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I will be presenting my paper, “Phonesthetics and the Etymologies of Blood and Bone,” at the sixth ISLE (International Society for the Linguistics of English) conference at the University of Eastern Finland in Joensuu in June 2020.

2020
Spring 2020

I am teaching Syntax I at the College of Staten Island.

2019
November 2019

My paper, “Phonesthetics and the Etymologies of Blood and Bone,” has been accepted for publication in English Language and Linguistics.

July 2019

I received a research award from the Endangered Language Initiative to support fieldwork done for my dissertation.

June 2019

My paper, “Grizzel Greedigut: a name ‘no mortall could invent’,” appeared in the June 2019 issue of Names.

I received the Cairns Travel Award to support conference travel.

March 2019

My paper, “The Grant, the Hare, and the Survival of a Medieval Folk Belief,” appeared in the March 2019 issue of FolkloreFree download here.

I presented an update on my dissertation, “360º Language Documentation of Kanien’kéha (Mohawk),” at CIRCL at the Graduate Center, CUNY, on March 19, 2019.

I presented my paper “Some Witch Families in Early Modern England” at the Pearl Kibre Medieval Study’s Pre-Modern Family Matters panel at the Graduate Center, CUNY, on March 1, 2019.

January 2019

I presented my paper “Grizzel Greedigut: a name ‘no mortall could invent’,” at the annual meeting of the American Name Society on January 5, 2019.

2018
December 2018

My paper “Grizzel Greedigut: a name ‘no mortall could invent’,” has been published online by Names. It’ll appear in print in a forthcoming issue. Free download here.

I received a research award from the Endangered Language Initiative to support fieldwork done for my dissertation.

My presentation “Phonesthemes and Germanic Word Formation” was mentioned in the conference report by Vesna Kalafus Antoniová in Zeitschrift für Wortbildung Journal of Word Formation.

October 2018

I presented on my dissertation at CIRCL at The Graduate Center, CUNY, on October 23, 2018.

June 2018

My paper, “Phonesthetics and the Etymologies of Blood and Bone,” won the 2018 Richard Hogg Prize from The International Society for the Linguistics of English (ISLE)!

I presented “Phonesthemes and Germanic Word Formation” at the Word-Formation Theories III / Typology and Universals in Word-Formation IV conference at P. J. Šafárik University in Košice, Slovakia, on 27 June.

March 2018

I received a research award from the Endangered Language Initiative for equipment to be used for my dissertation.