Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Faculty and Staff


Nelson

Katherine Nelson

Instructional  Assistant Professor

Office Address: STV 421 F
Office Phone: 309-438-7086
Office Hours: T 1-3 and by appointment
Email: Contact Katherine Nelson (kenelso)
Website: Visit Katherine Nelson’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Course NumberSectionCourse NameTimeRoom NumberCourse Links
ENG243.03The Grammatical Structure of English T R 12:35 - 13:50STV 0220
ENG341.01Introduction to Descriptive Linguistics T R 14:00 - 15:15STV 0220
ENG341.02Introduction to Descriptive Linguistics T R 15:35 - 16:50STV 0220
Teaching Interests:

General Linguistics, English grammar

Research Interests:

-phonetics, field phonetics,

-language change and variation

-Nez Perce, American Indigenous and Pacific Northwest languages, 

-endangered languages, language preservation and revitalization

Education:

Ph.D. Linguistics, Rice University, Houston, Texas, 2013

M.A. Linguistics, Rice University, Houston, Texas, 2011

B.S. Linguistics and Mathematics (Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa), University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 2007

Selected Publications:

2013. The Nez Perce vowel system: a phonetic approach. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics (POMA).

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