Robert Munro November 5th, 2009
Matthew Adams —
Postdoctoral researcher, Heinrich-Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany
Dissertation: The comparative grammaticality of the English comparative
Roey Gafter –
Postdoctoral researcher, University of Tel Aviv
Dissertation: “The most beautiful and correct Hebrew”: Authenticity, ethinic identity and linguistic variation in the greater Tel Aviv area.
Katherine Geenberg —
Localization Manager at Shmoop University, Inc.
Dissertation: The other California: Marginalization and Variation in Trinity County
Stephanie S. Shih —
Assistant Professor, Cognitive & Information Sciences, University of California, Merced
Dissertation: Towards optimal rhythm
Jessica Spencer –
Consultant, Gap International
Dissertation: Stochastic effects in the grammar: Toward a usage-based model of copula contraction
Marisa Casillas (Tice) —
Postdoctoral Researcher, Language and Cognition Department, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, Netherlands
Dissertation: Learning to take turns on time: Perception and production processes involved in keeping inter-speaker gaps short
Marie-Catherine de Marneffe —
Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
Dissertation: What’s that supposed to mean? Modeling the pragmatic meaning of utterances
Jason Grafmiller —
Post-doctoral researcher, Department of Linguistics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.
Dissertation: The semantics of syntactic choice: An analysis of English emotion verbs
Chigusa Kurumada —
Assistant Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester
Dissertation: Navigating variability in the linguistic signal: Learning to interpret contrastive prosody
Sven Lauer —
Postdoctoral Fellow, Zukunftskolleg, University of Konstanz, Germany
Dissertation: Towards a dynamic pragmatics
Uriel Cohen Priva —
Assistant Professor, Department of Cognitive, Linguistic & Psychological Sciences, Brown University
Dissertation: Sign and signal: Deriving linguistic generalizations from information utility
Olga Dmitrieva —
Lecturer in Linguistics, Linguistics Program, Purdue University
Dissertation: Geminate typology and the perception of consonant duration.
Scott Grimm —
Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Translation and Language Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra
Dissertation: Number and individuation
Alex Jaker –
Post-doctoral Researcher, Alaska Native Language Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Dissertation: Prosodic reversal in Dogrib (Weledeh dialect)
Rob Munro —
Dissertation: Modeling variation in low resource languages
Melanie Owens —
Dissertation: Serial verb constructions: Argument structural uniformity and event structural diversity
Tyler Schnoebelen —
Chief Analyst, Idibon
Dissertation: Emotions are relational: Positioning and the use of affective linguistic resources
Rebecca Starr —
Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore
Dissertation: Acquisition of sociolinguistic knowledge in a modern-English dual-immersion classroom
Inbal Arnon —
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Dissertation: Starting big–The role of sequences in language learning and use
Rebecca Greene —
Language Consultant, Understanding Language, Stanford University
Dissertation: Language, ideology and identity in rural Eastern Kentucky
Anubha Kothari —
Senior Product Manager, eBay
Dissertation: Processing constraints and word order variation in Hindi relative clauses
Nola Stephens —
Assistant Professor of Linguistics, Department of English, Covenant College
Dissertation: Given-before-new: The effects of discourse on argument structure in early child language
Senior Data Scientist, Nuance Communications
Dissertation: The role of processing complexity in word order variation and change
Yuan Zhao D’Antilio
Senior Product/Test Development Manager, Pearson Knowledge Technologies
Dissertation: Statistical inference in the learning of novel phonetic categories
Doug Ball —
Assistant Professor of Linguistics, English & Linguistics Department, Truman State University
Dissertation: Clause structure and argument realization in Tongan
Elizabeth Coppock —
Senior Researcher in Linguistics, Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science, University of Gothenburg
Dissertation: The logical and empirical foundations of Baker’s Paradox
Iván García —
Senior Lecturer in Linguistics, School of Languages, University of Salford, UK.
Dissertation: Generality and exception: A study in the semantics of exceptives
Lauren Hall-Lew —
Lecturer in Sociolinguistics, Linguistics and English Language, School of Philosophy, Psychology, and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh
Dissertation: Ethnicity and phonetic variation in a San Francisco neighborhood
Elisabeth Norcliffe —
Research Staff, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen
Dissertation: Head marking in usage and grammar: A study of variation and change in Yucatec Maya
Laura Staum Casasanto
Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, Stony Brook University
Dissertation: Experimental investigations of sociolinguistic knowledge
Philip Hofmeister –
Lecturer, Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex
Dissertation: Representational complexity and memory retrieval in language comprehension
Dissertation: Licensing of negative polarity particles yet, anymore, either, and neither: Combining downward monotonicity and assertivity
Tatiana Nikitina —
Researcher Officer First Class, Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) in Paris, in the LLACAN laboratory (Langage, Langues et Cultures d’Afrique Noire)
Dissertation: The mixing of syntactic properties and language change
Neal Snider —
Research Manager, Natural Language Understanding, Nuance Communications
Dissertation: An exemplar model of syntactic priming
Bruno Estigarribia —
Assistant Professor of Spanish, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, UNC Chapel Hill
Dissertation: Asking questions: Language variation and language acquisition
Itamar Francez —
Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Chicago.
Dissertation: Existential propositions
Andrew Koontz-Garboden —
Senior Lecturer in Linguistics, Department of Linguistics and English Language, University of Manchester
Dissertation: States, changes of state, and the monotonicity hypothesis
Luc Vartan Baronian —
Associate Professor of Linguistics, Département des arts et lettres, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Dissertation: North of phonology
John Travis Beavers —
Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Texas at Austin.
Dissertation: Argument/oblique alternations and the structure of lexical meaning
Lev Blumenfeld —
Assistant Professor, School of Linguistics and Language Studies, Carleton University.
Dissertation: Constraints on phonological interactions
Kathryn Campbell-Kibler —
Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, The Ohio State University.
Dissertation: Listener perceptions of sociolinguistic variables: The case of (ING)
Ashwini Deo —
Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, Yale University.
Dissertation: Tense and aspect in Indo-Aryan: Variation and diachrony
T. Florian Jaeger —
Associate Professor of Brain & Cognitive Science and Computer Science, Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester.
Dissertation: Redundancy and syntactic reduction in spontaneous speech
Director in SP Software and Applications Group, Cisco Systems
Dissertation: Intonation recognition models based on convex optimizations
David Oshima —
Associate Professor, Department of International Communication, Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University.
Dissertation: Perspectives in reported discourse
Rob Podesva —
Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, Stanford University
Dissertation: Phonetic detail in sociolinguistic variation
Mary Rose —
Data Manager, Ohio Department of Education
Dissertation: Language, place and identity in later life
Julie Sweetland —
Director of Learning, FrameWorks Institute
Dissertation: Teaching writing in the African American classroom: A sociolinguistic approach
Judith Tonhauser —
Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, Ohio State University.
Dissertation: The temporal semantics of noun phrases: Evidence from Guaraní
Senior Search Quality Analyst, Yahoo!
Dissertation: Unbounded dependency constructions in Western Austronesian
Roger Levy —
Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, UC San Diego.
Dissertation: Probabilistic models of word order and syntactic discontinuity
Jean-Philippe Marcotte —
Visiting Assistant Professor, Institute of Linguistics, University of Minnesota.
Dissertation: Causative alternation errors in child language acquisition
Sarah J. Roberts —
Dissertation: The emergence of Hawai’i Creole English in the early 20th century: The sociohistorical context of creole genesis
Shiao-Wei Tham —
Assistant Professor of Chinese, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Wellesley College.
Dissertation: Representing possessive predication: Semantic dimensions and pragmatic bases
Ash Asudeh —
University Lecturer in Linguistics, Faculty of Linguistics, Philology & Phonetics, Oxford University
Dissertation: Resumption as resource management
Sarah Benor —
Associate Professor of Contemporary Jewish Studies at Hebrew Union College-JIR in Los Angeles.
Dissertation: Second style acquisition: The linguistic socialization of newly Orthodox Jews
Brady Clark —
Senior Lecturer and Weinberg College Adviser, Department of Linguistics, Northwestern University.
Dissertation: A stochastic optimality theory approach to syntactic change
Cathryn Donohue —
Visiting Research Fellow, Linguistics, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University
Dissertation: Morphology matters: Case licensing in Basque
Hee-Sun Kim —
Coordinator and Lecturer, Korean Language Program, Stanford University.
Dissertation: The use of multiple sources of information in Korean sentence processing
Jacquelyn Rahman —
Associate Professor of Linguistics, Department of English, Miami University
Dissertation: It’s a serious business: The construction of middle-class white characters by African American narrative comedians
Devyani Sharma —
Senior Lecturer in Linguistics, School of Languages, Linguistics and Film, Queen Mary, University of London.
Dissertation: Structural and social constraints on non-native varieties of English
Andrew Wong —
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, California State University East Bay.
Dissertation: Tongzhi, ideologies, and semantic change
Martina Theresia Faller —
Senior Lecturer in Linguistics, School or Arts, Language and Cultures, University of Manchester
Dissertation: Semantics and pragmatics of evidentials in Cuzco Quechua
John Stephen Fry —
Japanese-English Translator, Fry Translation, and Adjunct Lecturer, Department of English, Boise State University
Dissertation: Ellipsis and wa-marking in Japanese conversation
Stefan Heinz Kaufmann —
Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Connecticut.
Dissertation: Aspects of the meaning and use of conditionals
Michael Thomas Wescoat —
Dissertation: On lexical sharing
Makin McDaid Abdulkhaliq —
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst, CoStar Group.
Dissertation: English noun classes and generative lexical mechanisms
Emily Menon Bender —
Associate Professor and Director of MS in Computational Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, University of Washington.
Dissertation: Syntactic variation and linguistic competence: The case of AAVE copula absence
Hanjung Lee —
Professor, Integrated English Linguistics and Literature Specialist (IELL) Education Program, Sungkyunkwan University
Dissertation: Optimization in argument expression and interpretation: A unified approach
David Alexander McKercher —
Lecturer, Department of Linguistics, University of Victoria.
Dissertation: The polysemy of with in first language acquisition
Eunjin Oh —
Associate Professor, Department of English Language and Literature at Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea.
Dissertation: Non-native coarticulation: The case of consonant-vowel syllables
Susanne Zalta Riehemann —
Research Linguist, Artificial Intelligence Center, SRI International.
Dissertation: A constructional approach to idioms and word formation
Ida Elisabet Toivonen —
Assistant Professor, School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Carleton University.
Dissertation: The phrase-structure of non-projecting words
Qing Zhang —
Assistant Professor, School of Anthropology, The University of Arizona.
Dissertation: Changing economy, changing markets: A sociolinguistic study of Chinese yuppies
Yukiko Morimoto —
Dissertation: Discourse configurationality in Bantu morphosyntax
Julie Solomon —
Principal and Member, J. Solomon Consulting, LLC, Mountain View, CA
Dissertation: Phonological and syntactic variation in the Spanish of Valladolid, Yucatan
Brett L. Kessler —
Assistant Professor, Psychology Department, Washington University in St. Louis.
Dissertation: Estimating the probability of historical connections between languages
Arto Tapani Anttila —
Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, Stanford University.
Dissertation: Variation in Finnish phonology and morphology
Jennifer E. Arnold —
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dissertation: Reference form and discourse patterns
Bradley Cahn Davidson —
General Manager at Ogilvy CommonHealth Behavioral Insights
Dissertation: Interpreting medical discourse: A study of cross-linguistic communication in the hospital clinic
Martha Swearingen Davis —
Dissertation: A syntactic, semantic and diachronic analysis of Palenquero BA
Vivienne Funn Fong —
Academic Director, Undergraduate Advising and Research, Stanford University
Dissertation: The order of things: What directional locatives denote
Robert P. Malouf —
Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics & Asian/Middle Eastern Languages, San Diego State University.
Dissertation: Mixed categories in the hierarchical lexicon
Rachel Nordlinger —
Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, University of Melbourne.
Dissertation: Constructive case: Dependent-marking nonconfigurationality in Australia
Scott A. Schwenter —
Associate Professor, Hispanic Linguistics, Ohio State University
Dissertation: The pragmatics of conditional marking: Implicature, scalarity, and exclusivity
Chang Yong Sohn —
Seoul National University, Korea.
Dissertation: The metrical structure of Beowulf
Renee Allison Blake —
Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, New York University
Dissertation: All o’ we is one? Race, class, and language in a Barbados community
Hye-Won Choi —
Assistant Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea.
Dissertation: Optimizing structure in context: Scrambling and information structure
Anthony Ruiz Davis —
Dissertation: Lexical semantics and linking in the hierarchical lexicon
Yookyung Kim —
Principal Linguist, Yahoo Inc.
Dissertation: A situation semantic account of existential sentences
Charles Chieh-li Lee —
Dissertation: The human sentence processor: Memory structure and accessibility
Norma Mendoza-Denton —
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Arizona.
Dissertation: Chicana/Mexicana identity and linguistic variation: An ethnographic and sociolinguistics study of gang affiliation in an urban high school
Hadar Shemtov —
Research Scientist, Palo Alto Research Center.
Dissertation: Ambiguity management in natural language generation
Elizabeth Owen Bratt —
Senior Research Engineer, CSLI, Stanford University.
Dissertation: Argument composition and the lexicon: Lexical and periphrastic causatives in Korean
Rudolf Pell Gaudio —
Dissertation: Men who talk like women: Language, gender, and sexuality in Hausa Muslim society
Hinrich Schuetze —
Chair of Theoretical Computational Linguistics, University of Stuttgart.
Dissertation: Ambiguity in language learning: Computional and cognitive models
Lynn Cherny —
Dissertation: The mud register: Conversational modes of action in a text-based virtual reality
Jennifer Ann Cole —
Assistant (Assistant Professor), Universität Konstanz.
Dissertation: The prosodic domain hierarchy in reduplication
Richard Byrd Dasher —
Executive Director, Center for Integrated Systems and Director, US-Japan Management Program, Stanford University.
Dissertation: Grammaticalization in the system of Japanese predicate honorifics
Daniel Dor —
Department of Communication, Tel Aviv University
Dissertation: An epistemically-based analysis of lexical selection
Jong-Bok Kim —
Professor, School of English, Kyung Hee University.
Dissertation: The grammar of negation: A lexicalist, constraint-based perspective
Christopher D. Manning —
Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics and Department of Computer Science, Stanford University.
Dissertation: Ergativity: Argument structure and grammatical relations
Christopher Jude Piñón —
Research and teaching in linguistics, UFR Angellier (“Unité de formation et de recherche Angellier”), Université de Lille 3, Lille, France.
Dissertation: An ontology for event semantics
Whitney Tabor —
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut.
Dissertation: Syntactic innovation: A connectionist model
Seoul Women’s University, Korea.
Dissertation: Prosodic structure in compounds
Makoto Kanazawa —
Associate Professor, National Institute of Informatics
Dissertation: Learnable classes of categorial grammars
Bonnie McElhinny —
Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto.
Dissertation: We all wear the blue: Language, gender and police work
Kurt Jonathan Queller —
Lecturer, Department of English, University of Idaho.
Dissertation: Scheming and manipulating: How phonological structure emerges out of the child’s manipulation of output lexical form
Gillian C. Ramchand —
Professor, Institute for Linguistics, University of Tromsø.
Dissertation: Aspect and argument structure in modern Scottish Gaelic
Trisha Ann Svaib —
Dissertation: “Twice upon a time”: A deaf child’s development of narrative structure
Linda Uyechi —
Lecturer, Department of Music, Stanford University.
Dissertation: The geometry of visual phonology
Alexandre Alsina —
Professor, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Translation and Language Sciences
Dissertation: Predicate composition: A theory of syntactic function alternations
Miriam Jessica Butt —
Professor, Department of Linguistics, Universität Konstanz
Dissertation: The structure of complex predicates in Urdu
Masayo Iida —
Dissertation: Context and binding in Japanese
Tracy Holloway King —
Director of Engineering, Refinements and Universal Search, Search Science, eBay
Dissertation: Configuring topic and focus in Russian
Michael Vincent Inman —
Director and U.S. Development Partner, Pollimath.com
Dissertation: Semantics and pragmatics of colloquial Sinhala involitive verbs
Smita Joshi —
Dissertation: Selection of grammatical and logical functions in Marathi
Yo Matsumoto —
Dissertation: On the wordhood of complex predicates in Japanese
John Hamilton McWhorter, V —
Lecturer at Columbia University, Linguistics Department, American Studies
Dissertation: Toward a new model of genesis: Competing processes in the birth of Saramaccan Creole
Shuichi Yatabe —
Dissertation: Scrambling in Japanese phrase structure
Lubna Alsagoff —
Dissertation: Topic in Malay: The other subject
Jonathan Ginzburg —
Present Professor, UFR d’Études anglophones
Université Paris–Diderot (Paris 7)
Dissertation: Questions, queries and facts: A semantics and pragmatics for interrogatives
Dissertation: Topics in the placement and morphology of clitics
Andras Kornai —
Dissertation: Formal phonology
Paul R. Kroeger —
Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics, Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics
Dissertation: Phrase structure and grammatical relations in Tagalog
John C. Paolillo —
Dissertation: Functional articulation in diglossia: A case study of grammatical and social correspondences in Sinhala
Henry Edward Smith —
Dissertation: Restrictiveness in case theory
Fu Tan —
Associate Professor, Department of Foreign Languages. San Jose State University.
Dissertation: Notion of subject in Chinese
Stephen Mark Wechsler —
Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Texas, Austin.
Dissertation: Argument structure and linking
Professor, Department of Nigerian Languages, Bayero State University.
Dissertation: Thematic arguments and semantic roles in Hausa
Young-Mee Yu Cho —
Associate Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, Rutgers University.
Dissertation: Parameters of consonantal assimilation
Kristin Hanson —
Associate Professor, Department of English, University of California, Berkeley
Dissertation: Resolution in modern meters
Associate Professor, Department of English, Seoul National University, Korea.
Dissertation: Argument selection and case marking in Korean
John Stonham —
Dissertation: Current issues in morphological theory
Christopher Douglas Culy —
Dissertation: The syntax and semantics of internally headed relative clauses
Mary Dalrymple —
Professor of Syntax and Fellow of Linacre College, Oxford University
Dissertation: Syntactic constraints on anaphoric binding
Keith died on November 16, 1998. He was Associate Professor in the Department of English Language/Literature at East Michigan University.
Dissertation: The diachronic development of phonological voice quality, with special reference to Dinka and other Nilotic languages
Tara Warrier Mohanan —
Associate Professor, Department of English Languages/Literature, National University of Singapore.
Dissertation: Arguments in Hindi
Dissertation: Transparency, analogy, and phonological change: Vowel quantity and nominal number
Sharon Inkelas —
Professor and Chair, Department of Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley.
Dissertation: Prosodic constituency in the lexicon
Jonni Miikka Kanerva —
Dissertation: Focus and phrasing in Chichewa phonology
Marilyn Martin-Jones —
Dissertation: Models and methods in the study of bilingualism among linguistic minorities (Vol. I, Vol. II)
Deborah Salgo —
Dissertation: Cohesion in children’s fictional stories: Transitivity and a goal-directed causal analysis
Dovie Ruth Wylie —
Discourse analyst, owner of consulting and training firm working in SF Bay Area industries since 1979
Dissertation: The structure of monologue discourse in English
Mohamad Z. Abd-Rabbo
Professor, English Department, Bir-Zeit University.
Dissertation: Some morphological constraints in classical Arabic
Michael Barlow —
Dissertation: A situated theory of agreement
Daniel Paul Flickinger —
Dissertation: Lexical rules in the hierarchical lexicon
Mark Edward Johnson —
Professor, Department of Cognitive and Linguistic Science, Brown University.
Dissertation: Attribute-value logic and the theory of grammar
Suzanne E. Kemmer —
Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, Rice University.
Dissertation: The middle voice: A typological and diachronic study
Elizabeth Anne Krainer
Dissertation: Challenges in a psychotherapy group: Reflections of direct and indirect discourse strategies
Writer, TESOL, composition consultant in Berlin.
Dissertation: The expressive function of nominal structure in Marianne Moore and Wallace Stevens
Draga Zec —
Professor, Department of Linguistics, Cornell.
Dissertation: Sonority constraints on prosodic structure
Kathie Lou Carpenter —
Associate Professor, University of Oregon.
Dissertation: How children learn to classify nouns in Thai
William Albert Croft —
Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of New Mexico
Dissertation: Categories and relations in syntax: The clause-level organization of information (Vols I and II)
Judith Golden Hochberg
Dissertation: The acquisition of word stress rules in Spanish
Associate Professor, Kanazawa University.
Dissertation: Grammatical functions in the syntax of Japanese nominals
Dissertation: Causal connectives in the early history of English: A study of diachronic syntax
Megumi died on January 23, 1999. She was Senior Research Scientist at SRI International in Menlo Park, California.
Dissertation: Zero anaphora: The case of Japanese
Dissertation: Structure in language and music: A linguistic approach
Professor, Sophia University, Japan.
Dissertation: Complex predicates and lexical operations in Japanese
Carl Jesse Pollard —
Professor, Department of Linguistics, Ohio State University
Dissertation: Generalized phrase structure grammars, head grammars, and natural language
Paul Robert Kozelka
Foreign Service Officer, US Information Service at the American Embassy in Paris.
Dissertation: The development of national languages: A case study of language planning in Togo
Marlys Arlene Macken —
Professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Dissertation: Phonological universals and variation: On pattern and diversity in acquisition
Barbara Frant Hecht —
John Tracy Clinic, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
Dissertation: Situations and language: Children’s use of plural allomorphs in familiar and unfamiliar settings
Mariza do Nascimento Silva Pimenta-Bueno —
Dissertation: Aspects of verbal syntax in Brazilian Portuguese within the framework of the extended standard theory of grammar
Annette Herskovits, PhD, became a writer and peace activist after a career as a linguist and college professor.
Dissertation: Space and the prepositions in English: Regularities and irregularities in a complex domain
Rebecca W. Labrum
Dissertation: Conditions of double negation in the history of English with comparison to similar developments in German
Susan C. Shepherd —
Dissertation: Modals in Antiguan Creole, child language acquisition, and history
David Dowell Cusic
Dissertation: Verbal plurality and aspect
David Anderoff Evans
Dissertation: Situations and speech acts: Toward a formal semantics of discourse
Carolyn Echols Johnson —
Associate Professor, University of British Columbia.
Dissertation: Children’s questions and the discovery of interrogative syntax
Al-Amin M. Mazrui —
Professor, Department of Black Studies, Ohio State University.
Dissertation: Acceptability in a planned standard: The case of Swahili in Kenya
Randa Cecilia Mulford
Dissertation: Talking without seeing: Some problems of semantic development in blind children
Claude Manley Reichard —
Senior Lecturer, Writing & Critical Thinking, Department of English, Stanford University
Dissertation: Meter and rhythm in English verse: Towards a musical synthesis
Chui Lim Tsang
Dissertation: A semantic study of modal auxiliary verbs in Chinese
Sharon Read Veach
Technical writer, Sun Microsystems.
Dissertation: Children’s telephone conversations
Steven Eric Weisler
Dissertation: Relativization and existence
Dissertation: The use of ‘tu’ and usted': Patterns of address in the middle class of Caracas
Margaret Deuchar —
Senior Lecturer, University of Wales, Bangor.
Dissertation: Diglossia in British sign language
Delia Farach Hufton
Dissertation: Parametros del Lunfardo
Linda Kay Brown
Dissertation: Word formation in Pocomchi
Mary Louise Edwards —
Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Syracuse University.
Dissertation: Patterns and processes in fricative acquisition: Longutidinal evidence from six English-learning children
Joy Louise Robinson
Dissertation: Verbal deference in Catalan: A sociolinguistic investigation of the pronouns of address
Kenneth Lyell Stallcup
Dissertation: A comparative perspective on the phonology and noun classification of three Cameroon grassfields Bantu languages: Moghamo, Ngie, and Oshie
James William Tollefson
Professor of English, University of Washington
Dissertation: Diglossia and language policy, with special reference to Slovenia
Elaine Slosberg Andersen
Professor, University of Southern California.
Dissertation: Learning to speak with style: A study of the sociolinguistic skills of children
Irene Barrie Vogel —
Professor, Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science, University of Delaware
Dissertation: The syllable in phonological theory; With special reference to Italian
Ann Charlotte Woodard
Dissertation: A sociolinguistic analysis of the relationship of language dominance, lexical meaning and grammatical structure in the reading and aural comprehension of bidialectals
James Joseph Duran
Dissertation: The role of Swahili in a multilingual rural community in Kenya
Lily Wong Fillmore
Professor Emerita, Graduate School of Education, University of California, Berkeley.
Dissertation: The second time around: Cognitive and social strategies in second language acquisition
James Paul Gee —
Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies, Department of English, Arizona State University
Dissertation: Perception, intentionality, and naked infinitives: A study in linguistics and philosophy
Patricia Causey Nichols
Professor Emerita, Department of Linguistics and Language Development, San José State University
Dissertation: Linguistic change in Gullah: Sex, age, and mobility
Charles E. DeBose
Dissertation: Papiamentu: A Spanish-based creole
Linda Gail Hemphill
Dissertation: A conceptual approach to automated language understanding and belief structures: With a complete disambiguation of the word ‘for’
Vera Milada Henzl
Dissertation: Cultivation and maintenance of literary Czech by American speakers
Ann Thayer Holmquist
Dissertation: A semantic approach to narrative fiction
Stephen Rudy Luckau
Dissertation: A tonal analysis of Grebo and Jabo
Mary Louise Pratt
Silver Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures, NYU.
Dissertation: Toward a speech act theory of literary discourse
Sylvia Weber Russell
Dissertation: Computer understanding of conceptually complex phrases
Veda R. Charrow
Dissertation: Deaf English – An investigation of the written English competence of deaf adolescents
Teresa Ching-Sha Chen
Dissertation: A statistical study of Mandarin phonology
Olga Kaunoff Garnica
Dissertation: Some prosodic characteristics of speech to young children
Philip Alan Stephen Sedlak
Dissertation: Sociocultural determinants of language maintenance and language shift in a rural coastal Kenyan community
Caroline Mary Stoel
Dissertation: The acquisition of liquids in Spanish
Naomi Susan Baron
Professor of Linguistics, American University.
Dissertation: The evolution of English periphrastic causatives: Contributions to a general theory of linguistic variation and change
Anthony Fred Beltramo
Dissertation: Lexical and morphological aspects of linguistics acculturation by Mexican Americans in San Jose, California
Dissertation: The Hindu and Muslim dialects of Bengali
Lilith Margaret Haynes
Dissertation: Language in Barbados and Guyana: Attitudes, behaviours and comparisons
Gayle Holley Partmann
Dissertation: Le dioula vehiculaire en Cote d’Ivoire: Etude comparative des jeunes locuteurs primaire et secondaires du dioula
Dissertation: Rumanian phonology
Margaret Mian Yan Sung
Dissertation: A study of literary and colloquial Amoy Chinese
Thelma Evans Weeks
Dissertation: The slow speech development of a bright child
Dissertation: Syntactic glosses in Latin manuscripts of Anglo-Saxon origin
Rebecca Nogieru Agheyisi
Dissertation: West African Pidgin English: Simplification & Simplicity
Janine Konauka Reklaitis
Dissertation: Theory of analogical change: Application to Lithuanian
Alan Edward Bell
Dissertation: A state-process approach to syllabicity and syllable structure
Dissertation: Lexical and morphological aspects of American Italian in San Francisco
David Dixon Gardner
Dissertation: A frequency dictionary of classical Latin words, Volumes I, II
Dissertation: The role of person deixis in underlying semantics
Olasope Oyediji Oyelaran
Dissertation: Yoruba phonology
Michael Wilmont Grady
Dissertation: Syntax and semantics of the English verb phrase
Karen Louise Halladay Kavavik
Dissertation: Noun suffixes in modern Spanish: A synchronic study of formal and statistical properties
Hector Norberto Urrutibeheity
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Dissertation: A dictionary of Japanese syllables
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Dissertation: The meaning of terminal pitch pattern
Dissertation: A frequency dictionary of Japanese words, Volume I, Volume II
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Dissertation: A study of English spelling-to-sound correspondences on historical principles
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