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Jessica Ray
Email: jessicaray@email.arizona.edu
Fourth Year Joint PhD Student, Anthropology and Linguistics. I am interested particularly in phonetics, phonology, African American English, and Hip Hop linguistics. In regards to Anthropology, I am interested broadly in the intersections of race, gender, and language. I am interested in the...
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Leah Rice
Email: lcrice@email.arizona.edu
Fourth Year PhD Student Major: Adult Psycholinguistics Minor: Speech Language and Hearing Sciences   My interests include: sentence processing, neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics, lexical access, and aphasia research.    Current projects include neuroimaging studies of morphological processing in...
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Corey Roberts
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Damian Yukio Romero Diaz
Graduate Teaching Associate (COH)
Email: happydiksha@gmail.com
TEL: 5202739913
M.S. sudent in Human Language Technology & Ph.D. candidate in Hispanic Linguistics at the  University of Arizona.   My main academic interests are in usage-based models of language. As of Fall, 2015, I started undertaking both the PhD in Spanish and an the HLT MS in the Linguistics Department...
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Jaycie Ryrholm Martin
Email: jayciem@email.arizona.edu
Third year PhD student. Psycholinguistics, multilingualism, acquisition. I am interested in crosslinguistic influence in multilingual language acquisition.
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Priscilla Shin
Email: pzl2@email.arizona.edu
Priscilla Shin is a graduate student in the joint Anthropology and Linguistics (ANLI) PhD program. Her current interests are in examining variation in Singapore English and how language variation and other semiotic practices (i.e., social practices, education, peer groups, etc.) are used to...
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Ryan Walter Smith
Graduate Teaching/Research Associate
Email: ryanwaltersmith@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 214-709-4390
Office: Communication 114D (Syntax Lab)
Fifth Year PhD Student My primary interests are in formal semantics, pragmatics, and syntactic theory. Within this area, topics I've worked on include: the semantics of associative and similative plurals and non-exhaustive expressions, concentrating in particular on their manifestations in Japanese...
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Luke Smith
Email: luke@lukesmith.xyz
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Winetu Tarrant
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Serene Tseng
Email: stseng@email.arizona.edu
I'm a first year Ph.D. student in the Anthropology and Linguistics (ANLI) program at the University of Arizona. I was born and raised in the San Gabriel Valley in Los Angeles, California, and I attained a double B.A. in 2017 from UC Santa Cruz in German Studies and Linguistics, focusing on German...
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Aresta Tsosie-Paddock
Assistant Professor, Career Track
Email: alarusso@email.arizona.edu
Dr. Aresta La Russo is a citizen of  the Navajo Nation from San Springs, Arizona, an area in western Navajo Nation. She is affiliated with the Leupp Chapter located in Leupp, Arizona.Her Navajo clans are Naakai Dine'e (Mexican People clan) born for Biih'nii (Deer Springs clan), maternal...
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Adam Ussishkin
Associate Professor and TA Supervisor
Email: adam.ussishkin@gmail.com
TEL: (520) 626-7121
Office: Douglass 312
Visit my website at ussishkin.org for up to date information and my current CV. I'm an associate professor in the Department of Linguistics, with appointments in the UA Cognitive Science program, the UA Second Language Acquisition and Teaching program, the...
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Mary-Caitlyn Valentinsson
Graduate Teaching Associate
Email: mvalentinsson@email.arizona.edu
I'm a sociolinguist and linguistic anthropologist who studies how media and pop culture shape the way people use language. Generally speaking, I'm interested in how consumers and producers of pop culture and mass media use language as a semiotic resource for accomplishing different kinds of...
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Natasha Warner
Professor & Head
Email: nwarner@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 626-5591
Office: Douglass 320
ANLI Program Coordinator, Linguistics I am a professor in the Department of Linguistics, and also have appointments in the Cognitive Science Program and the Department of East Asian Studies. My research is in the areas of phonetics, experimental phonology, and psycholinguistics, focusing on speech...
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Andrew Wedel
Professor
Email: wedel@email.arizona.edu
Office: Douglass 303
Please visit http://www.andywedel.com/ for more about my work. The bulk of my research explores sources and ramifications for two opposing tendencies evident in language change: a tendency toward pattern-coherence, and a tendency to preserve semantically...
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Cheyenne Wing
Email: cheyennewing@email.arizona.edu
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Marian Wiseley
Administrative Associate
Email: mwiseley@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-6897
Office: Communication 109
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Zhengnan Xie
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Kimberley Young
Business Manager, Senior
Email: kky@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-9274
Office: Communication 109A
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Jianrong Yu
Email: jianrongyu@email.arizona.edu
Second Year PhD Student: I hail from the sunny South-east Asian island state of Singapore, and previously obtained my BA and MA in English Language and Linguistics from the National University of Singapore. My research interests lie in the syntax and semantics of natural language, specifically...
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Ofelia Zepeda
Regents' Professor and Professor in Linguistics
Email: ofelia@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (520) 621-8294
Office: Communication 108B
Regents' Professor: Tohono O'odham language and linguistics Ofelia Zepeda is the author of the only pedagogical textbook on the Tohono O'odham language, A PAPAGO GRAMMAR, a book she wrote as part of the language course she developed some years ago. She is also co-author of the article, "Derived...
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Yiyun Zhao
Email: yiyunzhao@email.arizona.edu
Ph.D. Student in Linguistics. I am interested in computational linguistics, psycholinguistics, evolution of language and cognition.
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Andrew Zupon
Email: zupon@email.arizona.edu
PhD student. My two main areas of research are syntax and computational linguistics. In the area of syntax, I am interested in the interactions between case and agreement crosslinguistically, as well as how these interact with word order. In the area of computational linguistics, I am interested in...
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