LinguisticsWestern Arts and Humanities

Faculty Members

Dr. Lisa Archibald

Dr. Lisa Archibald



Research Interests / Specializations: Evidence-Based Practice for Clinicians; Fluency Disorders Practicum in Speech; Language Pathology.
Dr. Joyce Bruhn de Garavito

Dr. Joyce Bruhn de Garavito



Research Interests / Specializations: Second Language Acquisition; Syntax; Spanish.
Dr. Farahnaz Faez

Dr. Farahnaz Faez



Research Interests / Specializations: Applied Linguistics; Second Language Education.
Dr. Tania Granadilo

Dr. Tania Granadilo



Research Interests / Specializations: Endangered languages, language documentation and description, language acquisition, ethnoclassification.
Dr. David Heap

Dr. David Heap



Research Interests / Specializations: Romance Linguistics; Morphology; Phonology; Dialectology.
Dr. Marc Joanisse

Dr. Marc Joanisse



Research Interests / Specializations: Cognition and Perception.
Dr. Helmut Jürgensen

Dr. Helmut Jürgensen



Dr. Michiya Kawai

Dr. Michiya Kawai



Research Interests / Specializations: Generative linguistics; Syntax theory; Foreign language pedagogy; Language and culture.
Dr. Jacques Lamarche

Dr. Jacques Lamarche



Research Interests / Specializations: Semantics; Syntax; French Linguistics.
Dr. Ken McRae

Dr. Ken McRae



Research Interests / Specializations: Cognition and Perception
Dr. Rob Mercer

Dr. Rob Mercer



Research Interests / Specializations: Artificial intelligence; Computational linguistics; Nonmonotonic logics.
Dr. Ileana Paul

Dr. Ileana Paul



Research Interests / Specializations: Syntax; Syntax-semantics interface; Malagasy and Austronesian languages.
Dr. Karen Pennesi

Dr. Karen Pennesi



Research Interests / Specializations: Linguistic Anthropology.
Dr. Silvia Perpinan

Dr. Silvia Perpinan

Hispanic Linguistics; Second Language Acquisition; Language Contact and Language Change.

Dr. François Poiré

Dr. François Poiré



Research Interests / Specializations: Phonology; Prosody; Acoustic Phonetics; French Linguistic.
Dr. Yasaman Rafat

Dr. Yasaman Rafat



Research Interests / Specializations: L2 phonology; L2 Learning; Applied Linguistics; Language variation; Farsi and Spanish.
Dr. Victoria Rubin

Dr. Victoria Rubin



Research Interests / Specializations: Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Information Retrieval.
Dr. Elizabeth Skarakis-Doyle

Dr. Elizabeth Skarakis-Doyle



Research Interests / Specializations: Language acquisition in typical and atypical children; Pragmatics of language.
Dr. Robert Staiton

Dr. Robert Staiton



Research Interests / Specializations: Clinical and Theoretical Pragmatics; Semantics; Philosophy of Language.
Dr. Shelley Taylor

Dr. Shelley Taylor



Research Interests / Specializations: Bilingualism; Minority Languages; L2 Acquisition; Language Pedagogy.
Dr. Jeff Tennant

Dr. Jeff Tennant



Research Interests / Specializations: Phonetics; Sociolinguistics; North American French; 2nd Language Teaching and Learning.