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Graduate Students

Ph.D. Students

Scott Borgeson

Research Interests: Estonian, Finnish, Finno-Ugric languages, Estonian verb-second

CJ Brickhouse

Research Interests: language ideology, American Sign Language, language variation and change

Lily Clifford

Research Interests: sociophonetics, linguistic anthropology, language, gender, and sexuality

Dorottya Demszky

Research Interests: natural language processing, natural language understanding, sociolinguistics, language variation and change (and its relation to social structure), Finno-Ugric languages

Lewis Esposito

Research Interests: sociophonetics, the social meaning of linguistic variation, language and gender, sociopragmatics, endangered languages and language revitalization, linguistic anthropology, Chinese linguistics

Evelyn Fernandez-Lizarraga

Chantal Gratton

Research Interests: language and gender, sociophonetics, language variation

Sabrina Grimberg

Research Interests: syntax-semantics interface, syntax-phonology interface, morphology, Romance languages, Finnish

Michael Hahn

Research Interests: Arabic, Khoisan languages

Sarang Jeong

Research Interests: Korean, Russian languages

Omer Korat

Research Interests: sociolinguistics, computational linguistics, statistical linguistics.

Elisa Kreiss

Research Interests: natural language processing, pragmatics, psycholinguistics, probabilistic models of cognition

Bonnie Krejci

Research Interests: morphosyntax, lexical semantics, syntactic variation, typology

Emily Lake

Research Interests: language variation and change, developmental sociolinguistics, first language acquisition, language socialization

Matt Lamm

Research Interests: natural language processing, natural language understanding, probabilistic graphical models, deep learning, social networks

Daisy Leigh

Research Interests: sociolinguistics, pragmatics, language acquisition, experimental methods, language in interaction.

Jiayi Lu

Research Interests: syntactic theory, experimental syntax, psycholinguistics, sentence processing, pragmatics

Yiwei Luo

Research Interests: language change and evolution, sociolinguistics, information structure

Zion Mengesha

Research Interests: perception, language ideology, AAVE, racial identity

Brandon Papineau

Research Interests: morphology

Erika Petersen O Farrill

Research Interests: lexical semantics, syntax-semantics interface, language typology, Romance languages

Eva Portelance

Research Interests: morphology, syntax-semantics interface, grammar formalisms

Ciyang Qing

Research Interests: semantics, pragmatics, psycholinguistics, computational linguistics, corpus studies, Chinese

Nay San

Research Interests: lexicography, quantitative and computational methods, Australian Aboriginal languages, documentation and description of endangered languages

Nicholas Twiner

Research Interests: morphology, syntactic variation, Sociosyntax

Brandon Waldon

Research Interests: corpus linguistics, philosophy of language

Robert Xu

Research Interests: social interaction, linguistic anthropology, pragmatics, prosody, discourse

Visiting Student Researcher

Sara Moradlou