Research - Dissertations


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Conrod, K. (2019). Pronouns Raising and Emerging. Doctoral dissertation, University of Washington.  Barbara Citko, Alicia Beckford Wassink English, Grammar, Minimalist Theory, Optimality Theory, Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics, Syntax, Variationist Theory
Sugar, Alexander. 2019. Verb-linking and Events in Syntax: The Case of Uyghur -(i)p Constructions. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Washington. Morphology, Syntax
Chak-Lam Colum Yip. 2018. Evidence for DP in Chinese from Reduplicative Classifiers and DP-Internal Structural Phenomena. Doctoral Dissertation. University of Washington. Chinese, Linguistics
Manlove, Kathleen. 2016. How peripheral a phenomenon is it?: On the interaction of DP-internal ellipsis, degree inversion, and islands. Doctoral dissertation. University of Washington, Seattle. Barbara Citko English, French, Syntax
Li, Yin. 2015. The Diachronic Development of Passive Constructions from Archaic Chinese to Modern. Doctoral dissertation, University of Washington. Chinese, Historical Linguistics, Syntax
Oxley, Meghan. (2015). Southern, Texan, or Both?: Southernness and Identity in Deer Park, Texas. University of Washington, Seattle. Alicia Beckford Wassink Dialectology, Ideology, Language Attitudes, Linguistics, Perceptual Dialectology, Sociolinguistics
Freeman, Valerie. "The Phonetics of Stance-taking" Doctoral dissertation. University of Washington. 2015 Acoustics and Psychoacoustics, Dialog, Discourse Analysis, Linguistics, Phonetics, Prosody, Sociolinguistics, Sociophonetics
Sanghoun Song. "A Grammar Library for Information Structure."  Diss. U of Washington, 2014. Emily M. Bender Grammar Engineering, Syntax, Typology
McCloy, Daniel R. “Prosody, Intelligibility and Familiarity in Speech Perception.” Doctoral dissertation. University of Washington, 2013. Richard Wright Phonetics, Prosody, Speech Perception
Julia Colleen Miller. "The Phonetics of Tone in Two Dialects of Dane-zaa (Athabaskan)." Diss. U of Washington, 2013. Sharon Hargus Phonetics, Dialectology, Linguistics
Steven Moran. "Phonetics Information Base and Lexicon." Diss. U. of Washington, 2012. Emily M. Bender, Richard Wright Computational Linguistics, Phonetics, Phonology, Typology
Darren Tanner. "Agreement mechanisms in native and nonnative language processing: Electrophysiological correlates of interference and complexity." Diss. U of Washington, 2011. Lee E. Osterhout, Julia Herschensohn Linguistics
Komoto, Naoko. "Topics in the semantics of English and Japanese modals." Diss. U of Washington, 2011. Toshiyuki Ogihara English, Japanese, Semantics, Linguistics
Jeremy Kahn. "Moving Beyond the Lexical Layer in Parsing Conversational Speech." Diss: U of Washington, 2010. Mari Ostendorf Speech Processing, Bilingualism, Linguistics
David Goss-Grubbs. "Deep Processing for a Portable Natural Language Interface to Databases." Diss. U of Washington, 2010. Emily M. Bender Natural Language Processing, Linguistics
Kilanski, Kelley J. (2009). The Effects of Token Frequency and Phonological Neighborhood Density on Native and Non-Native English Speech Production. PhD Thesis. University of Washington Department of Linguistics. Seattle, WA, USA. Richard Wright Acoustics and Psychoacoustics, English, Linguistics, Phonetics, Second Language Acquisition
Anya Dormer. "Feature Valuation Without Deletion: Evidence from Aspect and Tense System of Russian." Diss. U of Washington, 2009. Karen Zagona Linguistics
Scott Drellishak. "Widespread but Not Universal: Improving the Typological Coverage of the Grammar Matrix." Diss. U of Washington, 2009. Emily M. Bender Grammar, Typology, Linguistics
Kening Li. "The Information Structure of Mandarin Chinese: Syntax and Prosody." Diss. U of Washington, 2009. Ellen Kaisse Chinese, Syntax, Prosody, Linguistics
Manuel Da Conceicao. "Pronominal Affixation and Cliticization in Romance and Bantu Languages." Diss. U of Washington, 2007. Sharon Hargus, Jurgen Klausenburger Grammar, Linguistics
Jeffrey Stevenson. "The Sociolinguistic Variables of Chilean Voseo." Diss: U of Washington, 2007. Alicia Beckford Wassink Sociolinguistics, Linguistics
Kumiko, Kato. "Japanese Gapping in Minimalist Syntax." Diss. U of Washington, 2006. Karen Zagona Japanese, Syntax, Linguistics
Hideo Makihara. "On the Past Tense in Japanese Relative Clauses." Diss: U of Washington, 2005. Karen Zagona Japanese, Linguistics
Lesley Carmichael. "Situation-Based Intonation Pattern Distribution in a Corpus of American English." Diss. U of Washington, 2005. Richard Wright English, Linguistics
Setsuko, Shirai. "Lexical effects in Japanese vowel reduction." Diss. U of Washington, 2005. Richard Wright Japanese, Linguistics