Ph.D. Recipients

These are the Ph.D. Degrees awarded since 1965 through the Department of Linguistics at UCLA

The Ph.D.s are listed in reverse chronological order since 1965. To find particular names, please use the search box located at the top of this page.

FirstLastCurrent PositionYearDissertation
MaayanAbenina-Adar2020Expressing Ignorance with Determiner Phrases
MarjuKapsLecturer at Birkbeck, University of London2020Processing Information on Structures: A Case Study of Contrastive Topics in Estonian
BriceRoberts20202020. An Autosegmental-Metrical Model of Shanghainese Tone and Intonation
JeremySteffmanPost-doctoral Researcher at Northwestern University 2020Prosodic Prominence in Vowel Perception and Spoken Language Processing.
SozenOzkanResearch Project Manager, ETS AI Research Labs2020Word Order and Information Structure in Turkish
RichardStockwellJunior Research Fellow, Christ Church, Oxford2020Contrast and Verb Phrase Ellipsis: Triviality, Symmetry, and Competition
IaraMantenutoAssistant Professor, California State University Dominguez Hills2020Other' and More' in San Sebastian del Monte Mixtec and Beyong
DanielaCulinovic2020 Second position’ revisited: a uniformly syntactic account of ‘split’ predicates
DeborahWong2020‘what’ did not move: Sluicing in Minimalist Grammarswhat’ did not move: Sluicing in Minimalist Grammars
NikosAngelopoulosPost-doctoral fellowship at Center for Research in Syntax, Semantics and Phonology (CRISSP), KU Leuven2019(Hilda Koopman, Chair), Dominique Sportiche (co-chair) Complementizers and Prepositions as Probes: Insights from Greek
EleanorGlewweMellon Post-doctoral fellow, Grinnell College2019(Professor Kie Ross Zuraw, Chair) Bias in Phonotactic Learning: Experimental Studies of Phonotactic Implicationals
JohnGluckmanAssistant Professor at The University of Kansas2019(Dominique Sportiche) Perspectives on Syntactic Dependencies
IsabelleLinStudent, L’Ecole Cesan, Paris2019co-chairs were (Kie Zuraw and Megha Sundara) Functional Load, Perception, and the Learning of Phonological Alernations
MengYangAcademic Consultant at BeMo Academic Consulting Inc.2019(Patricia Keating & Megha Sundara, Co-Chairs) Cue Integration and Contrast Shifts: Experimental and Typological Studies
NicolettaLoccioniLecturer in Linguistics at UCLA2018(Tim Stowell, Chair) Getting “the most” out of Romance
JesseZymetLecturer in Linguistics at UC Berkeley2018(Bruce Hayes & Kie Zuraw, Co-Chairs) Lexical Propensities in Phonology: Corpus and Experimental Evidence, Grammar, and Learning
Ann M.AlySenior UX Researcher at Agile Six Applications, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland2017(Sun Ah Jun, Chair) Prosodic Effects of Code-Switching in Spanish-Basque Bilinguals
Adam J.ChongLecturer (Asst Prof) in Linguistics, Queen Mary University of London2017(Kie Ross Zuraw & Megha Sundara, Co-Chairs) On the Relation Between Phonotactic Learning and Alternation Learning
MeaghanFowlieAssistant Professor at Linguistics Dept. of Universiteit Utrecht in The Netherlands2017(Edward P. Stabler, Chair) Slaying the Great Green Dragon: Learning and Modelling Iterable Ordered Optional Adjuncts
Michael L.LefkowitzMember of Technical Staff, Apprente2017(Bruce P. Hayes, Chair) Maxent Harmonic Grammars and Phonetic Duration
YuTanakaAssistant Professor, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan2017(Kie Ross Zuraw & Bruce P. Hayes, Co-Chairs) The Sound Pattern of Japanese Surnames
Ann (Niki) M.AckerLinguistics Project Manager, Google via Adecco2016(Pamela Munro, Chair) Voice and Valence in Q’anjob ‘al
Natalia (Natasha)KorotkovaPost-doctoral researcher, University of Tübingen, and University of Konstanz2016(Yael Sharvit & Dominique Sportiche, Co-Chairs) Heterogeneity and Uniformity in the Evidential Domain
Victoria E.Mateu MartinAssistant Professor of Hispanic Linguistics at the UCLA Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese2016(Nina Hyams, Chair) Intervention Effects in the Acquisition of Raising and Control: Evidence from English and Spanish
Jos L.TellingsPost-doctoral researcher, Utrecht University2016(Jessica Rett & Yael Sharvit, Co-Chairs) Counterfactuality in Discourse
LaurenWinansInsights Manager, Siegel+Gale (formerly Lecturer, USC)2016(Jessica Rett & Yael Sharvit, Co-Chairs) Inferences of “will”
DustinBowersVisiting Scholar, University of Arizona (formerly Post-doctoral fellow, University of Alberta, Canada)2015(Bruce Hayes & Kie Zuraw, co-chairs) A system for morphophonological learning and its consequences for language change
JoeBuffingtonAssistant Professor Law, Albany Law School2015(Tim Stowell & Yael Sharvit, co-chairs) The logical form of contract formation
Yun JungKimLecturer, Emory University, Atlanta2015(Megha Sundara, chair) 6-month-olds’ segmentation and representation of morphologically complex words
JunYashimaLecturer, (Asst. Prof), Senshu University, Tokyo2015(Dominique Sportiche, chair) Antilogophoricity: In conspiracy with the Binding theory
ByronAhnAssistant Professor, Program in Linguistics, Princeton University2015(Sun-Ah Jun and Dominique Sportiche, co-chairs) Giving reflexivity a voice
Melanie J.BervoetsData Scientist at TD, Toronto, Canada2014(Yael Sharvit, chair) On opining: modal verbs, dispositions, free choice, and negation
LauraKalinAssistant Professor, Program in Linguistics, Princeton University2014(Anoop Mahajan, chair) Aspect and argument licensing in Neo-Aramaic
Laura E.McPhersonAssistant Professor, Dartmouth College2014(Bruce Hayes and Russ Schuh, co-chairs) Replacive grammatical tone in the Dogon languages
KaeliWardAnalyst, Strategy & Business Management, BMO Capital Markets2014(Yael Sharvit, chair) Backtracking and have to: Maintaining a unified analysis of conditionals
Craig W.SailorPost-doctoral researcher, CASTL, University of Tromsø, (Formerly Teaching Assoc, Cambridge Univ., UK)2014(Tim Stowell, chair) The variables of VP ellipsis
Jason B.BishopAssistant Professor, CUNY Graduate Center2013(Sun-Ah Jun, chair) Prenuclear Accentuation in English: Phonetics, Phonology, and Information Structure
MarkGarellekAssociate Professor, University of California, San Diego2013(Patricia Keating, chair) Production and Perception of Glottal Stops
ThomasGrafAssistant Professor, Stony Brook University2013(Edward Stabler, chair) Local and Transderivational Constraints in Syntax and Semantics
JianjingKuangAssistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania2013(Patricia Keating, chair) Phonation in Tonal Contrasts
Chen Hsiu (Grace)KuoAssistant Professor, National Taiwan University2013(Patricia Keating, Chair) Boundaries and the Taiwanese Tone Sandhi Group
Nancy A.WardChild Language2013(Megha Sundara, chair)The role of Modality and Register in Imitation by Adults and Children
James C.WhiteLecturer (Assoc. Prof), University College, London2013(Bruce Hayes and Megha Sundara, co-chairs) Bias in Phonological Learning: Evidence from Saltation
NatashaAbnerAssistant Professor, University of Michigan2012(Hilda Koopman and Edward Stabler, co-chairs) There Once Was a Verb: The Predicative Core of Possessive and Nominalization Structures in American Sign Language
HeatherBurnettUniversite Paris Diderot-Paris 72012(Edward Keenan and Dominique Sportiche, co-chairs) The Grammar of Tolerance: On vagueness, context-sensitivity and the origin of scale structure
IsabelleCharnavelAssociate Professor, Harvard University2012(Dominique Sportiche, chair) On her own – Parsimonious Compositionality: Probing syntax and semantics with French propre
DenisPapernoAssistant Professor, Utrecht University2012(Edward Keenan, chair) Semantics and Syntax of Non-Standard Coordination
RobynOrfitelliLecturer (Asst. Prof), University of Sheffield, UK2012Nina Hyams, chair) Argument Intervention in the Acquisition of A-movement
B.R.GeorgeAssistant Professor (Dept. of Philosophy)2011(Jessica Rett, chair) Question Embedding and the Semantics of Answers
KevinRyanProfessor and Chair, Harvard University2011(Bruce Hayes and Kie Zuraw, co-chairs) Gradient Weight in Phonology
VictoriaThatteAdjunct Instructor at Grossmont College, San Diego2011(Bruce Hayes and Megha Sundara, co-chairs) Infant Phonotactic Learning
ChadVicenikPhysics Teacher, St Dunstan’s College, London2011(Megha Sundara, chair) The Role of Intonation in Language Discrimination by Infants and Adults
KristineYuAssistant Professor, U. Mass., Amherst2011(Edward Stabler and Megha Sundara, co-chairs) The Learnability of Tones From the Speech Signal
VincentHomerAssistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst2010(Dominique Sportiche and Philippe Schlenker, co-chairs) Polarity and Modality
RoyBecker-KristalStaff Researcher, DigiSpeech, Herzliya, Israel2010(Bruce Hayes and Megha Sundara, co-chairs) Acoustic typology of vowel inventories
TomokoIshizukaAssociate Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan2010(Hilda Koopman, chair) Toward a Unified Analysis of Passives in Japanese:A Cartographic Minimalist Approach
BenjaminKeilResearcher, Google2010(Marcus Kracht, chair) Generating Descriptions of Motion From Cognitive Representation
Ji EunKimAssistant Professor, University of Ulsan, Korea2010(Sun-Ah Jun and Russell Schuh, co-chairs) The Generation of Implicit Propositions in “Alleged” Korean Topics
IngvarLofstedtPhonology2010(Bruce Hayes and Kie Zuraw, co-chairs) Phonetic Effects in Swedish Phonology: Allomorphy and Paradigms
Lawrence Yam-LeungCheungAssociate Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong2008(Daniel Büring and Anoop Mahajan, co-chairs) The Negative Wh-Construction
MollyShilmanHead of Research and Content, Consumer Financial Service Corporation2008(Sun-Ah Jun, chair) On the Question of Accent Domains in English
HeatherWilsonFormerly Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University2008(Anoop Mahajan, chair) Subject Positions in Marshallese
ReikoOkabeAssociate Professor, Nihon University, Japan2008(Nina Hyams, chair) Child Causatives: Acquisition of Bi-clausal Structures in Japanese
Sameer ud DowlaKhanAssociate Professor and Chair, Reed College2008(Sun-Ah Jun, chair) Intonational Phonology and Focus Prosody of Bengali
Leonard ChachaMwitaFaculty member at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya2008Russell Schuh, chair) Verbal Tone in Kuria
KunikoNielsenAssociate Professor, Oakland University, Michigan2008(Patricia Keating and Colin Wilson, co-chairs) Word-level and Feature-level Effects in Phonetic Imitation
Katrina (Katie)TangAdjunct Faculty, U. North Dakota2008(Russell Schuh and Kie Zuraw, co-chairs) The Phonology and Phonetics of Consonant-Tone Interaction
DavidSchuelerResearch Linguist (Independent Contractor at Codeq LLC)2008(Daniel Büring, chair) The Syntax and Semantics of Implicit Conditionals: Filling in the Antecedent
KatyaPertsovaAssociate Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill2007(Edward Stabler, chair) Learning From Meaning Mappings in Presence of Homonym: a linguistically motivated model for learning inflection
AndrewMartinAssociate Professor, Konan University, Kobe, Japan2007(Kie Zuraw, chair) The Evolving Lexicon
NathanKlinedinstLecturer (Asst. Prof), University College, London2007(Philippe Schlenker, chair) Plurality and Possibility
JeffreyHeinzProfessor, Stony Brook University2007(Edward Stabler and Kie Zuraw, co-chairs) Inductive Learning of Phonotactic Patterns
ShabnamShademanSenior Project Manager, Deep 6 AI2007(Susan Curtiss and Bruce Hayes, co-chairs) Grammar and Analogy in Phonotactic Well-Formedness Judgments
GregKobeleProfessor, University of Leipzig, Formerly Asst. Professor, Univ. of Chicago2006(Edward Stabler, chair). Generating Copies: An Investigation into Structural Identity in Language and Grammar
JillGilkersonLanguage Research Director, LENA Foundation, Boulder CO2006(Nina Hyams, chair) Acquiring English Particle Verbs: Age and Transfer Effects in Second Language Acquistion
DimitriosNtelitheosAssociate Professor, United Arab Emirates University2006(Hilda Koopman, chair) The Morphosyntax Of Nominalizations: A Case Study
ChristinaEspositoAssociate Professor & Chair, Macalester College, St. Paul. MN2006(Patricia Keating, chair). The Effects of Linguistic Experience on the Perception of Phonation
BrookLillehaugenAssociate Professor, Haverford College, Chair of Linguistics at Haverford College2006(Pamela Munro, chair). Expressing Location in Tlacolula Valley Zapotec.
JohnForemanAssociate Professor, The University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley2006(Pamela Munro and Tim Stowell, co-chairs). The Morphosyntax of Subjects in Macuiltianguis Zapotec
JasonKandybowiczAssociate Professor, CUNY Graduate Center2006(Hilda Koopman, chair). Conditions on Multiple Copy Spell-Out and the Syntax Phonology Interface.
Timothy ArbisiKelmSenior Res Assoc, Boys Town National Research Hospital 2005 (Sun-Ah Jun, chair) An Intonational Analysis of Disfluency Patterns in Stuttering
EricJacksonLinguist, SIL International2005(Pamela Munro, chair) Resultatives, Derived Statives, and Lexical Semantic Structure
HeidiFleishhacker MacBrideFormerly Data Engineer, Factual Inc.2005(Bruce Hayes and Donca Steriade, co-chairs) Similarity in Phonology: Evidence from Reduplication and Loan Adaptation
HaroldTorrenceAssociate Professor, UCLA (Prev. Univ. of Kansas)2005(Hilda Koopman, chair) On the Distribution of Complementizers in Wolof
LestonBuellTranslator and Linguist, Amsterdam2005(Hilda Koopman, chair) Issues in Zulu Verbal Morphosyntax
YingLinMathematics Instructor, Santa Rosa Junior College2005(Patricia Keating and Edward Stabler, co-chairs) Learning Features and Segments from Waveforms: A Statistical Model of Early Phonological Acquisition
DanAlbroSoftware Engineer, Google (Deceased)2005(Edward Stabler, chair) Studies in Computational Optimality Theory, With Special Reference to the Phonological System of Malagasy
RebeccaScarboroughAssociate Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder2005(Patricia Keating, chair) Coarticulation and the Structure of the Lexicon
HaiyongLiuAssociate Professor, Wayne State University2004(Anoop Mahajan and Tim Stowell, co-chairs) Complex Predicates in Mandarin Chinese: Three Types of Bu-Yu Structures
JasonRiggleAssociate Professor, University of Chicago2004(Edward Stabler, chair) Generation, Recognition, and Learning in Finite State Optimality Theory
SahyangKimProfessor, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea2004(Sun-Ah Jun, chair) The role of prosodic phrasing in Korean word segmentation
HeribertoAvelinoProfessor, I.N. de Antropologia e Historia, Mexico (prev. Max Planck Inst, Leipzig2004(Pamela Munro, chair) Topics in Yala´lag Zapotec, with particular reference to its phonetic structures
AlexMacBrideAnalytical Linguist, Google2003(Bruce Hayes and Donca Steriade, co-chairs) A Constraint-Based Approach to Morphology
IvanoCaponigroAssociate Professor, UCSD (San Diego)2003(Daniel Büring, chair) Free Not to Ask: On the Semantics of Free Relatives and Wh-Words Cross-linguistically
GianlucaStortoTechnical Program Manager, Google2003(Daniel Büring, chair) Possessives in Context: Issues in the Semantics of Possessive Constructions
MasanguMatonadoAssistant Professor, University of Florida2003(Tom Hinnebusch and Donca Steriade, co-chairs) Tone and Prosodic Morphology in Kisukuma
MaryBaltazaniLecturer & Researcher, Oxford University, formerly tenured Asst. Prof., Univ. of Ioannina, Greece2003(Sun-Ah Jun, chair) Quantifier Scope and the Role of Intonation in Greek
AdamAlbrightProfessor, MIT2002(Bruce Hayes and Donca Steriade, co-chairs) The Identification of Bases in Morphological Paradigms
MelissaEpsteinIRB Director, Albert Einstein College of Medicine2002(Pat Keating and Jody Kreiman, co-chairs) Voice Quality and Prosody in English
BrendaJoyce-ClarkAfrican Linguistics2001(Anoop Mahajan, chair) Noun Classifiers
StefanoVegnaduzzoSenior Vice President, Data Science, Integral Ad Science2001(Ed Keenan, chair) A Partition Semantics for Temporal Adverbs
HenkHarkemaAI Research Scientist, Samsung Electronics2001(Ed Stabler, chair) Parsing Minimalist Languages
TaehongChoProfessor, Hanyang University, Korea2001(Pat Keating and Sun-Ah Jun, co-chairs) Effects of Prosody on Articulation in English
ChristinaForemanSpeech-Language Pathologist, West Hartford (Ct) Public Schools2001(Sun-Ah Jun, chair) The Use of Contrastive Focus by High-Functioning Children with Autism
EdwardGarrettResearcher Asst, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, UK2001(Carson Schutze and Dominique Sportiche, co-chairs) Evidentiality and Assertion in Tibetan
JieZhangProfessor, University of Kansa2000(Donca Steriade, chair)The Effects of Duration and Sonority on Contour Tone Distribution--Typological Survey and Formal Analysis
J. MattPearsonProfessor, Reed College2000(Ed Keenan and Timothy Stowell, co-chairs) “The Clause Structure of Malagasy: A Minimalist Approach”
VictoriaAndersonAssociate Professor, University of Hawai’i2000(Peter Ladefoged and Ian Maddieson, co-chairs)”Giving Weight to Phonetic Principles: The Case of Place of Articulation in Western Arrente”
MishaBeckerProfessor & Chair, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill2000(Nina Hyams and Ed Stabler, co-chairs)"The Development of the Copula in Child English: The Lightness of Be"
PeterHallmanPrincipal Investigator, Austrian Research Inst for AI2000(Dominique Sportiche, chair) “The Structure of Predicates: Interactions of Derivation, Case and Quantification”
MarcoBaroniFacebook AI Research & Professor, Univ. de Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona2000(Bruce Hayes, chair) “Distributional Cues in Morpheme Discovery: A Computational Model and Empirical Evidence”
Alhaji MainaGimbaProfessor, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria2000(Russ Schuh, chair) “Topics in Bole Verb Morphology”
Kie RossZurawProfessor, UCLA2000(Donca Steriade and Bruce Hayes, co-chairs) “Patterned Exceptions in Phonology”
KatherineCrosswhite1999(Bruce Hayes, chair)"Vowel Reduction in Optimality Theory"
SeanFulopAssociate Professor, California State University, Fresno1999(Ed Stabler, chair) “On the Logic and Learning of Language”
MatthewGordonProfessor and Chair, UCSB (Santa Barbara)1999(Bruce Hayes, chair) “Syllable Weight: Phonetics, Phonology and Typology”
KimberlyThomas-VilakatiSan Bernardino City Unified School District1999(Tom Hinnebusch and Ian Maddieson, co-chairs) “Coproduction and Coarticulation in Isizulu Clicks”
FeliciaLeeFreelance Writer and Editor1999(Tim Stowell and Pam Munro, co-chairs) “Antisymmetry and the Syntax in San Lucas Quiavini Zapotec”
HaroldCrookProfessor, Lewis-Clark State College1999(Donca Steriade and Pam Munro, co-chairs) “The Phonology and Morphology of Nez Perce Stress”
KellyStackFaculty Support Specialist, UCSC (Santa Cruz)1999(Susie Curtiss, chair) “Innovation by a Child Acquiring Signing Exact English II”
MariSakaguchiFaculty Member, Notre Dame Seishin University1998(Tim Stowell, chair) “Distributivity in English and Japanese”
SusanHess1998(Pat Keating and Ian Maddieson, co-chairs) “Pharyngeal Articulations”
RobertKirchnerAssociate Professor, University of Alberta1998Donca Steriade, chair) “An Effort-Based Approach to Consonant Lenition”
ManuelEspanol-EchevarriaProfessor, Laval University, Quebec1998(Tim Stowell, chair) “The Syntax of Purposive Expressions”
BarbaraBlankenship1997(Pat Keating, chair) “The Time Course of Breathiness and Laryngealization in Vowels”
Brian C.Potter1997(Dominique Sportiche and Pam Munro, co-chairs) “Wh/Indefinites and the Structure of the Clause in Western Apache”
Javier J.Gutierrez Rexach1997(Ed Keenan, chair) “Quantification, Context Dependence, and Generalized Minimalist Grammer: Studies on the Interpretation of Clitic Proforms and Existential Determiners in Spanish”
Margaret R.MacEachern1997(Donca Steriade, chair) “Laryngeal Cooccurrence Restrictions”
Jeannette C.Schaeffer1997(Nina Hyams, chair) “Direct Object Scrambling in Dutch and Italian Child Language”
Richard A.
Professor, U. of Washington, Seattle
Wright1996(Patricia Keating, chair) “Consonant Clusters and Cue Preservation in Tsou”
Deogratias S.Ngonyani1996(Hilda Koopman, chair)"The Morphosyntax of Applicatives"
Roderic F.Casali1996Donca Steriade, chair) “Resolving Hiatus”
MuratKural1996(Tim Stowell, chair) “Verb Incorporation and Elementary Predicates”
TomikoHayashi1996(Paul Schachter, chair) “The Syntactic and Semantic Structures of Complex Predicate Constructions in Japanese”
Michael P.Dukes1996(Ed Keenan, chair) “On the Nonexistence of Anaphors and Pronominals in Tongan”
Nhlanhla L.Thwala1995(Dominique Sportiche and Tim Stowell, co-chairs) “A Generative Grammar of Si-Swati: Morphology and Syntax of Nouns and Verbs”
DoritBen-Shalom1995(Ed Keenan and Ed Stabler, co-chairs) “Semantic Trees”
Michael A.Nkemnji1995(Hilda Koopman and Russ Schuh, co-chairs) “Heavy Pied-Piping in Nweh”
Stephen M.Adewole1995(Russ Schuh, chair) “Yoruba Word Formation Processes”
TetsuyaSano1995(Nina Hyams, chair) “Roots in Language Acquisition: A Comparative Study of Japanese and European Languages”
Lawan DanladiYalwa1995("Issues in the Syntax of Hausa Complementation"Russ Schuh, chair)
FilippoBeghelli1995(Anna Szabolcsi, chair) “The Phrase Structure of Quantifier Scope”
Susan L.Banner Inouye1995(Patricia Keating, chair) “Trills, Taps, and Stops in Contrast and Variation”
Edward S.FlemmingAssociate Professor, MIT, Boston1995Donca Steriade, chair)"Auditory Representations in Phonology"
Robert E.HagiwaraAssistant Professor, U. Manitoba1995(Peter Ladefoged, chair) “Acoustic Realizations of American /r/ as Produced by Women and Men”
Bonny E.Sands1995(Ian Maddieson and Tom Hinnebusch, co-chairs) “Evaluating Claims of Distant Linguistic Relationships: The Case of Khoisan”
Daniel D.Silverman1995(Donca Steriade, chair)"Phasing and Recoverability"
Aaron M.Shryock1995(Russ Schuh and Ian Maddieson, co-chairs) “Investigating Laryngeal Contrasts: An Acoustic Study of the Consonants of Musey”
Abigail R.Kaun1995(Bruce Hayes, chair) “The Typology of Rounding Harmony: An Optimality Theoretic Approach”
SeunghoNam1995(Ed Keenan, chair) “The Semantics of Locative Prepositional Phrases in English”
JonghoJunProfessor, Seoul National U.1995(Donca Steriade, chair) “Perceptual and Articulatory Factors on Place Assimilation”
KaoruOhta1994(Tim Stowell, chair) “Verbal Nouns in Japanese”
William B.Dolan1994(Ed Stabler, chair) “Context-Freeness and the Lexicon”
HiroyukiNagahara1994(Bruce Hayes, chair) “Phonological Phrasing in Japanese”
Dani M.ByrdProfessor, Uni. Southern California1994(Patricia Keating, chair) “Articulatory Timing in English Consonant Sequences”
AndiWu1994(Ed Stabler, chair)"The Spell-Out Parameters: A Minimalist Approach to Syntax"
Stephan M.Schuetze-Coburn1994(J. Du Bois and Pamela Munro, co-chairs) “Prosody, Syntax, and Discourse Pragmatics: Assessing Information Flow in German Conversation”
HyunooLee1993(Ed Keenan, chair)"Categories, Structures, and Principles of Anaphoric Dependencies"
Bonnie H.Chiu1993(Hilda Koopman, chair) “The Inflectional Structure of Mandarin Chinese”
Karen K.Wallace1992Verb Incorporation and Agreement in Crow,” (P. Munro, chair)
John-DongwookChoi1992Phonetic Underspecification and Target- Interpolation: An Acoustic Study of Marshallese Vowel Allophony, (P. Keating, B. Hayes, chairs)
Laura D.Crain1992Clause Chaining in Nepali Discourse, (P. Schachter, S. Thompson, chairs)
Thomas L.Cornell1992Description Theory, Licensing Theory, and Principle-Based Grammars and Parsers, (V. Fromkin, E. Stabler, chairs
DanielaValoisProfesseur titulaire, Université de Montréal1991The Internal Syntax of DP , (D. Sportiche)
LukowaKidima1991Tone and Accent in KiYaka, (B. Hayes, chair)
ChrisGolston1991Both Lexicons , (V. Fromkin, D. Steriade, chairs)
Peter N.Landerman1991Quechua Dialects and their Classification , (G. Bedell, chair)
Vicki M.CarstensAssociate Prof., U. Missouri1991The Morphology and Syntax of Determiner Phrases in Kiswahili, (T. Stowell, chair)
Sarah N.Dart1991Articulatory and Acoustic Properties of Apical and Laminal Articulations, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
Jack B.Martin1991The Determination of Grammatical Relations in Syntax, (T. Stowell, chair)
Linda L.Arvanites1991The Glottalic Phonemes of Proto-Eastern Cushitic, (R. Anttila, chair)
Kasangati K.W.Kinyalolo1991Syntactic Dependencies and the SPEC- head Agreement Hypothesis in KiLega, (H. Koopman, D. Sportiche, chairs)
Hyo SangSang Lee1990Tense, Aspect, and Modality: A Discourse-Pragmatic Analysis of Verb Affixes in Korean from a Typological Perspective, (P. Munro, S. Thompson, chairs)
Catherine A.Jackson1990The Grammatical Consequences of Early Focal Damage to the Left Hemisphere of the Brain, (S. Curtiss, V. Fromkin, chairs)
George AaronBroadwell1990Extending the Binding Theory: A Muskogean Case Study, (P. Munro, T. Stowell, chairs)
James J.Tyhurst1990Logical Forms for English Sentences, (E. Keenan, chair)
Feng-HsiLiu1990Scope Dependency in English and Chinese, (E. Keenan, chair)
Lynette B.Nyaggah1990Cross-Linguistic Influence in Kenyan English: The Impact of Swahili and Kikuyu on Syntax, (T. Hinnebusch, chair)
Abigail C.CohnProfessor, Cornell U.1990Phonetic and Phonological Rules of Nasalization, (B. Hayes, P. Keating, chairs)
Brian D.McHugh1990Cyclicity in the Phrasal Phonology of Kivunjo Chaga, (B. Hayes, chair)
FayWouk1989The Impact of Discourse on Grammar: Verb Morphology in Spoken Jakarta Indonesian, (P. Schachter, chair)
Richard G.Campbell1989The Grammatical Structure of Verbal Predicates, (T. Stowell, chair)
ChristianMatthiessen1989Text-Generation as a Linguistic Research Task, (P. Schachter, S. Thompson, chairs)
Marie K.Huffman1989Implementation of Nasal: Timing and Articulatory Landmarks, (P. Keating, chair)
NobukoSugamoto1989The Pronominality of Referential Expressions, (R. Schuh, S. Thompson, chair)
Lee S.Bickmore1989Kinyambo Prosody, (B. Hayes, chair)
MarianShapley1989Fundamental Frequency Variation in Conversational Discourse, (P. Munro, S. Thompson, chairs)
Elizabeth G.Weber1989Varieties of Questions in English Conversation: A Study of the Role of Morphosyntax in Declarative and Nonclausal Forms, (R. Anttila, S. Thompson, chairs)
OutiBat-El1989Phonology and Word Structure in Modern Hebrew, (S. Anderson, chair)
Carol D.Lord1989Syntactic Reanalysis in the Historical Development of Serial Verb Constructions in Languages of West Africa, (G. Bedell, S. Thompson, chairs)
ShoichiIwasaki1988A Study of Speaker’s Perspective in Japanese Spoken Discourse, (R. Schuh, S. Thompson, chairs)
James ForrestFordyce1988Studies in Sound Symbolism with Special Reference to English, (P. Keating, chair)
Alice J.Anderton1988The Language of the Kitanemuks of California, (W. Bright, chair)
Bonnie C.Glover1988The Morphophonology of Muscat Arabic, (R. Schuh, chair)
Michel T.T Jackson1988Phonetic Theory and Cross-Linguistic Variation in Vowel Articulation, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
Jean G. MulderProfessor, University of Melbourne1988Ergativity in Coast Tsimshian (Sm'algyax), (P. Munro, S. Thompson, chairs)
Susanna A.Cumming1988Syntactic Function and Constituent Order Change in Malay, (P. Munro, S. Thompson, chairs)
JanineScancarelli1987Grammatical Relations and Verb Agreement in Cherokee, (P. Munro, chair)
Karen D.Emmorey1987Morphological Structure and Parsing in the Lexicon, (V. Fromkin, chair)
Anne M.Stewart1987Clause-Combining in Conchucos Quechua Discourse, (W. Bright, S. Thompson, chairs)
Richard D.Janda1987On the Motivation for Evolutionary Typology of Sound-Structural Rules, (S. Anderson, chair)
John D.Soper1987Loan Syntax in Turkic and Iranian: The Verb System of Tajik, Uzbek, and Qashqay, (G. Bedell, chair)
OreYusuf1987Verb Phrase Serialization in Yoruba in Discourse Perspective, (R. Schuh, S. Thompson, chairs)
HongmoRen1986On the Acoustic Structure of Diphthongal Syllables, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
Laurice AnnTuller1986Bijective Relations in Universal Grammar and the Syntax of Hausa, (R. Schuh, T. Stowell, chairs)
ThomasHun-Tak Lee1986Studies on Quantification in Chinese, (G. Bedell, chair)
ChenPing1986Referent Introducing and Tracking in Chinese Narratives, (S. Thompson, chair)
Dennis G.Holt1986The Development of the Paya Sound System, (W. Bright, chair)
Charles H.Ulrich1986Choctaw Morphophonology, (P. Munro, chair)
Robin L.Clark1985Boundaries and the Treatment of Control, (T. Stowell, chair)
Geoffrey A.Lindsey1985Intonation and Interrogation: Tonal Sturcture and the Expression of a Pragmatic Function in English and other Languages, (R. Stockwell, chair)
Lioba P.Moshi1985Grammatical Relations in Swahili Discourse, (S. Thompson, chair)
Doris L.Payne1985Participant Coding in Yagua Discourse, (S. Thompson, chair)
Sharon L.Hargus1985The Lexical Phonology of Sekani, (W. Bright, chair)
Philip J.Jaggar1985Factors Governing the Morphological Coding of Referants in Hausa Narrative Discourse, (R. Schuh, chair)
AvaBerinstein1984Evidence for Multiattachment in K’ekchi Mayan, (W. Bright, D. Perlmutter, chairs)
TeleeChi1984A Lexical Analysis of Verb-Noun Compounds in Mandarin Chinese, (S. Thompson, chair)
DanielKemplerProfessor Emeritus, Emerson College1984Syntactic and Symbolic Abilities in Alzheimer's Disease, (R. Anttila, S. Curtiss, chairs)
John V.Singler1984Variation in Tense-Aspect-Modality in Liberian English, (R. Andersen, R. Stockwell, chairs)
Barbara A.Fox1984Discourse Structure and Anaphora in Written and Conversational English, (S. Thompson, chair)
Andrew J.Fox1984The Evolution of the Hebrew Infinitive, Form and Function: A Diachronic Study with Cross-Linguistic Implications, (R. Schuh, chair)
Michael T.Hammond1984Constraining Metrical Theory: A Modular Theory of Rhythm and Destressing, (B. Hayes, chair)
Tracy G.Thomas-Flinders1983Morphological Structures, (B. Hayes, chair)
Jeni E.Yamada1983The Independence of Language: A Case Study, (V. Fromkin, chair)
Sukari B.Salone1983Conditional Sentences in Swahili, (P. Schachter, S. Thompson, chairs)
David J.Weber1983A Grammar of Huallaga (Huanoco) Quechua, (S. Thompson, chair)
Sandra F.Disner1983Vowel Quality: The Relation between Universal and Language Specific Factors, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
VidaSamiian1983Structure of Phrasal Categores in Persian: An X-Bar Analysis, (P. Schachter, chair)
Mary LeeTrithart1982The Applied Affix and Transitivity: A Historical Study in Bantu, (S. Thompson, chair)
AmnonGordon1982The Structure of the Hebrew Lexicon, (P. Schachter, chair)
Jonas N.A.Nartey1982On Fricative Phones and Phonemes: or the Fricative Difference within and between Languages, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
DavidGil1982Distributive Numerals, (E. Keenan, chair)
Jean M.Phillips1982A Sociolinguistic Perspective on English Neological Processes, (R. Anttila, chair)
Wendy J.Linker1982Articulatory and Acoustic Correlates of Labial Activity in Vowels: A Cross-Linguistic Study, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
Joèlle S.Bailard1982Diachronic Evidence and the Form of French Grammar, (G. Bedell, S. Thompson, chairs)
Judy S.Reily1982Acquisition of Conditionals in English, (S. Thompson, chair)
Sharon M.Klein1982Syntactic Theory and the Developing Grammar: Reestablishing the Relationship between Linguistic Theory and Data from Language Acquisition, (S. Anderson, chair)
William J.Greenberg1982Aspects of a Theory of Singular Reference: Prolegomena to a Dialectical Logic of Singular Terms, (P. Schachter, chair)
JuliaHorvath1981Aspects of Hungarian Syntax and the Theory of Grammar, (S. Anderson, J. Emonds, chairs)
Linda M.Galloway1981Contributions of the Right Cerebral Hemisphere to Language and Communication: Issues in Cerebral Dominance with Special Emphasis on Bilingualism, Second Language Acquisition, Sex Differences, and Certain Ethnic Groups, (S. Krashen, P. Ladefoged, chair)
John R.Watters1981A Phonology and Morphology of Ejagham, with notes on dialect variation, (W. Welmers, chair)
Michael P.Noonan1981Lango Syntax, (S. Thompson, chair)
StevenGreenberg1980Neural Temporal Coding of Pitch and Vowel Quality, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
LynnGordon1980Maricopa Morphology and Syntax, (P. Munro, chair)
MarinaMcIntire1980Locatives in American Sign Language, (S. Thompson, chair)
GeorgePapcun1980How do Different Speakers Say the Same Vowels? Discriminant Analysis of Four Imitation Dialects, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
Yun-Yang Eric Zee1980Phonetic Studies of Chinese Tones, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
CarmenSilva-Corvalan1979An Investigation of Phonological and Syntactic Variation in Spoken Chilean Spanish, (S. Thompson, B. Wald, chairs)
Heather K.Hardy1979Tolkapaya Syntax: Aspect, Modality, and Adverbial Modification in a Yavapai Dialect, (P. Munro, chair)
KenjiHirakouji1979Ni and No in Japanese, (G. Bedell, chair)
Barbara S.Lopez1979The Sound Pattern of Brazilian Portuguese (Cariocan Dialect), (S. Anderson, chair)
Alora J.Burton1979Phonological Systems of Aphasic Children, (V. Fromkin, chair)
BarnabasForson1979Code-Switching in Akan-English Bilingualism, (P. Schachter, chair)
Yero Sylla1979Grammatical Relations and Fula Syntax, (R. Schuh, chair)
Lynell Marchese1979Tense/Aspect and the Development of Auxiliaries in the Kru Language Family, (S. Thompson, chair)
Eser E.Erguvanli1979The Function of Word Order in Turkish Grammar, (S. Thompson, chair)
AnuradhaSaksena1979The Grammar of Hindi Causatives, (P. Schachter, chair)
Edward NormanGary1979Extent in English: A Unified Account of Degree and Quantity, (S. Thompson, chair)
Randall J.Hendrick1979On Nesting and Indexical Conditions in Linguistic Theory, (J. Emonds, chair)
Brent E.DeChene1979The Historical Phonology of Vowel Length, (S. Anderson, chair)
Euphrasia C.Kuene1979The Acquisition of SiSwati as a First Language: A Morphological Study with Special Reference to Noun Prefixes, Noun Classes, and Some Agreement Markers, (S. Thompson, chair)
Sharon L.Sabsay1979Communicative Competence in Down’s Syndrome Adults, (W. Bright, chair)
Leon C.Jacobson1979DhoLuo Vowel Harmony: A Phonetic Investigation, (V. Fromkin, W. Welmers, chairs)
KatsueAkiba1978A Historical Study of Old Japanese Syntax, (S. Thompson, chair)
Catherine P. Browman1978Tip of the Tongue and Slip of the Ear: Implications for Language Processing, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
Kent D.Bimson1978Comparative Reconstruction of Proto-Northern- Western Mande, (W. Welmers, chair)
Dale R.Terbeek1977A Cross-Language Multidimensional Scaling Study of Vowel Perception, (V. Fromkin, chair)
Erhard F.K.Voeltz1977Proto-Niger-Congo Verb Extensions, (T. Givón, chair)
Louis M.Goldstein1977Three Studies in Speech Perception: Features, Relative Salience, and Bias, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
Wendy K.Wilkins1977The Variable Interpretation Convention: A Condition on Variables in Syntactic Transformations, (J. Emonds, chair)
IanMaddieson1977Universals of Tone: Six Studies, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
Dauda M.Bagari1976Subordinate Adverbial Clauses in Hausa, (R. Schuh)
SusanCurtiss1976The Case of Genie: A Modern Day “Wild Child”, (V. Fromkin, chair)
JilaliSaib1976A Phonological Study of Tamazight Berber: Dialect of the Ayt Ndhir, (V. Fromkin, chair)
Marian C.Bean1976A Study of the Development of Word Order Patterns in Old English in Relation to Theories of Word Order Change, (R. Stockwell, chair)
BaruchElimelech1976A Tonal Grammar of Etsako, (V. Fromkin, chair)
Robert W.McCoard1976Tense Choice and Pragmatic Inferences: A Study of Preterit/Perfect Oppositions in English, (S. Thompson, chair)
Martin J.Mould1976Comparative Grammar Reconstruction and Language Subclassification: The North Victorian Bantu Languages, (T. Givón, chair)
AlexandreKimenyi1976A Relational Grammar of Kinyarwanda, (T. Givón, chair)
LivingstoneWalusimbi1976Relativization and Focusing in Luganda and Bantu, (T. Givón, chair)
StephenCushing1976The Formal Semantics of Quantification, (J. Emonds, chair)
Kathleen G.Dahlgren1976Referential Semantics, (J. Emonds, chair)
ThomasBye1976Aspects of the Acquisition of Communicative Competence: The Role of Listener-Oriented Presuppositions in Producing Directions, (S. Thompson, chair)
Jackson T.Gandour1976Aspects of Thai Tone, (V. Fromkin, chair)
Laura F.Meyers1976Aspects of Hausa Tone, (P. Schachter, chair)
Eugene W.Bunkowske1975Topics in Yala Grammar, (W. Welmers, chair)
Mona E.Lindau1975Features for Vowels, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
Grover M.HudsonProfessor Emeritus, Michigan State University1975Suppletion in the Representation of Alternations, 9/75 (V. Fromkin, T. Vennemann, chairs)
Eva-Maria M.Wotschke1975Ordered Grammars with Equivalence Classes: Some Formal and Linguistic Aspects, (S. Greibach, P. Schachter, chairs
IsaacGeorge1975A Grammar of Kwa-type Verb Serialization: Its Nature and Significance in Current Generative Theory, (P. Schachter, W. Welmers, chairs)
W. JoshArd1975Raisings and Word Order in Diachronic Syntax, (R. Stockwell, chair)
Margaret L.Press1975A Grammar of Chemehuevi, (W. Bright, chair)
RichardOgle1974Natural Order and Dislocated Syntax: An Essay in the History of Linguistic Ideas, (G. Bedell, chair)
Tito N.Oviedo1974Mood and Negotiation in Spanish Noun Clauses, (R. Stockwell, chair)
AndrewRogers1974Physical Perception of Verbs in English: A Study in Lexical Relatedness, (B. Partee, chair)
LorianBaker1973The Lexicon: Consideration for a Performance Model, (V. Fromkin, chair)
Thomas J.HInnebusch1973Prefixes, Sound Change, and Subgroupings in the Coastal Kenyan Bantu Languages, (T. Givón, chair)
RaymondSilverstein1973Igala Historical Phonology, (W. Welmers, chair)
CarolPfaff1973A Sociolinguistic Study of Black Children in Los Angeles, (W. Bright, chair)
Joan BybeeHooper1973Aspects of Natural Generative Phonology, (P. Schachter, chair)
RobertRodman1973The Study of Fuzzy Islands within the Framework of Transformational Generative Grammar, (G. Bedell, chair)
GeorgetteSilva1973On Infinitival Complements: A Cross-Linguistic Study, (P. Schachter, chair)
JohnDavis1973A Partial Grammar of Simplex and Complex Sentences in Luiseño, (W. Bright, chair)
WilliamRutherford1973Studies in Extra-Sentential Relations, (R. Stockwell, chair)
RosaNeedleman1973Thai Verbal Structures and Some Implications for Current Theory, (S. Thompson, chair)
Donald A.Burquest1973A Grammar of Angas, (B. Partee, chair)
Kay AtkinsonKing1973Children’s Acquisition of Phonological Stress Contrasts, (P. Ladefoged)
Russell G.Schuh1972Aspects of Ngizim Syntax, (P. Schachter, chair)
Larry M.Hyman1972A Phonological Study of Fe’fe’-Bamileke, (V. Fromkin)
LaurenceHorn1972On the Semantic Properties of Logical Operators in English, (B. Partee, chair)
Stephen D.Krashen1972Language and the Left Hemisphere, (V. Fromkin, chair)
MichaelKac1972Formal Aspects of Semantic Representation, (P. Schachter, chair)
ManjariAgrawal OhalaProfessor, San Jose State University1972Topics in Hindu-Urdu Phonology, (W. Bright, chair)
TimothyShopen1972A Generative Theory of Ellipsis: A Consideration of the Linguistic Use of Silence, (P. Schachter, chair)
MarianneCelce-Murcia1972A Syntactic and Psycholinguistic Study of Comparison in English, (V. Fromkin, S. Thompson, chairs)
LyleCampbell1971Historical Linguistics and Quechean Linguistic Prehistory, (W. Bright, chair)
FraidaDubin1971Language and Attitudes among Navajo Adolescents, (W. Bright, chair)
Herbert F.W.Stahlke1971Topics in Ewe Phonology, (W. Welmers, chair)
KunioOkuda1971Accentual Systems in the Japanese Dialects, (G. Bedell, chair)
Charles M.Richards1971A Case Grammar of Pampangan, (P. Schachter, chair)
Thomas H.Peterson1971Moore Structure: A Generative Analysis of the Tonal System and Aspects of the Syntax, (P. Schachter, chair)
Ronald K.S.Macaulay1971Aspect in English, (R. Stockwell, chair)
Timothy Diller1971Case Grammar and its Application to Waray, a Philippine Language, (P. Schachter, chair)
JacquelynDeMeire Schachter1971Presuppositional and Counterfactual Conditional Sentences, (B. Partee, chair)
Roxana MaNewman1971A Case Grammar of Ga’anda, (P. Schachter, chair)
Timothy S.J.Smith1970A Phonetic Study of the Function of the Extrinsic Tongue Muscles, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
EdwardFresco1970Topics in Yoruba Dialect Phonology, (V. Fromkin, W. Welmers, chairs)
Steven B.Smith1970Generative Semantics, (B. Partee, chair)
Soemarmo1970Subject-Predicate, Focus-Presupposition, and Topic- Comment in Bahasa Indonesia and Javanese, (B. Partee, chair)
Mangesh V. Nadkarni1970NP-Embedded Structures in Kannada and Konkani, (W. Bright, chair
Frank W.Heny1970Semantic Operations on Base Structures, (B. Partee, chair)
ChristianeBaltaxe1970N.S. Trubetskoy and the Development of the Theory of Distinctive Features, (J. Puhvel, chair)
PeterMenzel1969Propositions, Events, and Actions in the Syntax of Complementation, (B. Partee, chair)
TalmyGivon1969Studies in Chibemba and Bantu Grammar, (P. Schachter, chair)
Harry A.Whitaker1969On the Representation of Language in the Human Brain: Problems in the Neurology of Language and the Linguistic Analysis of Aphasia, (V. Fromkin, chair)
JacquelineLindenfeld1969A Transformational Grammar of Yaqui, (W. Bright, chair)
JohnOhalaProfessor Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley1969Aspects of the Control and Production of Speech, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
Purushottam J.Mistry1969A Generative Syntax of Gujarati, (W. Bright, chair)
KarenCourtenay1969A Generative Phonology of Yoruba, (V. Fromkin, W. Welmers, chairs)
JohnMcKay1968Free Adverbials in a Generative Grammar of German, (B. Partee, chair)
GerardDiffloth1968The Irula Language, (W. Bright, chair)
Kalon L.Kelley1967Early Syntactic Acquisition, (B. Partee, chair)
Kenneth C.Hill1967A Grammar of the Serrano Language, (W. Bright, chair)
Terence H.Moore1967The Topic-Comment Functiuon: A Performance Constraint on a Competence Model, (R. Stockwell, chair)
PaulNewman1967A Grammar of Tera, (P. Schachter, chair)
Chin WooKim1966The Linguistic Specification of Speech, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
Mary JeanetteJohnson1966Syntactic Structures of Tamazight, (J. Applegate, chair)
Deborah AnnHarding1966The Phonology and Morphology of Chinyanja, (W. Welmers, chair)
Charles S.Bird1966Aspects of Bambara Syntax, (W. Welmers, chair)
Victoria A. Fromkin1965Some Phonetic Specifications of Linguistic Units: An Electromyographic Investigation, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
Robert D.Wilson1965Tree Derivation in Transformational Grammars, (R. Stockwell, chair)