Students

Current students

Stan Anonby, Ph.D. student
Interests: sociolinguistics, fieldwork, ethnography of communication, Sebuyau

Gloria Fan, Undergraduate research assistant
Interests: speech errors, syntax, first and second language acquisition, Cantonese

Olivia Nickel, Undergraduate research assistant
Interests: language production, syntax, phonology, Cantonese

Tsz Ying Ng, Undergraduate research assistant
Interests: speech errors, sociolinguistics, first and second language acquisition, Cantonese

Queenie Chan, Graduate research assistant
Interests: Speech errors, Cantonese, theoretical syntax, experimental syntax, syntax-semantics interface

Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows

2014-2015, Judy Thompson, project as postdoctoral fellow, ‘First Nations languages in the twenty first century: Tahltan language revitalization and language learning’ [Senior supervisor]

2013-2015, Melissa Macaskill, M.A. thesis, Experimental exploration of ambisyllabicity in English, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University [Co- senior supervisor]

2013-2014, Oscar Dennis (Hotseta), M.A. thesis, ‘How I learned the language: Pedagogical structure of the Tahltan language’. Anthropology, University of Northern British Columbia. [Committee member]

2013, Parastoo Geranmayeh, M.Sc. thesis, Learning the thematic roles of words in sentences via connectionist networks that satisfy strong systematicity, Computing Science, Simon Fraser University [Examiner]

2011-2016, Kayleigh MacMillan, M.A. thesis, Phonological acquisition by children with autism: a case study, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University. [Senior supervisor]

2011-2013, Amber Blenkiron, M.A. thesis, Reduplication in Rotuman, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University. [Senior supervisor]

2013, Sunghwa Lee, Ph.D. thesis, Multiple exponence in non-inflectional morphology, Linguistics, University of Victoria. [Examiner]

2012, Jordan Barnes, M.A. thesis, Measuring the Hebbian components of selective Attention using eye-tracking and dynamic field theory, Psychology, Simon Fraser University. [Examiner]

2007-2009, Tzu-Ying Vivian Lee, M.A. thesis, Juncture phrasing thresholds: A constraint-based approach to speech rate effects on Mandarin tone sandhi, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University. [Senior supervisor]

2009, Michael Woods, M.A. thesis, Categorization of Partially Occluded Visual Stimuli: Bridging the gap between completion and classification, Psychology, Simon Fraser University. [Examiner]

2006-2008, Loredana Andreea Kosa, M.A student, M.A. thesis, An argument for process-based morphology: Subtractive morphology in Tohono O’odham (Uto-Aztecan), Linguistics, Simon Fraser University. [Senior supervisor]

2002, Vita Markman, research project, Morphological effects on default stress placement in novel Russian nouns, Linguistics, Rutgers University. [Advisor]

2001, Oluseye Adesola, qualifying paper, Problems in Yoruba lexical stratification, Linguistics, Rutgers University. [Committee member]

1998-1999, Tanya Bob, M.A. thesis, Tahltan laryngeal phenomena, Linguistics, University of British Columbia. [Committee member]

1998-1999, Ikuyo Kaneko, M.A. thesis, The pitch accent system of Blackfoot, Linguistics, University of British Columbia. [Committee member]

Undergraduate students

2014-2016, Monica Davies, research project, Simon Fraser University Speech Error Database, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University.

2014-2015, Holly Wilbee, research project, Simon Fraser University Speech Error Database, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University.

2014, Jennifer Williams, research project, Simon Fraser University Speech Error Database, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University.

2013-2015, Derik Ng, research project, Lexical database of Bauan Fijian, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University.

2011, Mark Bradshaw, research project, Samoan root phonotactics: Digging deeper into the data, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University.

2010, Michael Fry, research project, Dynamic modelling of speech production, Linguistics/Cognitive Science, Simon Fraser University.

2009, Kayleigh MacMillan, research project, Reduplication in Hawaiian, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University.

2006, Angela Cooper, research project, Phonetics and phonology of tone in Southeast Asian languages, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University.

2001, Henrike Blumenfeld, research project, Acoustic structures of Tahltan vowels, Linguistics, Swarthmore College

2000, Kyra Jucovy, research project, Bibliography of Berber language materials, Linguistics, Swarthmore College

1999, Oscar Dennis, research project, Analysis and translation of Tahltan texts, Anthropology, University of Northern British Columbia