Linguistics

Alumni

Kaidi Lõo 2018 Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Psychology
University of Alberta (as of 2018)
Keren Hernandez 2018 M.Sc. 
Research and Evaluation Coordinator
Health Systems Evaluation & Evidence Department
Alberta Health Services (as of 2018) 
Catherine Ford 2018 M.Sc.
Treasury Board and Finance
Government of Alberta
(as of 2018)
Lena Vasilyeva 2017 Ph.D.
Instructor
Department of Continuing Education
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (as of 2018)
Keely Morrow 2017 M.Sc.
 
Caelan Marrville 2017 Ph.D.
Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellow
Integrated Data Office, Data Science and Analytics Branch
Ministry of Jobs, Trade & Technology, Government of BC (as of 2018)
Tamara Sorenson Duncan 2017 Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Pediatrics
Dalhousie University (as of 2018)
Audra Phillips 2017 Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Department of Linguistics
Payap University (as of 2018)
Matthew Kelley 2017 M.Sc.
PhD Student
Department of Linguistics
University of Alberta (as of 2018)
Graham Feeny 2017 M.Sc.
PhD Student
Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders
New York University (as of 2018)
Michelle Sims 2016 Ph.D.
Project Manager
Knowledge Management Clinical Projects and Support Services
Alberta Health Services (as of 2018)
Ruiting Jia 2016 Ph.D.
Research Scientist
PolicyWise for Children and Families (as of 2018)
Dorothy Thunder
2016
M.Sc.
Full-Time Cree Instructor / Faculty Service Officer
Faculty of Native Studies
University of Alberta (as of 2018)
Eleanor Kinney 2016 M.Sc.
Project Manager
Mid America Mortgage, Dallas (as of 2018)
Kristina Geeraert
2016 Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow
Quantitative Lexicology & Variational Linguistics
KU Leuven (as of 2018)
Conor Snoek 2015 Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Department of Indigenous Studies
University of Lethbridge (as of 2018)
Daniel Reisinger 2015 M.Sc. PhD Student
Department of Linguistics
University of British Columbia (as of 2018)
Vincent Porretta  2015 Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Psychology
University of Windsor (as of 2018)
Doug Inglis 2015 Ph.D. Instructor
Department of Linguistics
Payap University (as of 2018)
Christopher Cox 2015 Ph.D.  Assistant Professor
School of Linguistics and Language Studies
Carleton University (as of 2018)
Guangting Wang 2014
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Tourism
Xi'an International Studies University
Kailen Shantz 2014 M.Sc. PhD Student
Department of Linguistics
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (as of 2018)
Hien Pham
2014
Ph.D. Director, Center for Language Teaching and Rehabilitation
Institute of Linguistics
Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (as of 2018)
Tsung-Ying Chen
2014
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Foreign Languages & Literature
National Tsing Hua University (as of 2018)
Yasemin Tulpar
2014 M.Sc.  M.Sc. SLP Student
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders 
University of Alberta
&
Research Officer
Provincial Addiction and Mental Health Department
Alberta Health Services (as of 2018)
Ryan Podlubny
2014
M.Sc. PhD Student
Department of Linguistics
University of Canterbury (as of 2018)
Daniel Aberra
2014 M.Sc. Owner
CanAfrik Multimedia Communications, Inc. (as of 2018)
Richard Yanaky
2013 M.Sc. Instructor
School of Applied Computing
Sheridan College (as of 2018)
Koji Miwa
2013 Ph.D. Associate Professor
Graduate School of Humanities
Nagoya University (as of 2018)
Jill Dilts 2013 Ph.D. Research Analyst
Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (as of 2018)
Santiago Barreda
2013 Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Department of Linguistics
University of California, Davis (as of 2018)
Dana Abdulrahim
2013 Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Department of English Language and Literature
University of Bahrain (as of 2018)
Ching Chu Sun
(June Hendrix-Sun)
2012
M.Sc.
 
Postdoctoral Fellow
Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft / Quantitative Linguistics
Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen (as of 2018)
Kyle Danielson
2012
M.Sc.
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Toronto Scarborough (as of 2018)
Grant Aiton
2012
M.Sc.
Adjunct Faculty
Language and Culture Research Centre
James Cook University (as of 2018)
Laura Teddiman

2012

Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Applied Linguistics
Brock University (as of 2018)
Sullay Kanu
2012
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
Abu Dhabi University (as of 2018)
Georgie Columbus

2012
Ph.D.
 
Research Coordinator
Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation
University of Alberta (as of 2018)
Sze Man (Emily) Yiu
2012
M.Sc.
Immigration Consultant
Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (as of 2018)
Alexandra Mateu-Martin
2012
M.Sc.
 
Speech Language Pathologist
Love 2 Learn, Huntington Beach, California (as of 2018)
Eric Braun
2012
M.Sc.

Alvina Mardhani-Bayne
2011
M.Sc.
 
PhD Candidate
Literacy Education
Syracuse University
&
Research Consultant
Edmonton Public Schools (as of 2018)
Farzaneh Foroodi-Nejad 

2011
Ph.D.
 
Clinical Program Supervisor
Center for Social Dynamics, San Francisco (as of 2018)
Tanya Zdorenko
2011
Ph.D.
 
Academic Calendar Coordinator
Faculty of Graduate Studies
University of Calgary (as of 2018)
Hui Yin  
 
2010 
 
  
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of English
Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (as of 2018)
Tamara Sorenson-Duncan
 
2010
M.Sc.
 
PhD Student
Department of Linguistics

University of Alberta (as of 2010)
Michelle Sims
2010
M.Sc.
Jiali Mao
2010
M.Sc.

Kristina Geeraert  
2010
M.Sc.
PhD Student
Department of Linguistics

University of Alberta (as of 2010)
Alison Vickerman
2010 M.Sc. National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health
St. Francis Xavier University
Julia Peters 
2010
Ph.D.
Instructor
Department of Linguistics
MacEwan University (as of 2018)
Karin Nault
2010
Ph.D.
Owner / Speech Language Pathologist
Speech Therapy Plus – Orthophonie Plus (as of 2017)
Ruiting Jia
2010
M.Sc.
PhD Student
Department of Linguistics

University of Alberta (as of 2010)
Vianey Varela
2009
M.Sc.
Owner / Teacher / Translator / Editor
Mzansi Spanish Services, Johannesburg (as of 2018)
Antoine Tremblay
           
2009
Ph.D.
Data Production and Dissemination Officer
Statistics Canada
&
Assistant Professor
Department of Linguistics
Saint Mary's University
Zhen (Mark) Chen
  
2009
M.Sc.
CCC-SLP & Director
Voice and Speech Therapy Unit
Shanghai Eye & ENT Hospital (as of 2018)
Jill Bouchard-Cross 2009
M.Sc.
Senior Content Developer
Shop Direct, Liverpool
&
Coding Instructor
Liverpool Girl Geeks (as of 2018)
Tatiana Kryuchkova 2009
M.Sc.
Senior HR Systems Analyst
NOVA Chemicals, Calgary
Marnie Krauss
2008
M.Sc.
Speech Language Pathologist
Alberta Health Services (as of 2018)
Christopher Cox
2008
M.Sc.
PhD Student
Department of Linguistics

University of Alberta (as of 2008)
Dorothy Pawlina-Pinto 2008
M.Sc.
Health Research Evaluator
Alberta Innovates (as of 2018)
Ron Thomson
2007
Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Applied Linguistics
Brock University (as of 2018)
Isabel Madeira
2007
M.Sc.
Research Analyst
Institutional Analysis & Planning
MacEwan University (as of 2018)

Martin Thiering

2007
Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
Allgemeine Linguistik
Technische Universität Berlin
&
Visiting Professor
Max Planck Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Rome (as of 2018)
Samuel Navarro-Ortega
2007
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of French, Hispanic, and Italian Studies
University of British Columbia (as of 2018)
Manuel Sinor
2006
Ph.D.
Professional Actor (as of 2018)
Geoffrey Stewart Morrison 2006
Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Forensic Speech Science
Centre for Forensic Linguistics
Aston University (as of 2018)
Jingxia Lin 2006
M.Sc.
Assistant Professor
School of Humanities
Nanyang Technological University (as of 2018)
Alla Ivanova 2006
M.Sc.

Josh Holden
2006 M.Sc. Denesųłıné Program Instructor and Curriculum Developer
Department of Indigenous Languages
Blue Quills University (as of 2018)
Laura Teddiman
2006
M.Sc.
PhD Student
Department of Linguistics

University of Alberta (as of 2006)
Fusheini Hudu
2005
M.Sc.
Senior Lecturer
Department of Linguistics
University of Ghana
(as of 2018)
Patrick Kukanu 2005
M.Sc.
Owner
Kupak Landscapes Ltd. (as of 2018)
Sarah Shulist 2004
M.Sc.
Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
MacEwan University
(as of 2018)
Dinorah Haber 2004
M.Sc.

Juliana De la Mora
2004
M.Sc.
Assistant Professor
Facultad de Lenguas y Letras
Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro (as of 2018)
Matthias Schirmeier 2004
Ph.D.
 
Anamaria Popescu
2004
M.Sc.
Teacher
Quadra Children's Centre, Quadra Island, BC (as of 2018)
Yukari Meldrum 2003
M.Sc.
Certified Translator
Edmonton Japanese English Consulting (as of 2017)
Cinnamon Suyal
2002
M.Sc.
 
Aya Okamoto
2002
M.Sc.
Sessional Faculty
Department of Humanities
MacEwan University (as of 2018)
Christian Guilbault
2002
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of French
Simon Fraser University (as of 2018)
Xia Zhang
2002
Ph.D.
Principal Lecturer in Chinese
School of International Letters and Cultures
Arizona State University (as of 2018)
Satomi Currah 2002
Ph.D.
Library Assistant
Elk Island Public Schools, Lamont (as of 2018)
Rei Akiyama
2002
M.Sc.
Clinical Specialist
Cochlear, Japan (as of 2018)
Chunling Zhang
2001
M.Sc.
 
Hui Yin
2001
M.Sc.
PhD Student
Department of Linguistics

University of Alberta (as of 2001)
Marni Manegre
2001
M.Sc.
PhD Candidate
Applied Linguistics in Educational Technology
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
&
Senior Teacher B – Online TEFL
HAWO American Academy (as of 2018)
Shaojun Ji
2001  Ph.D.  Associate Professor
Department of English Language and Literature
Chinese Culture University (as of 2018)
Gregory Thomson
2000
Ph.D.
Consultant
Global Language Learning Consultants, Ltd.
Michael Kiefte
2000 Ph.D. Professor  
School of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Dalhousie University (as of 2018)
Darrell Williams
2000 Ph.D.  
Kaori Kabata
2000
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of East Asian Studies
University of Alberta (as of 2018)
Marina Blekher
2000 Ph.D. Faculty Lecturer
Department of Linguistics
University of Alberta (as of 2018)
Ian Wallace
1999
M.Sc.

Julia Peters 1999
M.Sc.
PhD Student
Department of Linguistics

University of Alberta (as of 1999)
Wolfram Wikeley
1999
M.Sc.
Musician / Composer (as of 2018)
Debra Elliot
1999
M.Sc.
 
Laura Sabourin
1998
M.Sc.
Professor
Department of Linguistics
University of Ottawa (as of 2018)
Shannon McEwen
1998
M.Sc.
Senior Evaluations Analyst
Government of Alberta
Peter Lesetar
1998
Ph.D.
 
Martha Gibson
1998 Ph.D. Head of English Department
Sprachenzentrum / Language Resource Center
Technische Universitaet Darmstadt (as of 2018)
Hong Zhu
1998 M.Sc.  
Kyoko Sato
1998 M.Sc. Translator
Japan Communications
Greg Skrypiczajko
1997
M.Sc.
Owner / Instructor
Canadian English Language Services, Inc.
Fang Chen
1997
Ph.D.
 
Wendan Li 1996
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Asian Studies
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (as of 2018)
Michael Kiefte
1996
M.Sc.
PhD Student
Department of Linguistics

University of Alberta (as of 1996)
Yeo Yoon
1995
Ph.D.
Department of English Education
Seoul National University of Education
Kaori Kabata
1995
M.Sc.
PhD Student
Department of Linguistics

University of Alberta (as of 1995)
Elyse K. Abraham
1995
Ph.D.
 
Darrell Williams 1994 M.Sc. PhD Student
Department of Linguistics

University of Alberta (as of 1994)
Yuhuan Wang
1994 Ph.D. Instructor
Department of English, Languages, and Cultures
Mount Royal College
Radecka Appiah-Padi 1994 M.Sc. Assistant Dean
Workforce Development and Community Education
Delaware County Community College
Andrea Kross
1993
M.Sc.
 
Ruth A. Dyck
1993
M.Sc.

Grace Wiebe
1992
Ph.D.
Arts Resource Center
University of Alberta
Karen S. Watson
1992
M.Sc.
Sharon Storoschuk
1992
M.Sc.
Cranial Sacral Therapist & Intuitive Healer
Cranial Sacral Therapy, Vancouver
Murray J. Munro
1992
Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Linguistics
Simon Fraser University
Betty Karpinski
1992
M.Sc.
 
Katharine Hayden
1992
M.Sc.
 
Karla Dolinsky
1992
M.Sc. School Counsellor
St. Margaret's School, Victoria 
Laverne van Ryk
1991
M.Sc. Retired Writer
Ming-Ming Pu
1991
Ph.D.
Professor of English
Department of Humanities
University of Maine at Farmington
Susan R. Merino
1990
M.Sc.

Satomi Currah
1990
M.Sc.
PhD Student
Department of Linguistics

University of Alberta (as of 2000)
Jean E. Andruski 1990 M.Sc. Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
Wayne State University
Barbara Jacennik
1990
Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer
Psychology Department
University of Finance and Management
Karen Tjosvold-Duncan
1989
M.Sc.

Paul L. Bergen
1989
M.Sc.
 
Sandra L. Bellan
1989
M.Sc.

Janice L. Adlington
1988
M.Sc.
Collection Development Coordinator
Department of Collections
McMaster University 
Diane J. Dennis
1988
M.Sc.
 
Murray J. Munro
1987
M.Sc.
PhD Student
Department of Linguistics

University of Alberta (as of 1987)
Maureen Ehrensberger-Dow
1987
Ph.D.
Professor of Translation Studies
Institute of Translation and Interpreting & School of Applied Linguistics
Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Martha L. Smith 1987 M.Sc.  
Michiko Kawashima
1987
Ph.D.
 
Tracey Derwing
1987 Ph.D. Professor Emeritus
Department of Educational Psychology
University of Alberta (as of 2018)
Katherine Tiede
1986
M.Sc.
Instructor
Technische Universität Wien
Sik Lee Cheung-Denning
1986
M.Sc.
 
Hsu Samuel Wang
1985
Ph.D.
Department of Foreign Languages and Applied Linguistics
Yuan Ze University
Sherrie E. Shammass 1985 Ph.D.  
Randy A. Harris
1985
M.Sc.
Professor
Department of English Language and Literature

University of Waterloo
Daniel P. Fearon 1985 Ph.D.  
Sook W. Cho
1985
Ph.D.
Professor
Department of English Literature and Linguistics
Sogang University
Peter Assmann
1985 Ph.D. Professor
School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
University of Texas at Dallas
Ronald Smyth
1985
Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Centre for French & Linguistics
University of Toronto, Scarborough (as of 2018)
Caroline Riches
1984
M.Sc.
Associate Professor
Department of Integrated Studies in Education
McGill University
Timothy Reeve
1984
M.Sc.  Trainer
Four Point Solutions Ltd.
Gunilla C. Laurell
1984
M.Sc.
 
Nobuya Itagaki
1984
Ph.D.
Professor
Department of English Education
Miyagi University of Education
Kathy Look Howery 1984
M.Sc.
AAC Consultant
kATe Consulting, Inc.
Janet Schwegel
1984
M.Sc.
Managing Editor
Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Geetha Krishnan
1983
M.Sc.
 
Mary Kolic
1983
M.Sc.
 
Thomas Welz
1982
M.Sc.
Arts Resource Centre
University of Alberta
Georgia Magnera
1982
Ph.D.
 
Bruce Connell
1982
M.Sc.
Centre for Research on Language and Culture Contact
York University, Glendon
Patricia Hunter
1981
M.Sc.
 
Mayadevi Gante
1981
Ph.D
 
Maureen Ehrensberger-Dow
1981
M.Sc.
PhD Student
Department of Linguistics

University of Alberta (as of 1981)
Patricia E. Lynkowsky 1980 Ph.D.  
Dale Stevenson
1979
Ph.D.
 
Jenn-Shann J. Lin
1979
Ph.D. Professor Emeritus
Department of East Asian Studies
University of Alberta (as of 2018) 
Peter Assmann
1979
M.Sc.
PhD Student
Department of Linguistics

University of Alberta (as of 1979)
Bong-Hee Choi
1978
M.Sc.
 
Brian F. Doherty
1978
M.Sc.
Software Developer
North Side Inc., Montreal
Catherine Fletcher
1978
M.Sc.

Terry R. Hull 1978 Ph.D.
 
Jeffry F. Pelletier
1978
M.Sc.
Professor Emeritus
Department of Philosophy & Department of Linguistics
Simon Fraser University
&
Department of Philosophy
University of Alberta (as of 2018)
J. Raymond Reid  1977 Ph.D. Computer Consultant
Geoffrey T. Rowe 1977 M.Sc.  
Restituto M. Cena
1976 Ph.D.  
Bruce F. Millar
1976 M.Sc.  
John C. L. Ingram
1975 Ph.D. School of Languages and Cultures
University of Queensland
Karel McCarthy
1975 M.Sc.  
Christine M. Andrew
1974 Ph.D.  
Susan J. Innes
1974 M.Sc.  
Purushottam G. Patel
1974 Ph.D. Adjunct Professor (retired)
Department of Linguistics
University of Ottawa
Anthony Whitehurst
1974 M.Sc. Principal Consultant
A.R. Whitehurst, M.Sc., Consulting Services
Paul J. Fletcher
1973 Ph.D. Professor Emeritus
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences
University College Cork (as of 2018)
Wendy W. Russell
1973 M.Sc.  
J. K. (Jack) Chambers 1970 Ph.D. Professor Emeritus
Department of Linguistics
University of Toronto (as of 2018)
Donald G. Frantz 1970 Ph.D. Professor Emeritus
Native American Studies
University of Lethbridge (as of 2018)
Randy P. Harris
1970 M.Sc.
Patricia E. Lynkowsky
1970 M.Sc. PhD Student
Department of Linguistics

University of Alberta (as of 1970)
Donald Watkins
1970 Ph.D.  
Foong-Heng (Irene) Wong
1970 Ph.D.  
Romano R. Bonello
1968 M.Sc.  
Eung-Do Cook
1968 Ph.D. Professor Emeritus
School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures
University of Calgary (as of 2018)
Ekkehard W. Kottke
1968 M.Sc.  
Yasuyo Nakagomi
1967 M.Sc. English Instructor
Tokyo Women's Christian University Junior College
Grace Jolly-McKay
1965 M.Sc.  
Neville J. Lincoln
1963 M.Sc. Professor (retired)
Department of Linguistics
Simon Fraser University (as of 2018)

 

Post-doc Research Fellow Research unit Quantitative Lexicology & Variational Linguistics (QLVL)KU Leuven
Post-doc Research Fellow Research unit Quantitative Lexicology & Variational Linguistics (QLVL)KU Leuven