Ph.D. Student, MA (Simon Fraser University)
Syntactic and semantic typology; verb initiality; language and space; syntax and pragmatics of clause linkage; language endangerment; activism; revitalization; Salish; Austronesian, Sinitic; languages of Southeast Asia
CHEN, Victoria (Yen-hsin)
Ph.D. Candidate, BA (National Taiwan University)
Diachronic syntax and morphology; comparative syntax and morphology; theoretical syntax; Austronesian comparative linguistics; Formosan languages; Tangut
Ph.D. Student, BA (University of Hawaii)
Historical linguistics; language documentation and revitalization; Austronesian languages; Japonic languages; language isolates; Ainu; Okinawan; Yapese
Language documentation; linguistic typology; historical linguistics; phonetics; Mascoyan languages; Enlhet-Enenlhet languages; Gran Chaco areal linguistics
Language documentation; language acquisition and revitalization; language pedagogy; bilingual education; multi-lingual education; morphosyntax; Philippine-type languages; Western Subanon
Ph.D. Student, BA (University of Michigan)
Language documentation and conservation; phonetics; phonology; Finno-Ugric languages; Turkic languages; Caucasian languages; pedagogy; language policy and planning; language technology
Ph.D. Student, BA (University of California, Los Angeles)
Language and geography; language documentation and revitalization; language and cognition; traditional ecological knowledge; phonetics; phonology
Ph.D. Student, M.Sc. (TU Berlin), BS (UC Berkeley)
Language documentation and conservation; language maintenance and advocacy; technology in language documentation; Papuan languages
PhD. Student, BA (University of Chicago)
Language documentation and description, language change and reconstruction, Austronesian languages, Lun Dayeh, morphosyntax, symmetrical voice
Languages spoken (in descending order of proficiency): English, Spanish, Mandarin, Arabic
Literate in: Latin, Attic/Koine Greek, Ancient Hebrew
Other languages studied: Aramaic, Sanskrit, Old Church Slavonic
Language documentation, endangered languages, morphology, phonology, language revitalization, historical linguistics, Austronesian languages, Japonic languages, Celtic languages, Papuan languages
Ph.D. Student, BA (Marquette University)
Language documentation and conservation; languages of Micronesia; Germanic languages; language and gender; sociolinguistics; discourse; Pacific Creoles; lexicography; technology and language documentation; linguistic geography
Ph.D. Student, BS (Black Hills State University)
Language documentation and revitalization; endangered languages; northern Dene languages (Canada); sociolinguistics; morphology; semiotics.
Incoming student, Fall 2017
DOMINGUEZ, Dillon (Keane)
Syntax, language documentation, Japanese in 17th-19th century
Language documentation, phonetics, historical linguistics
MA Student, BA (New York University)
Language documentation; Amazonia; lexicography; Papuan languages.
MA Student, BA (Georgetown University)
Language documentation and conservation; endangered languages; linguistic economics; activism.
MA Student, BA (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Syntax; phonology; Tsotsisaal and Iscamtho; German phonology; endangered languages; language policy; documentation of (endangered) oral literature.
Current Indisciplinary Studies Linguistics Majors
AKIN, Emmy (Margaret)
Native Californian languages; Native Central and South American languages; language revitalization; local ecological knowledge within language.