Past PhD graduates (since 2000)

 

Bilingualism/Second Language Acquisition

  • Chaudhry, Divya (2016)
    Barriers in Transforming Vision to Reality: A Sociocultural Perspective on Mediation Practices in a Pre-Service Teacher Education Program in India 
    Chair: Golombek
  • Kim, Dongyoung (2015)
    The impact of genre-based pedagogy for military English writing at the Korean Naval Academy
    Chair: Golombek
  • Alhoshan, Bader (2014)
    Affordances and constraints in an ESL reading classroom: A study of four Saudi students’ cases
    Chair: Golombek
  • Barkley, Sharon (2010)
    The acquisition of orthographical-phonological correspondence rules in L2 and L3 Portuguese: Error resolution, interference, and generalizability
    Chair: Lord
  • Han, Ye (2010)
    The effect of implicit and explicit feedback: A study on the acquisition of Mandarin classifiers by Chinese heritage and non-heritage language learners
    Chair: Antes
  • Zhu, Weihua (2010)
    Interaction in English as a lingua franca of practice and Mandarin Chinese: Practice, praxis and perception
    Chair: Boxer
  • Liu, Binmei (2009)
    Discourse marker use by L1 Chinese EFL speakers
    Chair: LoCastro
  • Ha, Jongbum (2005)
    Developing English determiners through internet chat: An experiment with Korean EFL students
    Chair: Thompson
  • Park, Hee-Nam (2005)
    Second language reading: the interrelationships among text adjuncts, students’ proficiency levels and reading strategies
    Chair: Wayland
  • Shinge, Manjula (2005)
    Interplay among anxiety, motivation, and autonomy in second language learners of French: A quantitative and qualitative study
    Chair: Antes
  • Zimmerman, Kate (2005)
    Female discourses: powerful and powerless speech in Sir Thomas Malory’s Le Morte Darthur
    Chair: Boxer
  • Ojeda, Jeanna Howell (2004)
    English as a second language writing revisited: Grading timed essay responses for Overall quality and global assets
    Chair: Wyatt-Brown
  • Yeon, Sang-Hee (2004)
    Teaching English word-final alveolopalatals to native speakers of Korean
    Chair: Wayland
  • Cheng, Zhaohui (2000)
    Word structure and vocabulary acquisition: Theory and application to Mandarin Chinese as a second/foreign language
    Chair: Chu

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Forensic Linguistics

  • Linfoot, Kerry (2007)
    Forensic linguistics, first-contact police interviews, and basic officer training
    Chair: Hardman

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Language Documentation

  • Al-Jahdhami, Said (2013)
    Kumzari of Oman: A grammatical analysis
    Chair: Potsdam
  • Huang, Chun (2010)
    Language revitalization and identity politics: An examination of Siraya reclamation in Taiwan
    Chair: Hardman

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Phonetics/Phonology

  • Aggarwal, Ashima (2014)
    Testing acquisition of L2 Hindi voicing and aspiration contrasts: A comparison from multiple L1s
    Chair: Wiltshire
  • Chen, Si (2014)
    A phonetic and phonological investigation of the tone system of Chongming Chinese
    Chair: Wiltshire
  • Batais, Saleh (2013)
    Consonantal and syllabic repairs of Arabic and Dutch loanwords in Indonesian: A phonological account
    Chair: Wiltshire
  • McPeek, Tyler (2013)
    American voice types: Towards a vocal typology for American English
    Chair: Harnsberger
  • Al Aghbari, Khalsa (2012)
    Noun plurality in Jebbali
    Chair: Wiltshire
  • Cao, Rui (2012)
    Perception of Mandarin Chinese Tone 2/Tone 3 and the role of creaky voice
    Chair: Wayland
  • Jangjamras, Jirapat (2011)
    Perception and production of English lexical stress by Thai speakers
    Chair: Wayland
  • Gogoi, Divya (2010)
    Acquisition of perceptual categories in third language: The role of metalinguistic awareness and feature generalization
    Chair: Wiltshire
  • He, Yunjuan (2010)
    Perception and production of isolated and coarticulated Mandarin tones by American learners
    Chair: Wayland
  • Laphasradakul, Donruethai (2010)
    Training native speakers of American English to perceive Thai tones using high stimulus variability
    Chair: Wayland
  • Sarmah, Priyankoo (2009)
    Tone systems of Dimasa and Rabha: A phonetic and phonological study 
    Chair: Wiltshire
  • Bao, Minghzen (2008)
    Phonetic realization and perception of prominence among lexical tones in Mandarin Chinese 
    Chair: Wayland
  • Li, Bin (2006)
    Production and perception of English /n/ and /l/ by Chinese dialect speakers
    Chair: Wayland
  • Al-Khairy, Mohamed (2005)
    Acoustic characteristics of Arabic fricatives
    Chair: Wayland
  • Bray, Jodi (2001)
    Defining sonority:  A phonetics/phonology account of the Sonority Sequencing Principle
    Chair: Wiltshire

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Pragmatics/Discourse Analysis

  • Al Mufarreh, Rania (2017)
    To Drive or Not to Drive: A Critical Analysis of Saudi Female Advocates’ Discourse
    Chair: Boxer
  • Matwick, Keri (2016)
    Celebrity Chefs Performing the Expert: A Linguistic and Multimodal Analysis of TV Cooking Shows
    Chair: Wehmeyer
  • Matwick, Kelsi. (2016) A Critical Discourse Analysis of Language and Gender in Cookbooks by Female Celebrity Chefs
    Chair: Wehmeyer
  • Ofori, Emmanuel (2015)
    The Use of Insults in Ghanaian Political Discourse: a Critical Discourse Analysis
    Chair: Boxer
  • Alawadh, Husam (2014)
    The evolution of Saudi print media discourse on the US after 9/11: A CDA of Al-Jazirah and Asharq Alawsat newspapers
    Chair: Boxer
  • Alhumaidi, Majid (2013)
    A critical discourse analysis of Al-Ahram and Aljazeera’s online coverage of Egypt’s 2011 revolution
    Chair: Boxer
  • Hwang, Eunha (2013)
    Non-native teachers’ directives in English: A comparative analysis of the academic discourse of native speaker and Korean teaching assistants
    Chair: Boxer
  • Seck, Mamarame (2009)
    The structure of Wolof Sufi oral narratives: Expanding the Labovian and Longacrean Models to accommodate Wolof oral tradition
    Chair: McLaughlin
  • Kwon, Sun-hee (2006)
    Roles of output and task interactions on second-language vocabulary acquisition
    Chair: Thompson
  • Nelms, Jodi (2001)
    A descriptive analysis of the uses and functions of sarcasm in the discourse of Higher Education
    Chair: Boxer
  • Yang, Changyong (2001)
    Topicality in Korean – A discourse functional approach: A case of –nun, –nuntey, and –isscanha
    Chair: Chu
  • Beers, Kristy (2000)
    A descriptive analysis of the social functions of swearing in American English
    Chair: Boxer

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Psycholinguistics and Neurolinguistics

  • Perdomo, Michelle (2017)
    Second Language Production and Processing of Phrasal Verb Constructions:  A Priming Study
    Chair: Kaan
  • Yan, Le (Alina) (2017)
    The Processing of Parasitic Gaps in Mandarin Chinese
    Chair: Kaan
  • Kheder, Souad (2016)
    Lexical Selection and Language Expectancy during the Processing of Codeswitches: Effects of Sentential Context, Language Use, and L2 Proficiency
    Chair: Kaan
  • Feizmohammadpour, Aazamosadat (2013)
    Optional subject-verb agreement in Persian
    Chair: Cowles
  • Lu, Shuang (2013)
    Effect of production training and perception training on lexical tone perception: Are the effects domain general or domain specific
    Chair: Kaan
  • Dallas, Andrea C. (2008)
    The influences of verbal properties on L2 filler-gap resolution:  A cross-methodological study 
    Chair: Kaan

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Sociolinguistics

  • Bao, Yanmin (2017)
    The Acquisition of Sociolinguistic Variation:  Effects of a Short-Term Study Abroad Sojourn on Second Language Learners of Chinese
    Chair: Blondeau
  • Lai, Yu-Ning (2016)
    The Social Motivation of Retroflex Variation of Taiwan Mandarin in an Immigrant Setting
    Chair: Blondeau
  • Nakamura, Mutsuo (2014)
    Japanese and Brazilian female teachers’ directive/compliance-gaining strategies: A language socialization perspective
    Chair: Boxer
  • Pookkawes, Orapat (2014)
    Social and stylistic variation of (R) in Bangkok Thai
    Chair: Blondeau
  • Latterman, Caroline (2013)
    Measuring attitudinal change: A sociolinguistic and psycholinguistic investigation into perceptions of African American English and Academic English
    Chair: Boxer
  • Ziliak, Zoe (2012)
    The relationship between perception and production in adult acquisition of a new dialect’s phonetic system
    Chair: Blondeau
  • Zhu, Jinping (2010)
    Politeness in Chinese-American quotidian negotiations
    Chair: Locastro
  • Habib, Rania (2008)
    A new model for analyzing sociolinguistic variation: The interaction of social and linguistic constraints
    Chair: McLaughlin (Co-chair Wiltshire)
  • Prieto, Victor (2005)
    Spanish evaluative morphology: pragmatic, sociolinguistic, and semantic issues
    Chair: Boxer

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Syntax/Semantics/Morphology

  • Alqarni, Muteb (2015)
    The morphosyntax of numeral-noun constructions in Modern Standard Arabic
    Chair: Potsdam
  • Alrowsa, Waleed (2014)
    Question formation in Mehri
    Chair: Henderson
  • Birioukova, Olga (2014)
    Morphosyntax of the Jaqaru verb in main clauses
    Chair: Hardman
  • Deacon, Robert (2014)
    Adpositions in Distributed Morphology: The nature of roots and categorial heads
    Chair: Henderson
  • Hughes, Todd (2014)
    Approaches to Wakhi subject-oriented past tense clitics
    Chair: Henderson
  • Lin, Dong-yi (2013)
    Interrogative constructions in Kavalan and Amis
    Chair: Potsdam
  • Smouse, Mantoa Rose (2010)
    Topics in Sesotho control verbs
    Chair: McLaughlin
  • Hansen, Quinn (2010)
    Clause-final negation in Brazilian Portuguese
    Chair: Potsdam
  • Jordan, Maria (2009)
    Loss of infinitival complementation in Romanian diachronic syntax
    Chair: Miller
  • Haddad, Youssef (2007)
    Adjunct control in Telugu and Assamese
    Chair: Potsdam
  • Ajani, Timothy (2001)
    Aspect in Yoruba and Nigerian English
    Chair: Hardman
  • Matsuzaki, Toru (2001)
    Verb meanings and their effects of syntactic behaviors: A study with special reference to English and Japanese
    Chair: Wehmeyer
  • Moyna, Irene (2000)
    Compounding in Spanish: Patterns and changes
    Chair: Miller

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