Past Winners

2015-2016

Rebecca Way
Outstanding undergraduate work in Linguistics

2014-2015

Casey Colby
Outstanding undergraduate work in Linguistics

2013-2014

Corey Nelson
Outstanding undergraduate work in Linguistics

Yaseen Mansour
Outstanding undergraduate work in Linguistics

2012-2013

Rebekah J. Ward
Outstanding undergraduate work in Linguistics

Morgan R. Purrier
Honorable Mention of the Prize

2011-2012

Jeffrey P. Geiger
Outstanding undergraduate work in Linguistics

Alex S. Moe
Outstanding undergraduate work in Linguistics

2010-2011

Isaac Rottman
Outstanding undergraduate work in Linguistics

Cara Gagliano and Tom Hayden
Honorable Mention of the Prize

2009-2010

Jeffrey Schecter
Outstanding undergraduate work in Linguistics

2008-2009

Emily Hudepohl
Outstanding undergraduate work in Linguistics

Julliard Lin
Outstanding undergraduate work in Linguistics

2007-2008

Kelsey Mok and Page Piccinini
Durations of Words in High and Low Predictability Contexts in Korean Non-native English Speech

2006-2007

Alex Djalali
The Effect of Focus on Bridging Inferences

Jane Solomon (honorable mention)
Dialect Diffusion in Context: Words of Direct Reference

2005-2006

Arim Choi
Context Effects on the Vowel Spaces of Native Korean Speakers

Tyler Perrachione
Intra-talker Variation: Audience Design Factors Affecting Lexical Selections

2004-2005

Carol Sweeney
The Effect of Status Drop in a Community: Modeling the Case of Language Death

Tyler Perrachione (honorable mention)
The Ba-construction in Mandarin Chinese: A Derivational Analysis

2003-2004

Yaron McNabb
Clause Structure in Palestinian Arabic: The VP-internal Subject Hypothesis and the Derivation of Verb-initial Word Order

Debbie Zutty (honorable mention)
Gender and Sexual Orientation-based Differences in Lexical Size Across Semantic Categories

2002-2003

Taki Flevaris
Nativism in Linguistics: Empirical and Theoretical Issues

Juri Matsubara
Dialect Differentiation between Speech and Song

2001-2002

Karen Chambers
Ellipsis of the Nominal Particle [-ga] in Spoken Japanese: The Phonological Change in Voiced Conditions

Shanelle Frye (honorable mention)
Stuttering in Black Preaching: A Matter of Style?

2000-2001

Elizabeth Coppock
Gapping: In Defense of Deletion

Becca Schwarzlose
Factors in Word Duration and Patterns of Segment Duration in Word-initial and Word-final Consonant Clusters

Sam Tilsen (honorable mention)
Non-functional Non-compositional Interpretation