Past Members Kara Hawthorne PostDoctoral Researcher Language acquisition, prosody, speech perception, music cognition. Website Daniel Brenner Postdoctoral Researcher Phonetics Jae-Hyun Sung Contract Instructor Phonology, phonetics, palatalization, ultrasound imaging Website Michelle Sims Phonetics, speech production, speech processing, quantitative linguistics. Website Kyle Danielson Graduate Student (MSc) PhD Student at UBC Perceptual psycholinguistics, experimental phonology, bilingualism, and language documentation Thesis: Lexical tone processing by monolingual and bilingual speakers of tone and non-tone languages Philip Dilts Graduate Student (PhD) Psycholinguistics, corpus linguistics. Thesis: Modelling phonetic reduction in a corpus of spoken English using Random Forests and Mixed-Effects Regression Santiago Barreda Graduate Student (PhD) Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, UC Davis Phonetics, speech perception, psycholinguistics. Thesis: Cognitively-Active Speaker Normalization Based on Formant-Frequency Scaling Estimation Richard Yanaky Graduate Student (MSc) Phonetics, syntax, speech processing, prosody, computational linguistics, speech recognition. (Currently a PhD student at The MARCS Institute at the University of Western Sydney) Website Tsung-Ying Chen Graduate Student (PhD) Phonology, phonetics, and their interface, tone languages. Thesis: Probabilistic Selection of Input in Morphophonological Acquisition Ryan Podlubny Postdoctoral Fellow The influence of physical environment & context on the processing and production of spontaneous speech. Website Hyunju Chung PostDoctoral Researcher Vowel acoustics, cross-linguistic acquisition of vowels, phonological acquisition. Graham Feeny Graduate Student (MSc) Emotional speech, language comprehension. Currently pursuing a PhD at NYU. Vincent Porretta Graduate Student (PhD) Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Alberta, Department of Linguistics Psycholinguistics, second language processing and perception, bilingualism. Thesis: Perception and lexical processing of gradient foreign accentedness Website Shannon Lemke Undergraduate Student Interested in speech reduction in English. Specifically investigating reduction of function words in productions of four-word sequences. Janelle Dickout Undergraduate Student Cross-dialect speech perception of New Zealand English r-sandhi. Sheila Charlton Undergraduate Student Katryna Lysay Undergraduate Student Ross Munro Undergraduate Student Interested in acoustics characteristics and processing of reduced speech. Specifically, word final t/d reduction/deletion. Kimberly Wong Undergraduate Student Interested in phonetics and dialectal differences within language. April Flynn Undergraduate Student Ben Daigle Undergraduate Student African linguistics (Kono), language documentation. Shelley Lim Undergraduate Student Chemehuevi phonetics. Kirstin Mahler Undergraduate Student Processing of French dialects Dallin Mendenhall Undergraduate Student Kaitlin Mackie Undergraduate Student Speech perception Alex Schellenberger Undergraduate Student Paige Borger Undergraduate Student Geoffrey Stewart Morrison Adjunct Faculty Forensic Voice Comparison Adrienne Findlay Undergraduate Student Recognition of reduced speech Rachel Quong Undergraduate Student Dylan Bernhard Researcher Phonetics, processing of reduced speech, speech technology Atticus Harrigan Honors Undergraduate Student Cree linguistics, reduction. Pearl Lorentzen Undergraduate Research Assistant phonetics, language invention, morphology Katelynn Pawlenchuk Undergraduate Research Assistant Ayushi Mrigen UARE Intern Danielle Fonseca Undergraduate Research Assistant Shirley May Undergraduate Research Assistant Research Interests: Phonetics, Speech perception, Psycholinguistics, and Language development Melina Sinclair Undergraduate Research Assistant BA (Honors) Linguistics student Research interests: Phonetics, aging Spenser Halfyard Harveen Brar WISEST Student Intern Brant Harker High School Student Intern Ivy Mok Lab Manager Prosody, phonetics, and psycholinguistics.