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Student Theses & Dissertations


Congratulations to our students for these accomplishments!
Please click below to see the great work of our Linguistics students.


Ahmed Alnuqaydan
The Interaction of Stress and Phonological Variation in Qassimi Arabic

Dori Huang
The Use of Cohesive Devices in High School Chinese Dual Language Immersion (DLI) Learners' Writing


Jing Zhao
The effects of literature circles on Chinese foreign language immersion students' literacy skills


Heeok “Jade” Jeong
Exploring the spaces of culturally relevant pedagogy: The discursive (trans)formation of the pedagogical practices of two teachers of English language learners

Tamrika Khvtisiashvili
Principal Aspects of Xinaliq Phonology and Morphosyntax

Asmaa Shehata
"When Variability Matters in Second Language Word Learning: Talker Variability and Task Type Effects"

Kristen Lindahl
Exploring an 'Invisible Meduim:' Teacher Language Awareness among K-12 Preservice Educators if English Learners


Susan McKay
Raising-to-Object in French: A Functional Perspective


Daniel Del Valle
Processing French Relative Clauses with Postverbal Subjects in a Minimalist Parser
Irena Gruche-Tine
Conceptual Transfer: Spontaneous and Caused Motion Verbs in Second Language Learners
Kelly Kendro
Lexical Diversity and Perceived Eyewitness Credibility
Katrina Rost
Examining Inner Circle Teacher Beliefs on Native-Like and Comprehensible Speech in Learners of English



Maridon Romney
A Re-Visit of Re-



Dijana Trajchevska
Crosslinguistic Influence and Evidentiality




Brendan Terry
An Approach to Embedding Pronunciation Instruction into an Intermediate-High Level ESL Content-Based Instruction Course

Austin Tracy
Looking for the Essence of Lexical Diversity

Daniel Razo
Spanish Adverbials: Scales and Repetitian


Hossam Eldin Ibrahim Ahmed
Parallel Derivation and Multiple Loci

Marlin Taylor
Complements, Small Clauses, and Antisymmetry

Zebulon Aaron Pischnotte
Optimality Theory Applied to Iñupiaq Eskimo Consonant Assimilation

Jennifer Leparmentier
Novel Feature Processing by Children and Adults

2006 - 2003

Waleed A. Alrowsa
Agreement in Najdi Arabic

Anna Lee
Variable Consonant Sequence Reduction in English: An Optimality Theory Approach

David Patrick Hall
Topichood, Scope, and Events

Zuzana Sarikova
Shared Cognitive Learning Styles between Instructors and Students as Predictors of Attitudes toward Learning

Aleksandra Zaba
Cross-Modular (Re)Balancing Effects in Language


Angel Elizabeth Kaiser

Tyler Watson Laws

Differences in Voice-Onset Time (VOT) in Spanish Between First Language (L1), Second Langauge (L2), and Heritage Speakers 

Austin Dean Buttars

Jacqueline Danae Jolley


Savannah Manwill
Sociolinguistics of Basque in the U.S.

Andrew Lee Zupon
Restrictions on Denominal Verb Formation

2009 - 2001

Stephen John Sovinsky
Speech Act Theory and Internet Culture: Computer-Mediated Communication in the Era of Web 2.0

Zachary Bret Rasmussen
The Interlanguage Speech Intelligibility Benefit: Arabic-Accented English

Robert Benjamin Young
The Syntax of Double Objects as an Instance of V Segmentation


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Last Updated: 9/15/23