Jonathan Howell , PhD (Cornell University)
MC-C411, Ext. 6175
Jonathan completed his PhD in Linguistics from Cornell University in 2011, and also holds a BA Honours in Linguistics from the University of British Columbia. Before joining the Department of Applied Linguistics, he held a postdoctoral fellowship at the Prosody Laboratory and the Centre for Research on Language, Mind and Brain at McGill University. Jonathan has also taught at Syracuse University.
Jonathan is currently teaching several courses in linguistic theory.
- LING 1F94: Introduction to General Linguistics (with Dr. Dwivedi)
- LING 1P92: Introduction to Psychology Of Language
- LING 2P50: Phonetics
- LING 2P53: Phonology
- LING 2P61: Child Language Acquisition: Early Stages
- LING 3P71: Syntax
- LING 3P94: Semantics & Pragmatics
- LING 3P95: Discourse Analysis
Jonathan's research focuses on the relationship between linguistic meaning and prosody (e.g. intonation, stress, rhythm). His approach combines insights and methods from theoretical, experimental, computational, corpus and psycholinguistics.
Jonathan is involved in an ongoing SSHRC- and NSF-funded project "Harvesting Speech Datasets for Linguistic Research on the Web" with collaborators at Cornell University and McGill University. The digital humanities project, based on Jonathan's dissertation work, was one of eight winners of the first international Digging Into Data Challenge.
Find more information and resources related to Jonathan's work on his website