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Kristina Balykova

Graduate student

Education: M.A. in Linguistics, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Interests: Language documentation, endangered languages, linguistic typology, morphosyntax

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Gladys Camacho Rios

Graduate student

Interests: Quechua phonology, the grammar and semantics of the verbal morphology, and morphosyntax.

Yejin Cho

Graduate student |
RLP 4.400, W3

Interests: Computational Semantics, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning

Gabriella Chronis

Graduate student

Interests: Distributional semantics, figurative language and metaphor, lexical meaning in context

Frances Cooley

Assistant Instructor |
RLP 4.426

Education: PhD, University of Texas at Austin

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Caitlin Coons

Assistant Instructor; Graduate Student |
RLP 4.400 E10

Education: M.S. Linguistics, Georgetown University

Interests: syntax & morphology of signed languages; linguistic typology; language contact; forensic linguistics; Mexican Sign Language (LSM)

Kristin Denlinger

Graduate student

Michael Everdell

Assisstant Instructor |
RLP 4.426

Education: PhD, University of Texas, Austin

Interests: Uto-Aztecan, O’dam (Southeastern Tepehuan), argument realization, lexical semantics, agreement, suppletion, language change

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Gabriel A. Gallinate

Graduate student

Education: Graduate Student, University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Amazonian languages, Takanan languages, descriptive linguistics, linguistic documentation, phonetics and phonology, morphophonology, morphology and syntax. I also put my efforts in designing language materials with native speakers of Amazonian languages of Bolivia, with focus on alphabets, dictionaries, learning materials, pedagogical grammars, among others.

Austin German

Graduate student

Interests: emerging sign languages; language documentation & description

Venkata S Govindarajan

Graduate student

Interests: Computational Semantics and Pragmatics

Zhe-Chen Guo

Graduate student

Interests: Experimental phonetics; Phonology; Psycholinguistics

Barrett Hamp

Graduate student

Eric Holgate

Teaching Assistant

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Cristian R. Juárez

Doctoral Candidate on Graduate Student Continuing Fellowship (2020-2021)

Education: M.A. in Linguistics, Universidad de Sonora (México)

Interests: Synchronic and Diachronic Linguistics, Morphosyntax, Linguistic Typology, Language Documentation, South American Languages, Spanish Variation

Ekaterina Levina

Graduate student |
CLA 4.600

Dag Lindeberg

Graduate student

Kirsten Meemann

Assistant Instructor |
CLA 4.400 W8

Education: Linguistics, University of Würzburg

Interests: Experimental Phonetics; Psycholinguistics

Lee Orfila

Graduate student

Lorena Orjuela

PhD Candidate in Linguistics

Education: M.A. in Linguistics, Universidade de São Paulo

Interests: Experimental Phonetics; Sociophonetics; Dialectology; Language documentation; South American indigenous languages

Seyeon Park

Graduate student

Sofia Pierson

Graduate student

spierson [at] utexas [dot] edu

Interests: acquisition, Totontepec Mixe, child language, language documentation and description

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May Helena Plumb

Graduate student |
CLA 4.700 E12

Education: B.A., Haverford College

Interests: Language Documentation, Zapotec Languages, Syntax/Semantics, Philology, Digital Scholarship

Sarah Ransom-Laud

Graduate student

Education: B.A. Linguistics, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Interests: Acoustics, lexical architecture, memory, methods, music, networks, philosophy of science, programming, prosody

Scott Spicer

Graduate student

Interests: Lexical semantics, syntax-semantics interface; Semitic languages

James Tandy

Graduate student

Education: B.A. Linguistics, Anthropology, University of Kansas

Interests: Mayan languages, historical linguistics, morphological theory, corpus linguistics

Mackenzie Walters

Assistant Instructor |
CLA 4.304 W13

Education: BA in Linguistics and Anthropology, MA in Anthropology, MA in Linguistics, Tulane University, University of Texas at Austin

Interests: historical and comparative linguistics, phonology, morphology, epigraphy, Mayan languages

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Paige-Erin Wheeler

Assistant Instructor |
723 377 9584

Education: M.A., Linguistics, University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Enlhet-Enenlhet languages, acoustics, vowel duration, prosody, comparative/historical linguistics

Elijah Wilder

Graduate student

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Elizabeth Wood

Graduate student |
CLA 4.400 W6

Education: M.A. in Linguistics, University of Texas at Austin

Interests: Language documentation, Mayan languages, K'iche', acoustic phonetics, vowels, prosody

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Hongli Zhan

Ph.D. Student |
RLP 4.400, E4

Interests: Computational Linguistics

  • Department of Linguistics

    University of Texas at Austin
    305 E. 23rd Street STOP B5100
    Robert L. Patton Hall (RLP) 4.304
    Austin, TX 78712