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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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Maria Alexeeva
Email: alexeeva@email.arizona.edu
MS HLT student with interest in NLP and machine learning
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Mohammed Alshakhori
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Othman Alshehri
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Stephanie Amado
Program Coordinator
Email: samado@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-2113
Office: Communication 104
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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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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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Kaylene Bigknife
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Rachel Brown
Graduate Assistant for Student Accountability and Assistance, Dean of Students Office
Email: rachelbrown@email.arizona.edu
Doctoral 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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Andrew Charles
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Jeffrey Chiavetta
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Noam Chomsky
Laureate Professor of Linguistics, Agnese Nelms Haury Chair
Email: noamchomsky@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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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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Wilson de Lima Silva
Assistant Professor
Email: wdelimasilva@email.arizona.edu
I'm an Assistant Professor in the Department of Linguistics. I co-coordinate (with Dr. Ofelia Zepeda) the M.A. Program in Native American Languages & Linguistics (also known as NAMA). I'm a field linguist with formal training in theoretical linguistics and language documentation &...
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Richard A. Demers
Retired Professor Emeritus
Email: demers@email.arizona.edu
Dr. Demers has always had a special interest in natural science, and his interest in linguistics is a special case of this interest. His undergraduate degree is in physics and he has continued to follow developments in all of the sciences by undertaking broad readings. Within the field of...
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stanley donahoo
Email: stanleydonahoo@email.arizona.edu
PhD Candidate--research interests in psycho- and neurolinguistics, as well as experimental pragmatics.
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Joseph Dupris
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Email: jdupris@email.arizona.edu
waq lis ?aad! gew ?a seesas Joe Dupris. ni ?a mbosaksaawaskni gi. ewksiknii coy moatt'akkni coy Big Pine Paiute coy Mnicoujou Lakota ?an gi. pk'isap gew Kathy Hill. ptisap gew Joseph Dupris. pq'olip gew Margaret 'Janie' Haddock. pk'aasip gew Gerald 'Pat' Hill. pt'eewip gew Mona Gray, bloksip gew...
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Masha Fedzechkina
Assistant Professor
Email: mfedzech@email.arizona.edu
Office: Communication 114E
I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Linguistics. My research focuses on the intersection of language acquisition, psycholinguistics, and linguistic typology, seeking to understand the nature of individual-level constraints on language use and acquisition and their impact on language...
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