Our doctoral program in Linguistics emphasizes the study of language in its cognitive, social, cultural and physical contexts.
Students work closely with faculty on research projects and learn to develop their own research programs within the range of approaches represented by the department. Our diverse faculty offer a broad range of specializations, including:
Other specific faculty research interests include phonological, morphological, syntactic and semantic theory, acoustic phonetics, speech sciences and technology, language revitalization, neurolinguistics, and forensic linguistics.
Highlights of graduate study in our department include:
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