Ph.D. Recipients 1966 - 2012

Mohammad Abdel-Latif (1989)

The sentential structure of Arabic

Christina Abdul-Ghani (Lehman) (1978)

Accent in Discourse: An Analysis of Function

Hasan Abdul-Ghani (1979)

Perceived Attitudes and Second Language Learning

Asier Alcazar (2007)

Sentences in the Lower Phase and Interface Phenomena

Gontzal Aldai (2002)

The grammaticalization of present and past in Basque

Roann Altman (1984)

Assessing Modal Proficiency in English as a Second Language

Lori Altmann (1998)

Effects of Working Memory and Semantic Impairment Speech in Alzheimer's Disease

Estibaliz Amorrortu (2000)

Linguistic Attitudes in the Basque Country: the Social Acceptance of a New Variety

Janet K. Anderson (2012)

Reduplication and distributivity in Kannada

Stephen Craig Anderson (1983)

Tone & Morpheme Rules in Bamileke-Ngyemboon

Nancy Antrim (1996)

On the Status of Possessives

Hiroshi Aoyagi (1998)

On the Nature of Particles in Japanese and Its Theoretical Implications

Valentina Apresjan (1995)

Emotions: Linguistics Representation and Cultural Conceptualization

Alfredo Arnaiz (1996)

N-words and Wh- In-situ: Nature and Interactions

Dwight Atkinson (1993)

A Historical Discourse Analysis of Scientific Research Writing from 1675 to 1975: The Case of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London

Marc Pierre Authier (1988)

The Syntax of Unselective Binding

Robert Edward Barela (1971)

A Descriptive Sytax of King Alfred's Soliloquies

Robert Baumgardner Jr. (1982)

Sociolinguistic Aspects of Persian Pronouns of Address: A Macro/Micro Analysis

Martha Sherwood Bean (1991)*

Getting heard: Perseveration in the Speech of a Young Latino Learner

Omar Beas (2007)

Agreement on the left edge: The syntax of left dislocation in Spanish

Robert Belvin (1996)

Inside Events: The Non-possesive Meanings of Possession Predicates and the Semantics Conceptualization of Events

Elabbas Benmamoun (1992)

Inflectional and Functional Morphology: Problems of Projection, Representation and Derivation

Tina Lynne Bennett (1978)

A Developmental Pragmatic & Psycholinguistic Investigation of Repetition in the Speech of Genre

Uffe Bergeton (2004)

The independence of binding and intensification

Nicolas Guy Besnier (1986)

Spoken & Written Registers in a Restricted-Literacy Setting

Douglas Edward Biber (1984)

A Model of Textual Relations Within the Written and Spoken Modes

Edmond Biloa (1992)

The Syntax of Operator Constructions in Tuki

Sylvia Martina Bock (1984)

Fronting in Caribbean Creoles

Heather Joan Bowe (1987)

Categories, Constituents and Constituent Order in Pitjantjatjara

Mary Patricia Boyle (1991)

Variation in Levels of Language: A Study of Politeness in Japanese

Maquela Brizuela (1999)

Definiteness Types in Spanish: A study of Natural Discourse

Paul Bruthiaux (1993)

Linguistic Simplicity and the Language of Classified Ads

Kevin George Burne (1972)

A Syntactic Analysis of the Writing of Some 4th, 5th, and 6th Grade Caucasian Children in the LA City Schools

Monica Cabrera (2005)

The Acquisition of Causative Structures in English and Spanish as Second Languages

Jose Camacho (1997)

The Syntax of NP Coordination

Judit Rebeka Campos Astorkiza (2007)

Minimal contrast and the phonetics-phonology interaction

Alvaro Cerrón-Palomino (2010)

Adding and Subtracting Alternation: Resumption and Prepositional Phrase Chopping in Spanish Relative Clauses

Lindsey Chen (2008)

On Mass, Collectives and Pseudopartitives

Sylvia Shengyun Chen (1997)

Intra-lexical Noun-verb Dissociations: Evidence from Chinese Aphasia

Chi-hang Candice Cheung (2008)

The syntax of wh-in-situ in Chinese

Dong-in Cho (1994)

A Comparative Study of Focus Constructions

Young Sik Choi (2002)

Asymmetry of Scope Taking in Wh-questions

Lina Choueiri (2002)

Revisiting Relatives: Issues in the Syntax of Resumptive Relative Constructions

Daeho Chung (1996)

On the Representation and Licensing of Q and Q-Dependents

Marvin Richard Coates (1977)

An Investigation of the Effect of Computer Assisted Instruction on Foreign Speakers' Learning of English Complement Structures

Akiko Kumahira Comrie (1987)

On So-Called Quantifier Floating in Japanese

Jeffrey Taylor Connor-Linton (1989)

Crosstalk: A multi-feature analysis of Soviet-American Spacebridges

Haruko Minegishi Cook (1988)

Sentential Particles in Japanese Conversation: A Study of Indexicality

Philip Harold Cook (1973)

Theme, Rheme, and Focus as Grammatical Universals

Suzanne Curtin (2002)

Representational Richness in Phonological Development

Ann Daubney-Davis (1994)*

Structure, Convention, and Persona: The Writing of Urban Hispanic and Black Middle School Students

Ferdinand de Haan (1994)

The Interaction of Modality and Negation: A Typological Study

Nigel Gordon Duffield (1991)

Particles and projections

Anne Dunlea (1982)

The Role of Visual Information in the Emergence of Meaning: A Comparison of Blind & Sighted Children

Alessandro Duranti (1981)

The Fono: A Samoan Speech Event

William Gregory Eggington (1985)

Towards a Language Plan for the Southern California Area: The Hacienda-La Puente Survey

Gorka Elordieta (1997)

Morphosyntactic Feature Chains and Phonological Domains

Guanjun Bella Feng (2006)

Prosodic morphemes vs. fixed segment morphemes: their

segments, position and shape

Dana Rider Ferris (1991)

Syntactic and lexical characteristics of ESL student writing: A multidimensional study

Fredric Field (1998)

Borrowing and Borrowability

Kathleen Frances Flynn (1985)

The Acquisition of Form and Function in L2: An Analysis of the Use of the Perfect in the Written Discourse of Adult Second Language Learners

Terrence Michael Flynn (1973)*

Lanuage in Context: Toward the Pschologically Real Grammar

Paul Robert Frommer (1981)

Post-Verbal Phenomena in Colloquial Persian Syntax

Teruhiko Fukaya (2007)

Slucing and Stripping in Japanese and Some Implications

Shadi Ganjavi (2007)

Direct Objects in Persian

Gary Martin Gilligan (1987)

A Cross-Linguistic Approach to the Pro-Drop Parameter

Heather Goad (1994)

On the Configuration of Height Features

Laura Gonnerman (1999)

An Alternative Account of Derivational Morphology: Exploring the Semantics-Phonology Interface

Carolina Gonzalez (2002)

The Effect of Prosodic Structure in Consonantal Processes

Ljiljana Progovac Gotstajn (1988)

A Binding Approach to Polarity Sensitivity

William Peter Grabe (1984)

Towards Defining Expository Prose Within a Theory of Text Construction

Anthony Greblick (2000)

The Modal Preterite Phenomenon (MPP) in Colloquial American English: A Diachronic and Synchronic Analysis

Hefedh Halila (1992)

Subject Specificity Effects in Tunisian Arabic

Chistopher John Hall (1987)

Language Structure and Explanation: A Case From Morphology

Helena Halmari (1994)

A Government Approach to Finnish-English Intrasentential Code-Switching

Mohmed Hared (1992)

Modernization and Standardization in Sumali Press Writing

J.-R. Hayashishita (2004)

Syntactic and Non-Syntactic Scope

John Scott Hedgcock (1991)

Foreign Language Retention and Attrition: A Study of Maintenance Patterns Among Adult Learners of Spanish

Lorie Ann Heggie (1988)

The Syntax of Copular Structure

Elena Herburger (1997)

In the Event of Focus

Robert Martin Hertz (1974)

The Grammar of English Causative Transitivity

Roland Hinterholzl (1999)

Restructuring Infinitives and the Theory of Complementation

Michio Mark Hojo (1973)

Intonation of Single-Word Utterances in Japanese: An Acoustic Phonetic Study

Heather Kristine Holmback (1982)

The Interpretation of Definite and Indefinite Descriptions

Edward Holsinger (2011)

Cutting the Mustard: An Experimental Investigation of Idiomatic Expressions in the Lexicon

Kauro Horie (1993)

A Cross-Linguistic Study of Perception and Cognition Verb Compliments: A Cognitive Perspective

John Yien-Yao Hou (1979)

Grammatical Relations in Chinese

Noel Ross Houck (1984)

The Pragmatics of Tag Questions: A Model for Epistemic Speaker-Hearer Acts

Jose Ignacio Hualde (1988)

A Lexical Phonology of Basque

Yu-Chi Huang (2012)

 Flexibility in Language Production

Wesley Hudson (1994)

Pragmatic Constraints on Binding into Noun Phrases

Matthew Busby Hunt (1996)

The Sociolinguistics of Tagging and Chicano Gang Graffiti

Miao-Ling Hsieh (2001)

Form and Meaning: Negation and Question in Chinese

Heeju Hwang (2012)

Investigating Coordination of Lexical and Structural Information Cross-linguistically

Cristian Iscrulescu (2006)

The Phonological Dimension of Grammatical Markedness

Harriet Lynne Jisa (1985)

Sentence Connectors in the Speech of French Preschoolers

Marc Joanisse (2000)

Connectionist Phonology

Lawrence Alfred Johnson (1974)

A Sociolinguistic Study of Selected Vowel Changes in Los Angeles English

Taro Kageyama (1977)

Lexical Structures: A Comparative Study of Japanese and English

Francis Xavier Karam (1969)

An Investigation of Some Critical Factors in Language Synthesis and the Implications of These Factors for Linguists as Language Engineers

Fusa Katada (1990)

The representation of anaphoric relations in logical form

Reine Cardaillac Kelly (1966)

A Descriptive Analysis of the Gascon Dialect Spoken at Donzec (Tarn-et-Garonne), France

Fatma Nihan Ketrez (2005)

Children's Scope of Indefinite Objects

Alan Hyun-Oak Kim (1985)

The Grammar of Focus in Korean Syntax and Its Typological Implications

Hyuna Byun Kim (2011)

Reference Time in the Dynamics of Temporal Interpretation in Korean

Jeongdal Kim (1993)

The Serial Verb Construction in Korean

Jong-mi Kim (1986)

Phonology and Syntax of Korean Morphology

Kyungan Kim (1995)

Causativity in Korean: Syntactic Causative, Control and Purpose

Kong-On Kim (1974)

Temporal Structure of Spoken Korean: An Acoustic Phonetic Study

Yong-Jin Kim (1990)

Register variation in Korean: a corpus-based study

Jelena Krivokapic (2007)

The Planning, Production, and Perception of Prosodic Structure

Barbara Kroll (1982)

Levels of Error in ESL Composition

Chin-Man Kuo (2003)

The fine structure of negative polarity items in Chinese

Laila Lalami (1997)

Frequency in Sentence Comprehension

Liliana Landolfi (1988)

Explanation as a Joint Activity: Co-Constructing Knowledge in Second-Language Clasrroms

Dami Lee (1992)

Universal Grammar, Learnability, and the Acquisition of L2 English Reflexive Binding by L1 Korean Speakers

Mary Elizabeth Lee (1969)

Justus Goerg Schottel and Linguistic Theory

Miae Lee (2004)

Syntactically-Triggered VP Information Focus

Mina Lee (2004)

Overt Focus Movement and Minimal Information Marking

Sechang Lee (1997)

Correspondence and Faithfulness Constraints in Optimality Theory: A Study of Korean Consonantal Phonology

Won-pyo Lee (1989)

Referential Choice in Korean Discourse: Cognitive and Social Perspective

Tsz-Cheung Tommi Leung (2007)

Syntactic Derivation and the Theory of Matching Contextual Features

Hui-ju Grace Li (2002)

Ellipsis Constructions in Chinese

Yen-Hu Audreyi Li (1985)

Abstract Case in Chinese

Roger Wei-Wen Liao (2011)

Symmetry of Syntactic Relations

Dong-Sik Lim (2010)

Syntax and Semantics of Korean Evidentiality

Christopher Long (2003)

The Effect of Non-native Speaker Status on the use of Linguistic Accommodation by Native Speakers of Date Japanese: Implications for Communication Accommodation Theory

Jolanta Maceviciute (2000)

The Beginnings of Language Loss: A Discourse Study of American Lithuanian

Marcus Maia (1994)

The Comprehension of Object Anaphora in Brazilian Portuguese

Ndinzi Nyembo Masagara (1991)

Oath-taking in Kirundi: The Impact of Religion on Language Change

Yuki Matsuda (1997)

Representation of Focus and Presupposition in Japanese

Keiji Matsumoto (1985)

A Study of Tense and Aspect in Japanese

Stephen James Matthews (1990)

A cognitive approach to the typology of verbal aspect

Roberto Mayoral Hernandez (2008)

On the Unaccusative Hypothesis and the Locative Alternation in Spanish

Joyce Patricia McDowell (1987)

Assertion and Modality

Karine Megerdoomian (2002)

Beyond Words and Phrases: A Unified Theory of Predicate Composition

Barbara Gillian Michell (1976)

A Pragmatic Analysis of Sentence Adverbs: A Study with Particular Reference to Obviously

Marcello Modesto (2000)

On the Identification of Null Arguments

Simona Montanari (2006)

Language Differentiation in Early Trilingual Development:
Evidence from a Case

Emi Mukai (2012)

 Binding and Scope Dependencies with 'Floating Quantifiers' in Japanese

Franz Muller-Gotama (1991)

A Typology of the Syntax-Semantics Interface

Ngessimo Mathe Mutaka (1990)

The lexical tonology of kinande

Emily Nava (2010)

Connecting Phrasal and Rhythmic Events: Evidence from second Language Speech

Joyce Neu (1985)


Makoto Nishikawa (1987)

Japanese Lexical Phonology and Morphology

Eunjeong Oh (2006)

Second Language Acquisition of English Double Object Constructions by Korean Speakers

George Joseph O'Neill (1971)

NNE grammatical items in the speech of Negro elementary school children as correlates of age, grade, and social status

Hiroyuki Oshita (1997)

The Unaccusative Trap: Acquisition of Instransitive Verbs in L2 English

Hong-Keun Park (2007)

Against Optionality in Derivation and Interpretation: Evidence from Scrambling

Soyoung Park (2008)

Functional Categories: The syntax of DP and DegP

Ghislaine Genevieve Pattney (1991)

The Language of Problem Solving in a Computer Lab

Charles Paus (1997)

A Comparison of the Sociolinguistic Conditioning of Phonetic Reduction in Moscow Russian and Northwestern Mexican Spanish

Donald Leslie Pederson (1977)

Grammatical Structure sof Guarani

Peter Petrucci (1993)

Slavic Features in the History of Romania

Deborah Pool (1989)


George William Raney (1972)

The accidence and syntax in John Wallis' 1653 Grammatica linguae Anglicanae : a translation and a commentary on its alleged relationship to the 1660 Port-royal Grammaire générale et raisonnée

Charles Randriamasimanana (1981)

A Study of the Causative Constructions of Malagasy

Vaidehi Ramanathan-Abbott (1994)

Wellformedness in Alzheimer Narratives: An Interactional and Schematic Understanding

Charlotte Reinholtz (1999)

Verb Second, Mood and Operator Licensing

Jack Forrest Roberson (1982)

Bangkok Thai Towes

Ian Gareth Roberts (1985)

The Representation of Dethematized and Implicit Subjects

Magdalena Romera-Ciria (2001)

Discourse Functional Units: A Re-Examination of Discourse Markers With Particular Reference to Spanish

Stephen Bradford Ross (1973)

A Syntactic Analysis of the Written Language of Selected Black Elementary School Children with Reference to Sociological Variables

Isabelle Roy (2006)

Non-Verbal Predications: A Syntactic Analysis of Predicational Copular Sentences

Dina Rudolph (1993)

Getting Past Politeness: The Role of Linguistic Markers of Evidentiality and Informational Domains in Japanese

Michael Rushforth (2012)

Asymetrical Discourse in a Computer-Mediated Environment

Kevin Russell (1993)

A Constraint-based Approach to Phonology and Morphology

Ana Sanchez Munoz (2007)

Register and Style Variation in Speakers of Spanish as a Heritage and as a Second Language

Liliana Sánchez (1996)

Syntactic Structures in Nominals: A Comparative Analysis of Spanish and Southern Quechua

Robin Cameron Scarcella (1984)

Cohesion in the Writing Development of Native and non-Native English Speakers

Deborah Susan Schlindwein (1988)

The Phonological Geometry of Morpheme Concatenation

Muriel Ripley Schulz (1973)

A Case Grammar of the Parker Manuscript of the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle from 734 to 891

Bonnie Dale Schwartz (1987)

The Modular Basis of Second Language Acquisition

Michael Trevor Shanklin (1990)

The grammar of negation in Middle English

Peter Ambler Shaw (1983)

The Language of Engineering Professors: A Discourse and Registral Analysis of a Speech Event

Michael Shepherd (2010)

A Discourse Analysis of Teacher-Student Classroom Interactions

Dingxu Shi (1992)

The Nature of Topic Comment Constructions and Topic Chains

Shu-ing Shyu (1995)

The Syntax of Focus and Topic in Mandarin Chinese

George John Simeon (1969)

The Phonetics and Morphology of Hokkaido Ainu

Jeff Small (1994)

On-line Sentence Comprehension in Alzheimer's Disease

Aaron Sonnenschein (2003)

A Descriptive Grammar of Zoogocho Zapotec on a Typological Basis

Lynn Stallings (1998)

Evaluating Heaviness: Relative Weight in the Spoken Production of Heavy-NP Shift

Suchitra Sudanandan (1999)

Malayalan Phonology: An Optimality Theoretic Approach

Jinhee Suh (1990)

Scope phenomena and aspects of Korean syntax

Richard Walter Suter (1976)

An Experimental Investigation of Selected Predictor Variables and Their Relationship to Pronunciation Accuracy in Non-Native English Speech

Maurice Tadadjeu (1978)

A Model for Functional Trilingual Education Planning in Africa

Ikuhiro Tamori (1979)

A Study of Japanese Adverbs

Erin Tavano (2010)

The balance of scalar implicature

Carolyn E. Taylor (1995)

Child as Apprentice-Narrator: Socializing Voice, Face, Identity, and Self-Esteem Amid the Narrative Politics of Family Dinner

Laura Tejada (2012)

Tone Gestures and Constraint Interaction in Sierra Juárez Zapotec

Michal Temkin Martínez (2010)

Sources of non-conformity in phonology: variation and exceptionality in Modern Hebrew spirantization

Linda Louise Thornburg (1984)

Syntactic Reanalysis in Early English

Maner Lawton Thorpe (1983)

Ryūkyūan Language History

Ellen Touchstone (1996)

Language Services Planning in the Banking Industry: An Example of Unplanned Language Policy

Pachongkarn Towtong (1985)

Syntactic Areal Classification of Southeast Asian Languages

Feng-Fu Tsao (1977)

A Functional Study of Topic in Chinese: The First Step Toward Discourse Analysis

John Kwok-Ping Tse (1980)

Language Planning and English as a Foreign Language in Middle School Education in the Republic of China

Ayumi Ueyama (1998)

Two Types of Dependency

Florence Van der Houwen (2005)

Negotiating Disputes and Achieving Judgments on 'Judge Judy'

Erika Varis (2012)

The Spanish Feminine el at the Syntax-Phonology Interface

Aaron Walker (2012)

Existential Constructions: A Syntactic Predication Approach 

Masakazu Watabe (1978)

An Examination of Topic in Japanese

Shin Watanabe (1995)

Aspects of Questions in Japanese and Their Theoretical Implications

Donald Weasenforth (1995)

Rhetorical Abstraction as a Facet of Expected Response: A Structural Equation Modeling Analysis

Raymond Stanley Weitzman (1970)

Japanese Accent: An Analysis Based on Acoustic-Phonetic Data

William Howard White (1988)

Vocabulary Acquisition from Reading and the ESL Learner

Fuyun Wu (2009)

Factors Affecting Relative Clause Processing in Mandarin: Corpus and Behavioral Evidence

Xiu-Zhi Wu (2000)

Grammatication and the Development of Functional Categories in Chinese

Bin Yin (2012)

Investigating Chinese Speakers' Acquisition of Telicity in English

Virginia Choy-Yin Yip (1989)

Aspects of Chinese/English Interlanguage: Syntax, Semantics, and Learnability

Noriko Yoshimura (1992)

Scrambling and Anaphora in Japanese

Madeleine Noel Youmans (1995)*

Communicative Rights and Responsibilities in an East Los Angeles Barrio: An Analysis of Epistemic Modal Use

Patricia Schneider-Zioga (1994)

The Syntax of Clitic Doubling in Modern Greek

Ke Zou (1995)

The Syntax of the Chinese BA-Contructions and Verb Compounds: A Morpho-Syntactic Analysis

* deceased

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