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Graduate Alumni

This is a list of doctoral alumni from roughly the past decade and a half.

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Abramowicz, Lukasz. (2008) Socioeconomic Aspects of Linguistic Variation in Polish

Arunachalam, Sudha. (2007) Early Verb Representations

Auger, Julie. (1994) Pronominal Clitics in Quebec Colloquial French: A Morphological Analysis

Ball, Catherine. (1991) The Historical Development Of The It-Cleft

Baranowski, Maciej. (2006) Phonological Variation and Change in the Dialect of Charleston, SC

Belnap, Robert. (1991) Grammatical Agreement Variation In Carene Arabic

Bhatt, Rajesh. (1999) Covert Modality In Non-Finite Contexts

Biassou, Nadia. (2000) The Neural Encoding Of Lexical Perception In The Human Cortex: A Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study

Boberg, Charles. (1997) Variation and Change in the Nativization of Foreign (a) in English

Bowie, David. (2000) The Effect Of Geographic Mobility On The Retention Of A Local Dialect

Cameron, Richard. (1992) Pronominal and Null Subject Variation in Spanish: Constraints, Dialects, and Functional Compensation

Chae, Seo-Young. (1995) External Constraints on Sound Change: The Raising of /o/ in Seoul Korean

Champollion, Lucas. (2010) Parts of a Whole: Distributivity as a Bridge Between Aspect and Measurement

Charity, Anne. (2005) Dialect Variation in School Settings Among African-American Children of Low Socioeconomic Status

Choi, Jinyoung. (2007) Free Choice and Negative Polarity: A Compositional Analysis of Korean Polarity Sensitive Items

Cieri, Christopher. (2005) Modeling Phonological Variation in Multidialectal Italy

Conn, Jeff. (2005) Of “Moice” and Men: The Evolution of a Male-Led Sound Change

Cote, Sharon. (1996) Grammatical and Discourse Properties of Null Agruments in English

Creswell, Cassandra. (2003) Syntactic Form and Discourse Function in Natural Language Generation

Crist, Sean. (2001) Conspiracy In Historical Phonology

Das, Susan. (2006) The Banarasi Bhojpuri Verb System

Dayton, Elizabeth. (1996) Grammatical Categories of the Verb in African American Vernacular English

Diertani, Ariel. (2011) Morpheme Boundaries and Structural Change: Affixes Running Amok

Dimitriadis, Alexis. (2000) Beyond Identity: Topics in Pronominal and Reciprocal Anaphora

Dinkin, Aaron. (2009) Dialect Boundaries and Phonological Change in Upstate New York

Doran, Christine. (1998) Incorporating Punctuation into the Sentence Grammar: A Lexicalized Tree Adjoining Grammar Perspective

Eilam, Aviad. (2011) Explorations in the Informational Component

Embick, David. (1997) Voice and The Interfaces of Syntax

Evanini, Keelan. (2009) The Permeability of Dialect Boundaries: A Case Study of the Region Surrounding Erie, Pennsylvania

Feng, Shengli. (1995) Prosodic Structure and Prosodically Constrained Syntax in Chinese

Fontana, Josep. (1993) Phrase Structure And The Syntax Of Clitics In The History Of Spanish.

Forbes, Katherine. (2003) Discourse Semantics of S-Modifying Adverbials

Fought, Carmen. (1997) The English and Spanish of Young Adult Chicanos

Fox, Michelle. (2006) Usage-Based Effects in Latin American Spanish Syllable-Final /s/ Lentition

Friesner, Michael. (2009) The Social and Linguistic Predictors of the Outcomes of Borrowing in the Speech Community of Montreal

Gorman, Kyle. (0)

Gress-Wright, Jonathan. (2010) Opacity and transparency in phonological change

Haeri, Niloofar. (1991) Sociolinguistic Variation In Cairene Arabic: Palatalization And The Qaf In The Speech Of Men And Women

Hall, Damien. (2008) A Sociolinguistic Study of the Regional French of Normandy

Han, Chung-hye. (1998) The Structure and Interpretation of Imperatives: Mood and Force in Universal Grammar

Han, Na-Rae. (2006) Korean Zero Pronouns: Analysis and Resolution

Henderson, Anita. (2001) Is Your Money Where Your Mouth Is?: Hiring Managers' Attitudes Toward African-American Vernacular English

Herold, Ruth. (1990) Mechanisms Of Merger: The Implementation And Distribution Of The Low Back Merger In Eastern Pennsylvania.

Heycock, Caroline. (1991) Layers Of Predication: The Non-Lexical Syntax Of Clauses.

Hockey, Beth. (1998) The Interpretation and Realization of Focus: An Experimental Investigation or Focus in English and Hungarian

Hong, Soonhyun. (1997) Prosodic Domains and Ambisyllabicity in Optimality Theory

Huang, Shi-Zhe. (1996) Quantification and Predication in Mandarin Chines; A Case Study of Dou

Joh, Yoon-kyoung. (2008) Plurality and Distributivity

Johnson, Daniel. (2007) Stability and Change Along a Dialect Boundary: The Low Vowels of Southeastern New England

Kaiser, Elsi. (2003) The Quest for a Referent: A Crosslinguistic Look at Reference Resolution

Karan, Mark. (1996) The Dynamics of Language Spread: A Study of the Motivations and the Social Determinants of the Spread of Sango in the Republic of Central Africa

Karins, Arturs. (1996) The Prosodic Sturcture of Latvian

Kauffman, Rosemary. (1991) Parking Court: A Linguistic Analysis Of Instrumental Adaptation To Addressee, Time, Adversary, And Identity

Kim, Jeong-Hwa. (1995) Linguistic Variation and Territorial Functioning: A Study of the Korean Honorific System

Kim, Ronald. (2002) Topics in the Reconstruction and Development of Indo-European Accent

Kingsbury, Paul. (2002) The Chronology of the Pali Canon: The Case of the Aorists

Ko, Eon-Suk. (2002) The Phonology and Phonetics of Word Level Prosody and its Interaction With Phrase Level Prosody: A Study of Korean in Comparison to English

Kobayashi, Masato. (2000) Historical Phonology Of Old Indo-Aryan Consonants

Kobayashi, Megumi. (2002) A Quantitative Study of Accent Change and Variation in Tokyo Japanese: Focusing on Adjective and Nouns

Lai, Catherine. (2012) Rises all the way up: The interpretation of prosody, discourse attitudes and dialogue structure

Lee, Chang-Bong. (1996) Conditionals as a Discourse-Bound Entity: Pragmatics of Korean Conditionals

Lee, Hikyoung. (2000) Korean Americans As Speakers Of English: The Acquisition Of General And Regional Features

Lee, Young-Suk. (1993) Scrambling As Case-Driven Obligatory Movement.

Light, Caitlin. (0)

Lungstrum, Richard. (1995) Switch-Reference and the Structure of Lakhota Narrative Discourse

MacKenzie, Laurel. (0)

Maisel, Linda. (1993) Variation in (Q' Eqchi' Mayan): Four Compound Deictic forms and Their role in Structuring Discourse

Matossian, Lou. (1997) Burglars, Babysitters, and Persons: A Sociolinguistic Study of Generic Pronoun usage in Philadelphia and Minneapolis

Matsuda, Kenjiro. (1995) Variable Zero-Marking of (0) in Tokyo Japanese

Mayol, Laia. (2009) Pronouns in Catalan: Information, Discourse and Strategy

Mcfadden, Tom. (2004) The Position of Morphological Case in the Derivation: A Study on the Syntax-Morphology Interface

Meyerhoff, Miriam. (1997) Be I No Gat': Constraints on Null Subjects in Bislama

Miller, Corey. (1998) Pronunciation Modeling in Speech Synthesis

Miltsakaki, Eleni. (2003) The Syntax-Discourse Interface: Effects of the Main-Subordinate Distinction on Attention Structure

Moisset, Christine. (2000) Variable Liaison In Parisian French

Mondon, Jean-Francois. (2009) The Nature of Homophony and its Effects on Diachrony and Synchrony

Morse-Gagne, Elise. (2003) Viking Pronouns in England: Charting the Course of They, Their, and Them

Morton, Thomas. (2005) Sociolinguistic variation and language change in El Palenque de San Basilio, Colombia

Moser, Margaret. (1992) The Negation Relation: Semantic And Pragmatic Aspects Of A Relational Analysis Sentential Negation

Nagy, Naomi. (1996) Language Contact and Language Change in the Faetar Speech Community

Nakanishi, Kimiko. (2004) Domains of Measurement: Formal Properties of Non-Split/Split Quantifier Constructions

Nevin, Bruce. (1998) Aspects of Pit River Phonology

Nguyen, Giang. (0)

O'Malley Madec, Mary. (2002) From the Centre to the Edge: The Social Contours and Linguistic Outcomes of Contact with English in an Irish Core and Peripheral Community

Pak, Marjorie. (2008) The Postsyntactic Derivation and its Phonological Reflexes

Pancheva-Izvorski, Roumyana. (2000) Free Relatives And Related Matters

Patrick, Peter. (1992) Linguistic Variation In Urban Jmaican Creole: A Sociolinguistic Study Of Kingston, Jamaica

Pintzuk, Susan. (1991) Phrase Structures In Competition: Variation And Change In Old English Word Order.

Prasad, Rashmi. (2003) Constraints on the Generation of Referring Expressions, with Special Reference to Hindi

Ravindranath, Maya. (2009) Language Shift and the Speech Community: Sociolinguistic Change in a Garifuna Community in Belize

Reynolds, William. (1994) Variation and Phonological Theory

Roberts, Julie. (1994) Acquisition of Variable Rules: (-t, d) Deletion and (ing) Production in Preschool Children

Romero, Sergio. (2006) Sociolinguistic variation and linguistic history in Mayan: the case of K’ichee’

Ross, Ian. (2006) Games Interlocutors Play: New Adventures in Compositionality and Conversational Implicature

Sabino, Robin. (1990) Towards a Phonology of Negerhollands: An Analysis of Phonological Variation.

Sanchez, Tara. (2005) Constraints on Structural Borrowing in a Multilingual Contact Situation

Santa Ana, Otto. (1991) Phonetic Simplification Processes In The English Of The Barrio: A Cross-Generational Sociolinguistic Study Of The Chicanos Of Los Angeles

Santorini, Beatrice. (1989) The Generalization Of The Verb-Second Constraint In The History Of Yiddish

Satyanath, Shobha. (1991) Variation And Change: (Daz) In Guyanese.

Scheffler, Tatjana. (2008) Semantic Operators in Different Dimensions

Schultz, John. (2003) Term Selection for Information Retrieval Applications

Seidl, Amanda. (2000) Minimal Indirect Reference: A Theory Of The Syntax-Phonology Interface

Snyder, Kieran. (2003) The Relationship Between Form and Function in Ditransitive Constructions

Speyer, Augustin. (2008) Topicalization and Clash Avoidance. On the Interaction of Prosody and Syntax in the History of English with a Few Spotlights on German

Tauberer, Joshua. (2010) Learning [voice]

Taylor, Ann. (1990) Clitics and Configurationality in Ancient Greek.

Tickoo, Asha. (1990) On Preposing and Word Order Rigidity.

Tredinnick, Victoria. (2005) On the Semantics of Free Relatives With -Ever

Turan, Umit. (1995) Null vs. Overt Subjects in Turkish Discourse: A Centering Analysis

Vallduvi, Enric. (1990) The Informational Component.

Veatch, Thomas. (1991) English Vowels: Their Surface Phonology And Phonetic Implementation In Vernacular Dialects

Wagner, Laura. (1998) The Semantics and Acquisition of Time in Languge

Wagner, Suzanne. (2008) Linguistic Change and Stabilization in the Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood

Wallenberg, Joel. (2009) Antisymmetry and the Conservation of C-Command: Scrambling and Phrase Structure in Synchronic and Diachronic Perspective

Williams, Alexander. (2005) Complex Causatives and Verbal Valence

Wright, Jonathan. (2007) Laryngeal Contrast in Seoul Korean

Zanuttini, Raffaella. (1991) Syntactic Properties Of Sentential Negation. A Comparative Study Of Romance Languages.

Zubritskaya, Ekaterina. (1995) The Categorical and Variable Phonology of Russian

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