Phonology ♦ Psycholinguistics ♦ Second language acquisition ♦ Phonetics ♦ Austronesian phonology ♦ TESOL
2006 M.A. in Linguistics, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. (Linguistic Society of Taiwan, Thesis Award Honorable Mention)
Advisor: Hui-Chuan Huang
2002 B.A. in Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University
Higher Education Academy (Advance HE) Senior Fellow
Higher Education Academy (Advance HE) Fellow
Assistant professor, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Lecturer, Stony Brook University, Linguistics Department
2022 Outstanding Undergraduate Mentor Award, NYCU.
2021 On the diverse realizations of phonological representations II (科技部優秀年輕學者研究計畫 MOST 110-2628-H-A49-001-MY2), Ministry of Science and Technology, NT$1,583,000.
2020 On the diverse realizations of phonological representations (MOST 109-2410-H-009-048), Ministry of Science and Technology, NT$778,000.
2019 The effect of redundant temporal cue on perceived vowel duration (MOST 108-2410-H-009-014), Ministry of Science and Technology, NT$556,000.
2019 Diverse repairs in loanword adaptation (MOST108-2918-I-009-003), Ministry of Science and Technology Subsidy for Short-Term Research Abroad for Technologists, NT$563,200.
2017 On the perceptual basis of phonological relationships (MOST106-2410-H-009-031), Ministry of Science and Technology, NT$603,000.2017 Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award, NCTU.
2017 Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award, NCTU.
2017 Distinguished Undergraduate Mentor Award, NCTU.
2017 On the perceptual basis of phonological relationships (MOST106-2410-H-009-031), Ministry of Science and Technology, NT$603,000.
2016 Perceptual learning of non-native contrasts (MOST105-2410-H-009-049), Ministry of Science and Technology, NT$438,000.
2015 The effect of phonological relationships in speech perception II (MOST104-2410-H-009-031), Ministry of Science and Technology, NT$534,000.
2015 Distinguished Undergraduate Mentor Award, NCTU.
2014 The effect of phonological relationships in speech perception, (科技部優秀年輕學者研究計畫 MOST103-2628-H-009-001), Ministry of Science and Technology, NT$584,000.
2014 Outstanding Undergraduate Mentor Award, NCTU.
2014 Testing the effect of allophonic relationships and dialectal variations in speech perception, (邁向頂尖大學新進教師增能計畫101W9866), National Chiao Tung University, NT$400,000.
2013-2014 Phoneme substitution and positional asymmetry in second language learning, NSC grant (NSC102-2410-H-009-018), National Science Council of Taiwan, NT$424,000.
2013-2015 Recruiting Outstanding and Excellent Scholars Award, National Science Council, Taiwan.
2011-2012 Dissertation Fellowship, Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation, “The Role of Alternation in Phonological Relationships”, US$15,000.
2011 Graduate Student Research Award for the paper The psychological reality of phonological representations: the case of Mandarin fricatives presented at the 23rd North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics.
2006-2012 Teaching Assistantship/Research Assistantship and Full Tuition Scholarship. Linguistics Department, Stony Brook University, New York.
Presidential Fellowship. Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, US $2,500 per semester.
with Cheng-Huan Lee. The effect of orthography in Mandarin speakers’ production of English voiceless stops. Second Language Research.
with Kristine M. Yu. Formosan Phonetics. In Paul Jen-kuei Li, Elizabeth Zeitoun and Rik De Busser (eds.) Handbook on Formosan Linguistics. Leiden: Brill.
with Tzu-Hsuan Yang and Shao-Jie Jin. The Effect of Lexicality, Frequency and Markedness on Mandarin Tonal Categorization. Frontiers in Psychology.
with Carlos Gussenhoven, Sang-Im Lee-Kim, Chunhui Liu, Hamed Rahmani, Tomas Riad, Hatice Zora. The Sequence Recall Task and lexicality of tone: Exploring tone “deafness”. Frontiers in Psychology.
with Chenhao Chiu. Shēngyùn Xué 聲韻學 [Phonology]. In Shuan Fan Huang (ed) 語言學：結構、認知與文化的探索. 國立臺灣大學出版中心.
with Sang-Im Lee-Kim. The effect of linguistic experience on perceived vowel duration: Evidence from Taiwan Mandarin speakers. Journal of Phonetics.
with Chenhao Chiu. Acoustic and articulatory evidence on incomplete syllable-final nasal mergers in Taiwan Mandarin. Language and Speech 64(4): 771-789.
The effect of dialectal variation on word recognition: A case from Taiwan Southern Min. Language & Linguistics 20: 567-600
with Miran Kim. Prosody transfer in second language acquisition: Tonal alignment in the production of English pitch accent by native Mandarin speakers. Tsing Hua Journal of Chinese Studies 46: 785-816.
Testing the roles of distribution and alternation in phonological relationships. Language and Linguistics 17: 501-528.
with Chiawen Wei. The influence of tonal and segmental differences on perception: A case study from Sixian Hakka to Hailu Hakka. 台灣客家語文研究輯刊第四輯, 199-254 頁.
with Jiwon Hwang. Phoneme substitution and positional asymmetry in second language learning. In Capturing Phonological Shades (Hsiao & Wee eds.)
with Jiwon Hwang. Phonotactic restrictions and phonological relationships in speech perception. Harvard Studies in Korean Linguistics XVI, p149-159.
Mandarin fricatives redux: The psychological reality of phonological representations. Journal of East Asian Linguistics, 23:43-69.
with Ellen Broselow, Marie Huffman, Jiwon Hwang & Sophia Kao. Emergent ranking in foreign word adaptations. In Proceedings of The 30th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, ed. Nathan Arnet and Ryan Bennett, p. 98-108. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. www.lingref.com, document #2808.
The Role of Alternation in Phonological Relationships. Ph.D Dissertation. Stony Brook University.
UM Infixation and paradigmatic gaps in Thao. In Proceedings of the 39th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 39), eds. S. Lima, K. Mullin, and B. Smith. Amherst, MA: GLSA, p. 559-570.
with Miran Kim. Prosody transfer in second language acquisition: Mandarin Chinese tonal alignment in English pitch accent. Proceedings of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America vol.129.4: 2659.
The psychological reality of phonological representation: the case of Mandarin fricatives. In Proceedings of the 23rd North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL 23), vol. 1: 215-226. University of Oregon.
Quantifier stranding and reflexive stranding in Mayrinax Atayal. University of British Columbia Working Papers in Linguistics, vol. 25: 173-186.
with Kie Zuraw. Diverse repairs for multiple labial consonants. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory, 27: 197-224.
Adaptation of English interdental fricatives by speakers of Taiwan Mandarin. In Current Issues in Unity and Diversity of Languages, pp. 1151-1165. The Linguistic Society of Korea.
Mayrinax Phonology: With Special Reference to UM Affixation. MA Thesis. National Tsing Hua University.
Order and interaction of prefixes in Mayrinax Atayal. UST Working Papers in Linguistics, vol.1: 295-310. National Tsing Hua University.
Phonetic change and rule interaction of two Atayal dialects: Squliq and C’uli’. University of Washington Working Papers in Linguistics, vol. 23:134-144.