Students

Ph.D. Students

KevinBaetscherBAETSCHER, Kevin
kbaetsch@nullhawaii.edu
PhD 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

AnnaBelewBELEW, Anna
belew@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Candidate
Language documentation; language endangerment; sociolinguistics; language technology; African linguistics

A (Doctoral)BLAKE, A.L.
blakeal@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student
Language documentation and revitalization; psycholinguistics; cognitive science

T (Doctoral)BLOYD, Tobias
bloyd@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Candidate
Language documentation and conservation

 

IvanBondocBONDOC, Ivan
ipbondoc@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student
Experimental linguistics; psycholinguistics; morphosyntax; Philippine languages; Tagalog; language acquisition; aphasia and other language disorders

A (Doctoral)CAMP, Amber
acamp@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student
Psycholinguistics; phonetics; intonation & prosody; first & second language acquisition; language documentation & revitalization.

Y (Doctoral)CHEN, Yen-ling
yenling@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Candidate, MA (National Tsing Hua University)
Comparative and historical linguistics; typology; tone; Kradai; Sino-Tibetan

P (Doctoral)CHONG, Peter
petercjl@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student

 

tdoughertyDOUGHERTY, Tom
tmd@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student, BA (University of Hawaii)
Historical linguistics; language documentation and revitalization; Austronesian languages; Japonic languages; language isolates; Ainu; Okinawan; Yapese

ELLIOTT, John
johnaell@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student
Language documentation; linguistic typology; historical linguistics; phonetics; Mascoyan languages; Enlhet-Enenlhet languages; Gran Chaco areal linguistics

SharonEstiocaESTIOCA, Sharon
sestioca@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student
Language documentation; language acquisition and revitalization; language pedagogy; bilingual education; multi-lingual education; morphosyntax; Philippine-type languages; Western Subanon

SANYO DIGITAL CAMERAHAUK, Bryn
bhauk@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student, BA (University of Michigan)
Language documentation and description; languages of the Caucasus; phonetics; morphology; syntax; language revitalization; open science; Finno-Ugric languages

khelgesonHELGESON, Kirsten
kjhelg@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student, BA (University of California, Los Angeles)
Language and geography; language documentation and revitalization; language and cognition; traditional ecological knowledge; phonetics; phonology

RyanHenkeHENKE, Ryan
rhenke@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student
Language acquisition, documentation, and revitalization, particularly of Algonquian and Siouan languages; morphosyntax; archiving and technology

KavonHooshiarHOOSHIAR, Kavon
kavon@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student, M.Sc. (TU Berlin), BS (UC Berkeley)
Language documentation and conservation; language maintenance and advocacy; technology in language documentation; Papuan languages

dji_headshot_100sqIANNUCCI, David J.
djiann@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Candidate, MS (Stony Brook), MA (Utah)
Grammatical theory; language change; Japonic; mathematical linguistics; digital humanities

T (Doctoral)KETTIG, Thomas
tkettig@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student, BA (McGill), MPhil (Cambridge)
Sociolinguistics; phonetics; phonology; historical linguistics; vowel shifts. Languages: English, French, Hawaiian, Finnish.

C (Doctoral)KHAIRUNNISA, Nisa
khairunn@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student

 

cleeLEE, Catherine
cl2013@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Candidate, MA & BA (Texas Tech)
Hawaiian language, landscape ontologies, cognitive semantics, discourse analysis, linguistic geography

Y (Doctoral)LEE, Yuri
yurilee@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student
L1 acquisition; atypical language development; bilingualism

C (Doctoral)LIN, Daniel
ld23@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student

 

mortensenMORTENSEN, Christian
cjmort@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student, BA (University of Chicago)
Languages of Borneo, with a focus on Lun Bawang/Lundayeh (which I speak fairly competently); symmetrical voice; synchronic and diachronic approaches to Austronesian morphosyntax; historical linguistics

C (Doctoral)NOSCHESE, Emily Jo
PhD Student

 

C (Doctoral)NUSARLERT, Porpla (Anongnard)
PhD Student

 

cobrienO’BRIEN, Colleen Alena
obrienca@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Candidate, MA (University of Hawaii), BA (Miami)
Language documentation; syntax; anthropology

ohbaOHBA, Akari
akario@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student
Children’s first language acquisition; syntax; semantics; pragmatics

 

ChristianneOnoONO, Christianne
cmono@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student
Language documentation; language acquisition; sociolinguistics

Pappas (100x100)PAPPAS, Leah
lpappas@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student
Language documentation and description, video documentation, phonetics, language contact and change, traditional knowledge systems, language and space. Languages spoken: French (fluent), Spanish (intermediate), Indonesian (intermediate) and Hawaiian (working knowledge)

A (Doctoral)PICK, Andrew
pick@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student
Language documentation and revitalization; phonology; historical linguistics

RANSDELL-GREEN, Margaret
ransdell@nullhawaii.edu
[Secondary website]
PhD Student
Language documentation, endangered languages, morphology, phonology, language revitalization, historical linguistics, Austronesian languages, Japonic languages, Celtic languages, Papuan languages

SchuelkeSCHUELKE, Peter
schuelke@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student
Language documentation and conservation; Roviana linguistics, Solomon Island linguistics; Austronesian languages; Pacific Island languages; syntax; symmetrical voice; ergativity; phonology; typology; Emergentism

GyuHoShinSHIN, Gyu-Ho
ghshin@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student
Emergentism; construction grammar; usage-based linguistics; cognitive linguistics; psycholinguistics; (first/second) language acquisition

SOU, Jennifer
jsou@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student, BA (Georgetown University)
Language documentation and conservation; endangered languages; linguistic economics; activism.

C (Doctoral)STABILE, Claire
cstabile@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Candidate
Acquisition; bilingualism; syntax; sociolinguistics; sign language syntax

KatherineStrongSTRONG, Katherine
strongka@nullhawaii.edu
Ph.D Student
Language documentation; language revitalization; Austronesian languages; Barbacoan languages; Kanowit; endangered languages.

AshleighSmith
SURMA, Ashleigh
asmith28@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student, BS (Black Hills State University)
Language documentation and conservation; language revitalization; northern Dene languages (Canada): Dene Dháh, Hän.

C (Doctoral)TRUONG, Christina
cltruong@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student

 

C (Doctoral)WILLIAMS-SOLOMON, Haʻalilio (Noah)
noahws@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student
Hawaiian language pedagogy; revitalization; linguistic ideologies; translation theory; and morphosyntactic analysis

 

S (Doctoral)YANG, Sejung
sejung@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Candidate

 

C (Doctoral)YARBROUGH, Danielle
dyarbro@nullhawaii.edu
PhD Student

 

 


 M.A. Students

D (Masters)BARON, Michelle
mlbaron@nullhawaii.edu
MA Student, BA (University of Southern California)

Language processing, cognition & acquisition; sociolinguistics.  Languages: Persian, Mandarin, Hawaiian Pidgin.

D (Masters)BIANCHINI, Olivia
MA Student

 

CharsetCHAREST, Jessica
jcharest@nullhawaii.edu
MA Student
Language documentation and revitalization.

 

D (Masters)DOMINGUEZ, Dillon (Keane)
dillonkd@nullhawaii.edu
MA Student

 


FETTES, Evelyn
efettes@nullhawaii.edu
MA Student

FUKASAWA, Michiko
michikof@nullhawaii.edu
MA Student
Syntax, language documentation, Japanese in 17th-19th century

GIERZYNSKI, Healy
healyg@nullilstu.edu
MA Student with focus on Historical Syntax
Syntactic description across languages, historical linguistics, language change across time, and the effects of historical relations between communities on their respective languages. I speak English, Japanese, and some Mandarin.

 

HAKIM, Jacob
hakimj@nullhawaii.edu
MA Student
Language documentation, phonetics, historical linguistics

D (Masters)HANDLEY, Noella
noellarh@nullhawaii.edu
MA Student
Sign languages, language documentation and revitalization, language ideologies, language policy, and linguistic anthropology
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, ASL

 

D (Masters)LIN, Kaiying
MA Student

 

LUDLOW, Sydney
sludlow@nullhawaii.edu
MA Student, BA (Brigham Young University – Provo) Language documentation; phonology; historical linguistics; Amazonia; Napo and Paztasa Quichua; Waorani

MERRITT, Laurabeth
lmlm@nullhawaii.edu
MA Student,

 

MILLER, Lucia
luciakm@nullhawaii.edu
MA Student, BA (New York University)
Language Documentation and Conservation, Papuan languages, Morphology, Traditional Ecological Knowledge, and Community-focused archiving.
Languages spoken: French (Cameroon)

UKASICK, Trent
tukasick@nullhawaii.edu
MA Student

 

D (Masters)WAINWRIGHT, Meena
meenaw@nullhawaii.edu
MA Student
Syntax, Language Documentation

 

 


Undergraduate Students

Current Indisciplinary Studies Linguistics Majors

E (Undergraduate)AKIN, Emmy (Margaret)
akinm@nullhawaii.edu
Undergraduate program
Native Californian languages; Native Central and South American languages; language revitalization; local ecological knowledge within language.

M (Undergraduate)MORRIS, Margaret
morrisml@nullhawaii.edu
Undergraduate program