Linguistics

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NAME INSTITUTION AND RESEARCH INTEREST
2022  
2021 No visitors
2020  
Professor Stefan Frisch Appalachian State University, USA
Phonetics and Phonology
2019  
Emeritus Professor Sarah Hawkins University of Cambridge, UK
Phonetics
2018  
Professor Daniel Schreier Universitat Zurich, Switzerland
Language variation and change; sociolinguistics; dialectology; English historical linguistics
2016  
Professor Sigrid Beck Universitat Tubingen, Germany
Semantics
Professor Katie Drager University of Hawaii at Manoa
Sociophonetics
2015  
Professor Peter Culicover Ohio State University, USA
Syntactic theory; English syntax; language learnability; computational models of language acquisition and language change; grammar & complexity
Dr Graeme Trousdale University of Edinburgh, UK
The history of English; linguistic theory; sociolinguistics
2014  
Professor Philip Carr Université Paul-Valéry, France
Linguistics, esp. phonology: phonetics, sociophonetics & phonology of English & French, phonology and the mind, philosophy of linguistics
2013  
Professor Anne Cutler Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Netherlands
Psycholinguistics
Professor Richard Kayne New York University, USA
Comparative syntax
2012  
Associate Professor Lisa Matthewson University of British Columbia, Canada
Cross-linguistic variation in semantics & pragmatics; syntax/semantics interface; semantic fieldwork methodology; indigenous language documentation
2011  
Dr Ghada Khattab University of Newcastle, UK
Monolingual and bilingual phonological acquisition; phonetics/phonology and sociolinguistics; foreign accent
2010  
Professor Diane Massam University of Toronto, Canada
Syntactic theory, especially case and agreement systems; formal structure of Niuean
Professor Janet Pierrehumbert Northwestern University, USA
Laboratory phonology
2008  
Dr Paul Foulkes University of York, UK 
Phonetics; phonology; child language acquisition; sociolinguistics and forensic phonetics
Associate Professor Benjamin Munson University of Minnesota, USA 
Laboratory phonology; phonological development; sexual orientation & speech; speech perception; speech science; lexical development; phonetics
2007  
Professor Gregory Guy New York University, USA 
Sociolinguistics; phonology; multilingualism
2006  
Professor Gerry Docherty University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
Phonetics; sociolinguistics
Professor Barbara Partee University of Massachusetts, USA
Formal semantics; semantics-syntax connections; pragmatics; logic; philosophy of language; cognitive science; mathematical modelling in linguistics
2005  
Professor Joan Bresnan Stanford University, USA
Syntax
Professor Paul Kiparsky Stanford University, USA
Phonology; historical linguistics; morphology
Professor Alison Wray Cardiff University, UK
Phrasal lexicon; methodology
2004  
Dr R Harald Baayen University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Morphology, especially morphological processing, frequency effectS and productivity
Dr Mary Dalrymple King's College London, UK
Syntax; semantics; computational linguistics
Professor Beth C Levin Stanford University, USA
Syntax-semantics interface; lexical semantics; non-transformational syntactic theories
2003  
Professor Sandra Chung University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Syntax, Austronesian linguistic studies, linguistic field methods
Professor Janet Pierrehumbert Northwestern University, USA
Phonology; phonetics; morphology
2002  
Professor Geert E Booij Vrije Universiteit, Netherlands
General phonological and morphological theory; phonology & morphology of Dutch
Professor John R Rickford Stanford University, USA
Sociolinguistics; pidgin and Creole languages; African-American vernacular english; 'standard' vs 'non-standard' language varieties
2001  
Professor Jack K Chambers University of Toronto, Canada
Sociolinguistics, dialectology, variationist linguistics
Professor Jennifer Cheshire University of London, UK
Sociolinguistics; code-switching, syntax of dialects; linguistics in education
2000  
Professor Dennis R Preston Michigan State University
Sociolinguistics and dialectology; language attitudes; ethnography of speaking
Professor Nigel B Vincent University of Manchester
Historical linguistics; typology; syntactic theory; morphology
1999  
Prof Jennifer E Coates Roehampton Institute, London
English language and literature, especially the speech of women
Prof Alice C Harris Vanderbilt University
Historical processes underlying syntactic change.
1998  
Prof Edward L Keenan University of California at Los Angeles
Historical linguistics; typology
Prof Walt Wolfram North Carolina State University
Sociolinguistics