CV

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Linguistics, University of Georgia (in progress)

Advanced to candidacy: November 2016

Advisors: Dr. Margaret Renwick (chair), Dr. Keith Langston, Dr. William Hollingsworth, and Dr. Chad Howe

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Certificate, Augusta University

Bachelor of Arts, English, Augusta University

Specialization: Rhetoric and Composition

Minor: Spanish

Publications

Lipani, Lisa. 2017. “Word-final velar place assimilation in English.” Proceedings of the Linguistics Society of America. Vol. 2. Pages 1-15.

http://dx.doi.org/10.3765/plsa.v2i0.4071

Fellowships/Awards/Honors

2018 – 2019: Graduate Research Assistantship, National Science Foundation

2017 – 2019: Graduate student conference funding, Linguistics Department, University of Georgia

2017, 2018: Graduate student summer funding, University of Georgia

2017: Grant to present the 1stDiversity and Variation in Language Conference, Linguistics Society at University of Georgia

2016 – 2018: Graduate student conference funding, Graduate School, University of Georgia

2014 – 2019: Graduate student funding, University of Georgia

2014: NAPM Augusta Scholarship

Presentations

Olsen, Rachel, Joseph Stanley, Michael Olsen, Lisa Lipani, and Margaret Renwick. “Reconciling perception with production in Southern Speech”. Upcoming oral presentation at the 2019 American Dialect Society Annual Meeting. New York, New York. January 3-6, 2019.

Lipani, Lisa. “Center of Gravity and Duration in Fricatives in Consonant Clusters.” Oral presentation at the 85th Southeastern Conference on Linguistics. Blacksburg, Virginia. April 19-21, 2018.

Lipani, Lisa. “Variation in word-final consonants: Velar stops.” Oral presentation at the 1st Diversity and Variation in Language Conference. Atlanta, Georgia. February 9-10, 2017.

Ramsey, Trevor and Lisa Lipani. “Variation in negative contractions: from /z/ to [d].” Oral presentation at the 1st Diversity and Variation in Language Conference. Atlanta, Georgia. February 9-10, 2017

Lipani, Lisa. “Velar place assimilation in English.” Poster presentation at the 91st Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Society of America. Austin, Texas. January 5-8, 2017.

Lipani, Lisa. “Determining the role acoustic cues play in perception of reduced speech.” Oral presentation at the 83rd Southeastern Conference on Linguistics. New Orleans, Louisiana. March 28-31, 2016.

Lipani, Lisa. “Perception of reduced speech.” Oral presentation at the 1st annual Linguistics Society at University of Georgia Interdisciplinary Conference. Athens, Georgia. October 24-26, 2014.

Invited Talks

Perception of reduced forms

Lecture in LING 4910: Psychology of Language. University of Georgia. Summer 2015

ESL writing workshop

Invited talk with Sara Marshall, Lecture in WIPP 7001: graduate writing intensive program teaching assistant lecture, University of Georgia. Fall 2015.

Invited talk with Sara Marshall and Teresa Saxton, English graduate assistant teacher training, University of Georgia. Summer 2015

Teaching Experience

Linguistics 3060: Phonetics and Phonology

Spring 2018, Fall 2018

Linguistics 2100E: The Study of Language (online course)

Summer 2017, Summer 2018

Linguistics 2100: The Study of Language

Fall 2017, Spring 2017

English 1101/1102: First Year Composition I & II

Fall 2017

English 1101: First Year Composition I

Fall 2016 (2 courses), Fall 2014 (2 courses)

English 1101: First Year Composition I, for non-native speakers of English

Spring 2016, Fall 2015 (2 courses)

English 1102: First Year Composition II

Spring 2015

Academic Experience

Five Points Prep

February 2017 – February 2018: SAT Tutor

Educational Testing Service

June 2017, June 2018: AP English Language reader

July 2016 – March 2017: GRE Scorer

University of Georgia

August 2013 – May 2014: Athletic Writing Center Specialist

Georgia Regents University

January 2013 – July 2013: Writing Center Tutor

Professional Service

2018 – Present :Board member, R-Ladies (R statistical software group)

2017 – Present: Course development for LING2100E

2017 – Present: Member, English Graduate Organization

2017 –2018: Student Faculty Meeting Graduate Student Liaison

2016: Co-editor, Proceedings of the 2nd Linguistics Society at UGA Conference

2015 –2017: President, Linguistics Society at UGA

2015: Co-chair, 2nd Linguistics Society at UGA Conference

2014 – Present: Member, Linguistics Society at UGA Conference Committee

2014 – Present: Mentor to incoming linguistics students

2013 – Present: Member, Linguistics Society at UGA

2013 – 2014: Mentor for Greenbrier High School senior project in linguistics

2013: Judge, high school literary essay contest

2012 – 2013: Treasurer, Alpha Mu Gamma (Foreign Language Honors Society)

2011 – 2013: Member, Alpha Mu Gamma

2011 – 2013: Member, Sigma Tau Delta (International English Honors Society)

Computer Skills

Proficient: E-Prime, Perl, Praat, R(Studio), SPPAS, WebMAUS, Word, Excel, Unix

Familiar: Audacity, Python, Cluster Computer Systems, SoX

Languages

English (native); Spanish (reading knowledge)

Professional Memberships

2018 – Present: American Dialect Society

2016 – Present: Southeastern Conference on Linguistics

2016 – Present: Linguistics Society of America

last updated: 10/9/2018