Academic Life

Education

1976 High School Norman High SchoolNorman, Oklahoma
1980 B.A. in Religion Abilene Christian UniversityAbilene, Texas
1985 M.A. in Linguistics Ohio State UniversityColumbus, Ohio
1988 Ph.D. in LinguisticsOhio State UniversityColumbus, Ohio

Employment

1988 - 1990Post-doctoral Trainee, Psychology Department, Indiana University
Supervisor: David Pisoni
1990 - 1991 Post-doctoral Trainee, Department of Linguistics, UCLA
Supervisors: Patricia Keating & Peter Ladefoged
1991 - 1992 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, UCLA
1992 - 1993 Assistant Professor, Department of Biocommunication
University of Alabama at Birmingham
1993 - 1997 Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, Ohio State University
1997 - 2002 Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, Ohio State University
2002 - 2004 Professor, Department of Linguistics, Ohio State University
2005 - 2022Professor, Department of Linguistics, UC Berkeley
2018 - 2022 Chair, Department of Linguistics, UC Berkeley