Profile
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Title: 
Assoc. Prof. Dr.
Surname: 
WALTER
Status: 
Full-Time Academic Staff
Program: 
Teaching English as a Foreign Language
Telephone: 
+90 392 958
E-mail: 
walter@metu.edu.tr
Room: 
SZ-48
Educational Background: 
  • B.A., Harvard University; Ph.D, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research Interests: 
  • phonology
  • phonetics
  • sociolinguistics
Courses Taught: 
  • Linguistics I and II
  • Language Acquisition
  • Sound Patterns in Human Language
  • Language, Politics and Identity
  • Contrastive Turkish/English Structure
  • Structure of Arabic
Selected Publications: 
  • Bradlow, Ann, Cynthia Clopper, Rajka Smiljanic, Mary Ann Walter. 2010. “A perceptual similarity space for languages: Evidence from five native language listener groups.” Speech Communication.
  • “Probability matching and Arabic morphology.” (Submitted for publication).
  • 2008. “Repetition leads to lenition in consonant sequences.” Proceedings of the Eighth International Seminar on Speech Production.
  • Hacquard, Valentine, Mary Ann Walter and Alec Marantz. 2007. “The effects of inventory on vowel perception in French and Spanish: An MEG study.” Brain and Language.
  • 2006. “Pharyngealization effects in Maltese Arabic.” In Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics: Proceedings of the 16th Arabic Linguistics Society Symposium, S. Boudelaa (Ed.) Amsterdam: John Benjamins.