Faculty

Category: Awards, Celebrations, Faculty, General

Jessica Rett is receiving the Linguistic Society of America’s Linguistic Service Award

Published: October 23, 2019

Congratulations to Jessica Rett! The 2020 winner of the Linguistic Society of America’s Linguistic Service Award is the “Pop-Up Mentoring Program (PUMP)”, whose organizers facilitate short-term mentoring of linguists by linguists. Our own Jessica Rett is one of the six organizers receiving the award, which will be presented at the New Orleans Annual Meeting in…

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Category: Faculty, General, Graduate Students, Journal Publications, Publications

Jeremy Steffman published two journal papers at JASA

Published: September 26, 2019

Jeremy Steffman (4th year PhD candidate) published two papers at the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA), one by himself and the other with Sun-Ah Jun. Congratulations!!!  Below is the publication info. Steffman, J. (2019). Phrase-final lengthening modulates listeners’ perception of vowel duration as a cue to coda stop voicing. The Journal of the…

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Category: Faculty

Jessica Rett selected as the LSA’s September 2019 Member Spotlight

Published: September 10, 2019

“[T]he future [of linguistics] is dynamic and diversifying.” Professor Jessica Rett was selected as the Member Spotlight in the Linguistic Society of America’s September newsletter. Congratulations to Professor Rett, someone who has greatly contributed to the field of linguistics since becoming a member of LSA in 2005. To read more about her spotlight, please click…

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Category: Alumni, Celebrations, Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

UCLA at ICPhS

Published: August 14, 2019

Many current and past department members attended the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences in Melbourne, Australia this month. Adam Chong and Pat arranged an evening social at a local bar. The photo above shows Adam Royer, Beth Sturman, Meng Yang, Ho-Hsien Pan (former visiting scholar), Sun-Ah Jun, Mary Baltazani (PhD 2002), Marc Garellek (PhD 2013),…

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Category: Alumni, Celebrations, Faculty, General, Graduate Students

Linguistics Commencement 2019

Published: July 11, 2019

The Linguistics Department would like to congratulate the recent undergraduate and graduate students who were honored this past June 15th, 2019. The graduation reception took place in Royce Hall, room 314. The graduates included Eleanor Glewwe, Zhuo Chen (not pictured), Richard Stockwell (not pictured), Tyler Carson, Angelica Pan, and Joy Wu. Again, congratulations to our…

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Category: Faculty, General

Tenure for Tim Hunter

Published: May 16, 2019

Prof. Tim Hunter, of the Linguistics Department and the Program in Computational Linguistics, has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure as of July 1, 2019. Congratulations, Tim!

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Category: Faculty, Fieldwork, Jobs, Staff

Temporary faculty positions in Linguistics for next year

Published: May 14, 2019

The department is advertising for the following faculty for next year: – Assistant Adjunct Professor in language acquisition/syntax/semantics Two-year position, ad closes 21 May 2019 or until filled https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04479   – Lecturer in phonetics and phonology One-year position, ad closes 17 June 2019 https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04560   – Lecturer in Applied Linguistics One-year position, ad closes 26…

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