Past Members

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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 Univeristy
Language acquisition, prosody, speech perception, music cognition.

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Daniel Brenner
Postdoctoral Fellow

Associate Research Engineer, Educational Testing Services

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Michelle Sims

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)
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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

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
Graduate Student (PhD)
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Yoichi Mukai

Faculty Member, Department of Modern Languages, Vancouver Island University
Psycholinguistics, phonetics, second language speech (e.g., processing, perception, fluency)

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Dr. 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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Filip Nenadić

Literary reading, empirical study of literature, experimental psychology, experimental aesthetics, individual differences, personality psychology