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 Student Theses     April 23, 2014  
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Role key:
  Chr=Chair/PrincipalAdvisor
  CoChr=Co-Chair/Co-Principal Advisor
  Mem=Committee member, Stanford thesis
  Ext=External committee member or reader, non-Stanford thesis 

 

 

 

  

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Year Name Role Degree Department University Title of PhD dissertation, MA thesis, or BA honors essay Link to Website

In progress Geenberg, Katherine Rose CoChr PhD Linguistics Stanford Variation in the Voices of California community of Redding, CA (tentative title)  
In progress Kortenhoven, Andrea CoChr PhD Linguistics Stanford Testimonies and Sermons by African American Women [Preliminary title]  
In progress Moon, Kyuwon Mem PhD Linguistics Stanford A Sociolinguistic Study of Young Women in Seoul, Korea: Phonetic Variation of Particles in the Construction of Social Meaning (Tentative Title)  
2012 Schnoebelen, Tyler Mem PhD Linguistics Stanford Emotions are Relational: Positioning and the Use of Affective Linguistic Resources
http://www.stanford.edu/~tylers/
2012 Starr, Rebecca Lurie Mem PhD Linguistics Stanford Acquisition of Sociolinguistic Knowledge in a Mandarin-English Dual Immersion School http://www.subjacency.com/
2012
Bleaman, Isaac CoChr  BA (Hons) Comparative Literature Stanford  Vernacularity and Authenticity in Sholem Aleichem's Monologues: A Variationist Approach  
2012 Hironaka, Stephanie Chr BA (Hons) Linguistics Stanford Voices of East Palo Alto Youth: Oral Narrative and Linguistic Competence Inside and Outside the Classroom Context
 
2011 Alvarez, Laura Mem PhD Education Stanford Considering Academic Language in Practice: An Examination of Latino English Learners' Academic Language Competencies in Spanish  
2010 Greene, Rebecca Chr PhD Linguistics Stanford Language, Ideology, and Identity in Rural Eastern Kentucky http://shc.stanford.edu/people/directory/rebecca-greene
2009 Hall-Lew, Lauren CoChr PhD Linguistics Stanford Ethnicity and Phonetic Variation in a San Francisco Neighborhood http://www.lel.ed.ac.uk/~lhlew/index.html
2009 Staum Casasanto, Laura Mem PhD Linguistics Stanford Experimental Investigations of Sociolinguistic Knowledge http://www.casasanto.com/Site/laura/index.html
2008 Paris, Django Mem PhD Education Stanford "Our Culture": Difference, Division, and Unity in Multiethnic Youth Space https://webapp4.asu.edu/directory/person/1268685
2008 Price, Mackenzie Chr BA (Hons) Linguistics Stanford Tinky and Foxy Revisited: A study of Changes in AAVE over Time  
2007 Kenter, Douglas W. Mem BA (Hons) Linguistics Stanford Syntactic Strictures: Errors of Grammar, Style and Usage on the PSAT  
2006 Podesva, Robert Mem PhD Linguistics Stanford Phonetic Detail in Sociolinguistic Variation: Its Linguistic Significance and Role in the Construction of Social Meaning http://web.me.com/robpodesva/robpodesva/Home.html
2006 Rose, Mary Mem PhD Linguistics Stanford Language, Place, and Identity in Later Life http://www.linkedin.com/pub/mary-rose/28/696/36b
2005 Campbell-Kibler, Kathryn Mem PhD Linguistics Stanford Listener Perceptions of Sociolinguistic Variables: The Case of (Ing) http://www.ling.ohio-state.edu/~kbck/
2005 Irvine, Grace Alison Ext PhD Linguistics U. of the West Indies, Mona, J'ca Defining Good English in Jamaica: Language Variation and Language Ideology in an Agency of the Jamaican State  
2005 Kakihara, Satoko Mem Master's Linguistics Stanford Attitudes, Motivations, and Experiences of Japanese Women Learning English in the United States  
2005 Roberts, Sarah J. Chr PhD Linguistics Stanford The Emergence of Hawai’i Creole English in the Early 20th Century: The Sociohistorical Context of Creole Genesis  
2005 Vaughn, Rubiahna Leye Chr BA (Hons) Latin Ameri-can Studies Stanford "Yo Tengo Que Luchar": Narratives of Women in the Afro-Ecuadorian Civil Rights Movement  
2004 Alim, H. Samy Mem PhD Education Stanford You Know My Steez: An Ethnographic and Sociolinguistic Study of Styleshifting in a Black American Speech Community http://ed.stanford.edu/faculty/halim
2004 Benor, Sarah Bunin Mem PhD Linguistics Stanford Second Style Acquisition: The Linguistic Socialization of Newly Orthodox Jews http://huc.edu/faculty/faculty/benor.shtml
2004 Rahman, Jacquelyn Chr PhD Linguistics Stanford It's a Serious Business: The Linguistic Construction of Middle-Class White Characters by African American Narrative Comedians http://www.units.muohio.edu/english/people/faculty/Q_Z/RahmanJacquelyn.html
2003 Sharma, Devyani Chr PhD Linguistics Stanford Structural and Social Constraints on Non-Native Varieties of English http://webspace.qmul.ac.uk/dsharma/
2003 Wong, Andrew Mem PhD Linguistics Stanford Tongzhi, Ideologies, and Semantic Change http://class.csueastbay.edu/anthropology/faculty_search.php?last=Wong
2002 Ashford, Shannon Chr BA (Hons) African & Afr. Am. Studies Stanford Hip Hop in the US and Ghana  
2002 Jackson, Shona Mem PhD Modern Thought and Literature Stanford Beyond the Fault Lines of (Post) Modernity, (Post) Coloniality, and Nationalism: The Diasporic Caribbean Imaginary in Modern Critical Thought  
2001 Roth-Gordon [Rothblatt], Jennifer Mem PhD Anthropology Stanford Slang and the Struggle Over Meaning: Race, Language, and Power in Brazil http://www.u.arizona.edu/~jenrothg/
2001 Zhang, Qing Mem PhD Linguistics Stanford Changing Economy, Changing Markets: A Sociolinguistic Study of Chinese Yuppies http://datamonster.sbs.arizona.edu/anthropology/people/display_fac_details.php?id=505
2000 Bender, Emily M. Mem PhD Linguistics Stanford Syntactic Variation and Linguistic Competence: The Case of AAVE Copula Absence http://faculty.washington.edu/ebender/
2000 Fenigson, Janina Ext PhD Anthropology Brandeis U. Regimes of Inequality: Linguistic Ideologies and Practices in Barbados http://www.cas.sc.edu/ling/faculty/fenigsen/fenigsen.html
2000 Jaggears, Katrina Alison Diggs Mem Master's Liberal Arts Stanford The Ann Arbor Black English Case and the Oakland Ebonics Controversy: What Have We Learned? http://www.sjgov.org/airport/caac.aspx?id=11417
2000 Pearson, Elsa Cruz Chr BA (Hons) Urban Studies Stanford Land Rich, Cash Poor: Preserving the Legacy of the Sea Islands through the Retention of Traditional Settlement Patterns  
1999 Solomon, Julie Chr PhD Linguistics Stanford Phonological and Syntactic Variation in the Spanish of Valladolid, Yucatán  
1998 Anderson, Jabari Ali Chr BA (Hons) Linguistics Stanford El Espanol de los Negros del Norte de Esmeraldas, Ecuador/The Spanish of the Blacks of Northern Esmeraldas, Ecuador  
1998 Davidson, Bradley Cahn Mem PhD Linguistics Stanford Interpreting Medical Discourse: A Study of Cross-Linguistic Communication in the Hospital Clinic  
1998 Kuwahara, Yuri Lea CoChr PhD Education Stanford Interactions of Identity: Inner-City Immigrant and Refugee Youths, Language Use and Schooling  
1997 Blake, Renee A. Chr PhD Linguistics Stanford All o' We is One? Race, Class, and Language in a Barbados Community http://sca.as.nyu.edu/object/ReneeBlake
1997 Bucholtz, Mary Ext PhD Linguistics Berkeley Borrowed Blackness: African American Vernacular English and European American Youth Identities http://www.linguistics.ucsb.edu/faculty/bucholtz/
1997 Davis, Martha Swearingen Mem PhD Linguistics Stanford A Syntactic, Semantic and Diachronic Analysis of Palenquero Ba  
1997 Mendoza-Denton, Norma Mem PhD Linguistics Stanford Chicana/Mexicana Identity and Linguistic Variation: An Ethnographic and Sociolinguistic Study of Gang Affiliation in an Urban High School. http://www.u.arizona.edu/~nmd/
1996 Gaudio, Rudolf Pell Mem PhD Linguistics Stanford Men Who Talk Like Women: Language, Gender and Sexuality in Hausa Muslim Society  
1996 Handley, Shanti* Chr BA (Hons) Linguistics Stanford Pero Me Encanta El Ingles: Attitudes of Peruvian Secondary School Students Learning English  
1993 McElhinny, Bonnie* Chr PhD Linguistics Stanford We All Wear the Blue: Language, Gender and Police Work http://www.anthropology.utoronto.ca/people/faculty-1/faculty-profiles/bonnie-mcelhinny
1993 McWhorter, John* Chr PhD Linguistics Stanford Towards a New Model of Genesis : Competing Processes in the Birth of Saramaccan Creole http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_McWhorter
1992 Luster, Laura Mem PhD Education Stanford Schooling, Surviaal and Struggle: Black Women and the G.E.D.  
1992 Patrick, Peter Ext PhD Linguistics U. of Pennsyl-vania Linguistic Variation in Urban Jamaican Creole : A Sociolinguistic Study of Kingston, Jamaica http://privatewww.essex.ac.uk/~patrickp/
1991 Ball, Arnetha CoChr PhD Education Stanford Organizational Patterns in the Oral and Written Expository Language of African American Adolescents http://www.stanford.edu/~arnetha/index.htm
1991 Bartolome, Lilia I. Mem PhD Education Stanford The Recontextualized Language Patterns of Fluent English and Spanish Bilingual Students in Academic Discourse Situations http://faculty.www.umb.edu/lilia_bartolome/BiographicalSketch.html
1991 Bayley, Robert J. Mem PhD Education Stanford Variation Theory and Second Language Learning: Linguistic and Social Constraints on Interlanguage Tense Marking http://linguistics.ucdavis.edu/People/rjbayley
1991 Cheung, Sik Lee Mem PhD Education Stanford The Acquisition of Locative Constructions by Cantonese Children  
1989 Wylie, Dovie Ruth Chr PhD Linguistics Stanford The Structure of Monologue Discourse in English http://www.on-site-english.com/staff.html
1988 Fought [Richardson] Carmen Chr MA Linguistics Stanford Habitual Structures among Blacks and Whites in East Palo Alto http://www.pitzer.edu/academics/faculty/fought/
1988 Krainer, Elizabeth Chr PhD Linguistics Stanford Challenges in a Psychotherapy Group: Reflections of Direct and Indirect Discourse Strategies  
1988 Rafal [Theberge] Christine Chr BA Linguistics Stanford Some Sixth-Grade Readers, Writers, & Rappers  
1988 Simmons-Mcdonald, Hazel Mem PhD Education Stanford The Acquisition of English Negatives by Speakers of French Creole http://www.cavehill.uwi.edu/fhe/lll/staff/hsimmons-mcdonald.htm
1987 Jean-Charles, Hervé Louis Chr PhD Education Stanford Attitudes of Teachers and Parents Toward French and Creole in Haiti  
1986 Alvarez, Lucinda Pease Mem PhD Education Stanford Home and School Contexts for Language Learning: A Case Study of Two Mexican-American Bilingual Preschoolers http://lals.ucsc.edu/directory/details.php?id=26
1986 Schecter, Sandra Mem PhD Education Stanford Language as Medium, Language as Object : An Ethnographic Study of Two Primary-Level Anglais Langue Seconde Classrooms http://edu.apps01.yorku.ca/profiles/main/schecter-sandra
1984 Al-shuwaikhat, Ahmed Mem PhD Education Stanford Language Attitudes of Saudi Arabian Graduate Students in the U.S.: An Intro-duction to the Study of Differentials of Language Attitudes of Intellectual Elites  
1984 Morrow, Todd Chr BA (Hons) Linguistics Stanford Bajan English  
1984 Singler, John Ext PhD Linguistics UCLA Variation in tense-aspect modality in Liberian English https://files.nyu.edu/jvs1/public/
1982 Warner-Lewis, Maureen Ext PhD Linguistics U. of the West Indies, Mona, J'ca The Yorùbá language in Trinidad  
1981 Shepherd, Susan C.   PhD Linguistics Stanford Modals in Antiguan Creole, Child Language Acquisition, and History http://liberalarts.iupui.edu/directory/bio/sshephe
  

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