Please note: Dissertations can be ordered from the UW Working Papers.

Novelty by Evaluation conceptual diagram
Monophthongal Production of 'Bye" (Oxley 2009)

Research - Graduate


Author/Title Adviser Related Fields
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
Komoto, Naoko. "Topics in the semantics of English and Japanese modals." Diss. U of Washington, 2011. Toshiyuki Ogihara English, Japanese, Semantics, Linguistics
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
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
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
Jeffrey Stevenson. "The Sociolinguistic Variables of Chilean Voseo." Diss: U of Washington, 2007. Alicia Beckford Wassink Sociolinguistics, Linguistics
Manuel Da Conceicao. "Pronominal Affixation and Cliticization in Romance and Bantu Languages." Diss. U of Washington, 2007. Sharon Hargus, Jurgen Klausenburger Grammar, 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
Jay Waltmunson. "The relative degree of difficulty of L2 Spanish /d, t/, trill and tap by L1 English speakers: Auditory and acoustic methods of defining pronunciation accuracy." Diss. U of Washington, 2005. Alicia Beckford Wassink Spanish, English, Linguistics
Setsuko, Shirai. "Lexical effects in Japanese vowel reduction." Diss. U of Washington, 2005. Richard Wright Japanese, Linguistics
Susannah Levi. "The representation of underlying glides: a cross-linguistic study." Diss. U of Washington, 2004. Ellen Kaisse Linguistics
Susan McBurney. "Referential Morphology in Signed Languages." Diss. U of Washington, 2004. Frederick Newmeyer Morphology, Linguistics
Donna Andrews. "The Acquisition of Spanish Gender by English-speaking Children in a Partial Immersion Setting." Diss. U of Washington, 2004. Julia Herschensohn English, Spanish, Linguistics
Emily Curtis. "Geminate weight: case studies and formal models." Diss. U of Washington, 2004. Sharon Hargus Linguistics
Yungdo Yun. "Glides and High Vowels in Korean Syllables." Diss. U of Washington, 2004. Ellen Kaisse Korean, Linguistics