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PhD Alumni 1997 - 1999

1999 Linguistics PhD Alumni

Peggy Goetz                      
Dissertation:
A comparison of 3- and 4-year-old English monolinguals, Mandarin monolinguals, and Mandarin-English bilinguals on a series of theory of mind-related tasks
Dissertation Chair or Co-Chairs: Marilyn Shatz           
Current Position/Title: Associate Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, Calvin College

 

Yoshimi Miyake              
Dissertation: The Japanese "deferential" prefix O: a natural history
Dissertation Chair or Co-Chairs: Jeffrey Heath          
Current Position/Title: Associate Professor, Akita University

 

Alicia Wassink                  
Dissertation:
A sociophonetic analysis of Jamaican vowels                   
Dissertation Chair or Co-Chairs: Patrice Beddor and Lesley Milroy    
Current Position/Title: Associate Professor of Linguistics, University of Washington

 

1998 Linguistics PhD Alumni

Didar Akar
Dissertation:
Patterns and variations in contemporary written business communications in Turkey: a genre study in four companies
Dissertation Chair or Co-Chairs: Priscilla Rogers and John SwalesCurrent Position/Title: Assistant Professor of Linguistics, Bogazici University

 

Dorothy K. Evans-Romaine
Dissertation:
Palatalization and coarticulation in Russian                       
Dissertation Chair or Co-Chairs: Patrice Beddor
Current Position/Title: Director, Critical Language Institute, Arizona State University

 

James Harnsberger
Dissertation:
The perception of non-native nasal contrasts: a cross-linguistic perspective
Dissertation Chair or Co-Chairs: Patrice Beddor
Current Position/Title: Assistant Professor in Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Florida

 

Sarah Shin
Dissertation:
Paibu dollar please!: bilingual Korean American children in New York City
Dissertation Chair or Co-Chairs: Lesley Milroy
Current Position/Title: Professor of Education, University of Maryland Baltimore County

 

1997 Linguistics PhD Alumni

Ummul Ahmad
Dissertation:
Scientific research articles in Malay: a situated discourse analysis
Dissertation Chair or Co-Chairs: John Swales
Current Position/Title: Associate Professor in Faculty of Education, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

 

Matthew Gordon
Dissertation:
Urban sound change beyond city limits: the spread of the Northern Cities Shift in Michigan
Dissertation Chair or Co-Chairs: James Milroy and Lesley Milroy
Current Position/Title: Associate Professor of English at the University of Missouri

 

Laura Grande                    
Dissertation:
From "get" to "can": a natural semantic metalanguage study of Chinese de constructions in three pre-modern text samples    
Dissertation Chair or Co-Chairs: William Baxter         
Current Position/Title:

 

Rita Simpson                     
Dissertation:
Negotiating identities in Thai Conversation: a sociolinguistic discourse analysis of person-referring expressions                       
Dissertation Chair or Co-Chairs: Rosina Lippi-Green and Lesley Milroy
Current Position/Title: