Graduate Students

Student NameArea of StudyEmail
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
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
Hakguder, EmreSyntax, syntax-semantics-prosody interface, quantification, Turkish Sign Languagehakguder@uchicago.edu
Ingebretson, BrittaLinguistic anthropology, sociolinguistics, language politics in China.ingebretson@uchicago.edu
Kantarovich, JessicaLanguage change; language contact; morphosyntax; languages of Siberia; heritage languages; language documentationjkantarovich@uchicago.edu
Kasper, Corinne cek1@uchicago.edu
 
Kim, SangheePsycholinguistics, semantics, syntaxsangheekim@uchicago.edu
Kurtz, Naomi nkurtz@uchicago.edu
Lai, Yan Ki (Jackie)Syntax, morphology, and the syntax-semantics interfacejyklai@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 language linguistics, language emergence, language contactkmontemurro@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
Xherija, OrestNatural language processingorestxherija@uchicago.edu

 

Dissertations in Progress

NameDissertation Title
Burkholder, RossDetermining the Role of Contextual Constraints in Computer-mediated Discourse
Cisneros, CarlosDeconstructing Indeterminacy
Falk, JoshuaComplementarity and Opacity in Phonology
Flinn, GallagherGeorgian Inversion
Geiger, JeffreyResolution in context: nonidentity in anaphora interpretation
Ingebretson, BrittaCurating Value: The Politics of Language and Leisure in Huangshan, China
Lai, Yan Ki (Jackie)Word order, VP structure, and the complement-adjunct distinction in Mandarin Chinese
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)
Montemurro, KathrynSign language spatial modulation across sociohiohistorical contexts
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