Allard Jongman


Allard Jongman
  • Department of Linguistics, Professor
  • Department of Linguistics

Contact Info

Blake Hall, 422
Lawrence
1541 Lilac Lane
Lawrence, KS 66045

Education

B.A. in Slavic Languages and Literature, University of Amsterdam, 1980, The Netherlands
M.A. in Linguistics , University of Amsterdam, 1982, The Netherlands
M.A. in Linguistics, Brown University, 1985
Ph.D. in Linguistics, Brown University, 1986

Research

  • Acoustic phonetics: mapping between acoustic properties and linguistic features across languages
  • Speech perception and auditory word recognition
  • Phonetics of second language learning
  • Experimental psycholinguistics

Teaching

  • Phonetics

Selected Publications

Book: Phonetics: Transcription, Production, Acoustics, and Perception

Reetz, H., and Jongman, A. (2009). Phonetics: Transcription, Production, Acoustics and Perception. Wiley-Blackwell. Providing a comprehensive overview of the four primary areas of phonetics, Phonetics: Transcription, Production, Acoustics, and Perception is an ideal guide to the complete study of speech and sound.

 

Selected Presentations

Garg, S., Hamarneh, G., Jongman, A., Sereno, J. A., & Wang, Y. (4/30/2018). Joint gender-, tone-, vowel-classification via novel hierarchical classification for annotation of monosyllabic Mandarin word tokens. IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP). Calgary, Alberta

Grants & Other Funded Activity

  • KU GRF Award (co-P.I. with M. Rice), 2003. ( "Neuroimaging in the Center for Biobehavioral Neurosciences in Communication Disorders.")
  • NSF grant, 2005-2009. (“Acoustic and perceptual correlates of emphasis in Arabic”).
  • KU GRF Award, 2002-2003. ("Improving the perception of foreign-accented speech.")
  • KU RDF Award (co-P.I. with T. Schreiber, A. Agah, F. Brown, J. Gauch, J. Sereno, and S. Speer), 2000. (“Kansas University Cognitive Robotics Group Proposal”).
  • KU RDF Award (co-P.I. with M. Rice, R. Atchley, and J. Sereno), 2000. (“Evaluation of the perceptual and neurological processing abilities of children with grammatical limitations”).
  • NIH FIRST Award, 1995-2001. ("Acoustic and perceptual properties of English fricatives").
  • NSF ILI grant (co-P.I. with B. Lust and J. Lantolf), 1995-97. ("Interdisciplinary approaches to the scientific study of language knowledge and acquisition: Cornell University Cognitive Studies").
  • Society for the Humanities Research Grant, 1993.