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  Graduate School–New Brunswick 2010–2012 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Linguistics 615  

Linguistics 615

Degree Program Offered:
Doctor of Philosophy

Certificate Program Offered:
Language Learning and Teaching

Director of the Graduate Program: Professor Mark Baker, 18 Seminary Place, College Avenue Campus (732-932-7289)

Members of the Graduate Faculty

Akinbiyi M. Akinlabi, Professor of Linguistics, SAS; Ph.D., Ibadan (Nigeria)
Phonology; tone; intonation in tone languages; Benue Congo phonology; Yoruba

Mark Baker, Professor of Linguistics, SAS; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Comparative syntax; linguistic universals; semantic roles; Amerindian and African languages

Maria Bittner, Professor of Linguistics, SAS; Ph.D., Texas (Austin)
Crosslinguistic semantics; pragmatics; ergativity; Kalaallisut and other exotic languages

Jose Camacho, Associate Professor of Linguistics/Spanish and Portuguese, SAS; Ph.D., Southern California
Spanish syntax; second-language acquisition; language contact; Amazonian linguistics

Veneeta Dayal, Professor of Linguistics, SAS; Ph.D., Cornell
Syntax-semantics interface; semantics; Hindi and South Asian linguistics

Paul de Lacy, Associate Professor of Linguistics, SAS; Ph.D., Massachusetts
Phonology; phonetics; morphology; field methods; Polynesian linguistics; Optimality Theory

Viviane M. Déprez, Professor of Linguistics, SAS; Ph.D.,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Comparative syntax; Romance and Creole linguistics; language acquisition

Jane Grimshaw, Professor of Linguistics, SAS; Ph.D., Massachusetts
Syntactic theory; lexical representation; Optimality Theory; cognitive science

Shigeto Kawahara, Assistant Professor of Linguistics, SAS; Ph.D., Massachusetts
Perceptual factors and phonological patterns; intonation; linguistics of verbal art

Alan S. Prince, Board of Governors Professor of Linguistics, SAS; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Phonology; prosody; prosodic morphology; Optimality Theory; cognitive science

Kenneth Safir, Professor of Linguistics, SAS; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Syntactic theory; binding theory; Germanic and African linguistics; evolution of language; Romance linguistics; history of linguistics; learnability theory

Roger Schwarzschild, Professor of Linguistics, SAS; Ph.D., Massachusetts
Semantics; pragmatics; intonation

Kristen Syrett, Assistant Professor of Linguistics, SAS/RuCCS; Ph.D., Northwestern
Language acquisition; psycholinguistics; cognitive science; semantics; pragmatics; syntax

Bruce Tesar, Associate Professor of Linguistics, SAS; Ph.D., Colorado
Learnability and acquisition; computational linguistics; Optimality Theory; cognitive science; phonology

Associate Members of the Graduate Faculty

Young-mee Yu Cho, Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Culture, SAS; Ph.D., Stanford
Phonology; morphology; Korean linguistics; synchronic variation; diachrony

Julien Musolino, Associate Professor of Psychology, SAS; Ph.D. Maryland

Liliana Sánchez, Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, SAS; Ph.D, Southern California
Theories of bilingual/second language acquisition; syntactic theory (Spanish, Quechua)

Chung-chieh Shan, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, SAS/RuCCS; Ph.D., Harvard
Context, continuations, and dynamic semantics in natural and programming languages

Jason Stanley, Professor of Philosophy, SAS; Ph.D, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Philosophical logic; epistemology; early analytic philosophy

Matthew Stone, Associate Professor of Computer Science, SAS/RuCCS; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Natural-language generation; conversational dialogue agents; knowledge representation and logic programming
Karin Stromswold, Professor of Psychology, SAS; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.D., Harvard
Language acquisition; cognitive and neural bases of language; functional neuroimaging
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