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Research faculty

Jila GHOMESHI (BA York; MA, PhD Toronto)
email; webpage; Department Head
Syntax, morphology, syntax-pragmatics interface, Persian
 
Robert HAGIWARA (BA Washington; MA, PhD UCLA)
email; webpage; 204-474-6998
Phonetic theory, acoustic phonetics, segmental and prosodic variation, individual and group variation; English, Lushootseed (Salishan), Garifuna (Arawakan)
 
Terry JANZEN (BEd Saskatchewan, MA Manitoba, PhD New Mexico)
email; webpage; 204-474-7081 
ASL morphology and syntax, grammaticization, discourse pragmatics, ASL/English interpretation; ASL, signed languages
 
Verónica LOUREIRO-RODRIGUEZ (BA Universidade de Santiago de Compostela; MA Colorado-Boulder; PhD California-Davis)
email; webpage; 204-474-9463
Sociolinguistics, Hispanic and Galician sociolinguistics, language and identity, code switching, Galician hip-hop
 
Will OXFORD (BA, MA Memorial; PhD Toronto)
email; webpage; 204-474-9623
Syntactic theory, phonological theory, Algonquian linguistics, language documentation
 
David H PENTLAND (BA Manitoba; MA, PhD Toronto)
email; webpage; 204-474-9187
Historical and comparative linguistics, dialectology, philological methods, language and culture, prehistory; Algonquian, Indoeuropean, Métchif [Joint appointment, Linguistics and Anthropology]
 
Nicole ROSEN (BA, Queen's University; MA/PhD University of Toronto)
email; webpage; 204-474-8568
Areas of specialization: language contact, sociolinguistics, language revitalization, sociophonetics, Canadian English, Michif language and linguistics, Canadian French
 
Kevin RUSSELL (BSc Manitoba; MA, PhD USC)
email; webpage; 204-474-9620
Phonology, morphology, computational modelling, narrative analysis; Cree, Dakota, ASL

Adjunct Faculty 

Ivan Roksandic webpage

Erin Wilkinson webpage

 

Professor emeritus

H C WOLFART (BA[equiv] Freiburg, MA Cornell, PhD Yale)
email
Text-based analysis, history of linguistics, oral literature; Cree, Algonquian, Latin, Low Alemanic
 

Senior scholar

Moshe NAHIR (BA Bar-Ilan; MA, PhD Pittsburgh)
email; webpage
Sociolinguistics, language planning, applied linguistics; modern Hebrew
No longer accepting graduate students.
 

Staff

Heather CHERPAKO
email; 204-474-9596
Department Administrator
 

Graduate students

Christina ACAUAN DREYER
        Sociolinguistics (MA; VLR)

Precious AFFIA
           
 (MA;NR)

Assim ALBADER
        Cognitive Linguistics (PhD; TJ)

Sabrina BELLONIA
email
Sociolinguistics, language acquisition, bilingualism (MA; VLR)
 
Viktoria BOKOVA
email
Phonetics, phonology, discourse phonology, pragmatics, Ukrainian, Russian, English (PhD;KR/RH)
 
Chantale CENERINI
email
Michif (PhD; NR)

Alice COATES
        (PhD; VLR)

Sydney DOELL
        (MA; TJ)

Gabriel GOTO ESCUDERO
email 
        Sociolinguistics, bilingualism (MA; VLR)

Tasheney FRANCIS HOLENESS
        (PhD; TJ)

Marzieh HADEI
email
Language contact, sociolinguistics, bilingualism (MA; NR)
 
Khashayar (Kay) HAMIDZADEH
email
Psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, cognitive linguistics, computational linguistics, Persian, Guarani (PhD;KR)
 
Lanlan LI
email
Sociolinguistics, language variation and change, language policy (PhD; NR)
 
Amani Omar Seraj MAKKAWI
email
Syntax, Makkan Arabic (PhD;JG)
 
Trang Thu NGUYEN
email
Cognitive linguistics, semantics, pragmatics, ASL (PhD; TJ)

Kuntala PARAMA
email
          Sociolinguistics (MA; VLR)

Michele PESCH-JOHNSON
          Sociolinguistics (PhD; NR)

Tiffany PRIEB
        Algonquian (MA; WO)

Iuliia REZVUKHINA
email
Sociolinguistics, regional linguistics, lexicology (PhD; NR)

Maria RODRIGO TAMARIT
        Sociolinguistics (MA; VLR)

Trevor SIE
email
        Cognitive linguistics, Spanish, Bilingualism (MA; TJ) 

Morteza TAVAKOLI AALLAH ABADI
        (MA; JG)

Hai Thi Thanh TRAN
email 
        Cognitive semantics, grammar, pragmatics (PhD; TJ)

Vivian XU
email
        Algonquian language (PhD; WO)

Yudong ZHU
        Sociolinguistics (Pre-MA)