Majors Research Papers

2017

Amal Alrashidi: "Language attitudes of Saudi Arabic speakers towards code switching"
Supervisors: Jeff Tennant

Serwaa Amampene: "Attitudes of Ghanaians towards indigenous languages"
Supervisor: Jeff Tennant

Leila Habibi:
Supervisor: Jacques Lamarche

Michael Iannozzi: "The good [w]ita in Canada"
Supervisor: David Heap

Christopher Maligec: "The liar in context and in possible worlds"
Supervisor: Helmut Jürgensen

Lauren McIntosh:"Plenty of Pigs Putting Pronouns in Perspectives in Alzheimer’s Disease"
Supervisor: Robert Stainton

2016

Yahya Aljohani: "The Effect of Orthographic Input on the L2 English- Speaking Learners' Production of the Arabic Definite Article"
Supervisor: Jeff Tennant

Ahoud Almuteri:
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Alexander Angsongna: "Syntax and Semantics of Dagaare complex costructions: Serial verb constructions, multi-aspectual constructions and coordination"
Supervisor: Ileana Paul & Michiya Kawai

Alexandra Annibale: "Semantic Representation in Adults with Learning Disabilities and in ASD"
Supervisor: Robert Stainton

Sarah Cornwell: "Interdental Fricative Production in Dutch Heritage Language Speakers living in Canada"
Supervisor: Yasaman Rafat

Lyal Islambouli: "Variation in the Spoken Arabic of Beirut"
Supervisor: Jeff Tennant

Kristy Townshend:"Towards Discourses of Resilience: Reframing Youth Mental Health"
Supervisor: Robert Stainton

2015

Lina Dallabachi: "A Study of the Acquisition of Syrian Arabic as a First Language"
Supervisor: Elizabeth Skarakis-Doyle

Meghan Hayes: "Borrowing Adverbs in Chiac"
Supervisor: Ileana Paul

Imam Ibrahim: "Assigning Genders to Borrowed Nouns by Heritage Speakers and Monolinguals of Arabic"
Supervisor: Silvia Perpiñán

Nataliia Larchenko: "Content Analyses of Local Newspapers in the Chinese and in English Languages in a Mid-size Canadian City."
Supervisor: Victoria Rubin

Meagan Puterman: "A comparison of verb deployment in preschool children with and without language impairment."
Supervisor: Elizabeth Skarakis-Doyle

Arielle Vanderschans: "Is this me? - Negotiating Transgender Social Identity through Names"
Supervisor: Karen Pennesi

Chelsea Whitwell: "Acquisition of L3-Spanish Articles & Generics The effects of L2-French proficiency in the plural NP/DP"
Supervisor: Silvia Perpiñán

2014

Samah Abuhasabo: "Second Language Transfer in Heritage Speakers: Evidence from Resumptive Pronouns in Modern Standard Arabic"
Supervisor: Joyce Bruhn de Garavito

Deema Aldajan: "Arabic Nominal Agreement with Broken Plural Nouns: Evidence from Heritage Speakers"
Supervisor: Joyce Bruhn de Garavito

Monica McMillan: "Linguistics Strategies for Brevity on Twitter"
Supervisor: Rob Stainton

Feliks Rozenberg: "Towards an Implementation of Millstream Readers Using a Generic Graph Transformation Engine (GrGen.NET)"
Supervisor: Helmut Jürgensen

2013

Key Cortes: "There exists may*:An analysis of the existential verb may construction in Tagalog"
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Vanessa Girouard: "Popular and Unpopular Fanfiction: Stylistic and Linguistic Analysis for Automated Text Classification"
Supervisor: Victoria Rubin

Craig Gullons: "English/Japanese Code Switching of Determiner Phrase"
Supervisor: Joyce Bruhn de Garavito

Lareina Milambiling: "Tagalog Verbs and Situation Aspect"
Supervisor: Ileana Paul

Gillian Schnurr: "Nicknaming by University Students in a Community of Practice: The Case of "Soph Names" "
Supervisor: Karen Pennesi

2012

Sorina Dragusanu: " Vowel quality change in Romanian heritage speakers"
Supervisor: Jeff Tennant

Jordan Dyment: "Troubling Unaccusatives: The Syntax of Aspect and V1 Unaccusatives in Modern Hebrew"
Supervisor: Ileana Paul

Mojgan Farahani: "The Investigation of the Influence of Ethnicity on the Vowel System of Lebanese Residents of London Ontario"
Supervisor: Jeff Tennant

Philippe Gauthier: "The long and the short of vowel harmony in Canadian French
Supervisor: François Poiré

Jacqueline Nyhout: "The Relationship between the Verb Lexicon and Syntactic Length and Complexity: A Case Study of a Preadolescent with Specific Language Impairment"
Supervisor: Elizabeth Skarakis-Doyle

Matthew Pankhurst:
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2011

Monther Almeqdadi "Some indexical features of the English of Engineering: A Systemic Functional Analysis"
Supervisor: Jeff Tennant

Elijah Deer "DWASGOHOWQfNAHT:TOWARDS A FEATURE STRUCTURE OF CAYUGA PRONOMINALS"
Supervisor: David Heap

Marlon Graichy "The Existential Construction in Lebanese Arabic"
Supervisor: Ileana Paul

Kristen Izaryk "Investigating the Source of Young Children's Pragmatic Knowledge: A Study of Typically Developing Three- and Four-Year-Olds"
Supervisor: Elizabeth Skarakis-Doyle

Danny Kim "A Reanalysis of Multiple Nominative Constructions in Korean"
Supervisor: Ileana Paul

Mackenzie Salt "Pragmatic Communication among Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders"
Supervisor: Robert Stainton

Nerissa Taylor "The French Rhythm of Canadian Native English Speakers"
Supervisor: Jeff Tennant

2010

Mehrnoush Ahmadi Joobaneh:
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Caelan Bowers: "Lexico-Semantic Organization of Language in Japanese-English Bilinguals"
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Sheryl Sawyer:
Supervisor: Tania Granadillo

2009

Mehrnaz Ahmadi Joobaneh:
Supervisor: Shelley Taylor

Kaja Jasinska:
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Trevor Plug:
Supervisor: Elizabeth Skarakis-Doyle

Jessica Spieker:
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