Laurel Smith Stvan

Supervised Dissertations and Theses

Ph.D. Dissertations
M.A. Theses

Completed
2013. Kim, Sok-Hun. (PhD. Linguistics)
A Corpus-based Analysis of Discourse Anaphora in English and Korean: A Neo-Gricean Pragmatic Approach.

2013. Voinov, Vitaly. (PhD. Linguistics)
Politeness Devices in the Tuvan Language.

2012. Rogers, Kim Larry. (PhD. Linguistics)
American Sign Language Verb Categories in Constructed Action.

2010. Dziugis, Mary Ann. (Ph.D. Linguistics)
Talking to Strangers: A Sociolinguistic Experiment in Initial Dyadic Interaction between Spanish-Speakers in 21st Century Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2010. Almubayei, Dalal S. (Ph.D. Linguistics)
Articulations of Identity within Kuwaiti High School Cliques: Language Choices in Boyat and Emo Filipino Youth Groups.

2009. Zuercher, Ken. (Ph.D. Linguistics)
Azerbaijan-Russian Code-switching and Code-mixing: Form, Function, and Identity.

2009. Welch, Catharine Moore. (Ph.D. Linguistics)
The Emergence of Pragmatic Softeners by Instructed Learners of Spanish in the Study Abroad and Immersion Contexts.

2009. Liang, Szu-Yen Neal. (Ph.D. Linguistics)
The Acquisition of Chinese Classifier Systems by L2 Adult Learners.

2007. Fauzi, Sarah May. (Ph.D. Linguistics)
"Does Your Throat Hurt More in the Morning or Throughout the Day?" "Yes.": Intercultural Medical Discourse.

2004. Btoosh, Mousa. (Ph.D. Linguistics)
Interlanguage Lexicology of Arab Students of English: A Computer Learner Corpus-Based Approach.

Ongoing
Allman, JungAe Lee.
Korean Unaccusativity from an Empirical Perspective: A Psycholinguistic and Corpus Linguistic Approach

Brown, Lynnelle Rhinier.
A Corpus Study of Naturally Occurring Spoken Requests in a Context Analysis Approach

Carter, Natalie Raun.
A Text Analysis of Threats

Mwamzandi, Mohamed.
Swahili Word Order Choices: Insights from Information Structure


Completed
2009. McFadden, Presley. (MA TESOL)
Are We Speaking the Same Language?: The Use of the Mother Tongue by Native English Speaking Teachers in English as a Foreign Language Classrooms.

2005. Bailey, Frank. (MA TESOL)
Overseas Language Learning Experience: Student Beliefs about Their Teachers' Qualifications.

2005. Walter, Kelly. (MA TESOL)
The Eritrean English Curriculum: Grades 2-6, Assessing Academic Readiness.

2004. Rauschuber, Brianna. (MA Linguistics)
Code-Switching in the Speech of Spanish-English Bilinguals.

2002. Howard, David. (MA Linguistics)
Continuity and Given-New Status of Discourse Referents in Adzera Oral Narrative.


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Last Updated: May 20, 2013