About Me: I am pursuing a PhD in linguistics with an interest in phonology and sound change. Outside of my studies, I am heavily involved with National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) as a participant and a municipal liaison for the Vancouver region. I also have a great fondness for post modern and medieval literature.

Research Interests:

  • historical linguistics
  • sound change
  • sociophonetics
  • BC English
  • Salish


  • 2016 – MA in Linguistics, University of Toronto
    • “Front Vowel Phonology of British Columbia English”
  • 2015 – BA in Linguistics and English, Simon Fraser University
  • 2014 – Certificate in the Linguistics of Speech Science, Simon Fraser University





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