Rojas featured in L&S In Focus

Research conducted by undergraduate Charles Rojas was featured in the most recent issue of the L&S In Focus newsletter. The research, in collaboration with Jae Yung Song and Anne Pycha, examines how voice-AI assistants like Alexa respond to words with … Continue Reading »

New publication by Pycha & Zellou

Anne Pycha and collaborator Georgia Zellou (UC Davis) have published a new article in the journal Frontiers in Computer Science, titled “The influence of accent and device usage on perceived credibility during interactions with voice-AI assistants.” Check it out! &nbs… Continue Reading »

2024 Linguistics Department Awards

At our Spring Celebration and Graduation, we announced several awards for 2024: Outstanding Undergraduates: Aidan Cashman and Francesca Wiley Outstanding Teaching Assistant: Yunhui Kim Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation: Sujin Oh, Individual Differences of L2 Category Precision in L2 Speech Learning Congratulations … Continue Reading »

Joy Alcorn defends Master’s paper

Joy Alcorn has successfully defended her Master’s paper “”There is no Monolingual Control Group: Asymmetry in Bilingual Working Memory Advantage due to Differences in Economy of Working Memory Strategies between Bilinguals and Monolinguals”. Congratulations, Joy!… Continue Reading »