advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Expression of Causation in English Clauses
rwojcik@gte.net
http://home1.gte.net/rwojcik/

Current Employer: Boeing Company


Grosu, Alexander (PhD 1972, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Strategic Content of Island Constraints
grosua@post.tau.ac.il
http://spinoza.tau.ac.il/hci/dep/lingui/Faculty/agrosu.htm

Current Employer: Tel Aviv University


Lu, Hsiao-Tung (PhD 1972, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Verb-Verb Construction in Mandarin Chinese

Current Employer: Florida State University


Bond, Zinny (PhD 1971, Ilse Lehiste advisor)
Dissertation Title: Units in Speech Perception
bond@ohio.edu
http://www.cats.ohiou.edu/linguistics/dept/bond.htm

Current Employer: Ohio University


Elliott, Dale E. (PhD 1971, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Grammar of Emotive and Exclamatory Sentences in English


Heringer, James T. (PhD 1971, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: Some Grammatical Correlates of Felicity Conditions and Presuppositions


Huang, Shuan-fan (PhD 1971, Charles Fillmore advisor)
Dissertation Title: A Study of Adverbs
sfhuang@ntu.edu.tw
http://homepage.ntu.edu.tw/~gilntu/english_version/faculty/index.htm

Current Employer: Graduate Institute of Linguistics, National Taiwan University


Lee, Paul Gregory (PhD 1970, Arnold Zwicky advisor)
Dissertation Title: Subjects and Agents
lee@hawaii.edu
http://www2.hawaii.edu/ling/fac_pages/glee.html

Current Employer: University of Hawaii


Thompson, Sandra A. (PhD 1969, Charles Fillmore advisor)
Dissertation Title: On Relative Clause Structures in Relation to the Nature of Syntactic Complexity
sathomps@humanitas.ucsb.edu
http://linguistics.ucsb.edu/people/faculty/thompson/thompson.htm

Current Employer: UC Santa Barbara


Yue-Hashimoto, Anne O. (PhD 1966, S-Y Wang advisor)
Dissertation Title: Embedding Structures in Mandarin
anneyue@u.washington.edu
http://depts.washington.edu/asianll/faculty.html

Current Employer: University of Washington


Hashimoto, Mantaro (PhD 1965, S-Y Wang advisor)
Dissertation Title: The Phonology of Ancient Chinese
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hashimoto_Mantaro

Current Employer: deceased 1987 (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)


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