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    Online Program CoordinatorAdvisor for Speech and Hearing

    Title: Assistant Teaching Professor

    Contact: cakers (at) rutgers.edu

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

    Office Hours Fall 2019: By appointment, using Google Hangouts or Skype. Check Canvas course site for availability on campus.


    Title: Professor

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

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

    Office: Room 202


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    Department Chair

    Title: Distinguished Professor

    Contact: mabaker (at) linguistics.rutgers.edu

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

    Office Hours Fall 2019: Monday 11:00am-12:30pm and Thursday 11:30am-1:00pm

    Office: Room 109


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    Title: Professor

    Contact: jcamacho (at) rutgers.edu

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

    Office:  Room 5164 Academic Building 

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    Title: Assistant Professor

    Contact: simon.charlow(at)rutgers.edu

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

    Office Hours Fall 2019: Thursday 1:00-2:30 pm

    Office: Room 203A

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    Graduate Program Director

    Title: Professor

    Contact: deprez (at) linguistics.rutgers.edu

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

    Office Hours Fall 2019: Wednesday 9am-10am and Friday 1:30pm-2:30pm and by appointment

    Office: Room 201

    Lab: Comparative and Experimental Linguistics Lab

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    Title: Distinguished Professor

    Contact: mariapaola.dimperio (at) rutgers.edu

    Interests: Laboratory phonology, phonetics, prosody

    Office Hours Fall 2019: Tuesday and Thursday 3:00-4:00pm

    Office: Room 204

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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


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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

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    Title: Assistant Professor

    Contact: troy.messick (at) rutgers.edu

    Interests: Syntax, Morphology, pronouns, agreement, ellipsis

    Office: Room 302


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    Title: Distinguished Professor

    Contact: safir (at) linguistics.rutgers.edu

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

    Office Hours Fall 2019: Monday and Thursday 1:00pm-2:30pm

    Office: Room 106


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    Undergraduate Program Director

    Title: Associate Professor

    Contact: kristen.syrett (at) rutgers.edu

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

    Contact the UPD: undergrad (at) linguistics.rutgers.edu (Include your name and RU ID!)

    Office Hours Fall 2019: Tuesday 9:30 am - 11:30 am and by appointment (Appointments are necessary. No drop-ins!)

    Office: Room 304

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

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    Title: Professor

    Contact: tesar (at) rutgers.edu

    Interests: Computational learning & parsing, Optimality Theory, phonology

    Office Hours Fall 2019: Monday 2:30-3:30pm

    Office: Room 203


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    Title: Assistant Professor

    Contact: yimei.xiang (at) rutgers.edu

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

    Office Hours Fall 2019: Tuesday 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Office: Room 205


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