Faculty

Core Faculty

  • Dorothy Ahn

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    Title: Assistant Professor

    Contact: 

    dorothy.ahn (at) rutgers.edu

    Interests: Semantics, pragmatics, psycholinguistics, language acquisition, syntax/semantics mapping

    Office Hours Fall 2021: Tuesdays 2-4:30 pm (sign up via Calendly in Canvas)

  • Crystal Akers

    Online Program Coordinator andAdvisor for Speech and Hearing Certificate and Club

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    Title: Assistant Teaching Professor

    Contact: cakers (at) rutgers.edu

    Interests: On-line pedagogy, linguistics curricular development, phonological learning

    Office Hours Fall 2021: Thursdays 11:00am - 12:00pm, or by appointment, via Zoom.

  • Akinbiyi Akinlabi

    Title: Professor

    Contact: akinlabi (at) linguistics.rutgers.edu, 732-932-8432

    Interests: Phonology, morphology, Optimality Theory, West African linguistics

    Office: Room 202

    Office Hours Fall 2021: TBD 

  • Peter Alrenga

    Title: Assistant Teaching Professor

    Contact: peter.alrenga (at) rutgers.edu

    Office Hours Fall 2021: Fridays 10:00am - 12:00pm, or by appointment, in person or via Zoom.

  • Mark Baker

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    Title: Distinguished Professor

    Contact: mabaker (at) linguistics.rutgers.edu

    Interests: Comparative syntax, linguistic universals, semantic roles, Amerindian and African languages

    Office: Room 203

     Office Hours Fall 2021: on sabbatical leave

  • Simon Charlow

    Graduate Program Director

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    Title: Associate Professor

    Contact: simon.charlow (at) rutgers.edu

    Contact for Graduate Program Matters: grad (at) linguistics.rutgers.edu

    Interests: Semantics, scope and quantification, syntax/semantics interface

    Office: Room 203A

    Office Hours Fall 2021: Wednesdays and Fridays 1:00 - 2:00pm and by appointment.

  • Viviane Déprez

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    Title: Professor

    Contact: deprez (at) linguistics.rutgers.edu

    Interests: Comparative syntax, syntax/semantics interface, Romance and Creole languages

    Office: Room 201

    Lab: Comparative and Experimental Linguistics Lab

    Office Hours Fall 2021:  Syntax (305): Tuesdays 5-6 pm, Romance Linguistics (425): Thursdays 4:30-5:30 pm.

     

  • Mariapaola D'Imperio

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    Title: Distinguished Professor

    Contact: mariapaola.dimperio (at) rutgers.edu

    Interests: Laboratory phonology, phonetics, prosody

    Office: Room 204

    Office Hours Fall 2021: Thursdays 3:00 - 4:00pm via Zoom.

  • Adam Jardine

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    Title: Assistant Professor

    Contact: adam.jardine (at) rutgers.edu

    Interests: Phonology, learning theory, computational linguistics, language documentation, typology, mathematical linguistics

    Office: Room 205A

    Office Hours Fall 2021: Wednesdays 1:00 - 2:00pm via Zoom.

  • Adam McCollum

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    Title: Assistant Professor

    Contact: agm132 (at) linguistics.rutgers.edu

    Interests: Phonology, laboratory phonology, phonology-phonetics interface, fieldwork, language documentation, Central Asian and West African languages

    Office: Room 303

    Office Hours Fall 2021: Wednesdays 1:00 -2:00pm, or by appointment, via Zoom & Thursdays 1:00 - 2:00pm, or by appointment, in person.

  • Troy Messick

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    Title: Assistant Professor

    Contact: troy.messick (at) rutgers.edu

    Interests: Syntax, Morphology, pronouns, agreement, ellipsis

    Office: Room 302

    Office Hours Fall 2021: Thursdays 10:00am - 12:00pm, or by appointment, in person or via Zoom.

  • Ken Safir

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    Title: Distinguished Professor

    Contact: safir (at) linguistics.rutgers.edu

    Interests: Syntactic theory, binding theory, Germanic and African linguistics

    Office: Room 106

    Office Hours Fall 2021: TBD

  • Kristen Syrett

    Undergraduate Program Director

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    Title: Associate Professor

    Contact: kristen.syrett (at) rutgers.edu

    Contact for UG Program Matters: undergrad (at) linguistics.rutgers.edu 

    Interests: Language acquisition, psycholinguistics, semantics, pragmatics, syntax/semantics interface

    Office: Room 304

    Lab: Laboratory for Developmental Language Studies (RuCCS, A102/A136)

    Office Hours Fall 2021: Wednesdays 2:00 - 4:00pm and by appointment.

  • Bruce Tesar

    Department Chair

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    Title: Professor

    Contact: tesar (at) rutgers.edu

    Interests: Computational learning & parsing, Optimality Theory, phonology

    Office: Room 109

    Office Hours Fall 2021: Wednesdays 3:00 - 4:00pm, Thursdays 11:00am - 12:00pm, and by appointment, via Zoom.

  • Yimei Xiang

     

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    Title: Assistant Professor

    Contact: yimei.xiang (at) rutgers.edu

    Interests: Semantics, Syntax-Semantics interface, Chinese & East Asian linguistics

    Office: Room 205

    Office Hours Fall 2021: on sabbatical leave

Emerita/-us Faculty

  • José Camacho

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    Title: Professor

    Dr. Camacho is now at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

    Contact: jcamacho (at) uic.edu

    Interests: Spanish syntax, second language acquisition, language contact, Amazonian linguistics

  • Veneeta Dayal

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    Title: Distinguished Professor Emerita

    Dr. Dayal is now at Yale University.

    Contact: veneeta.dayal (at) yale.edu

    Interests: Semantic theory, Cross-Linguistic Semantics, Syntax-Semantics Interface

  • Maria Bittner

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    Title: Professor Emerita

    Contact: mbittner (at) linguistics.rutgers.edu

    Interests: Cross-linguistic semantics and pragmatics, discourse dynamics, Kalaallisut

  • Paul de Lacy

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    Title: Professor Emeritus

    Contact: delacy (at) rutgers.edu

    Interests: Phonology, morphology

  • Jane Grimshaw

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    Title: Distinguished Professor Emerita

    Contact: grimshaw (at) linguistics.rutgers.edu

    Interests: Syntactic theory, lexical representation, Optimality Theory

     

  • Alan Prince

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    Title: Board of Governors Professor Emeritus of Linguistics

    Interests: Phonology, Optimality Theory, prosodic morphology