Graduate Students

Student NameArea of StudyEmail
Abrego-Collier, CarissaPhonetics, phonology, sociophoneticscarissa@uchicago.edu
Burkholder, RossSyntax, language contact, and historical linguisticsrossburk@uchicago.edu
Cisneros, CarlosSyntax-semantics interface and fieldworkcisneros@uchicago.edu
Connor, Janet ElizabethLinguistic anthropology, language contact, Norwegianjeconnor@uchicago.edu
Edmiston, DanielComputational linguistics, natural language processing, Koreandanedmiston@uchicago.edu
Eren, ÖmerSyntax-morphology interface and fieldworkeren@uchicago.edu
Ermolaeva, MarinaComputational linguistics, syntax, morphology; Turkic languagesmermolaeva@uchicago.edu
Ershova, KseniaSyntax, morphosyntax, syntax-semantics interface, languages of the Caucasuskershova@uchicago.edu
Falk, JoshuaComputational/formal phonology, sign languages, poetic metricsjsfalk@uchicago.edu
Flinn, GallagherSlavic language syntax relating to questions of ellipsis and scramblinggflinn@uchicago.edu
Geiger, JeffreyPragmatics and its interfaces, psycholinguisticsjgeiger@uchicago.edu
Giannoula, Mina Syntax, Semantics, Morphology, Computational Linguisticsminagian@uchicago.edu
Gray, SamPsycholinguistics, computational linguistics, and the morphology-phonology interfacegrays@uchicago.edu
Grove, JulianSemantics and language processingjuliang@uchicago.edu
Hakguder, EmreSyntax, syntax-semantics-prosody interface, quantification, Turkish Sign Languagehakguder@uchicago.edu
Horton, LauraLanguage emergence, sign language linguistics, language development and fieldworklaurahorton@uchicago.edu
Ingebretson, Britta ingebretson@uchicago.edu
Kantarovich, JessicaLanguage change; language contact; morphosyntax; languages of Siberia; heritage languages; language documentationjkantarovich@uchicago.edu
Kasper, Corinne cek1@uchicago.edu
 
Kim, Sanghee sangheekim@uchicago.edu
Kurtz, Naomi nkurtz@uchicago.edu
Lai, JackieSyntax, semantics, Chinese dialects, and East Asian languagesjyklai@uchicago.edu
Lam, Chi Dat (Daniel)Evolutionary linguistics and creole languagesdlam8@uchicago.edu
Lee, JacksonComputational and experimental morphology and phonology; nominal syntax and semanticsjsllee@uchicago.edu
Lewis, RobertMorphosyntax, Algonquian languages (Potawatomi), and Arabicrobertlewis@uchicago.edu
Martinez del Rio, AuroraSign languages, phonologyamartinezdelrio@uchicago.edu
McElgunn, HannahSociocultural dimensions of language documentation and revitalization; the relationship between linguistic structure and cultural concepts; discourse analysis; Hopimcelgunn@uchicago.edu
McMahan, HilaryArctic and American indigenous languages, language change, language contact, anthropological linguistics, fieldworkmcmahanh@uchicago.edu
Meyer, CherryOjibwe (Algonquian) and noun classificationcherrym@uchicago.edu
Montemurro, KathrynSign languages, language emergence, language documentationkmontemurro@uchicago.edu
Munoz, PatrickSemantics, pragmatics, and philosophy of languagepjmunoz@uchicago.edu
Phillips, JacobPhonetics, phonology, sociophonetics, Munda languagesjbphillips@uchicago.edu
Pillion, BetsyPhonology, tonal phonology, fieldwork, sociophonetics, Bantu linguisticsbpillion@uchicago.edu
Rak, DianePsycholinguisticsdkr@uchicago.edu
Rhodes, BrandonSyntax and semanticsbprhodes@uchicago.edu
Ronai, EszterSyntax, semantics, experimentalronai@uchicago.edu
Smith, Emily emsmith1@uchicago.edu
Stigliano, LauraSyntax and its interfaces, experimental linguisticslaurastigliano@uchicago.edu
Sun, YenanSyntax, semantics, pragmaticsyenansun@uchicago.edu
Tabatowski, MichaelSemantics, philosophy of language, syntaxtabatowski@uchicago.edu
Truong, Tran(Distributed) Morphology, person/number/gender, Mayan, Japonicelixir@uchicago.edu
Weaver, ChristinaFieldwork on undocumented languages, phonetics, sociolinguisticscmweaver@uchicago.edu
Xherija, OrestNatural language processingorestxherija@uchicago.edu

 

Dissertations in Progress

NameDissertation Title
Abrego-Collier, CarissaSound System Dynamics in Individuals Using the SCOTUS Speech Corpus
Burkholder, RossDetermining the Role of Contextual Constraints in Computer-mediated Discourse
Cisneros, CarlosDeconstructing Indeterminacy
Ershova, Ksenia(Non)configurationality in West Circassian: A Minimalist Account
Falk, JoshuaComplementarity and Opacity in Phonology
Flinn, GallagherGeorgian Inversion
Geiger, JeffreyResolution in context: nonidentity in anaphora interpretation
Grove, JulianPresuppositions taking scope
Horton, LauraConventionalization of Shared Homesign Systems in Guatemala: Social, Lexical and Morphophonological Dimensions
Lee, JacksonMorphological Paradigms: Computational Structure and Unsupervised Learning
Lewis, RobertPotawatomi Discourse Markers
McMahan, HilaryThe effects of urbanization and migration on spatial deixis: A study of Kalaallisut demonstratives in Nuuk and Copenhagen
Meyer, CherryGender and Classifiers in Ojibwe (Algonquian)
Munoz, PatrickOn tongues: the grammar of experiential evaluation
Phillips, JacobDynamics of sibilant convergence and change
Pillion, BetsyProperties of nonphonemic clicks
Rak,DianePolysemy and homonymy in the L2: Non-native processing of lexical semantic ambiguity
Weaver, ChristinaEmphasis in Turoyo