Advancing excellence through faculty diversity

Lynn Yong-Shi Hou

Education:

B.A., Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., Linguistics, The University of Texas at Austin

Dissertation:

“Making hands”: Family sign languages in the San Juan Quiahije community

Thesis Advisor:

Richard P. Meier, Professor of Linguistics and Angela M. Nonaka, Professor of Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin

Research Topic:

The emergence of words in new sign languages

Mentor:

Carol A. Padden, Professor of Communication and Center for Research in Language, University of California, San Diego

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Communication and Center for Research in Language, University of California, San Diego