Curriculum Vitae Biosketch

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


Current Courses

Spring 2018

  • ANTH 4501-001 Lang in Soc Context
  • ANTH 4950-004 Undergraduate Research
  • ANTH 6501-001 Lang in Social Context
  • ANTH 6950-004 Individual Study
  • ANTH 6970-004 Thesis Research-Masters
  • ANTH 6980-006 Faculty Consultation
  • ANTH 7910-016 Individual Research
  • ANTH 7920-006 Guided Reading
  • ANTH 7970-020 Thesis Research-PhD
  • ANTH 7980-006 Faculty Consultation
  • LING 4040-001 Intro Sociolinguistics
  • LING 6040-001 Intro Sociolinguistics

Fall 2017

Summer 2017

Teaching Projects

  • Recording Equipment and Longitudinal Studies Corpus for Sociolinguistics/Linguistic Anthropology Courses. Project Lead: Marianna Di Paolo. University Teaching Committee: Individual Teaching Grant. 05/2014 - 05/2015. Total Budget: $3,471.00.

Student Projects

  • STUDY OF THE INTONATION OF THE TONGAN LANGUAGE. UROP grant. This project will result in a paper on voice quality as ethnic markers in the Tongan migrant community in the Salt Lake Valley. Kira van Dyk. 01/11/2016 - 05/06/2016
  • Boosting Phonetics Research through Technology. UROP grant. Carter Holt. 08/17/2015 - 12/15/2015
  • Training Prosodylab Aligner for Tongan. Collaborative project: Lisa Johnson, Marianna Di Paolo & Adrian Bell. An earlier version of this work was presented at NWAV 44. The follow-up project will result in a journal article to be submitted in the first half of 2016. It will also be Lisa's breadth paper. Lisa Johnson. 02/09/2015 - present
  • Study of Tongan language. Voiceless vowels and other variable phonetic features. Collaborators: Lisa Johnson and Adrian Bell. Carter Holt, Lisa Johnson. 08/19/2014 - 12/31/2015