Recent MA Theses 

Bowman, Kelly. 2016. Re-analyzing the Function of Demonstrative Reference in Tajik.

Tytar, Karyna. 2015. Comparative Analysis of Email Request Strategies Used by Native and Non-native Speakers of English in Academic Settings.

Erbach, Kurt. 2014. Coordinate systems in Ga.

Hohenstein, Kate. 2014. Tariana Prefix-Root Phonology: A Matter of Preference.

Sprowls, Lisa. 2014. Second-dialect acquisition in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Schupbach, Scott. 2013. The Blackfoot demonstrative system: Function, form, and meaning.

Al Rashidany, Mushtaq. 2012. Distributed Agency: An Analysis of Get-Passive in English.

Hanson-Santos, Kier. 2012. Pronoun-antecedent Agreement (binding) in Brazilian Portuguese.

Van Buren, Jackelyn. 2012. Language Change in Spanish Heritage Speakers: the Interaction Between Lexical and Grammatical Aspect.

Schroeder, Sara. 2011. A Case for be going to as Prospective Aspect

Yamamoto, Shiho. 2011. Pitch Contour of Japanese Traditional Verse.

Gong, Jiang Song. 2010. Chinese Classifier Acquisition: comparison of L1 child and L2 adult development.

Guajardo, Gustavo. 2010. The Syntax of Temporal Interpretation in Embedded Clauses.

McCarvel, Miranda. 2010. Allomorphic Variation of Definite Articles in Jersey: a Sonority Based Account.

Cano, Patricia. 2009. Root Infinitives in Child L2 Spanish.

Denzer-King, Ryan. 2009. The distribution of /s/ in Blackfoot: An Optimality Theory account.

Aune, Kennetta. 2008. Prior Pidginization and Creolization in Moroccan Arabic

Ward, Meredith. 2008. An Interlinear Analysis of Four Kalispel Texts by Hans Vogt

Alezetes, Elizabeth. 2007. A Markedness Approach to Epenthesis in Arabic Speakers' L2 English.

Camp, Kelsi. 2007. An Interlinear Analysis of Seven Kalispel Texts from Hans Vogt.

McCloy, Dan. 2006. Automated Adaptation Between Kiranti Languages.

Mastandrea, Adam. 2005. The Effects of Social Contact on the Production of English r and l in Japanese Learners of English.

Lyon, John. 2005. An Edition of Snchitsu'umshtsn Volume II: A Root Dictionary.

Greene, Rebecca. 2004. An edition of Snchitsu'umshtsn Volume I: A Root Dictionary.

Selected PhD Programs of Linguistics Program Alumni

  • Heinrich Heine University
  • Michigan State University
  • Rutgers University
  • Tulane University
  • University of Arizona
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of California - Santa Barbara
  • University of California - San Diego
  • University of Hawai'i
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of Nijmegen
  • University of Texas - Arlington
  • University of Utah

Selected Professions of Linguistics Program Alumni 

  • Language interpreter
  • ESL instructor
  • Web developer
  • Language teaching material developer
  • University professor
  • Grant specialist