My most recent CV can be downloaded here.
My primary academic qualifications, awards, and employment are summarized below.
Ph.D. University of Michigan, Linguistics
- Fall 2010 – Winter 2017 (Degree conferred on April 28, 2017)
- Dissertation title: Phonological Contrast in Bai
- Committee members: Andries Coetzee, San Duanmu (co-chairs), Bill Baxter, Pam Beddor
- Primary fields: Phonological Theory, Acoustic Phonetics, Sino-Tibetan Dialectology
- Supplementary coursework in Chinese-English translation, Computational Linguistics, Programming, and Statistics
B.A. Rutgers University
- Fall 2006 – Spring 2010
- Henry Rutgers Honors Scholar
- Major: Chinese (High Honors) and Linguistics (Highest Honors)
- Minor: Asian Studies
Selected Academic Awards
- Key Project Grant. An Outline of Wenzhou Dialect in the early 21st Century: [当代温州本土方言研究]. November 2018 – November 2019. Wenzhou Social Science Association [WZSSA]. 30,000 RMB.
- Fulbright US Student Award for China. Academic year 2013-2014. $22,000.
- National Science Foundation – Graduate Research Fellowship. Tuition & Stipend. 2012-2013 ($30,000), 2014-2015 ($32,000), and 2015-2016 ($34,000).
- FLAS for Chinese language study at IUP Tsinghua. Summer 2011. $7,500.
- Huayu Enrichment Scholarship. Republic of China Ministry of Education. Chinese language study at Mandarin Training Center at NTNU. Summer 2009. Roughly $2400.
Academic Employment History
08/2018 – onwards Lecturer II (Wenzhou-Kean University)
09/2017 – 08/2018 Visiting Faculty Member (Southwest University: Chongqing)
09/2011 – 12/2016 Graduate Student Instructor (University of Michigan)
09/2007 – 08/2010 Asian Languages Computer Lab Technician (Rutgers University)