About Michal Temkin Martinez

Dr. Michal Temkin Martínez is an Assistant Professor of Linguistics and founding director of the Mary Ellen Ryder Linguistics Lab with the Department of English. She earned her Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Southern California (USC). She is an experimental phonologist, and her main areas of research focus on phonology, phonetics and psycholinguistics with a particular interest in variation and exceptionality. Her research on variation has focused on Modern Hebrew and Rioplatense Spanish. As Director of the Boise Language Project (BLP), she has also been working on the documentation of languages spoken by refugees residing in the Boise area. She is currently working on a collaborative project with Professor Emeritus Jon Dayley and Somali-Bantu community members to document Chizigula.
Dr. Temkin Martínez has been at Boise State University since Fall 2009 and has taught Introduction to Language Studies, Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology, Psycholinguistics, Linguistics in Education, Language and Mind, and the Capstone course in Linguistic Field Methods.

Positions

Present Director, Mary Ellen Ryder Linguistics Lab, Boise State University
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Present Assistant Professor, Department of English, Boise State University
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Curriculum Vitae


Disciplines

None

Research Interests

Linguistics, Phonology and Phonetics, Language Variation, and Language Documentation

Honors and Awards

  • 2013 - Idaho Humanities Council Major Grant
  • 2013 - Community Collaborations Fellow, Arts and Humanities Institute, Boise State University, "Documenting Refugee Languages – a Dictionary and Grammar of Mushungulu”
  • 2011 - Outstanding Faculty Member, BSU English Department (student votes)
  • 2011 - Golden Apple Teaching Award, ASBSU (student votes)
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • 2008 - Final Year Dissertation Fellowship
  • 2008 - USC University Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award
  • 2005, 2007 - Del Amo Graduate Fellowship for Spanish Research


Contact Information

1910 University Drive
Boise ID 83725-1525
(208) 426-4236

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Contributions to Books (2)

Articles (1)

Conference Proceedings (2)

Dissertation (1)

Refereed Linguistics Presentations (14)

Invited Talks and Presentations (4)