Graduate Students

Student NameArea of StudyEmail
Abrego-Collier, CarissaPhonetics, phonology, sociophoneticscarissa@uchicago.edu
Aparicio, HelenaFormal semantics and its interfaceshaparicio@uchicago.edu
Burkholder, RossSyntax, language contact, and historical linguisticsrossburk@uchicago.edu
Cisneros, CarlosSyntax-semantics interface and fieldworkcisneros@uchicago.edu
Edmiston, DanielMathematical linguistics, syntax and semanticsdanedmiston@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
Franich, KatiePhonology, and specifically in the areas of tone and language variationkfranich@uchicago.edu
Geiger, JeffreyPragmatics and its interfaces, psycholinguisticsjgeiger@uchicago.edu
Grinsell, TimSemantics, pragmatics, and philosophy of languagetwg@uchicago.edu
Grove, JulianSyntax and psycholinguisticsjuliang@uchicago.edu
Hakguder, EmreSyntax, syntax-semantics-prosody interface, quantification, Turkish Sign Languagehakguder@uchicago.edu
Hanink, EmilySyntax and its interfaces, Germaniceahanink@uchicago.edu
Hebert, ZacharyPhonological theory, prosodic morphology, la francophonie, globalization, sociocultural and linguistic evolution and vitality, African linguistics, Tunica, Haitian Creolezhebert@uchicago.edu
Horton, LauraLanguage emergence, sign language linguistics, language development and fieldworklaurahorton@uchicago.edu
Kantarovich, JessicaLanguage change; language contact, endangerment, and shift; language documentation
jkantarovich@uchicago.edu
Kim, YoolimKorean linguistics, child language acquisition, and child-directed speechyoolimkim@uchicago.edu
Lai, JackieSyntax, semantics, Chinese dialects, and East Asian languages
jyklai@uchicago.edu
Lee, JacksonComputational and experimental morphology and phonology; nominal syntax and semanticsjsllee@uchicago.edu
Lewis, RobertMorphosyntax, Algonquian languages (Potawatomi), and Arabicrobertlewis@uchicago.edu
McMahan, HilaryAnthropological linguistics, space & place, indigenous languages of North America and the Arcticmcmahanh@uchicago.edu
Meyer, CherryPragmatics, cognitive linguistics, and Ojibwe languagecherrym@uchicago.edu
Montemurro, KathrynSign languages, language emergence, language documentationkmontemurro@uchicago.edu
Munoz, PatrickSemantics, pragmatics, and philosophy of languagepjmunoz@uchicago.edu
Pavlou, NataliaSyntax, psycholinguistics, and Greek linguisticsnpavlou@uchicago.edu
Pham, MikeMorphology and its interfaces, classifiers, compounding, Vietnamese & SE Asian languages, Ndebelempham@uchicago.edu
Phillips, JacobPhonetics, phonology, sociophonetics, Munda languagesjbphillips@uchicago.edu
Pietraszko, JoannaSyntax, morphology; Slavic, Bantupietraszko@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
Sankhagowit, AmaraPhonology, phonetics, prosodyamaras@uchicago.edu
Singerman, AdamIndigenous languages of the Americas, language contact, fieldworkadamsingerman@uchicago.edu
Stigliano, LauraSyntax, semantics, syntax-semantics interfacelaurastigliano@uchicago.edu
Sun, YenanSyntax, semantics, pragmaticsyenansun@uchicago.edu
Tabatowski, MichaelSemantics, philosophy of language, syntaxtabatowski@uchicago.edu
Truong, TranSyntax, (distributed) morphology, verb-finalityelixir@uchicago.edu
Vardomskaya, TamaraSemantics, philosophy of language, morphology-syntax-semantics interfacevardomskayat@uchicago.edu
Weaver, Christina Fieldwork on undocumented languages, phonetics, sociolinguisticscmweaver@uchicago.edu
Xherija, OrestComputational linguistics, semantics
orestxherija@uchicago.edu
Zhang, AnqiSemantics, syntax, syntax-semantics interface, Greek linguistics, and Chinese linguisticsanqi@uchicago.edu

Dissertations in Progress

NameDissertation Title
Carissa Abrego-CollierSound System Dynamics in Individuals Using the SCOTUS Speech Corpus
Helena Aparicio TerrasaThe Psycholinguistics of Imprecision Calculation
Ross BurkholderDetermining the Role of Contextual Constraints in Computer-mediated Discourse
Carlos CisnerosDeconstructing Indeterminacy
Joshua FalkComplementarity and Opacity in Phonology
Gallagher FlinnGeorgian Inversion
Katie FranichThe Interaction of Accent, Rhythmic Structure, and Tone in Medʉmba
Timothy GrinsellSemantic Indecision
Julian GroveSum Concepts: Genericity, Kinds, and the Morpho-semantics of Viewpoint Aspect
Emily HaninkThe morphosyntax of equation
Laura HortonConventionalization of Shared Homesign Systems in Guatemala: Lexical & Morpho-phonological Dimensions
Jackson LeeMorphological Paradigms: Computational Structure and Unsupervised Learning
Cherry MeyerGender and Classifiers in Ojibwe (Algonquian)
Natalia PavlouClausal Morphosyntax in Cypriot Greek
Mike PhamMorphogenesis: decomposing form and meaning
Joanna PietraszkoThe structure of complex verbal expressions in Ndebele
Diane RakPolysemy and homonymy in the L2: Non-native processing of lexical semantic ambiguity
Adam SingermanErgativity and accusativity in Tupari
Tamara VardomskayaSubjectivity and Shared Evidence
Christina WeaverEmphasis in Turoyo
Anqi ZhangOn Non-culminating Accomplishment