MARIANNA DIPAOLO

Curriculum Vitae Biosketch

MARIANNA DIPAOLO portrait
  • Associate Professor, Anthropology Department
  • Research Associate, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Linguistics

Research

Research Summary

My primary research interests are Sociolinguistics (especially Sociophonetics), Language Revitalization and Language Documentation. As director of the Wick R. Miller Collection Project, I oversee Shoshoni revitalization and documentation projects.

Research Keywords

  • Sociophonetics, Interest Level: 1
  • Sociolinguistics, Interest Level: 1
  • Shoshoni, Interest Level: 1
  • Language and the law, Interest Level: 3
  • American Indian languages (Shoshoni), Interest Level: 1
  • American English, Interest Level: 1
  • Language Maintenance & Revitalization Efforts, Interest Level: 1

Research Groups

  • Lisa Johnson, Graduate Student. Pacific Islander Project. 01/01/2016 - 12/31/2016.
  • Rusty Keele, Graduate Student. Pacific Islander Project. 01/01/2016 - 12/31/2016.
  • Adrian Bell, Other. Pacific Islander Project. 01/01/2016 - 12/31/2016.
  • Sarah Arnoff, Other. Shoshoni Language Project. 01/01/2009 - 12/31/2016.
  • Jennifer Mitchell, Other. Shoshoni Language Project. 01/01/2007 - 12/31/2016.

Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • The Wick R. Miller Collection: Returning to the Community. PI: Marianna Di Paolo. 01/01/2015 - present. Total project budget to date: $224,777.00
  • The Wick R. Miller Collection: Returning to the Community. PI: Marianna Di Paolo. Barrick Gold Corporation of North America, 01/01/2014 - 12/31/2014. Total project budget to date: $300,860.00
  • The Wick R. Miller Collection: Returning to the Community. PI: Marianna Di Paolo. Barrick Gold Corporation of North America, 01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013. Total project budget to date: $251,778.00
  • The Wick R. Miller Collection: Returning to the Community. PI: Marianna Di Paolo. Cortez Mine/Barrick Corporation, 01/15/2011 - present. Total project budget to date: $111,181.00
  • The Wick R. Miller Collection: Returning to the Community. PI: Marianna Di Paolo. Cortez Mine/Barrick Corporation, 01/15/2010 - present. Total project budget to date: $200,500.00
  • The Wick R. Miller Collection: Returning to the Community. PI: Marianna Di Paolo. Cortez Mine/Barrick Corporation, 01/07/2009 - present. Total project budget to date: $141,342.00
  • The Wick R. Miller Collection: Returning to the Community. PI: Marianna Di Paolo. Cortez Mine/Barrick Corporation, 12/20/2007 - present. Total project budget to date: $161,000.00
  • The Wick R. Miller Collection: Returning to the Community. PI: Marianna Di Paolo. Cortez Mine/Barrick Corporation, 07/01/2007 - present. Total project budget to date: $106,300.00
  • Preserving and Enhancing Accessibility of Gosiute/Shoshoni Materials. PI: Mauricio Mixco. Co-PI(s): Marianna Di Paolo. National Science Foundation, 08/15/2004 - 08/2007. Total project budget to date: $299,954.00
  • SOCIOPHONETICS WORKSHOP. PI: DIPAOLO,MARIANNA. NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, 02/01/2011 - 01/31/2014. Total project budget to date: $42,490.00

Research/Scholarship Projects

  • Shoshoni Language Project. PI: Marianna Di Paolo. 01/06/2003 - present.

Software Titles

  • Enee! Shoshoni language video game. Release Date: 08/2013. Inventors: Devin Gardner, Cora Burchett, Trent Griffith, and Zeph Fagerson, all of whom worked for the Shoshoni Language Project.