|Present||Assistant Professor, St. Catherine University ‐ English Department|
|2018 - 2019||Adjunct Instructor, University of Pittsburgh ‐ Linguistics|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2021 - Present||Member, Acoustical Society of America||2021 - Present||Member, International Phonetic Association||2005 - Present||Member, Linguistic Society of America|
- Global Search for Justice - Language as a Human Right (CORE 3990W)
- Language as Power (ENGL/WOST 3400W, CRST 3401)
- Writing for the Digital Age (ENGL 3340)
- College Writing (ENGL 1905W)
- World Englishes: Past and Present (ENGL/CRST 3480)
- Linguistics (ENGL 3450)
- Language in Society (ENGL/WOST 2402)
|2011 - 2018||PhD, University of Pittsburgh ‐ Linguistics|
|2004 - 2005||MA, University of Chicago ‐ Linguistics|
|1999 - 2003||BA, University of California, Santa Cruz ‐ Anthropology|
The pre-nasal allophonic splitting of /ɛ/ in Toronto Heritage Cantonese
Linguistic Society of America (LSA) 2021 Annual Meeting (2021)
Muysken (2019) has argued that the most convincing cases of contact-induced change in heritage languages involve the dominant language having ...
Functional load, token frequency, and contact-induced change in Toronto Heritage ...
Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting (2020)
Unlike many previous studies of heritage speakers showing phonological maintenance, this presentation will show evidence for a vowel merger among ...
The Diachronic Emergence of Retroflexion in Somali Bantu Kizigua: Internal ...
Selected Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference on African Linguistics (2015)
This paper addresses the diachronic development of a typologically unusual set of sound changes found in Somali Bantu Kizigua (SBK), ...
The Role of Shift-Induced Interference in the Development of a ...
Travaux Interdisciplinaires du Laboratoire Parole et Langage d’Aix-en-Provence (2015)
This paper discusses the development of a typologically rare phonological contrast in an under-documented language called Somali Bantu Kizigua. The ...