Current students

Xizi Deng, Ph.D. student
Interests: speech perception, second language acquisition, bilingualism, psycholinguistics

Jane Li, Undergraduate research assistant
Interests: natural language processing, Cantonese, phonology, semantics, speech errors

Steven Visser, Undergraduate research assistant
Interests: acoustic phonetics, developmental psychology, neurolinguistics, speech errors, speech language pathology

Keith Leung, Ph.D. student
Interests: acoustic phonetics, lexical tones, speech perception-production link, psycholinguistics

Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows

2011-2020, Stan Anonby, Ph.D. thesis, Prolonged multiculturalism among the Sebuyau: An ethnography of communication, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University. [Committee member]

2020, Xizi Deng, M.A. thesis, Processing tone and vowel information in Mandarin: An eye-tracking study of contextual effects on speech processing, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University. [Committee member]

2019, Joe Collins, Ph.D. thesis, (University of Norway, examiner), Neural attractors and phonological grammar, Linguistics, the Artic University of Norway. [First opponent]

2017-2020, Queenie Chan, research project, Simon Fraser University Speech Error Database, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University.

2017-2019, Heikal Badrulhisham, M.A. thesis, Formulaicity in Turkish, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University. [Senior supervisor]

2018-2019, Louise Framst, M.A. thesis, Tahltan verb classifiers and how to use them, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University. [Committee member]

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

2018-2019, Gavin Tam, research project, Simon Fraser University Speech Error Database, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University.

2016-2018, Olivia Nickel, research project, Simon Fraser University Speech Error Database and linguistic documentation of Tahltan, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University.

2017-2018, Laura Dand, research project, Simon Fraser University Speech Error Database, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University.

2017-2018, Macarius Chan, research project, Simon Fraser University Speech Error Database, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University.

2016-2017, Tsz Ying Ng, research project, Simon Fraser University Speech Error Database, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University.

2014-2016, Gloria Fan, research project, Simon Fraser University Speech Error Database, Linguistics, Simon Fraser University.

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