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Name: Rachel  Walker
Institution: University of Southern California
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Homepage: http://www-bcf.usc.edu/~rwalker/Walker/Home.html
State and/or Country: CA
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Phonetics
Phonology
Specialty: Phonology
Subject Language(s): Chiripá
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Nasalization, Neutral Segments, and Opacity Effects
Courses Taught: Phonology
Phonetics
Language and Mind
Dissertation Director * of: Minimal Contrast and the Phonology-Phonetics Interaction
(Rebeka Campos-Astorkiza, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Sources of Non-Conformity in Phonology: Variation and exceptionality in Modern Hebrew spirantization
(Michal Martinez, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Sources of Non-Conformity in Phonology: Variation and exceptionality in Modern Hebrew spirantization
(Michal Martinez, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: An articulatory view of Kinyarwanda coronal harmony

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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