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Meghavarshini Krishnaswamy's picture
Meghavarshini Krishnaswamy
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D. Terence Langendoen
Retired Professor Emeritus
Email: langendt@email.arizona.edu
I retired from my position as Professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Arizona in July 2005. From May 2006 to August 2008, I worked as a Linguistics Program Officer in the Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences at the National Science Foundation in Arlington VA, and...
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Patricia Lee
Email: pllee@email.arizona.edu
Second-year PhD student in Linguistics, originally from Singapore.  My interests are: computational and mathematical linguistics, NLP, information retrieval, statistics.
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Adrienne J. Lehrer
Retired Professor Emerita
Email: alehrer@email.arizona.edu
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Amber Lubera
Email: allubera@email.arizona.edu
Office: Comm 114A
I am a second year Ph.D. student 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. Hobbies outside of Academia included hanging out with my lovely cat and camping (...
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Rianne Lyons
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Mohsen Mahdavi Mazdeh
Email: mahdavi@email.arizona.edu
I'm a PhD candidate in linguistics. My main area of interest is quantitative poetic meters. Currently my focus is on Persian and Arabic, but the ambitious ultimate goal of the project is to provide a theory of quantitative meters that accounts for the meter inventories and poetic licenses of...
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Joseph Marks
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Tyree Martin
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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 2nd year PhD student originally from Auburn, California. I received my BA in linguistics and my BS in journalism from the University of Kansas. My reserach interests involve phonology and Celtic languages.
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Isabel McKay
Email: icm@email.arizona.edu
Office: Douglass 222
I'm a fourth-year PhD student from Ann Arbor, MI.  I do work on the morphosyntax of object agreement languages and on written online conversational pragmatics (specifically emoji and written laughter on Twitter).
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Cecile McKee
Professor
Email: mckee@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-2188
Office: Communication 316
Professor, Linguistics Department Director, Developmental Psycholinguistics Laboratory, Linguistics Department My research emphasizes language and literacy development, as well as children's informal science learning. My main collaborators:...
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Dave Medeiros
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Joshua Meyer
Email: joshuameyer@email.arizona.edu
I am a Second Year PhD Student in Theoretical Linguistics. My main interests are syntax and psycholinguistics with focus on bilingual first language acquisition. My research also relates to the structure of Slavic and Turkic languages.
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Kristina Mihajlovic
Email: kmihajlovic@email.arizona.edu
I am a 2nd year PhD student primarily interested in phonology and phonetics, but also in language change and variation, especially as it relates to South Slavic languages.
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Noah Nelson
Graduate Associate
Email: noahnelson@email.arizona.edu
I am a 5th year Ph.D. student of Linguistics, with a minor concentration in Cognitive Science. In addition to my linguistic pursuits, I love to cook, and occasionally brew my own beer and cider.
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Christina Laree Newhall
NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Email: newhallc@email.arizona.edu
Joint Anthropology and Linguistics (ANLI) Ph.D Student Intrests include: identity, cultural and linguistic revitalization and maintenance, decolonization practices, and the effects of globalization on indigenous populations.
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Jian Gang Ngui
Email: jgngui@email.arizona.edu
I am a second-year student in the Linguistics PhD programme.  My primary interests are in syntactic theory and the syntax-semantics interface. Topics I've worked on include ellipsis in sluicing and fragments in Colloquial Singapore English, optional/partial WH-movement in Colloquial Singapore...
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Janet Nicol
Professor, Linguistics, Psychology and Cognitive Science
Email: nicol@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-8184
Office: Communication 314A
My research is about language; specifically, how people learn it, produce it, and understand it.  
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Remo Nitschke
GTA
Email: nitschke@email.arizona.edu
First year in the linguistics Phd. I currently work on the Syntax of German adjectives and on topics pertaining the evolution of language.
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Diane Ohala
Associate Professor, Career Track; Director of Undergraduate Studies
Email: ohalad@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-5984
Office: Communication 301
Department of Linguistics Undergraduate Advisor and Honors Advisor
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Seongjin Park
Graduate Research Assistant
Email: seongjinpark@email.arizona.edu
Office: Douglass 316
I'm third year PhD student in Linguistics. I received BA and MA in English Linguistics from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea. I am interested in phonetics, speech processing, and computational linguistics.  Now, I am working as a research assistant in Douglass Phonetics Lab. I...
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Colleen Patton
Email: cpatton@email.arizona.edu
In Fall 2018, I'm a Visiting Postgrad Researcher at the University of Edinburgh, under sponsorship from Dr. Wilson McLeod, while I conduct fieldwork research regarding Scottish Gaelic language revitalization. You can check out the Department I'm affiliated with here : ...
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Su Peiwen
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George-Michael Pescaru
Email: gmpescaru@email.arizona.edu
First Year PhD Student About me: I was born in Bucharest, Romania, but I was raised in Boise, Idaho.  I am the PAC-12's number one fan, with undergraduate degrees from Washington and an MA from Utah. Research interests: Currently, I am a phonologist. As far as that goes, I am especially...
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Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini
Professor
Email: massimo@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-6913
Office: Communication 305
Piattelli-Palmarini and Medeiros on the Physics of Language Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini and David Medeiros will be presenting papers at the First International Symposium on the Physics of...
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John Powell
University Fellow
Email: jwpowell@email.arizona.edu
John W. W. Powell is a PhD student of Linguistics at the University of Arizona. His research interest are in syntax, historical linguistics, language documentation, revitalization, and maintenance of Indigenous languages. For his dissertation, he is researching comparative and historical Yuman...
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Andrea Ramon
Lecturer
Email: andrearamon@email.arizona.edu
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