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Miguel Acosta
Email: mracosta@email.arizona.edu
First Year MA Student, Native American Languages and Linguistics
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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
RA in the School of Information
Email: alexeeva@email.arizona.edu
PhD student (2019-...) with interest in NLP
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Ahmed Alkuraydis
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Elham Almotairy
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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
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Diana Archangeli
Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
Email: dba@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-2184
Office: Communication 114A
Archangeli’s research explores both the fundamental concepts of how phonological systems are organized and the concrete ways in which sounds are used and produced in language. Her conceptual research, Emergent Phonology (or Minimalist Phonology), asks the question of how much does phonological...
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Shashi Armstrong
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Ibrahim Ahmed Asiri
Email: ibrahimasiri@email.arizona.edu
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Robert Autry
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Rosalia Badhorse
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Oliver Barraza
NAMA student and Research Assistant
Email: oliverbarraza@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 5202379209
I am a MA student with a focus on language documentation and revitalization, especially in the interests of decolonizing linguistics. My current focus includes evaluating the development of documentation technology as it applies in the field, while assisting as a lexicographer for native languages.
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Gabriela Benavides
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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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Shawna Birnbaum
First-year student, Master of Science, Human Language Technology
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Mosiah Bluecloud
Native American Languages Advocate
I eat sleep breath and pray in my native american languages. Revitalization and Reclamation are life.
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Nathan Brock
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Emily Bunce
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Andrew Carnie
Vice Provost for Graduate Education, Dean of the Graduate College and Professor in Linguistics
Email: carnie@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-2802
Office: Communication 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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Lisa Casarez
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Andrew Charles
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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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Riah Coulter
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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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Andrea Cunningham
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Gabriela De la Cruz-Sánchez
Email: gabrieladelacruz@email.arizona.edu
I started the PhD in Lingusitics in 2019. 
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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 direct 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 & revitalization. I conduct research in the...
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Richard A. Demers
Distinguished 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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