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

Hearing and Communication Neuroscience

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. PhonLunch

  2. USC PhonLunch Schedule

  3. Faculty Fellow, Center for Excellence in Teaching

  4. CET website


  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 Annual Meeting in Phonology 2016 is being hosted by USC.

  2. Conference homepage here