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ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0002-0373-3483

Education

MSLIS2017 - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Library and Information Science
PhD2011 - University of Chicago
Linguistics
Dissertation: Evidentiality in Uzbek and Kazakh
Defended with Distinction
BA2004 - Aurora University
English
Minor: Spanish
Summa cum laude

Publications

2011Evidentiality in Uzbek and Kazakh. PhD diss. University of Chicago.
2009Exceptional Case Marking in Uzbek Complementizer Clauses. In Bochnak, Klecha, Lemieux, Nicola, Urban, and Weaver (eds.) Proceedings of the Forty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society. Chicago: Chicago Linguistic Society.
2006Noun Incorporation and Case: Evidence from Sakha. In Z. Antic, et al. (eds.) Proceedings of the Thirty-Second Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society. Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Linguistics Society.
2006Editor:
Proceedings from the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society. With Jacqueline Bunting, Sapna Desai, Robert Peachey, and Zuzana Tomková. Chicago, IL: Chicago Linguistic Society.

Presentations

2020Evidentiality in Uzbek and Kazakh
Colloquium. Department of Linguistics. Northeastern Illinois University.
2010Grammaticalization without Grammaticalization: the Case of Uzbek Complementation.
Linguistic Society of America, Baltimore, January 7-10, 2010.
2008History vs. Theory: The Grammaticalization of the Uzbek say-Complementizers.
Poznań Linguistic Meeting 39, CEG, September 11-14, 2008.
Handout
2006Noun Incorporation and Case: Evidence from Sakha.
Berkeley Linguistics Society 32, UC Berkeley, February 10-12, 2006.
Handout

Teaching Experience

All teaching experience from the University of Chicago.
2012Teaching Assistant, Prof. John Goldsmith, Intro to Linguistics, Spring Quarter
2011Instructor, Uzbek 103, Spring Quarter
2011Guest Lecture: “Mixed Languages”, for Jacqueline Bunting, Introduction to Pidgins and Creoles, Feb 22
2010Instructor, Languages of the World, Spring Quarter
2009Guest Lecture: “Turkic Languages”, for Kjersti Stensrud, Languages of the World, Feb 5
2008Teaching Assistant, Prof. Amy Dahlstrom, Morphology, Spring Quarter
2008Guest Lecture: “Language Classification”, for Erik Levin, Intro to Linguistics 3, May 1

Memberships

2019-State Documents Collaborative Group
2019-NIDL
2019-American Library Association
  • Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)
  • Government Documents Round Table (GODORT)
2017,2019-NASIG
2006-2011Linguistic Society of America

Professional Experience

2015Manuscript review.
Muhamedowa, Raihan. 2016. Kazakh: A Comprehensive Grammar. Milton Park: Routledge.
2010Reviewer
Chicago Linguistic Society 46
2010Field Research
Kazakh - Almaty, Kazakhstan
2009Reviewer, Syntax and Morphology, Socio- and Historical Linguistics
Chicago Linguistic Society 45
2006-07Research Assistant
Prof. Chris Kennedy, Research Project “Parameters of Comparison”, supported by National Science Foundation (NSF), Department of Linguistics, University of Chicago
2006Chair, Morphology and Syntax Review Committees
Chicago Linguistic Society 43
2006Organizer
42nd Annual Meeting of Chicago Linguistics Society
2005-06Officer
Chicago Linguistic Society

Training and Certification

2019FDLP Coordinator Certification
2019Alma Administrator Certification
2019Primo VE Administrator Certification
2019Connexion browser training

Skills

Languages
NativeEnglish
AdvancedSpanish, Uzbek, Turkish
BasicKazakh, Italian, Russian
Coding and Markup Languages
AdvancedHTML, SQL
IntermediateLaTeX, PHP, CSS, MARC
BasicXML