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Miguel Acosta
Email: mracosta@email.arizona.edu
First Year MA Student, Native American Languages and Linguistics
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Ragheb Al-Ghezi
Email: raghebalghezi@email.arizona.edu
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Mohammed Al-Sammak
Email: sammak@email.arizona.edu
4th Year PhD Student. Arabic syntax. I work mostly on unaccusative and unergative verbs in Arabic and how cognate objects interact with them. For my minor in Language, Reading and Culture, I work on social justice in education.
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Bri Alexander
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Email: brialexander@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (707) 337-7820
Office: COMM108
ᎣᏏᏲ ᏂᎦᏓ! ᏦᏁᎾ. Ꭾ⁠Ꮝ⁠Ꮧ⁠ ⁠Ᏹ⁠Ꮳ⁠Ꮦ⁠Ꮈ⁠Ꮂ⁠Ꮝ⁠Ꭸ⁠Ꮝ⁠Ꮧ. ᏣᏓᎨᏳᏎᏍᏗ. MA student in Native American Languages & Linguistics. I am an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation and I work on my own heritage language, Cherokee, in the hopes that I will one day create language resources for beginning Cherokee learners....
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Maria Alexeeva
Email: alexeeva@email.arizona.edu
MS HLT student with interest in NLP and machine learning
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Othman Alshehri
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Stephanie Amado
Program Coordinator
Email: samado@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-2113
Office: Communication104
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Gregory Anderson
Multimedia Technical Specialist, Office of Student Computing Resources
Email: gka@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520 626-7295
Office: Music 135
Third year graduate student, M.S. Human Language Technology Full-time staffperson in the University Information Technology Services (UITS) Office of Student Computing Resources (OSCR). Supervises the Multimedia...
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Skye Anderson
Research Assistant
Email: skanderson@email.arizona.edu
Office: Douglass 318B
Skye Anderson is PhD student in Linguistics. She works on speech processing, focusing on the extent to which abstract representations like syllable structure interact with concrete acoustic representations during online speech segmentation and spoken word recognition. She also works on the...
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Diana Archangeli
Professor
Email: dba@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-2184
Office: Douglass 228
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Robert Autry
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Kathryn Banks
Email: kvbanks@email.arizona.edu
2nd year graduate student, M.S. Human Language Technology
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Andy Barss
Associate Professor
Email: barss@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-3284
Office: Communications 114A
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Dane Bell
Graduate Associate
Email: dane@email.arizona.edu
Dissertator, Linguistics: My current research concerns extracting health-related information from documents. For example, I use machine learning techniques to detect obesity, a major predictor of diabetes risk, in Twitter accounts. Past research includes psycholinguistic studies of lexical access (...
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Elise Bell
Email: elisebell@email.arizona.edu
Office: Douglass 322
Third Year PhD Student, Linguistics Recipient of a 2015 NSF East Asian and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) fellowship Email: elisebell@email.arizona.edu Website: http://elisebell.github.io/
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Brian Best
Email: brbest@email.arizona.edu
First Year MA Student, Native American Languages and Linguistics: My interest in linguistics began in 2002 while working with refugees as an AmeriCorps volunteer. This experience exposed me to Farsi, Arabic and Latin American Spanish, and led me to South America. Building communicative bridges...
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Brian Best
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Thomas G. Bever
Regents' Professor
Email: tgb@email.arizona.edu
I regularly work with undergraduates and graduate students in Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition and Teaching, Psychology, Neuroscience and Education, always on topics of interest to them, eventually of interest to me. My own research and teaching is inclues the current revival of “...
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John Blazic
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Rachel Brown
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Email: rachelbrown@email.arizona.edu
Dissertating PhD Student interested in psycholinguistics, cognitive science, neurolinguistics, language development, and native american linguistics
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Andrew Carnie
Professor and Dean of the Graduate College
Email: carnie@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-2802
Office: Comm 302
I am a Professor of Linguistics in the Department of Linguistics and have appointments in the Cognitive Science Program, the Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching and the Joint Program in Linguistics and Anthropology.  My research revolves around various...
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Phil Cash Cash
Email: cashcash@email.arizona.edu
Dissertator, Joint Phd Program: Anthropology and Linguistics
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Yan Chen
Email: yanchen@email.arizona.edu
PhD candidate Major in phonetics and phonology and minor in second language acquisition and teaching (SLAT). I'm interested in L1-L2 phonetics, second language acquisition and teaching, and tone languages. 
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Yuan-Lu Chen
Email: cheny@email.arizona.edu
6th Year PhD Student; PhD Candidate; Major in computational linguistics; Minor in Syntax. I am currently working on using linguistic interlinear gloss data to improve the performance of machine translation systems (from Scottish Gaelic...
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Jeffrey Chiavetta
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Noam Chomsky
Laureate Professor of Linguistics, Agnese Nelms Haury Chair
Email: chomsky@email.arizona.edu
Considered the founder of modern linguistics, Noam Chomsky is one of the most cited scholars in modern history. Among his groundbreaking books are “Syntactic Structures”, “Language and Mind,” “Aspects of the Theory of Syntax,” and “The Minimalist Program,” each of which has made distinct...
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Rebecca Cordes
First Year HLT student
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Rolando Alberto Coto Solano
Email: rcoto@email.arizona.edu
Fourth year Phd Student, Linguistics
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William M. Cotter
Email: williamcotter@email.arizona.edu
I am a doctoral candidate in the joint PhD program in Anthropology & Linguistics. Prior to joining the Department of Linguistics and School of Anthropology, I completed a Master’s of Arts in Sociolinguistics of the Arab World at the University of Essex. My Master’s research examined Arabic...
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John Culnan
Email: jmculnan@email.arizona.edu
I started work on my PhD in 2016 after completing an MA in Linguistics at the University of Hong Kong. I am interested in phonetics and experimental phonology, as well as automatic speech recognition and computational linguistics. I am currently working on research involving the production and...
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