Full List Of Alumni Dissertations & Theses

2013 Alumni

Bliss, Heather
The Blackfoot configurationality conspiracy: parallels and differences in clausal and nominal structures
(Ph.D.)

Greene, Hannah
Verb classes in Kwaḱwala
(M.A.)

Lyon, John
Predication and equation in Okanagan Salish: the syntax and semantics of determiner phrases
(Ph.D.)

Menzies, Stacey
Nsyilxcen modality: semantic analysis of epistemic modality
(M.A.)

Schellenberg, Murray Henry
The realization of tone in singing in Cantonese and Mandarin
(Ph.D.)

Yamane, Noriko
‘Placeless’ consonants in Japanese: an ultrasound investigation
(Ph.D.)

2012 Alumni

Scott, Mark
Speech imagery as corollary discharge
(Ph.D.)

Szakay, Anita
The effect of dialect on bilingual lexical processing and representation
(Ph.D.)

Thompson, James J.
Syntactic nominalization in Halkomelem Salish
(Ph.D.)

Waldie, Ryan James
Evidentiality in Nuu-chah-nulth
(Ph.D.)

2011 Alumni

Arkoh, Ruby Becky
Semantics of Akan bi and nʊ
(M.A.)

Armoskaite, Solveiga
The Destiny of Roots in Blackfoot and Lithuanian
(Ph.D.)

Christodoulou, Christiana
Cypriot Greek Down syndrome: their grammar and its interfaces
(Ph.D.)

Derrick, Donald
Kinematic patterning of flaps, taps and rhotics in English
(Ph.D.)

Fujimori, Atsushi
The correspondence between vowel quality and verbal telicity in Yamato-Japanese
(Ph.D.)

Jacobs, Peter
Control in Skwxwu7mesh
(Ph.D.)

Jóhannsdóttir, Kristín M.
Aspects of the progressive in English and Icelandic
(Ph.D.)

Sterian, Laura Andreea
The syntax and semantics of gap and resumptive strategies in Iraqi Arabic D-linked content questions
(M.A.)

2010 Alumni

Chávez-Peón, Mario
The interaction of metrical structure, tone, and phonation types in Quiaviní Zapotec
(Ph.D.)

Hudu, Fusheini
Dagbani tongue-root harmony: a formal account with ultrasound investigation
(Ph.D.)

Mudzingwa, Calisto
Shona morphophonemics: repair strategies in Karanga and Zezuru
(Ph.D.)

Peterson, Tyler
Epistemic modality and evidentiality in Gitksan at the semantics-pragmatics interface
(Ph.D.)

2009 Alumni

Caldecott, Marion
Non-exhaustive parsing: phonetic and phonological evidence from St’át’imcets
(Ph.D.)

Ferch, Elizabeth
Number and the scope of indefinites
(M.A.)

2008 Alumni

Brown, Jason
Theoretical aspects of Gitksan phonology
(Ph.D.)

Cook, Clare
The syntax and semantics of clause-typing in Plains Cree
(Ph.D.)

Kiyota, Masaru
Situation aspect and viewpoint aspect: from Salish to Japanese
(Ph.D.)

Koch, Karsten
Intonation and Focus in Nɬeʔkepmxcin (Thompson River Salish)
(Ph.D.)

Mühlbauer, Jeffrey
kâ-yôskâtahk ôma nêhiyawêwin: the representation of intentionality in Plains Cree
(Ph.D.)

Steriopolo, Olga
Form and function of expressive morphology: a case study of Russian
(Ph.D.)

2007 Alumni

Barczak, Leszek
Towards an analysis of Yorùbá conditionals: its implications for the phrase structure
(M.A.)

2006 Alumni

Ajíbóyè, Ọládiípọ̀
Topics on Yorùbá nominal expressions
(Ph.D.)

Bar-el, Leora
Aspectual distinctions in Sk̲wx̲wú7mesh
(Ph.D.)

Gillon, Carrie
The semantics of determiners domain restriction in Sk̲wx̲wú7mesh
(Ph.D.)

Namdaran, Nahal
Retraction in St’át’imcets: an ultrasonic investigation
(M.A.)

Picanço, Gessiane L.
Mundurukú phonetics, phonology, synchrony, diachrony
(Ph.D.)

Wilson, Ian
Articulatory settings of French and English monolingual and bilingual speakers
(Ph.D.)

2005 Alumni

Campbell, Fiona
The gestural organization of North American English /r/: a study of timing and magnitude
(M.A.)

Oh, Sunyoung
Articulatory characteristics of English /l/ in speech development
(Ph.D.)

Perkins, Jeremy
The RTR harmonic domain in two dialects of Yorùbá
(M.A.)

Quis, Dominique
The voice of a forgotten people: on the reconstructed etymology of the Beothuk (Shawthrut) self-designation sakanak ‘red indian people’
(M.A.)

Ravinski, Christine
Grammatical possession in Nuu-chah-nulth
(M.A.)

Ruangjaroon, Sugunya
The syntax of WH-expressions as variables in Thai
(Ph.D.)

Wojdak, Rachel
The linearization of affixes: evidence from Nuu-chah-nulth
(Ph.D.)

2004 Alumni

Jones, Susan
Progressive aspect and distributively quantified objects: a semantic/pragmatic account
(M.A.)

McDowell, Ramona E.
Retraction in Montana Salish lateral consonants
(M.A.)

Shank, Scott
Domain widening
(Ph.D.)

Shiobara, Kayono
Linearization: a derivational approach to the syntax-prosody interface
(Ph.D.)

2003 Alumni

Gessner, Suzanne
The prosodic system of the Dakelh (Carrier) language
(Ph.D.)

Gormley, Andrea
The production of consonant harmony in child speech
(M.A.)

Kalmar, Michele
Patterns of reduplication in Kwak’wala
(M.A.)

Kim, Eun-Sook
Theoretical issues in Nuu-Chah-Nulth phonology and morphology
(Ph.D.)

2002 Alumni

Baptiste, Maxine R.
Okanagan wh-questions
(M.A.)

Kim, Soomee
Aspirates in Korean: perspectives on coalescence, CK, and gemination
(M.A.)

2001 Alumni

Blake, Susan J.
On the distribution and representation of schwa in Sliammon (Salish): descriptive and theoretical perspectives
(Ph.D.)

Glougie, Jennifer
Topics in the syntax and semantics of Blackfoot quantifiers and nominals
(M.A.)

Hirose, Tomio
Origins of predicates evidence from Plains Cree
(Ph.D.)

Howe, Darin M.
Oowekyala segmental phonology
(Ph.D.)

Rosen, Eric
Phonological processes interacting with the lexicon: variable and non-regular effects in Japanese phonology
(Ph.D.)

2000 Alumni

Kaneko, Ikuyo
A metrical analysis of Blackfoot nominal accent in optimality theory
(M.A.)

Strauss, Uri
Phrase structure and verb movement in Hebrew and English imperatives
(M.A.)

1999 Alumni

Bob, Tanya
Laryngeal phenomena in Tahltan
(M.A.)

Caldecott, Marion
A comparison of glottalized resonants in Sənčaθən and St’át’imcets
(M.A.)

Gessner, Suzanne
Laryngeal processes in Chipewyan and other Athapaskan languages
(M.A.)

Nakamura, Yumiko
The syntax of possessor raising
(M.A.)

1998 Alumni

Bar-El, Leora
Verbal plurality and adverbial quantification a case study of Sk̲wx̲ú7mesh (Squamish Salish)
(M.A.)

Horseherder, Nicole
Binding-theoretic analysis of Navajo possessor YI-
(M.A.)

Lai, I-Ju Sandra
The grammar and acquisition of Secwepemctsín independent pronouns
(M.A.)

Suzuki, Takeru
A theory of lexical functors light heads in the lexicon and the syntax
(Ph.D.)

Uechi, Akihiko
An interface approach to topic/focus structure
(Ph.D.)

1997 Alumni

Blain, Eleanor M.
Wh-constructions in Nêhiyawêwin (Plains Cree)
(Ph.D.)

Chang, Lisa
Wh-in-situ phenomena in French
(M.A.)

Currie, Elizabeth J.
Topic time: the syntax and semantics of SqwXwu7mish temporal adverbials
(M.A.)

Leitch, Myles F.
Vowel harmonies of the Congo Basin: an optimality theory analysis of variation in the Bantu zone C
(Ph.D.)

Li, J. Cora R.
Bei and the passive in Cantonese
(M.A.)

Sanchez, Monica
Syntactic features in agrammatic production
(Ph.D.)

Shahin, Kimary
Postvelar harmony an examination of its bases and crosslinguistic variation
(Ph.D.)

Turkel, William J.
On triggered learning
(M.A.)

1996 Alumni

Jiang-King, Ping
An optimality account of tone-vowel interaction in Northern Min
(Ph.D.)

Matthewson, Lisa
Determiner systems and quantificational strategies evidence from Salish
(Ph.D.)

Rosen, Eric
The postposing construction in Japanese
(M.A.)

1995 Alumni

Ọla, Ọlanikẹ
Optimality in Benue-Congo prosodic phonology and morphology
(Ph.D.)

Qu, Yanfeng
Object noun phrase dislocation in Mandarin Chinese
(Ph.D.)

Thompson, William
Paradigms and the acquisition of agreement morphology in German
(M.A.)

Valerga, Vanessa N.
Phonological representation of Spanish vibrants
(M.A.)

1994 Alumni

Choi, Sohee
Korean vowel harmony: an optimality account
(M.A.)

Howett, Catherine
On the classification of predicates in Nłe?képmx (Thompson River Salish)
(M.A.)

Jimmie, Mandy N.
A prosodic analysis of Nłek̉epmx reduplication
(M.A.)

Li, Erica Wen
Passives in Mandarin Chinese
(M.A.)

Roberts, Taylor
Subject and topic in St’át’imcets (Lillooet Salish)
(M.A.)

1993 Alumni

Bessell, Nicola J.
Towards a phonetic and phonological typology of post-velar articulation
(Ph.D.)

Hunt, Katharine D.
Clause structure, agreement and case in Gitksan
(Ph.D.)

1992 Alumni

Blake, Susan J.
Two aspects of Sliammon (ɬáʔamɪnqən) phonology: glide/obstruent alternation and vowel length
(M.A.)

Millard, David
The prosodic structure of Finnish and the theory of phonological government
(M.A.)

1991 Alumni

Fee, E. Jane
Underspecification, parameters, and the acquisition of vowels
(Ph.D.)

1990 Alumni

Remnant, Daphne E.
Tongue root articulations: a case study of Lillooet
(M.A.)

1988 Alumni

Andrews, Christina
Lexical phonology of Chilcotin
(M.A.)

Bagemihl, Bruce
Alternate phonologies and morphologies
(Ph.D.)

Paradis, Johanne C.
The syllable structure of Japanese
(M.A.)

1987 Alumni

Davis, Henry
The acquisition of the English auxiliary system and its relation to linguistic theory
(Ph.D.)

1986 Alumni

Nakata, Masahiko
Verbal compounds in Japanese: implications for morphological theory
(M.A.)

Roberge, Yves
The syntactic recoverability of null arguments
(Ph.D.)

1985 Alumni

Elesseily, Nagat H.
Subject extraction from embedded clauses in standard Arabic
(M.A.)

Ross, Martin
Japanese lexical phonology and morphology
(M.A.)

1984 Alumni

Belvin, Robert S.
Nisgha syntax and the ergativity hypothesis
(M.A.)

Thompson, Wendy
Reduplication in Nisgha
(M.A.)

1982 Alumni

Hébert, Yvonne M.
Transitivity in (Nicola Lake) Okanagan
(Ph.D.)

Tse, Sou-Mee
The acquisition of Cantonese phonology
(Ph.D.)

1981 Alumni

Preuss, Renate Jutta
Colour naming in young children
(M.A.)

1980 Alumni

Chan, Marjorie K.M.
Zhong-shan Phonology: A Synchronic and Diachronic Analysis of a Yue (Cantonese) Dialect
(M.A.)

Fee, E. Jane
The relationship between mothers’ pronominal modifications and children’s acquisition of pronominal reference
(M.A.)

Morgan, Lawrence R.
Kootenay-Salishan linguistic comparison : a preliminary study
(M.A.)

1979 Alumni

Suzuki, Yoshiko
Directional verbs in English and Japanese
(M.A.)

Woods, Howard B.
A socio-dialectology survey of the English spoken in Ottawa: a study of sociological and stylistic variation in Canadian English
(Ph.D.)

1978 Alumni

Pattison, Lois Cornelia
Douglas Lake Okanagan: phonology and morphology
(M.A.)

Placzek, James Anthony
Classifiers in standard Thai : a study of semantic relations between headwords and classifiers
(M.A.)

1977 Alumni

de Wolf, Gaelan
Tlingit phonology in a generative framework : an examination of phonological processes and abstract representation
(M.A.)

Gerdts, Donna B.
Dialect survey of Halkomelem Salish
(M.A.)

Nokony, Alicia Alexander
Meaning development in one child acquiring Dakota-Sioux as a first language
(M.A.)

1976 Alumni

Gibson, Deborah Jean
A thesis on eh
(M.A.)

Sándi, Gábor
The phonology of the dialects of England
(M.A.)

Stevenson, Roberta C.
The pronunciation of English in British Columbia : an analysis of the responses to the phonological section of the Linguistic Survey of B. C., Postal Questionnaire (PQ3)
(M.A.)

Wigod, Rebecca
The matter of metaphor and its importance for linguistics
(M.A.)

1975 Alumni

Hawes, Lorna Joy
Some theories of language typology and language change
(M.A.)

Matsuda, Hiroshi
A transformational study of Japanese reflexivization
(M.A.)

1974 Alumni

Beckett, Eleanor
A linguistic analysis of Gurma
(M.A.)

Machado-Holsti, Mina Estrela
Generative-transformational sketch of Portuguese syntax : a computer model
(M.A.)

Ogawa, Toshimitsu Augustine
Study of Japanese relativization(M.A.)

1973 Alumni

Davison, Annie Souren
Interrogatives, negation and linguistic play in three children acquiring French as a first language
(M.A.)

Powell, Mava Jo
Semantic analysis of ‘because’
(M.A.)

1972 Alumni

Morshed, Abul Kalam Manzur
The phonological, morphological and syntactical patterns of standard colloquial Bengali and the Noakhali dialect
(M.A.)

1971 Alumni

Ogawa, Nobuo
On the Japanese passive form
(M.A.)

Swoboda, Leo John
Lillooet phonology, texts and dictionary
(M.A.)

1969 Alumni

Kenwood, Christopher Michael
A study of slang and informal usage in the newspaper
(M.A.)

1967 Alumni

Olaya, Norma Peralta
A phonological grammar of a dialect of Ilokano
(M.A.)

Peralta-Pineda, Ponciano Bendiola
Tagalog transformational syntax : a preliminary statement
(M.A.)

Staume, Guido
A glottochronological analysis of Latvian and Russian
(M.A.)

Tan, Evangeline K.
The phonology of Tausug : a descriptive analysis
(M.A.)

Yap, Fe Aldave
Synchronic analysis of Tagalog phonemes
(M.A.)