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Scarborough, Rebecca

Associate Professor


Research Areas research areas



  • phonological neighborhood effects, coarticulation, hyperarticulation, nasality, listener-directed speech, phonetic imitation, intonational phonology, visual prosody


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courses taught

  • LING 3100 - Language Sound Structures
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2021
    Introduces the sounds of languages and their organization into phonological structures.
  • LING 4830 - Honors Thesis
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Required for students who elect departmental honors. Students write an honors thesis based on independent research under the direction of a faculty member. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.
  • LING 5030 - Linguistic Phonetics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Fall 2019 / Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
    Introduces practical and theoretical aspects of phonetics. Provides training in recognition and production of speech sounds, and instruction on fundamentals of articulatory, acoustic, and auditory phonetics.
  • LING 5410 - Phonology
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Studies sound systems of language. Introduces both principles of organization of sound systems and major kinds of phonological structures found worldwide. Provides extensive practice in applying phonological principles to data analysis. Recommended prerequisite: LING 5030.
  • LING 6940 - Master's Candidate for Degree
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020
  • LING 6950 - Master's Thesis
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Spring 2022 / Fall 2022
  • LING 7030 - Phonetic Theory and Analysis
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Spring 2020
    Provides students with the practical skills and the conceptual framework to do independent research in phonetics (or in other areas relying on phonetic data). Introduces current and traditional issues in phonetic research (both experimental and theoretical) and gives training in analytical methods. Recommended prerequisites: LING 5030 and LING 5410.


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