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Thomas A. Perry

Associate Professor

  • Email: perry@sfu.ca
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  • Office: RCB 8119
  • Interests: Phonetics and Phonology


  • PhD, Linguistics, Indiana University


Dr. Perry has held previous appointments at the University of Vienna (1973-74) and the Technical University of Berlin (1974-78). His areas of research are formal models of phonological systems, syllable parsing, timing patterns in speech, and language policy as it relates to endangered minority languages. Dr. Perry served as Department Chair from 1988-1995 and 2009-2015.


This instructor is currently not teaching any courses.