Curriculum Vitae

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Employment

2018-present

2015-2017
Assistant Professor
Linguistics Program, Department of English, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA
Postdoctoral research fellow

Université Paris Diderot -- Paris 7, Laboratoire CLILLAC-ARP, FRANCE 

Education

2015Ph.D. in Linguistics
Department of Linguistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Thesis Title: Cue Primacy and Spontaneous Imitation: Is Imitation Phonetic or Phonological?
Co-advisors: Patrice Beddor and Andries Coetzee
2007M.A. in English Linguistics
Department of English Language & Literature, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Thesis Title: A Non-compensatory Analysis of Middle English Open Syllable Lengthening 
Advisor: Chang-Yong Sohn
2005B.A. in English Language and Literature
Department of English Language & Literature
Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

2014 (Spring) Preparing Future Faculty Seminar
Rackham Graduate School and Center for Research on Learning and Teaching,
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA 
2013 (Summer) Linguistics Society of America Summer Institute 
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Awards

2015
2012
2007
LabPhon Best Student Paper Award, the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow, UK.
Best Student Paper Award - Speech Communication, 1st Prize, the Acoustical Society of America, Hong Kong.
Award for Outstanding Paper, Department of English Language and Literature, Seoul National University.

Publications

2017

Kwon, H. 
Language experience, speech perception, and loanword adaptation: Variable adaptation of English word-final plosives into Korean. Journal of Phonetics 60, 1-19. 

2016 Guan, Q., & Kwon, H. La perception de séquences consonantiques non-natives par des locuteurs monolingues du mandatin. Actes de la conférence conjointe JEP-TALN-RECITAL 2016, vol.1.
2015Kwon, H. Spontaneous speech imitation and cue primacy. Proceedings of the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences 18
2007Kwon, H. A phonetic analysis of advanced Korean EFL learners' English reduced vowels. Korean Journal of English Language and Linguistics 7, 547-564.

Conference Presentations

2017Kwon, H., & Chitoran, I. Segmental and prosodic effects on perception and production of word-initial clusters. To be presented at Phonetics and Phonology in Europe 2017, Cologne, Germany. 
Kwon, H., Chitoran, I., Pouplier, M., Lentz, T., Kamiyama, K., & Hoole, P. What native language can and cannot do: Perception of onset consonant clusters. Poster to be presented at IPS Workshop: Abstraction, Diversity, and Speech Dynamics  2017, Herrsching am Ammersee, Germany.
Kwon, H., Chitoran, I., Pouplier, M., Lentz, T., & Hoole, P. Cross-linguistic differences in the perception of articulatory timing lag in onset clusters. Talk given at the 91st Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Austin, TX, USA.
2016Kwon, H., Chitoran, I., & Kamiyama, K. Japanese listeners are sensitive to cross-linguistic timing lag differences of non-native onset clusters. Talk given at the 2016 Seoul International Conference on Phonology, Seoul, Korea. 
Kwon, H., Chitoran, I., Pouplier, M., Lentz, T., & Hoole, P. Cross-linguistic differences in articulatory timing lag in consonant cluster perception. Poster presented at the 5th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and Acoustical Society of Japan, Honolulu, HI, USA. 
Guan, Q., & Kwon, H. Phonotactic knowledge and phonetic details in the perception of non-native consonant sequences: Evidence from Mandarine Chinese. Poster presented at the 5th Joint Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and Acoustical Society of Japan, Honolulu, HI, USA. 
Guan, Q., & Kwon, H. Phonological knowledge and phonetic details: The perception of non-native word-medial consonant sequences by monolingual Mandarin speakers. Poster presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting on Phonology. Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Chitoran, I., & Kwon, H. Patterns of coproduction in Georgian stop clusters -- Insights from perception. Talk given at the 7th International Symposium on Kartyelian Studies, Tbilisi, Georgia. 
Kwon, H.
  Spontaneous imitation in a second language is different from native language imitation. Poster presented at LabPhon15, Ithaca, NY, USA.
Chitoran, I., & Kwon, H. Timing lag matters in the perception of Georgian stop sequences by native speakers. Talk given at LabPhon15, Ithaca, NY, USA.
Guan, Q., & Kwon, H. La perception de séquences consonantiques non-natives par des locuteurs monolingues du mandarin. Poster presented at 31ème Journées d'Études sur la Parole, Paris, France.
Kwon, H.  Spontaneous imitation of English voiceless stops by Seoul Korean-English bilingual speakers. Talk given at New Sounds 2016, Aarhus, Denmark.
2015Kwon, H.  Spontaneous speech imitation and cue primacy. Talk given at the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow, UK.
Kwon, H.  Phonetic and phonological imitation of Seoul Korean aspirated stops. Talk given at the 89th Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Society of America, Portland, OR, USA.
2014

2013

2012


Kwon, H. Perceptually driven changes in Korean stop productions. Poster presented at the 88th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, Minneapolis, MN, USA. 
Kwon, H. Social aspects of loanword adaptation: Adaptation of English word-final stops into Korean. Talk given at Mid-Phon 18, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.
Kwon, H. Adaptation of English word-final stops into Korean: Effects of English experience. Talk given at Workshop on loanword as evidence in formal linguistics, The 45th Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea, Stockholm, Sweden.
Kwon, H. Adaptation English word-final stops: Effects of English exposure. Poster presented at the Acoustics 2012 Hong Kong (The 163rd meeting of the Acoustical Society of America), Hong Kong, China. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 131, 3272.
2007Kwon, H. Middle English Open Syllable Lengthening: A competition for mora, the more sonorous wins. Talk given at the 29th English Linguistic Society of Korea Conference, Seoul, Korea.
2006Kwon, H. A Non-compensatody Analysis of Middle English Open Syllable Lengthening. Talk given at the 14th International Conference of English Historical Linguistics, Bergamo, Italy.