PhD Dissertations Directed or Co-Directed

  1. Charlotte PrieuABD, “Language Practices of a Digital Black Feminist Community on French Twitter: Gender, Race, and Identity”, prelim passed on December 13, 2019.

  2. Gyula Zsombok, 2020“Dynamics of Prescriptivism and Lexical Borrowings in Contemporary France”, with J. Roy (UIUC), Assistant Professor tenure-track, Middlebury College, VT.

  3. Jessica A. Nicholas, Ph.D. 2018, with A. Mroz, “Social and learner-specific factors in the acquisition of native-like phonetic contrasts by study-abroad students in Paris, France”, Head of Foreign Languages Department, Bloomington High School, IL.

  4. Richard Beyogle, Ph.D. 2015, with A. M. Escobar (Spanish), “Language contact in two border communities in Burkina Faso and Ghana: Lexical borrowing in Dagara”, Visiting Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL

  5. Christopher M. Carignan, Ph.D. 2013, with R. Shosted (Linguistics), “When nasal is more than nasal: the oral articulation of nasal vowels in two dialects of French”, Research Scientist, Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich

  6. Christopher Michael Stewart, Ph.D. 2009, “Perceptions of Parisian French: From Language Attitudes to Speech Perception”, Analytical Linguist, Google, Santa Monica, California

  7. Jessica Miller, Ph.D. 2007, Swiss French Prosody: Intonation, Rate, and Speaking Style in the Vaud Canton”, Professor, Department of Modern Languages, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

  8. Samira Hassa, Ph.D. 2006, “De la Médina à la Ville Nouvelle : études ethnolinguistiques des choix codiques dans l’espace urbain de Fes (Maroc)”, Associate Professor, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Manhattan College, New York

  9. Fallou Ngom, Ph.D. 2002, with D. Kibbee, “Lexical borrowings as sociolinguistic variables in Saint-Louis, Sénégal, Professor, Director of the African Studies Center, Department of Anthropology, Boston University