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Angela Hughes
Graduate student in Human Language Technology
Email: angelahughes@email.arizona.edu
As I pursue a Master's Degree in Human Language Technology, I hope to apply my years of experience with Accessibility toward the development of improved computerized speech and language systems, which many users with disabilities depend upon.
 
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Dalene Hunter
PhD Student
Email: dalenedhunter@arizona.edu
I am a PhD student who started in 2022. My primary interest is language revitalization in particular respect to Celtic languages. Previously I have worked on historical lexicography, Old English and sociocultural studies. I enjoy grantwriting, and in my free time I do caligraphy and make soap. 
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Luis A. Irizarry Figueroa
Graduate Teaching/Research Associate
Email: irizarry1@arizona.edu
Office: Douglass 114D (Syntax Lab) / 1031 N. Mountain Ave
Fourth year Ph.D. student in the Linguistics Department I was born and raised in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico and I completed my B.A in Philosophy in the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez with a minor in linguistics. My Philosophy Undergraduate Thesis explored Pico Della Mirándola's Oration on the...
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Eric Jackson
Assistant Professor of Practice
Email: ejackson1@arizona.edu
Eric is a "full stack" linguist with experience in fieldwork, language documentation, and language technology. In this context, "full stack" means that he's comfortable working in any domain from phonetics to semantics—a situation often beneficial when working with communities who speak under-...
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Pooja Jain
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Cheonkam Jeong
Graduate Teaching/Research Associate
Email: cheonkamjeong@email.arizona.edu
PhD candidate interested in phonology, phonetics, and computational linguistics
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Kevan Joe
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Email: kevanjoe@email.arizona.edu
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Roya Kabiri
Graduate Teaching/Research Associate
Email: royakabiri@email.arizona.edu
Office: Communication 114D/ Syntax Lab
I’m a PhD candidate in Linguistics. I have an MA in Linguistics from University of Tehran, and an MS in Human Language Technology from University of Arizona. I work primarily in syntax and computational linguistics and the interface between the two. As a theoretical syntactician, I have been...
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Simin Karimi
Professor
Email: karimi@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-5399
Office: Communication 106
I am a Professor in the Department of Linguistics. I have appointments in the Cognitive Science Program, The Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Second Language Acquisition and Teaching (SLAT), the joint Program in Linguistics and Anthropology, the School of Middle Eastern and North African...
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Song Yi Kim
Email: songyikim@arizona.edu
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Alison Kleczewski
First-year graduate student in Human Language Technology
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Meghavarshini Krishnaswamy
Graduate Student, PhD Program
Email: mkrishnaswamy@arizona.edu
Hello! I'm Megh (she/her) a speech enthusiast, specializing in acoustic phonetics. I worked on speech entrainment and phonetic accommodation, L2 speech acquisition, pitch perception and its effects on phonemic identification, and the acoustics of complex tongue gestures. I have also worked on the...
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Alice Kwak
RA in the School of Information
Email: alicekwak@email.arizona.edu
I am a third year Ph.D. student who is interested in language revitalization, language documentation, pedagogical material development, language database creation, and natural language processing. I am currently involved in several projects, including the COLRC (Coeur d'Alene Online Language...
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Sonja Lanehart
Email: lanehart@email.arizona.edu
Office: Communication 316B
Sonja Lanehart is Professor of Linguistics in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Teaching, Learning, and Sociocultural Studies in the College of Education as well as a Faculty Fellow in the Graduate College at the University of Arizona. Her scholarship focuses on language and...
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D. Terence Langendoen
Retired Professor Emeritus
Email: langendt@email.arizona.edu
I retired in 2005 after 41 years in faculty positions in linguistics, the last 17 of which were at the University of Arizona. I started a new career in 2006 as Program Director in Linguistics at the National Science Foundation, and in 2008 took a renewable part-time position in the Robust...
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Sumi Lee
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Patricia Lee
Email: pllee@email.arizona.edu
PhD student in Linguistics.  My interests are: computational linguistics, NLP, statistics.
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Adrienne J. Lehrer
Retired Professor Emerita
Email: alehrer@email.arizona.edu
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Haley Logan
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Amber Lubera
Graduate Research & Teaching Associate
Email: allubera@email.arizona.edu
I am a sixth year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Linguistics. I am originally from Las Vegas, Nevada. I received my BA in English (with a focus in linguistics) from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2016. I received my MA in Linguistics and a Graduate Certificiate in Computational Social...
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Vince Marinilli
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Joseph Marks
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T.J Martin
TA
Email: tjmartin93@email.arizona.edu
I enjoy spending my weekends playing videos games mainly: The Sims 4, Apex, & Animal Crossing. I do love a good anime show or a good book. In my spare time, I am playing with my pets Pico and Rémy. I enjoy going to the movies or binging something on a streaming platform since I was a manager at...
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Ben Martin
Email: bamartin@email.arizona.edu
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Cassidy Martin
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Kerry McCullough
Email: kmccullough@email.arizona.edu
I am a PhD candidate originally from Auburn, California. I received my BA in linguistics and my BS in journalism from the University of Kansas in 2017. My research interests involve phonology and orthography, especially how they are used in Celtic languages. My dissertation focuses on Irish initial...
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Isabel McKay
Email: icm@email.arizona.edu
Office: Douglass 222
I'm a fifth-year PhD student from Ann Arbor, MI.  I do work on the argument structure in polysynthetic languages and on written online conversational pragmatics (specifically emoji and written laughter on Twitter).
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Cecile McKee
Professor
Email: mckee@arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-2188
Office: Communication 316 or Zoom
Professor, Linguistics Department Director, Developmental Psycholinguistics Laboratory Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science [UA News story] I study...
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Dave Medeiros
Email: medeiros@email.arizona.edu
I'm a first-year student in the Human Language & Technology Master's Program. 
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Jennifer Medina
Graduate Student
Email: jjmedina@email.arizona.edu
First year PhD student
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