Rachel Walker

USC DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICShttp://college.usc.edu/ling/home/index.cfm

Professor of Linguistics

University of Southern California


USC Phonetics and Phonology Group

Speech Production & Articulation Knowledge Group

Hearing and Communication Neuroscience

Language & Computation Group

Ph.D. University of California, Santa Cruz

M.A. University of Toronto


Department of Linguistics

3601 Watt Way, Grace Ford Salvatori 301

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA 90089-1693

Email: rwalker at usc dot edu

Phone:       (213) 740-3674

Fax:           (213) 740-9306

CV (abridged) [pdf]


  1. Phonology, phonetics, morphology

  2. See my Research page for information on recent and current projects

  3. See my Publications page for recent papers and handouts

  1. Vowel Patterns in Language was published in 2011 by Cambridge University Press. It deals with how the relative prominence of word position influences vowel processes and distributions. See the catalogue entry here.


  1. The USC Department of Linguistics will be hosting SCAMP (Southern CAlifornia Meeting in Phonology) on April 7, 2018

  2. AMP 2016 was hosted by USC: Conference homepage here

  3. The Proceedings of the 2016 Annual Meeting in Phonology are available here, edited by Karen Jesney, Charlie O’Hara, Caitlin Smith, and Rachel Walker.