Linguistics

In its Honors Program the Linguistics  program awards Honors, High Honors, or Highest Honors to student research projects. The projects listed below have been defended successfully, and a copy of the thesis deposited in Swem Library.

Key:
  • Student, "Thesis" (Honors level)
    Committee Chair + Other Committee Members
2016-17
2015-16
2014-15
  • No Honors students this year
2013-14
2012-13
2011-12
2010-11
2009-10
2008-09
  • No Honors students this year
2007-08
  • Melissa Devane, "The Syntax and Semantics of Tongan Noun Phrases" (Honors)
    Jack Martin + Ann Reed, Kathleen Bragdon
  • Jennifer Wilson, "Linguistic Clues: The Foreign Lanugage Learner's Use of Sortal Classifiers and Morphological Cues in Mandarin Chinese" (High Honors)
    Ann Reed + Katherine Kulick, Xiao Want
2006-07
  • Hannah Askin, "Helping Teachers to Understand and Address Dialect Variations in the Classroom: A Website About African American English" (Highest Honors)
    Anne Charity + Ken Lacy, Kelly Whalon
  • Mackenzie Fama, "Talking Southern in Virginia: Investigating the Presence of /ay/ Monophthongization" (High Honors)
    Anne Charity + Arthur Knight, Ann Reed
  • Randi Tucker, "Encoding Motion Events in Tagalog" (Honors)
    Ann Reed + Georgia Irby-Massey, Jack Martin
2004-05
  • Emerson Odango, "A Synthesized Analysis of Sentential and Discourse Continuity of Preposed Ang-Phrases in Tagalog Narrative Discourse" (Highest Honors)
    Ann Reed + Jack Martin, Edgar Williams