Past Members

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Terrance Nearey
Emeritus Professor

Speech perception, phonetics, psycholinguistics.
Website Obituary

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Ryan Podlubny
Affiliated Researcher

Graduate Student (MSc), Postdoctoral Researcher

The influence of physical environment & context on the processing and production of spontaneous speech.

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Hyunju Chung
Postdoctoral Researcher

Assistant Professor, Speech-Langauge Pathology
Louisiana State University
Vowel acoustics, cross-linguistic acquisition of vowels, phonological acquisition.

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Kara Hawthorne
Postdoctoral Researcher

Assistant Professor, Hearing, Speech & Language Science, Gallaudet University
Language acquisition, prosody, speech perception, music cognition.

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Daniel Brenner
Postdoctoral Researcher

Associate Research Engineer, Educational Testing Services

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Annika Nijveld
Postdoctoral Researcher

Speech perception, lexical representation, psycholinguistics

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Michelle Sims
Graduate Student (MSc, PhD)

Project Manager
Knowledge Management Clinical Projects and Support Services
Alberta Health Services
Phonetics, speech production, speech processing, quantitative linguistics.
Thesis: The Role of Acoustic Detail in the Production and Processing of Vowels in Spontaneous Speech

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Kyle Danielson
Graduate Student (MSc)

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream
Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Scarborough
Perceptual psycholinguistics, experimental phonology, bilingualism, and language documentation
Thesis: Lexical tone processing by monolingual and bilingual speakers of tone and non-tone languages

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Santiago Barreda
Graduate Student (PhD)

Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, UC Davis
Phonetics, speech perception, psycholinguistics.
Thesis: Cognitively-Active Speaker Normalization Based on Formant-Frequency Scaling Estimation

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Richard Yanaky
Graduate Student (MSc)

Researcher in Information Studies
PhD candidate at McGill University
Phonetics, syntax, speech processing, prosody, computational linguistics, speech recognition.

Tsung-Ying Chen
Graduate Student (PhD)
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Ryan Podlubny
Affiliated Researcher

Graduate Student (MSc), Postdoctoral Researcher

The influence of physical environment & context on the processing and production of spontaneous speech.

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Graham Feeny
Graduate Student (MSc)

Currently pursuing a PhD at NYU.
Emotional speech, language comprehension.

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Vincent Porretta

Language Engineer at Amazon
Psycholinguistics, second language processing and perception, bilingualism.
Thesis: Perception and lexical processing of gradient foreign accentedness

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Yoichi Mukai
Graduate Student (PhD)

Faculty Member, Department of Modern Languages, Vancouver Island University
Psycholinguistics, phonetics, second language speech (e.g., processing, perception, fluency)
Thesis: Production and perception of reduced speech and the role of phonological-orthographic consistency

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Abdulaziz Alarifi
Graduate Student (PhD)

Assistant Professor
Department of English Language & Literature
King Saud University
Phonetics, phonology, orthography and second language phonology
Thesis: The role of orthographic input in the distributional and lexical learning of non-native speech sounds

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Matthew C. Kelley
Graduate Student (MSc, PhD)

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Washington
Speech technology, speech perception, and phonetics.
Thesis: Acoustic Distance, Acoustic Absement, and the Lexicon

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Catherine Ford
Honors Student, Graduate Student (MSc)

Government of Alberta

Japanese linguistics, acoustic phonetics of under-documented languages, field linguistics, language documentation and revitalization.

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Filip Nenadić
GRaduate Student (PhD)

Faculty of Media and Communications, Singidunum University, Serbia
Spoken word recognition, Literary reading, Psycholinguistics, Individual differences
Computational Modelling of Spoken Word Recognition in the Auditory Lexical Decision Task

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Stephanie Hedges
Graduate Student (PhD)
Phonetics, speech perception, acoustic correlates of aging

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Dylan Bernhard
Honors Student

Phonetics, processing of reduced speech, speech technology

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Atticus Harrigan
Honors Student

Cree linguistics, reduction.

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Bryce Wittrock
Honors Student

Research Interests: Phonetics, Sociophonetics, Nordic Languages