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Dr Ivy Hauser

[Dr Ivy Hauser]

Assistant Professor, Linguistics and TESOL
Last Updated: April 14, 2021
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Research Interests

Research Interests
phonetics, phonology, speech acoustics, acoustic variation in speech production, phonological theory

Research Keywords

Research Keywords
phonetics, phonology

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
general linguistics, phonetics, phonology, experimental methods, speech recognition technology

Biography

Biography

Dr. Hauser uses laboratory and formal methods to study speech sounds, focusing on how the acoustics of particular speech sounds differ across languages. Her work has been published in
The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America and Glossa. Dr. Hauser has won multiple National Science Foundation awards and has also served as a member of the executive committee of the Linguistic Society of America.

Education

Education

    • 2019 PhD in Linguistics
      University of Massachusetts Amherst
    • 2018 MA in Linguistics
      University of Massachusetts Amherst
    • 2012 BA in Linguistics
      University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Appointments

Appointments

    • 2020 to Present Assistant Professor
      Linguistics & TESOL, University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX)
    • Aug 2019 to May 2020 Contract Assistant Professor
      Linguistics, University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)

Memberships

    • 2018 to Present American Dialect Society
    • 2015 to Present Acoustical Society of America
    • 2015 to Present Association for Laboratory Phonology
    • 2013 to Present Linguistic Society of America
      Executive Committee Member (2015-2017)

Awards and Honors

    •  2018 College of Natural Sciences Teaching Fellow sponsored by University of Massachusetts Amherst
    •  2017 Individual Professional Development Grant sponsored by National Science Foundation via University of Massachusetts Amherst
    •  2015 Bloch Fellowship sponsored by Linguistic Society of America
    •  2014 Graduate Research Fellowship sponsored by National Science Foundation
    •  2013 Marc Adam Eisdorfer Chancellor’s Award in Linguistics sponsored by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    •  2012 Summer Research Fellowship sponsored by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

Publications

Presentations

    •  2021
      Hauser, Ivy (Author), "Using speech recognition technology to teach phonetics and speech science", Acoustical Society of America. ( , 2021).
    • June  2021
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Phones in larger inventories are not (necessarily) less variable", Acoustical Society of America. (June , 2021).
    • December  2020
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Vowel coarticulation with alveopalatal sibilants in Mandarin", National Science Foundation, Haskins Laboratories, Virtual due to COVID-19 pandemic. (December 17, 2020).
    • November  2020
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Vowel assimilation with alveopalatal sibilants in Mandarin", Dallas, TX. (November 2, 2020).
    • September  2020
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Why are some speakers more variable than others? Individual differences in English, Hindi, and Mandarin", Central University of Rajasthan Department of Linguistics, Virtual due to COVID-19 pandemic. (September 27, 2020).
    • July  2020
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Contrast affects intraspeaker variability: Individual differences in Mandarin sibilants", Association for Laboratory Phonology, Virtual due to COVID-19 pandemic. (July 7, 2020).
    • February  2020
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Relating phonological contrast and phonetic variation", Harvard University Department of Linguistics, Cambridge, MA. (February 27, 2020).
    • February  2020
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Why is pronunciation more variable in some languages? Predicting differences in phonetic variation", University of Oklahoma Department of Modern Languages, Norman, OK. (February 13, 2020).
    • February  2020
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Why is pronunciation more variable in some languages? Predicting differences in extent of phonetic variation", UTA Department of Linguistics & TESOL, Arlington, TX. (February 3, 2020).
    • January  2020
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Intraspeaker variation and cue weight in Mandarin sibilants", Linguistic Society of America, New Orleans, LA. (January 2, 2020).
    • November  2019
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Alveopalatal coarticulation in Mandarin and Polish: Phonetics, phonology, or sound change?", University of Minnesota Institute of Linguistics, Minneapolis, MN. (November 1, 2019).
    • October  2019
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Coarticulation with alveopalatal sibilants in Mandarin and Polish: Phonetics or phonology?", Stony Brook, NY. (October 11, 2019).
    • February  2019
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "A typology of contrast and variation", Boston University Department of Linguistics, Boston, MA. (February 25, 2019).
    • January  2019
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Individual differences in stop prevoicing among English speakers in the American Northeast", American Dialect Society, New York, NY. (January 4, 2019).
    • November  2018
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Effects of phonological contrast on phonetic variation in Hindi and English stops", University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. (November 25, 2018).
    • October  2018
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Effects of phonological contrast on phonetic variation in Hindi and English stops", San Diego, CA. (October 8, 2018).
    • May  2018
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Within-category variation in production of Hindi and English stop consonants", Acoustical Society of America, Minneapolis, MN. (May 7, 2018).
    • January  2018
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Faithfulness based opacity in Harmonic Serialism", Leipzig University , Leipzig, Germany. (January 17, 2018).
    • June  2017
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "A new metric for calculating acoustic dispersion in stop inventories", 173rd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Boston, MA. (June 26, 2017).
    • October  2016
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Faithfulness based opacity in Harmonic Serialism", Los Angeles, CA. (October 23, 2016).
    • May  2016
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), Kusmer, Leland (Author & Presenter), "Wrong Side Reduplication in Koasati", University of Manchester , Manchester, England. (May 27, 2016).
    • January  2016
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "VOT variation and perceptual distinction", Linguistic Society of America, Washington, DC. (January 8, 2016).
    • January  2015
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Faith-UO: Analyzing opacity in Harmonic Serialism", University of North Carolina Linguistics Department, Chapel Hill, NC. (January 9, 2015).
    • September  2014
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Faith-UO: Analyzing opacity in Harmonic Serialism", Cambridge, MA. (September 20, 2014).
    • February  2013
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Sonority as a primitive: Evidence from phonological inventories", Tempe, AZ. (February 8, 2013).
    • June  2012
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Can consonants predict vowels? A typological study of phonological inventories", University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia, PA. (June , 2012).
    • April  2012
      Hauser, Ivy (Author & Presenter), "Effects of sonority in phonological inventories", Durham, NC. (April 10, 2012).

Courses

      • LING 5322-001 LAB PHONOLOGY
        (Course Id: 105342)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • LING 4301-001 PHONOLOGICAL THEORY I
        (Course Id: 105291)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • LING 3330-001 PHONETICS & PHONOLOGY
        (Course Id: 105286)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • LING 5320-001 PHONOLOGICAL THEORY
        (Course Id: 105340)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus

Service to the University

    • Sept 2020 to  Present Committee Member
      Graduate Studies Committee


    • 2020 to  2021 Committee Member
      FDL committee
      Reviewed department FDL applications in AY 2020-2021

Service to the Profession

    • 2020 to  Present
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      Linguistic Society of America
      I review abstracts every year for the LSA annual meeting.

    • 2019 to  Present
      Mentor, Pop-up mentoring at the LSA Annual Meeting
      Linguistic Society of America Committee on the Status of Women in Linguistics
    • 2019 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      North East Linguistic Society
    • 2018 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      Journal of Linguistics
    • 2018 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      Nordic Journal of Linguistics
    • 2015 to  2017
      Chair of Committee on Student Interests and Concerns
      Linguistic Society of America
    • 2015 to  2017
      Executive Committee Member
      Linguistic Society of America
    • Past to  July 2017
      Invited Panelist, "Applying for the NSF Graduate Fellowship" workshop
      Linguistic Society of America