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Archive of Honors Theses

These theses that undergraduate honors students completed convey the range and depth of imaginative inquiry that study in the Department of Linguistics inspires.


  • Joshua Dorn: Language ideologies of young people in Western Ukraine; Faculty advisor: Julia Menard-Warwick


  • Jennifer Ho: Cultural heritage language in third-generation Chinese-Americans (honorable mention, 2011 UC Davis Undergraduate Research Conference); Faculty advisor: Julia Menard-Warwick
  • Andrea Nelson: Case Markers and Language Learning: A comparison of the use of Japanese by students studying the language in a public high school and a Saturday Japanese language school; Faculty advisor: Robert Bayley


  • Aimee Carlisle: Language attrition in Louisiana Creole French; Faculty advisor: Eric Russell Webb


To submit an honors thesis that you have completed, send a PDF version of it to the department chair.