Language development entails concerted effort at the intersection of life and language. Language allows us to express life’s beauty. Technology facilitates communication and interaction. Through active collaboration, I am interested in leveraging language technology for the benefit of language communities and in the ways they desire to see their language used.

Interests

  • Language documentation
  • Linguistic cartography
  • Descriptive phonetics
  • Orthography usage
  • Tone in orthographies
  • Accessibility & usability of research data
  • Interaction design
  • Minority language text input
  • Data platform development

Education

  • M.A. in Linguistics, 2021

    University of North Dakota

  • B.A. in German, 2007

    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

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