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
CanaanBreissPostdoc in Brain & Cognitive Sciences at MIT, in the Computational Psycholinguistics Lab2021Lexical Conservatism in phonology: theory, experiments, and computational modeling
ConnorMayerAssistant Professor, Department of Language Science, UC Irvine2021Issues in Uyghur Backness Harmony: Corpus, Experimental, and Computational Studies
Soemarmo1970Subject-Predicate, Focus-Presupposition, and Topic-Comment in Bahasa Indonesia and Javanese
MaayanAbenina-Adar2020Expressing Ignorance with Determiner Phrases
NatashaAbnerAssistant Professor, University of Michigan2012There Once Was a Verb: The Predicative Core of Possessive and Nominalization Structures in American Sign Language
Ann (Niki) M.AckerLinguistics Project Manager, Google via Adecco2016Voice and Valence Q'anjob 'al
Stephen M.Adewole1995Yoruba word formation processes
ManjariAgrawal OhalaProfessor, San Jose State University1972Topics in Hindi-Urdu Phonology
ByronAhnAssistant Professor, Program in Linguistics, Princeton University2015Giving Reflexivity a Voice: Twin Reflexives in English
KatsueAkiba1978A Historical Study of Old Japanese Syntax
AdamAlbrightProfessor, MIT2002The Identification of Bases in Morphological Paradigms
DanAlbroSoftware Engineer, Google (Deceased)2005Studies in Computational Optimality Theory, with Special Reference to the Phonological System of Malagasy
Ann M.AlyDirector of Human Centered Design at TechFlow, Inc.2017Prosodic Effects of Code-Switching in Spanish Basque Bilinguals
VictoriaAndersonAssociate Professor, University of Hawai’i2000Giving Weight to Phonetic Principles: The Case of Place of Articulation in Western Arrernte
Alice J.Anderton1988The Language of the Kitanemuks of California
NikosAngelopoulosPost-doctoral fellowship at Center for Research in Syntax, Semantics and Phonology (CRISSP), KU Leuven2019Complementizers and Prepositions as Probes: Insights from Greek
W. JoshArd1975Raisings and Word Order in Diachronic Syntax
Linda L.Arvanites1991The Glottalic Phonemes of Proto-Eastern Cushitic
HeribertoAvelinoProfessor, I.N. de Antropologia e Historia, Mexico (prev. Max Planck Inst, Leipzig2004Topics in Yala´lag Zapotec, with particular reference to its phonetic structures
Dauda M.Bagari1976Subordinate Adverbial Clauses in Hausa, (R. Schuh)
Joèlle S.Bailard1982Diachronic Evidence and the Form of French Grammar
LorianBaker1973The Lexicon: Consideration for a Performance Model
ChristianeBaltaxe1970N.S. Trubetskoy and the Development of the Theory of Distinctive Features, (J. Puhvel, chair)
MaryBaltazaniLecturer & Researcher, Oxford University, formerly tenured Asst. Prof., Univ. of Ioannina, Greece2003Quantifier Scope and the Role of Intonation in Greek
Susan L.Banner Inouye1995Trills, Taps, and Stops in Contrast and Variation
MarcoBaroniFacebook AI Research & Professor, Univ. de Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona2000Distributional Cues in Morpheme Discovery: A Computational Model and Empirical Evidence
OutiBat-El1989Phonology and Word Structure in Modern Hebrew
Marian C.Bean1976A Study of the Development of Word Order Patterns in Old English in Relation to Theories of Word Order Change
MishaBeckerProfessor & Chair, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill2000"The Development of the Copula in Child English: The Lightness of Be"
RoyBecker-KristalProsody Specialist at Speech Morphing; Phonetics Specialist at Voiceitt2010Acoustic typology of vowel inventories
FilippoBeghelli1995The Phrase Structure of Quantifier Scope
DoritBen-Shalom1995Semantic Trees
AvaBerinstein1984Evidence for Multiattachment in K’ekchi Mayan
Melanie J.BervoetsData Scientist at TD, Toronto, Canada2014On opining: modal verbs, dispositions, free choice, and negation
Lee S.Bickmore1989Kinyambo Prosody
Kent D.Bimson1978Comparative Reconstruction of Proto-Northern- Western Mande
Charles S.Bird1966Aspects of Bambara Syntax
Jason B.BishopAssociate Professor of Linguistics/ Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences & Director of the CUNY Prosody Laboratory at The City University in New York2013Prenuclear Accentuation in English: Phonetics, Phonology, and Information Structure
BarbaraBlankenship1997The Time Course of Breathiness and Laryngealization in Vowels
DustinBowersQuality Assurance Linguist at Lionbridge2015A system for morphophonological learning and its consequences for language change
George AaronBroadwell1990Extending the Binding Theory: A Muskogean Case Study
Catherine P. Browman1978Tip of the Tongue and Slip of the Ear: Implications for Language Processing
LestonBuellTranslator and Linguist, Amsterdam2005Issues in Zulu Verbal Morphosyntax
JoeBuffingtonDirector of Academic Support and Bar Success, Assistant and Professor of Law at Albany Law School2015The logical form of contract formation
Eugene W.Bunkowske1975Topics in Yala Grammar
HeatherBurnettUniversite Paris Diderot-Paris 72012The Grammar of Tolerance: On vagueness, context-sensitivity and the origin of scale structure
Donald A.Burquest1973A Grammar of Angas
Alora J.Burton1979Phonological Systems of Aphasic Children, (V. Fromkin, chair)
ThomasBye1976Aspects of the Acquisition of Communicative Competence: The Role of Listener-Oriented Presuppositions in Producing Directions
Dani M.ByrdProfessor, Uni. Southern California1994(Patricia Keating, chair)
Articulatory Timing in English Consonant Sequences
Richard G.Campbell1989The Grammatical Structure of Verbal Predicates
LyleCampbell1971Historical Linguistics and Quechean Linguistic Prehistory
IvanoCaponigroAssociate Professor, UCSD (San Diego)2003Free Not to Ask: On the Semantics of Free Relatives and Wh-Words Cross-linguistically
Vicki M.CarstensAssociate Prof., U. Missouri1991The Morphology and Syntax of Determiner Phrases in Kiswahili
Roderic F.Casali1996Resolving Hiatus
MarianneCelce-Murcia1972A Syntactic and Psycholinguistic Study of Comparison in English
IsabelleCharnavelProfessor in the Department of Linguistics, University of Geneva2012On her own – Parsimonious Compositionality: Probing syntax and semantics with French propre
Lawrence Yam-LeungCheungAssociate Professor and MA Program Director, Chinese University of Hong Kong2008The Negative Wh-Construction
TeleeChi1984A Lexical Analysis of Verb-Noun Compounds in Mandarin Chinese
Bonnie H.Chiu1993The Inflectional Structure of Mandarin Chinese
TaehongChoProfessor, Hanyang University, Korea2001Effects of Prosody on Articulation in English
John-DongwookChoi1992Phonetic Underspecification and Target- Interpolation: An Acoustic Study of Marshallese Vowel Allophony,
Adam J.ChongSenior Lecturer2017On the Relation Between Phonotactic Learning and Alternation Learning
Robin L.Clark1985Boundaries and the Treatment of Control
Abigail C.CohnProfessor, Cornell U.1990Phonetic and Phonological Rules of Nasalization
Thomas L.Cornell1992Description Theory, Licensing Theory, and Principle-Based Grammars and Parsers, (V. Fromkin, E. Stabler, chairs
KarenCourtenay1969A Generative Phonology of Yoruba, (V. Fromkin, W. Welmers, chairs)
Laura D.Crain1992Clause Chaining in Nepali Discourse, (P. Schachter, S. Thompson, chairs)
HaroldCrookProfessor, Lewis-Clark State College1999(Donca Steriade and Pam Munro, co-chairs) “The Phonology and Morphology of Nez Perce Stress”
KatherineCrosswhite1999(Bruce Hayes, chair)"Vowel Reduction in Optimality Theory"
DanielaCulinovicContent Editor at Impact Fashion2020 Second position’ revisited: a uniformly syntactic account of ‘split’ predicates
Susanna A.Cumming1988Syntactic Function and Constituent Order Change in Malay, (P. Munro, S. Thompson, chairs)
SusanCurtiss1976The Case of Genie: A Modern Day “Wild Child”, (V. Fromkin, chair)
StephenCushing1976The Formal Semantics of Quantification, (J. Emonds, chair)
Kathleen G.Dahlgren1976Referential Semantics, (J. Emonds, chair)
Sarah N.Dart1991Articulatory and Acoustic Properties of Apical and Laminal Articulations, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
JohnDavis1973A Partial Grammar of Simplex and Complex Sentences in Luiseño, (W. Bright, chair)
Brent E.DeChene1979The Historical Phonology of Vowel Length, (S. Anderson, chair)
JacquelynDeMeire Schachter1971Presuppositional and Counterfactual Conditional Sentences, (B. Partee, chair)
GerardDiffloth1968The Irula Language, (W. Bright, chair)
Timothy Diller1971Case Grammar and its Application to Waray, a Philippine Language, (P. Schachter, chair)
Sandra F.Disner1983Vowel Quality: The Relation between Universal and Language Specific Factors, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
William B.Dolan1994(Ed Stabler, chair) “Context-Freeness and the Lexicon”
FraidaDubin1971Language and Attitudes among Navajo Adolescents, (W. Bright, chair)
Michael P.Dukes1996(Ed Keenan, chair) “On the Nonexistence of Anaphors and Pronominals in Tongan”
BaruchElimelech1976A Tonal Grammar of Etsako, (V. Fromkin, chair)
Karen D.Emmorey1987Morphological Structure and Parsing in the Lexicon, (V. Fromkin, chair)
MelissaEpsteinIRB Director, Albert Einstein College of Medicine2002(Pat Keating and Jody Kreiman, co-chairs) Voice Quality and Prosody in English
Eser E.Erguvanli1979The Function of Word Order in Turkish Grammar, (S. Thompson, chair)
ManuelEspanol-EchevarriaProfessor, Laval University, Quebec1998(Tim Stowell, chair) “The Syntax of Purposive Expressions”
ChristinaEspositoAssociate Professor & Chair, Macalester College, St. Paul. MN2006(Patricia Keating, chair)The Effects of Linguistic Experience on the Perception of Phonation
HeidiFleishhacker MacBrideFormerly Data Engineer, Factual Inc.2005(Bruce Hayes and Donca Steriade, co-chairs) Similarity in Phonology: Evidence from Reduplication and Loan Adaptation
Edward S.FlemmingAssociate Professor, MIT, Boston1995Donca Steriade, chair)"Auditory Representations in Phonology"
James ForrestFordyce1988Studies in Sound Symbolism with Special Reference to English, (P. Keating, chair)
JohnForemanAssociate Professor, The University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley2006(Pamela Munro and Tim Stowell, co-chairs). The Morphosyntax of Subjects in Macuiltianguis Zapotec
ChristinaForemanSpeech-Language Pathologist, West Hartford (Ct) Public Schools2001(Sun-Ah Jun, chair) The Use of Contrastive Focus by High-Functioning Children with Autism
BarnabasForson1979Code-Switching in Akan-English Bilingualism, (P. Schachter, chair)
MeaghanFowlieAssistant Professor at Linguistics Dept. of Universiteit Utrecht in The Netherlands2017(Edward P. Stabler, Chair)Slaying the Great Green Dragon: Learning and Modeling Iterable Ordered Optional Adjuncts
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)
EdwardFresco1970Topics in Yoruba Dialect Phonology, (V. Fromkin, W. Welmers, chairs)
Victoria A. Fromkin1965Some Phonetic Specifications of Linguistic Units: An Electromyographic Investigation, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
SeanFulopAssociate Professor, California State University, Fresno1999(Ed Stabler, chair) On the Logic and Learning of Language
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)
Jackson T.Gandour1976Aspects of Thai Tone, (V. Fromkin, chair)
MarkGarellekProfessor of Linguistics, University of California, San Diego and Director of UCSD Phonetics Lab2013(Patricia Keating, chair)Production and Perception of Glottal Stops
EdwardGarrettResearcher Asst, School of Oriental and African Studies, London, UK2001(Carson Schutze and Dominique Sportiche, co-chairs) Evidentiality and Assertion in Tibetan
Edward NormanGary1979Extent in English: A Unified Account of Degree and Quantity, (S. Thompson, chair)
B.R.GeorgeAssistant Professor in Department of Philosophy at Carnegie Mellon University2011(Jessica Rett, chair) Question Embedding and the Semantics of Answers
IsaacGeorge1975A Grammar of Kwa-type Verb Serialization: Its Nature and Significance in Current Generative Theory, (P. Schachter, W. Welmers, chairs)
DavidGil1982Distributive Numerals, (E. Keenan, chair)
JillGilkersonLanguage Research Director, LENA Foundation, Boulder CO2006(Nina Hyams, chair) Acquiring English Particle Verbs: Age and Transfer Effects in Second Language Acquistion
Alhaji MainaGimbaProfessor, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria2000(Russ Schuh, chair) “Topics in Bole Verb Morphology”
TalmyGivon1969Studies in Chibemba and Bantu Grammar, (P. Schachter, chair)
EleanorGlewweMellon Post-doctoral fellow, Grinnell College2019(Professor Kie Ross Zuraw, Chair) Bias in Phonotactic Learning: Experimental Studies of Phonotactic Implicationals
Bonnie C.Glover1988The Morphophonology of Muscat Arabic, (R. Schuh, chair)
JohnGluckmanAssistant Professor at The University of Kansas2019(Dominique Sportiche) Perspectives on Syntactic Dependencies
Louis M.Goldstein1977Three Studies in Speech Perception: Features, Relative Salience, and Bias, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
ChrisGolston1991Both Lexicons , (V. Fromkin, D. Steriade, chairs)
MatthewGordonProfessor and Chair, UCSB (Santa Barbara)1999(Bruce Hayes, chair) “Syllable Weight: Phonetics, Phonology and Typology”
AmnonGordon1982The Structure of the Hebrew Lexicon, (P. Schachter, chair)
LynnGordon1980Maricopa Morphology and Syntax, (P. Munro, chair)
ThomasGrafAssociate Professor for Department of Linguistics and Affiliate Professor in Institute for Advanced Computational Science, Stony Brook University2013(Edward Stabler, chair) Local and Transderivational Constraints in Syntax and Semantics
William J.Greenberg1982Aspects of a Theory of Singular Reference: Prolegomena to a Dialectical Logic of Singular Terms, (P. Schachter, chair)
StevenGreenberg1980Neural Temporal Coding of Pitch and Vowel Quality, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
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”
Robert E.HagiwaraAssistant Professor, U. Manitoba1995(Peter Ladefoged, chair) “Acoustic Realizations of American /r/ as Produced by Women and Men”
PeterHallmanPrincipal Investigator, Austrian Research Inst for AI2000(Dominique Sportiche, chair) “The Structure of Predicates: Interactions of Derivation, Case and Quantification”
Michael T.Hammond1984Constraining Metrical Theory: A Modular Theory of Rhythm and Destressing, (B. Hayes, chair)
Deborah AnnHarding1966The Phonology and Morphology of Chinyanja, (W. Welmers, chair)
Heather K.Hardy1979Tolkapaya Syntax: Aspect, Modality, and Adverbial Modification in a Yavapai Dialect, (P. Munro, chair)
Sharon L.Hargus1985The Lexical Phonology of Sekani, (W. Bright, chair)
HenkHarkemaAI Research Scientist, Samsung Electronics2001(Ed Stabler, chair) Parsing Minimalist Languages
TomikoHayashi1996(Paul Schachter, chair) “The Syntactic and Semantic Structures of Complex Predicate Constructions in Japanese”
JeffreyHeinzProfessor, Stony Brook University2007(Edward Stabler and Kie Zuraw, co-chairs) Inductive Learning of Phonotactic Patterns
Randall J.Hendrick1979On Nesting and Indexical Conditions in Linguistic Theory, (J. Emonds, chair)
Frank W.Heny1970Semantic Operations on Base Structures, (B. Partee, chair)
SusanHess1998(Pat Keating and Ian Maddieson, co-chairs) “Pharyngeal Articulations”
Kenneth C.Hill1967A Grammar of the Serrano Language, (W. Bright, chair)
Thomas J.HInnebusch1973Prefixes, Sound Change, and Subgroupings in the Coastal Kenyan Bantu Languages, (T. Givón, chair)
KenjiHirakouji1979Ni and No in Japanese, (G. Bedell, chair)
Dennis G.Holt1986The Development of the Paya Sound System, (W. Bright, chair)
VincentHomerAssistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst2010(Dominique Sportiche and Philippe Schlenker, co-chairs) Polarity and Modality
Joan BybeeHooper1973Aspects of Natural Generative Phonology, (P. Schachter, chair)
LaurenceHorn1972(B. Partee, chair) On the Semantic Properties of Logical Operators in English
JuliaHorvath1981Aspects of Hungarian Syntax and the Theory of Grammar, (S. Anderson, J. Emonds, chairs)
Grover M.HudsonProfessor Emeritus, Michigan State University1975Suppletion in the Representation of Alternations, 9/75 (V. Fromkin, T. Vennemann, chairs)
Marie K.Huffman1989Implementation of Nasal: Timing and Articulatory Landmarks, (P. Keating, chair)
ThomasHun-Tak Lee1986Studies on Quantification in Chinese, (G. Bedell, chair)
Larry M.Hyman1972A Phonological Study of Fe’fe’-Bamileke, (V. Fromkin)
TomokoIshizukaAssociate Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan2010(Hilda Koopman, chair) Toward a Unified Analysis of Passives in Japanese:A Cartographic Minimalist Approach
ShoichiIwasaki1988A Study of Speaker’s Perspective in Japanese Spoken Discourse, (R. Schuh, S. Thompson, chairs)
EricJacksonLinguist, SIL International2005(Pamela Munro, chair) Resultatives, Derived Statives, and Lexical Semantic Structure
Catherine A.Jackson1990The Grammatical Consequences of Early Focal Damage to the Left Hemisphere of the Brain, (S. Curtiss, V. Fromkin, chairs)
Michel T.T Jackson1988Phonetic Theory and Cross-Linguistic Variation in Vowel Articulation, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
Leon C.Jacobson1979DhoLuo Vowel Harmony: A Phonetic Investigation, (V. Fromkin, W. Welmers, chairs)
Philip J.Jaggar1985Factors Governing the Morphological Coding of Referants in Hausa Narrative Discourse, (R. Schuh, chair)
Richard D.Janda1987On the Motivation for Evolutionary Typology of Sound-Structural Rules, (S. Anderson, chair)
Mary JeanetteJohnson1966Syntactic Structures of Tamazight, (J. Applegate, chair)
BrendaJoyce-ClarkAfrican Linguistics2001(Anoop Mahajan, chair) Noun Classifiers
JonghoJunProfessor, Seoul National U.1995(Donca Steriade, chair) Perceptual and Articulatory Factors on Place Assimilation
MichaelKac1972Formal Aspects of Semantic Representation, (P. Schachter, chair)
LauraKalinAssistant Professor, Program in Linguistics, Princeton University2014(Anoop Mahajan, chair) Aspect and argument licensing in Neo-Aramaic
JasonKandybowiczAssociate Professor, CUNY Graduate Center2006(Hilda Koopman, chair) Conditions on Multiple Copy Spell-Out and the Syntax-Phonology Interface
MarjuKapsLecturer at Birkbeck, University of London2020Processing Information on Structures: A Case Study of Contrastive Topics in Estonian
Abigail R.Kaun1995(Bruce Hayes, chair) The Typology of Rounding Harmony: An Optimality Theoretic Approach
BenjaminKeilResearcher, Google2010(Marcus Kracht, chair) Generating Descriptions of Motion from Cognitive Representations
Kalon L.Kelley1967Early Syntactic Acquisition, (B. Partee, chair)
Timothy ArbisiKelmSenior Res Assoc, Boys Town National Research Hospital 2006(Sun-Ah Jun, chair) An Intonational Analysis of Disfluency Patterns in Stuttering
DanielKemplerProfessor Emeritus, Emerson College1984Syntactic and Symbolic Abilities in Alzheimer's Disease, (R. Anttila, S. Curtiss, chairs)
Sameer ud DowlaKhanAssociate Professor and Chair, Reed College2008Intonational Phonology and Focus Prosody of Bengali
LukowaKidima1991Tone and Accent in KiYaka, (B. Hayes, chair)
Yun JungKimLecturer, Emory University, Atlanta2015(Megha Sundara, chair) 6-month-olds' segmentation and representation of morphologically complex words
Ji EunKimAssistant Professor, University of Ulsan, Korea2010(Sun-Ah Jun and Russell Schuh, co-chairs) The Generation of Implicit Propositions in "Alleged" Korean Topics
SahyangKimProfessor, Hongik University, Seoul, Korea2004(Sun-Ah Jun, chair) The Role of Prosodic Phrasing in Korean Word Segmentation
Chin WooKim1966The Linguistic Specification of Speech, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
AlexandreKimenyi1976A Relational Grammar of Kinyarwanda, (T. Givón, chair)
Kay AtkinsonKing1973Children’s Acquisition of Phonological Stress Contrasts, (P. Ladefoged)
Kasangati K.W.Kinyalolo1991Syntactic Dependencies and the SPEC- head Agreement Hypothesis in KiLega, (H. Koopman, D. Sportiche, chairs)
RobertKirchnerAssociate Professor, University of Alberta1998Donca Steriade, chair) “An Effort-Based Approach to Consonant Lenition”
Sharon M.Klein1982Syntactic Theory and the Developing Grammar: Reestablishing the Relationship between Linguistic Theory and Data from Language Acquisition, (S. Anderson, chair)
NathanKlinedinstLecturer (Asst. Prof), University College, London2007(Philippe Schlenker, chair) Plurality and Possibility
GregKobeleProfessor, University of Leipzig, Formerly Asst. Professor, Univ. of Chicago2006(Edward Stabler, chair). Generating Copies: An investigation into structural identity in language and grammar
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
Stephen D.Krashen1972Language and the Left Hemisphere, (V. Fromkin, chair)
JianjingKuangAssociate Professor, University of Pennsylvania2013(Patricia Keating, chair) Phonation in Tonal Contrasts
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)
Chen Hsiu (Grace)KuoAssistant Professor, National Taiwan University2013(Patricia Keating, Chair)
Boundaries and the Taiwanese Tone Sandhi Group
MuratKural1996(Tim Stowell, chair) “Verb Incorporation and Elementary Predicates”
Peter N.Landerman1991Quechua Dialects and their Classification , (G. Bedell, chair)
FeliciaLeeFreelance Writer and Editor1999(Tim Stowell and Pam Munro, co-chairs) “Antisymmetry and the Syntax in San Lucas Quiavini Zapotec”
HyunooLee1993(Ed Keenan, chair)"Categories, Structures, and Principles of Anaphoric Dependencies"
Hyo SangLeeAssociate Professor at Indiana University, East Asian Languages and Cultures1991Tense, Aspect, and Modality: A Discourse-Pragmatic Analysis of Verb Affixes in Korean from a Typological Perspective, (P. Munro, S. Thompson, chairs)
Michael L.LefkowitzDirector, Core Technology at McD Tech Labs2017(Bruce P. Hayes, Chair) Maxent Harmonic Grammars and Phonetic Duration
BrookLillehaugenAssociate Professor, Haverford College, Chair of Linguistics at Haverford College2006(Pamela Munro, chair) Expressing Location in Tlacolula Valley Zapotec
IsabelleLinStudent, L’Ecole Cesan, Paris2019co-chairs were (Kie Zuraw and Megha Sundara) Functional Load, Perception, and the Learning of Phonological Alternations
YingLinMathematics Instructor, Santa Rosa Junior College2005(Patricia Keating and Edward Stabler, co-chairs) Learning Feautures and Segments from Waveforms: A Statistical Model of Early Phonological Acquisition
Mona E.Lindau1975Features for Vowels, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
JacquelineLindenfeld1969A Transformational Grammar of Yaqui, (W. Bright, chair)
Geoffrey A.Lindsey1985Intonation and Interrogation: Tonal Sturcture and the Expression of a Pragmatic Function in English and other Languages, (R. Stockwell, chair)
Wendy J.Linker1982Articulatory and Acoustic Correlates of Labial Activity in Vowels: A Cross-Linguistic Study, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
HaiyongLiuAssociate Professor, Wayne State University2004(Anoop Mahajan and Tim Stowell, co-chairs) Complex Predicates in Mandarin Chinese: Three Types of Bu-Yu Structures
Feng-HsiLiu1990Scope Dependency in English and Chinese, (E. Keenan, chair)
NicolettaLoccioniLecturer in Linguistics at UCLA2018(Tim Stowell, Chair) Getting "the most" out of Romance
IngvarLofstedtPhonology2010(Bruce Hayes and Kie Zuraw, co-chairs) Phonetic Effects in Swedish Phonology: Allomorphy and Paradigms
Barbara S.Lopez1979The Sound Pattern of Brazilian Portuguese (Cariocan Dialect), (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)
Ronald K.S.Macaulay1971Aspect in English, (R. Stockwell, chair)
AlexMacBrideAnalytical Linguist, Google2003(Bruce Hayes and Donca Steriade, co-chairs) A Constraint-Based Approach to Morphology
Margaret R.MacEachern1997(Donca Steriade, chair) “Laryngeal Cooccurrence Restrictions”
IanMaddieson1977Universals of Tone: Six Studies, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
IaraMantenutoAssistant Professor, California State University Dominguez Hills2020'Other' and 'More' in San Sebastian del Monte Mixtec and Beyond
Lynell Marchese1979Tense/Aspect and the Development of Auxiliaries in the Kru Language Family, (S. Thompson, chair)
AndrewMartinAssociate Professor, Konan University, Kobe, Japan2007(Kie Zuraw, chair) The Evolving Lexicon
Jack B.Martin1991The Determination of Grammatical Relations in Syntax, (T. Stowell, chair)
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
MasanguMatonadoAssistant Professor, University of Florida2003(Tom Hinnebusch and Donca Steriade, co-chairs) Tone and Prosodic Morphology in Kisukuma
ChristianMatthiessen1989Text-Generation as a Linguistic Research Task, (P. Schachter, S. Thompson, chairs)
Robert W.McCoard1976Tense Choice and Pragmatic Inferences: A Study of Preterit/Perfect Oppositions in English, (S. Thompson, chair)
Brian D.McHugh1990(B. Hayes, chair) Cyclicity in the phrasal phonology of Kivunjo Chaga
MarinaMcIntire1980Locatives in American Sign Language, (S. Thompson, chair)
JohnMcKay1968Free Adverbials in a Generative Grammar of German, (B. Partee, chair)
Laura E.McPhersonAssistant Professor at Dartmouth College2014(Bruce Hayes and Russ Schuh, co-chairs) Replacive grammatical tone in the Dogon languages
PeterMenzel1969Propositions, Events, and Actions in the Syntax of Complementation, (B. Partee, chair)
Laura F.Meyers1976Aspects of Hausa Tone, (P. Schachter, chair)
Purushottam J.Mistry1969A Generative Syntax of Gujarati, (W. Bright, chair)
Terence H.Moore1967The Topic-Comment Functiuon: A Performance Constraint on a Competence Model, (R. Stockwell, chair)
Lioba P.Moshi1985Grammatical Relations in Swahili Discourse, (S. Thompson, chair)
Martin J.Mould1976Comparative Grammar Reconstruction and Language Subclassification: The North Victorian Bantu Languages, (T. Givón, chair)
Jean G. MulderProfessor, University of Melbourne1988Ergativity in Coast Tsimshian (Sm'algyax), (P. Munro, S. Thompson, chairs)
Leonard ChachaMwitaSenior Lecturer Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya2008Russell Schuh, chair) Verbal Tone in Kuria
Mangesh V. Nadkarni1970NP-Embedded Structures in Kannada and Konkani, (W. Bright, chair
HiroyukiNagahara1994(Bruce Hayes, chair) “Phonological Phrasing in Japanese”
SeunghoNam1995(Ed Keenan, chair) “The Semantics of Locative Prepositional Phrases in English”
Jonas N.A.Nartey1982On Fricative Phones and Phonemes: or the Fricative Difference within and between Languages, (P. Ladefoged, chair)
RosaNeedleman1973Thai Verbal Structures and Some Implications for Current Theory, (S. Thompson, chair)
Roxana MaNewman1971A Case Grammar of Ga’anda, (P. Schachter, chair)
PaulNewman1967A Grammar of Tera, (P. Schachter, chair)
Deogratias S.Ngonyani1996(Hilda Koopman, chair)"The Morphosyntax of Applicatives"
KunikoNielsenAssociate Professor and Department Chair, Oakland University, Michigan2008(Patricia Keating and Colin Wilson, co-chairs) Word-level and Feature-level Effects in Phonetic Imitation
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