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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
TEL: 5597443555
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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Bri Alexander
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Email: brialexander@email.arizona.edu
TEL: (707) 337-7820
Office: COMM108
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Skye Anderson
Research Assistant
Email: skanderson@email.arizona.edu
Office: Douglass 318B
Fourth Year PhD Student: I am interested in formal, computational and experimental approaches to phonology and morphology, as well as speech perception, speech rhythm, and language acquisition. Currently my work is mostly focused on templatic morphology in Semitic languages, especially Moroccan...
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Gregory Anderson
Multimedia Technical Specialist, Office of Student Computing Resources
Email: gka@email.arizona.edu
TEL: 520 626-7295
Office: Music 135
Third year graduate student, M.S. Human Language Technology Full-time staffperson in the University Information Technology Services (UITS) Office of Student Computing Resources (OSCR). Supervises the Multimedia...
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Elise Bell
Email: elisebell@email.arizona.edu
Office: Douglass 322
Third Year PhD Student, Linguistics Recipient of a 2015 NSF East Asian and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) fellowship Email: elisebell@email.arizona.edu Website: http://elisebell.github.io/
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Dane Bell
Graduate Associate
Email: dane@email.arizona.edu
Dissertator, Linguistics: My current research concerns extracting health-related information from documents. For example, I use machine learning techniques to detect obesity, a major predictor of diabetes risk, in Twitter accounts. Past research includes psycholinguistic studies of lexical access (...
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Brian Best
Email: brbest@email.arizona.edu
First Year MA Student, Native American Languages and Linguistics: My interest in linguistics began in 2002 while working with refugees as an AmeriCorps volunteer. This experience exposed me to Farsi, Arabic and Latin American Spanish, and led me to South America. Building communicative bridges...
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Brian Best
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John Blazic
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Rachel Brown
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Email: rachelbrown@email.arizona.edu
Dissertating PhD Student interested in psycholinguistics, cognitive science, neurolinguistics, language development, and native american linguistics
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Phil Cash Cash
Email: cashcash@email.arizona.edu
Dissertator, Joint Phd Program: Anthropology and Linguistics
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Yuan-Lu Chen
Email: cheny@email.arizona.edu
Forth Year PhD Student; PhD Candidate; Major in computational linguistics (implementing the Minimalist Program); Minor in Syntax. Click here for my CV      Publications 2012. Lexical-syllable contrast...
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Yan Chen
Email: yanchen@email.arizona.edu
PhD candidate Major in phonetics and phonology and minor in second language acquisition and teaching (SLAT). I'm interested in L1-L2 phonetics, second language acquisition and teaching, and tone languages. 
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Rolando Alberto Coto Solano
Email: rcoto@email.arizona.edu
Fourth year Phd Student, Linguistics
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William M. Cotter
Email: williamcotter@email.arizona.edu
I am a doctoral candidate in the joint PhD program in Anthropology & Linguistics. Prior to joining the Department of Linguistics and School of Anthropology, I completed a Master’s of Arts in Sociolinguistics of the Arab World at the University of Essex. My Master’s research examined Arabic...
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John Culnan
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stanley donahoo
Email: stanleydonahoo@email.arizona.edu
PhD Candidate--I am a fourth year LingCat with interests in psycho- and neurolinguistics, as well as experimental pragmatics. Research Interests Psycholinguistics Neurolinguistics Experimental Pragmatics I am interested in the mental lexicon and its representation in the mind and brain. In...
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Shiloh Drake
Linguistics TA
Email: sndrake@email.arizona.edu
Office: Douglass 228
Ph.D. Candidate. Broadly, I'm interested in psycholinguistics and neurolinguistics; more specifically, I'm interested in the structure of the lexicon, how words are processed, and how we get to their meaning (via morphology and lexical semantics). How this happens in special populations is of...
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John Dukatz
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Joseph Dupris
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Email: jdupris@email.arizona.edu
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Megan Figueroa
Graduate Research Associate
Email: megan@email.arizona.edu
I am a PhD candidate in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Arizona. My main research interest is psycholinguistics with ancillary interests in bilingual language acquisition, morphosyntactic development, child language disorders, majority-minority language contact, and poverty...
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Julia Fisher
Email: jmfisher@email.arizona.edu
4th year, Phd Program: Linguistics My primary interests are in the neural correlates of categorical perception and in speech perception (both monolingual and bilingual).  The techniques I use to investigate these issues are fMRI, behavioral testing, and computational modeling.
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Andrea Fulgham
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Jonathan Geary
Email: jonathangeary@email.arizona.edu
Office: Douglass 305
Third-Year PhD Student. Interested in, among other things, psycholinguistics (e.g. morphological processing, word recognition), historical linguistics (e.g. contact-induced change, morphological change, reanalysis), in working with under-studied/under-documented languages (i.e. on their...
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Bryan James Gordon
Email: linguist@email.arizona.edu
Seventh year, Joint PhD Student: Anthropology and Linguistics
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Shannon Grippando
Email: sgrippando@email.arizona.edu
Third Year PhD Student Research Interests: Psycholinguistics Lexical access Orthography Japanese Computational linguistics Current Projects: Semantic priming effects Orthographic complexity in speech Questions? Wanna chat? Feel free to email me!
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Florian Hafner
UA Student
Email: florianhafner@email.arizona.edu
I started out young an innocent studying to become an English teacher. Teaching is my innate passion and there's nothing more fun to teach young people on their way to future success. I then majored in English (linguistics) and decided to do my MA in linguistics with a minor in TEFL. I also spent...
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Gustave Hahn-Powell
research associate in the CLU Lab (NLP)
Email: hahnpowell@email.arizona.edu
Office: Gould-Simpson 847 (CLU Lab) & Douglass 301 (Comp Ling Lab)
I'm a PhD candidate focusing on computational linguistics.  I work in the CLU Lab as a research associate funded under DARPA's Big Mechanism project and the Bill and Melinda Gates HBGDki Initiative.  Previously I served...
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Maureen Hoffmann
Email: mhoffm@email.arizona.edu
Ph.D. candidate in Anthropology-Linguistics (ANLI) Interests: Minority language, endangered languages, language revitalization, Southeast Asia (especially Thailand and Burma), language documentation, linguistic anthropology, phonetics, tone languages, language policy, language and identity,...
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