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Name: B.  Elan Dresher
Institution: University of Toronto
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Homepage: http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~dresher/
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Phonology
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Formal Approaches to Poetry
 Contrast in Phonology
 The Contrastive Hierarchy in Phonology
 The Contrastive Hierarchy in Phonology
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Contrastive Hierarchy in Phonology
Dissertation Director * of: Metrical Complexity in Russian Verse: A study of form and meaning
(Nila Friedberg, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: The Role and Representation of Contrast in Phonological Theory
(Daniel Hall, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Production, Perception, and Emergent Phonotactic Patterns: A case of contrastive palatalization
(Alexei Kochetov, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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