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Ladder faculty

NAME DEGREE RESEARCH INTERESTS   OFFICE
Daland, Robert
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2009, Northwestern Univ. Computational and experimental approaches to language learning Website 2210C Campbell Hall
Goldstein, David
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2010,
UC Berkeley
Historical linguistics, syntax, Indo-European Website 3122B Campbell Hall
Harris, Jesse
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2012, UMass., Amherst Language processing, semantics, pragmatics Website 2224C Campbell Hall
Hayes, Bruce
Distinguished Professor
Ph.D. 1980,
MIT
Phonology, phonetics, metrics, learnability Website 2101G Campbell Hall
Hunter, Tim
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2010,
Univ. of Maryland
Computational linguistics, syntax Website 3103K Campbell Hall
Hyams, Nina
Professor, Vice Chair - Director of Graduate Studies
Ph.D. 1983,
CUNY
Child language acquisition, syntax Website 2210B Campbell Hall
Jun, Sun-Ah
Professor

Ph.D. 1993,
Ohio State Univ.
Phonetics, intonation, prosody-syntax/semantics interface, laboratory phonology, language acquisition, Korean Website 2101H Campbell Hall
Keating, Patricia
Professor
Ph.D. 1980,
Brown Univ.
Phonetics, laboratory phonology Website 2101J Campbell Hall
Koopman, Hilda
Professor
Ph.D. 1984,
Univ. of Tilburg
Syntactic theory, comparative syntax, morphosyntax, syntax phonology interface Website 3103J Campbell Hall

Mahajan, Anoop
Professor and Co-Chair

Ph.D. 1990,
MIT
Syntactic theory, typology, South Asian languages Website 3103H Campbell Hall
Rett, Jessica
Associate Professor, Vice Chair - Director of Undergraduate Studies
Ph.D. 2008, Rutgers Univ. Semantics
Website 3103L Campbell Hall
Schütze, Carson
Professor
Ph.D. 1997,
MIT
Language processing, first language acquisition, syntax, morphology Website 2210E Campbell Hall
Sharvit, Yael
Professor
Ph.D. 1997, Rutgers Univ. Semantics, pragmatics, syntax-semantics interface Website 3103G Campbell Hall
Sportiche, Dominique
Professor
Ph.D. 1984,
MIT
Syntax, morphosyntax, syntax-semantics interface, French syntax, Romance syntax Website 3103M Campbell Hall
Stowell, Tim
Professor and Co-Chair
Ph.D. 1981,
MIT
Formal syntax Website 3103N Campbell Hall

Sundara, Megha
Associate Professor

Ph.D. 2005,
McGill Univ.
Phonetics, speech perception, infant speech perception Website 2101S Campbell Hall
Torrence, Harold
Associate Professor

Ph.D. 2005,
UCLA
Fieldwork, syntax and morphology of African and Native American languages Website 3103F Campbell Hall
Zuraw, Kie
Associate Professor
Ph.D. 2000,
UCLA
Phonology, computational linguistics, Tagalog Website 3122A Campbell Hall

Lecturers

NAME DEGREE RESEARCH INTERESTS   OFFICE
Bozzone, Chiara
Lecturer in Linguistics
Ph.D. 2016, UCLA Indo-European, historical linguistics Website 3300B Rolfe Hall
Burns, Roslyn
Lecturer
in Linguistics
Ph.D. 2016, 
UC Berkeley
Phonology, sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, Germanic, Bantu linguistics Website 2126B Campbell Hall
Gaines, Scott
Lecturer TA in Linguistics
M.A. 2015,
UCLA
Algonquian morphosyntax Website 2126C Campbell Hall
Ivanova, Olga
Lecturer in Swahili
Ph.D. 2015,
UCLA
Swahili language, East African culture, Applied Linguistics Website 3317 Rolfe Hall
Lewis, Benjamin
Lecturer in American Sign Language
M.A.
Gallaudet Univ.
ASL language teaching, Deaf history and culture Website 3312 Rolfe Hall

Mateu, Victoria E.
Lecturer in Linguistics

Ph.D. 2016,
UCLA.

First Language Acquisition, theoretical syntax, language processing Website 3300A Rolfe Hall

Tellings, Jos
Lecturer in Linguistics

Ph.D. 2016
UCLA

Semantics, pragmatics, and mathematical linguistics Website 3312 Rolfe Hall

Adjunct faculty

Dahlgren, Kathleen
Adjunct Professor
Ph.D. 2000, UCLA Computational Linguistics Website  

Emeritus faculty

Anttila, Raimo
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1966 Yale Indo-European languages and linguistics, historical linguistics Website
Curtiss, Susan
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1976, UCLA Neurolinguistics, psycholinguistics, language acquisition Website 3315 Rolfe Hall
Hinnebusch, Thomas
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1973 UCLA Swahili, African languages and Linguistics(Bantu), phonology, historical linguistics. Website  
Keenan, Edward
Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1969, Univ. of Pennsylvania Mathematical linguistics, linguistic universals, Malagasy. Website 3126B Campbell Hall
Melchert, Craig
Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1977, Harvard University
Historical linguistics, Indo-European, Anatolian languages. Website  
Munro, Pamela
Distinguished Research Professor
Ph.D. 1974, UC San Diego American Indian languages and linguistics,
historical linguistics, phonology, syntax.
Website 3326 Rolfe Hall
Parsons, Terry
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1966, Stanford Univ. Semantics, philosophy of language, philosophical logic, metaphysics and history of logic Website  
Stabler, Edward
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1981, MIT Computational linguistics, psycholinguistics, philosophy of logic and language Website  

Web pages of faculty now deceased

Bright, William
1928-2006 William Bright was a distinguished scholar in American Indian linguistics, Dravidian linguistics, and sociolinguistics.  
Fromkin, Victoria 1923-2000 Victoria Fromkin was one of the department's own first Ph.D.'s, noted for her work in phonetics, phonology,and psycholinguistics. Website
Ladefoged, Peter 1925-2006 Peter Ladefoged was a preeminent scholar in phonetics. He taught in the department from 1962 to 1991, and was thereafter a Research Linguist. Website
Schuh, Russell 1941-2016 Russell Schuh was a distinguished Africanist specializing in Chadic languages. Website  
Stockwell, Robert 1925-2012 Robert Stockwell was the founding chair of our department. His research covered syntactic theory, the history of the English language, early English metrics, and historical linguistics. Website
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