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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
Graduate Research & Teaching Assistant
Email: allubera@email.arizona.edu
Office: Comm 114A
I am a fourth 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. I received my MA in Linguistics from UArizona (2020). My research interests include...
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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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Cassidy Martin
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Tyree Martin
Email: tjmartin93@email.arizona.edu
I enjoy spending my weekends playing videos games, mainly the Sims 4 & watching anime, but I do enjoy a good book and playing with my cat Pico. Going to the movies is also a plus for me since I was a manager at one for the past several years. I love to travel, try new dishes as long as they are...
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Ben Martin
Email: bamartin@email.arizona.edu
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Kerry McCullough
Email: kmccullough@email.arizona.edu
I am a 4th year PhD student originally from Auburn, California. I received my BA in linguistics and my BS in journalism from the University of Kansas in 2017. My reserach interests involve phonology and orthography, especially how they are used in Celtic languages.
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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
Email: mckee@arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-2188
Office: Communication 316, Zoom
Professor, Linguistics Department Director, Developmental Psycholinguistics Laboratory, Linguistics Department I study language and literacy development, as well as informal science learning. My main collaborators are:...
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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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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 4th year PhD student primarily interested in phonology and phonetics, but also in language change and variation, especially as it relates to South Slavic languages and heritage speakers. I am also a public K-12 educator with 3.5 years of substitute teaching experience and 4 years of...
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Max Mulé
NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Email: mule@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 7607998318
Hey! I'm a 1st year PhD student interested in community based language revitalization, language documentation, linguistics education for language workers, the intersection of phonetics and language revitalization, and Arbëreshë. Besides linguistics, I enjoy rock climbing, cooking, and indie movies.
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Santiago Nelson
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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 fourth-year PhD candidate (A.B.D.) in the Linguistics department.  My primary interests are in syntactic and semantic 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...
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Tianyi Ni
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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
Email: nitschke@email.arizona.edu
Linguistics PhD student and Human Language Technology student. I am working on ways to make neural machien translation technologies accessible to low-resource language communities. On the theoretical side, I currently work on the Syntax of German adjectives and on topics pertaining the evolution of...
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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 PhD candidate 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. I have been interested in production and perception of English, especially by Korean...
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Ashley Parker
Email: ashleyparker@email.arizona.edu
First year MS in HLT student.
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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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Donovan Pete
Email: dpete@email.arizona.edu
Office: Douglass, Room 232
Ya’at’eeh, Shidine'é, ShiKé'í, adóó Shikwaiisinii. ʼÁdóoneʼé nishłínígíí ʼéí Naakaii Diné nishli. Dziłtaah Diné'e Kinyaa'aanii bashichiin. Ma’ii Deeshgiizhnii dashicheii. Na'toh Diné Tachii’nii dashinali. ʼÁkótʼéego ʼéí haastiin nishłį́. Tsin Nasbąs Siʼąh dę́ę́ʼ nashá. Kʼaad, bá ʼóltaʼí nishłį́ʼ. I...
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Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini
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, Graduate Assistent
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, morphology, historical linguistics, language documentation, revitalization, and maintenance of Indigenous languages, specifically historical Yuman morphosyntax. He collaborates with...
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