Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of Linguistics & Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages
Monica Nesbitt
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Linguistics PhD Student

Teaching Assistant

nesbit17@msu.edu

Monica is a PhD student in Linguistics. She received her BA in English from Boise State University and her MA in Linguistics from the University of Texas at Arlington.  Her primary research interests are in sociolinguistics, phonetics, and phonology.  Utilizing experimental, corpus, and anthropological methods, her current research projects are centered around ambisyllabic representations and social influences on sound change.  When she isn't teaching, writing or gathering/analyzing data, Monica enjoys spending time with her husband, toddler, and pit bull!