Our current students

PhD students

Name Research area Supervisor
Alhemaid, Amjad Second language speaking strategies Li-Shih Huang
Alkutbi, Douaa Academic language learning needs assessment Li-Shih Huang
Anisman, Adar Syntax and language documentation Leslie Saxon
Ariyo, Oluwabukola Syntax Martha McGinnis
Blundon, Patricia Speech pathology and English second dialect (Interdiscliplinary) Alexandra D'Arcy
Chen, Charles TBA
Ceong, Hyekyeong (Hailey) Syntax Leslie Saxon
Creed, Myles Inuit languages and language revitalization Ewa Czaykowska-Higgins
Deng, Jie (Cleo) Second language phonetics and phonology Hua Lin
Friesen, Diane Language documentation Leslie Saxon
Guo, Xiaoqian Second language Writing Li-Shih Huang
Katsumata, Yuriko Pedagogical Material Development Li-Shih Huang
Khatri, Raj Second language reading strategies Li-Shih Huang
Leonard, Janet SENĆOŦEN phonology Ewa Czaykowska-Higgins
Liu, Jianxun Syntax, syntax semantics interface Martha McGinnis
Lucarevschi, Claudio Second language pronunciation through story telling Hossein Nassaji
McCreery, Dale Language documentation Leslie Saxon
Onosson, Sky (David) Sociophonetics, Canadian English Sonya Bird & Alexandra D'Arcy
Qian, Xiaojuan (Melody) Translation strategies Li-Shih Huang
Travers, Nicholas Additional-language job interviews (pragmatics training) Li-Shih Huang
Yousefi, Marziyeh TBA Hossein Nassaji
Yuan, Qin Second language teaching and learning Li-Shih Huang

MA Linguistics students

Name Research area Supervisor
Borland-Walker, Kyra TBA
Comeau, Emily Indigenous language revitalization Ewa Czaykowska-Higgins
Dworak, Catherine Community-based language documentation Suzanne Urbanczyk
Enriquez Garcia, Ildara TBA Alexandra D'Arcy
Fortier, Kyra Indigenous language documentation & revitalization (Gitksan and other Tsimshinic languages), dialectology, dialectometry, articulatory phonetics, and vowel inventories Sonya Bird
Hilderman, Dustin Accounting for intra-word codeswitching in a MOGUL framework John Archibald
Jenni, Barbara Discourse and language impairment Suzanne Urbanczyk & Li-Shih Huang
Loughlin, Ayden Sociolinguistics Alexandra D'Arcy
Nolan, Tess Second language acquisition, phonetics Sonya Bird
Richards, Matthew Linguistic analysis of dance Suzanne Urbanczyk
Veith, Kendall TBA

MA Applied Linguistics students

Name Research area Supervisor
Brown, Jennifer TBA Hossein Nassaji
Blackstone, Pam FSL pedagogy Li-Shih Huang
Cathers, Bryan TBA Leslie Saxon
Chao, Catherine Second language teaching and learning Li-Shih Huang
Romig, Silas Brazilian Portuguese perception of English vowels Hua Lin & John Archibald
Simpson, Alexandra Additional language job interviews (communication strategies) Li-Shih Huang
Sinha, Tara Shankar TBA Hossein Nassaji
Suessenbach, Lisa TBA Hua Lin
Zhang, Yiran Curriculum planning for newcomer language training and employment Li-Shih Huang

Masters in Indigenous Language Revitalization (MILR) students

Name Research area Supervisor
Brown, Joan Nanaimo dialect curriculum in racing canoe training culture Peter Jacobs
Claxton, Calvin Examining the effects of local control of education on language revitalization Peter Jacobs
Erasmus, Margaret Improving self-esteem and personal wellbeing through adult Indigenous language learning Peter Jacobs
Lafferty, Lucy TBA Peter Jacobs
Mantla, Mantla History of Tɬi̜cho̜ Peoples’ last names Sonya Bird & Ewa Czaykowska-Higgins
Ned, Buckey Kindergarten language immersion for St’át’imcets Peter Jacobs
Nicolson, Deanna Kwak’wala names Suzanne Urbanczyk
Steinwand-Deschambeault, Tammy Tɬi̜cho̜ language learning Leslie Saxon
Tutcho, Laura Dene ets’ulah Leslie Saxon
Underwood, David Family planning for language revitalization Peter Jacobs
Wells, Victoria Using theatre for language revitalization Peter Jacobs
Watts, Patricia Oowekyala coming of age ceremony Suzanne Urbanczyk
Weir, Candace Digitizing Xaayda Kil elders tapes Suzanne Urbanczyk