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Faculty

Sam Al Khatib   email | webpage
Ph.D., Linguistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Area of Interest: Semantics

Jason Bishop   email | webpage
Ph.D. UCLA
Area of Interest: phonetics and laboratory phonology, prosody and intonation, psycholinguistics, speech perception, information structure, and sentence processing

Juliette Blevins   email | webpage
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Area of Interest: Phonology, Phonetics, Historical linguistics and language change, documentation of endangered languages, Austronesian languages, Australian Aboriginal languages, Native American languages

Dianne C. Bradley   email | webpage
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Area of Interest: Human sentence processing, phonology, bilingualism, L1 acquisition

Martin Chodorow   email | webpage
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Area of Interest: computational linguistics (corpus-based statistical approaches), human sentence processing

Cecelia Cutler   email | webpage
Ph.D., New York University
Area of Interest: sociolinguistics, language and identity, youth language and hip hop culture, general linguistics

Joseph C Davis   email | webpage
Ph.D. Linguistics, Columbia University
Area of Interest: Columbia School linguistics, Italian grammar, English grammar and education, Linguistics theory and methodology

José del Valle   email | webpage
Ph.D., Georgetown University
Area of Interest: Linguistics ideologies, language policy, Glottopolitical history of Spain and Latin America

Eva Fernández   email | webpage
Ph.D., The City University of New York
Area of Interest: Human sentence processing, bilingualism, second language acquisition, instructional technology

Janet Dean Fodor   email | webpage
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Area of Interest: Human sentence processing, learnability theory and L1 acquisition

Bill Haddican   email | webpage
Ph.D. NYU
Area of Interest: Language Change, Sociolinguistics, Syntax

Alan Huffman   email | webpage
Ph.D., Columbia University
Area of Interest: Semantics of morphemes and word order; grammar as theory; historical linguistics and dialectology; ESL

Jason Kandybowicz   email | webpage
Ph.D., Linguistics, University of California, Los Angeles
Area of Interest: Syntactic theory, syntax-phonology interface, field linguistics and language documentation, African linguistics

Daniel Kaufman   email | webpage
PhD 2010 Cornell University
Area of Interest: Morphology, syntax, phonology, language documentation

Rebecca (Rivka) Levitan   email | webpage
Ph.D. Columbia University
Area of Interest: Computational Linguistics, Natural Language Processing, Sociolinguistics, Spoken Language Processing, Dialogue

Miki Makihara   email | webpage
Ph.D., Yale University
Area of Interest: Linguistic anthropology, sociolinguistics, anthropology; ethnography of speaking, discourse analysis, political economy of language, language ideology, language contact, bilingualism, ethnicity; Polynesia, Pacific

Michael Mandel   email | webpage
Ph.D. Columbia University
Area of Interest: computational linguistics, noise robust speech processing, psychoacoustics of speech perception, phonetics

Gita Martohardjono   email | webpage
Ph.D., Cornell University
Area of Interest: Second language acquisition, bilingualism and biliteracy, “heritage” and minority language studies

William McClure   | webpage
Ph.D., Cornell University
Area of Interest: Japanese language and linguistics, semantics, syntax *Dr. McClure is not accepting new advisees at this time

Stephen Neale   email | webpage
Ph.D., Stanford University
Area of Interest: semantics, logic, pragmatics, anaphora, linguistics and law

Michael Newman   email | webpage
Ed. D., Teachers College, Columbia University
Area of Interest: Sociolinguistics, variationist and language attitudes and applied linguistics, particularly literacy theory

Jonathan Nissenbaum   email | webpage
Ph.D. Linguistics, MIT
Area of Interest: Syntax, Semantics

Loraine Obler   email | webpage
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Area of Interest: Neurolinguistics, bilingualism, language in aging and dementia dyslexia

Sandeep Prasada   email | webpage
Ph.D., MIT
Area of Interest: Lexical and Conceptual representation and development

William Sakas   email | webpage
Ph.D., The City University of New York
Area of Interest: Psychocomputational models of first language acquisition

Irina Sekerina   email | webpage
Ph.D., The City University of New York
Area of Interest: Sentence processing, eye-tracking, bilingualism, Slavic and Russian linguistics and psycholinguistics, language acquisition.

Valerie Shafer   email | webpage
Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo
Area of Interest: Speech perception in SLA, Morphosyntactic info. in acquiring language, Brain development and language acquisition, Auditory processing and language learning

Nancy Stern   email | webpage
Ph.D. Linguistics, CUNY Graduate Center
Area of Interest: Functionalist linguistics, bilingualism, language and education

Christina Tortora   email | webpage
Ph.D., University of Delaware
Area of Interest: Syntactic theory, syntactic variation, Italian dialects, varieties of English, parsed corpora of vernacular speech

Robert M. Vago   email | webpage
Ph.D., Harvard University
Area of Interest: phonological theory, moraic structure and vowel harmony within the framework of optimality theory, first language attrition

Virginia Valian   email | webpage
Ph.D., Northeastern University
Area of Interest: First language acquisition, learnability

Douglas Whalen   email | webpage
Ph.D., Yale University
Area of Interest: Speech Perception and Production, endangered languages

 


Adjunct Faculty

(Adjunct faculty cannot serve as Committee Chair.)

Susan Fischer (Adjunct) email
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Area of Interest: Sign Language, Typology, Morphosyntax, Psycholinguistics

Andrew Rosenberg (Adjunct) email
Ph.D., Columbia University
Area of Interest: Computational Linguistics

Nava Shaked (Adjunct) email
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center
Area of Interest: Natural Language Processing, AI, Computational Linguistics, Multimodal Human Machine Interaction Systems, Multimodal Architectures and Applications, Speech Processing Systems



Emeritus Faculty

(Not accepting advisees.)

Charles E. Cairns   email | webpage
Ph.D., Columbia University
Area of Interest: phonology and the phonology/phonetics and phonology/morphology interfaces

Helen Smith Cairns   email | webpage
Ph.D., University of Texas
Area of Interest: L1 acquisition, learnability, human sentence processing

Robert W. Fiengo   email | webpage
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Area of Interest: Philosophy of Language, Pragmatics, Semantics, Syntax.

Alexander Orenstein   email | webpage
Ph.D., New York University
Area of Interest: Philosophy of language, semantics, logic

Ricardo Otheguy   email | webpage
Ph.D., The City University of New York
Area of Interest: sociolinguistics, language contact, functional linguistics

David Rosenthal   email | webpage
Ph.D., Princeton University
Area of Interest: Philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, cognitive science, philosophy of psychology.

Virginia Teller   email | webpage
Ph.D., New York University
Area of Interest: Cognitive and computational models of Clinical cognition and emotions; machine translation; computational linguistics; natural language processing; articial intelligence