Curriculum vitae

Last updated May 17, 2017. Download this CV as a PDF.

Contact information

1890 East West Road
596 Moore Hall
Honolulu HI 96822 USA

Phone: 443-845-4946
Email: tmd AT hawaii DOT edu
Website: http://www.thomasdougherty.net/

Education

2012–present Ph.D. in Linguistics, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
2006–2011 B.A. in Linguistics, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Employment

2017 Teaching assistant, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa for Ling 105 (“Language endangerment, globalization, & indigenous peoples”)
2015 Instructor, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa for Ling 102 (“Introduction to the study of language”)
2012–2014 Instructor, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa for Ling 102 (“Introduction to the study of language”)

Publications

In prep. Ainu. In: Lyle Campbell (ed.). Language Isolates. Routledge Language Family Series. New York: Routledge.

Invited Presentations & Posters

2017 “What to do with initial geminates in Okinawan.” Poster presented at the NINJAL-NMJH-UHM Workshop: Underdescribed Languages and Histories: Linguist’s and Historian’s Challenges
2014 “Marked nominative from differential object marking in Okinawan.” Talk presented at the International Workshop on Differential Object Marking and Language Contact. December 4–5, Paris, France.
2013 “Prehistoric Language Contact in Northeast Asia in a Single Lexical Item.” Talk presented at the 21st International Conference on Historical Linguistics. August 5th–9th, Oslo, Norway.
2013 “A theoretical look at characters in phylolinguistics as applied to the Japonic languages.” Talk presented at the 3-Day International Conference on Evolutionary Patterns. May 27th–29th, Lisbon, Portugal.

Grants & Awards

2014 Bilinski Pre-Dissertation Fellowship, US$20,000
2014 Bilinski Pre-Dissertation Research Award, US$3,400

Research Activities

2014 Fieldwork on Okinawan: Fieldwork on the Naha dialect of Okinawan conducted in Naha City.
2012–2013 Fieldwork on Fataluku: Field Methods class at UHM on the Lospalos dialect of Fataluku.
2011 Archaeological fieldwork in Hokkaidō: Participation in archaeological dig at the Hamanaka 2 site on Rebun Island (Baikal-Hokkaidō Archaeology Project)

Professional Activities

Professional Societies

2011–present Member, Linguistics Society of America
2011–present Member, Linguistics Society of Hawai‘i

Professional Service

2013 Volunteer, 3rd International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation
2011 Volunteer, Modern Perspectives on East Asian Texts workshop
2010 Volunteer, 19th Annual Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference
2009 Volunteer, 1st International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation

Humor

2010 As Charlie Saygone. The linguistic Big Rip. Speculative Grammarian. Vol. CLIX, no. 3. URL: http://specgram.com/CLIX.3/05.saygone.rip.html

Professional Skills

\LaTeX{} and \XeLaTeX{} typesetting
XML markup
Python programming
Wordpress publishing

Languages

English (first language)
Japanese (spoken & written intermediate)
Ainu (written intermediate)
Okinawan (spoken & written beginning)