CV

Education
  •    2010-present Graduate program in Linguistics, University of California, Santa Barbara  (Master of Arts degree conferred Winter 2013)
  •    2008         Post-baccalaureate study, University of Pennsylvania
  •    2002-2006    Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics, Bryn Mawr College
Publications    
  • Simpson, H. E. (in press). Book note for: Polly E. Szatrowski, Storytelling across Japanese conversational genreLanguage and Society 42(3), June 2013
  • Simpson, H. E., Strassel, S., Parker, R., McNamee, P. (2010). Wikipedia and the Web of Confusable Entities: Experience from Entity Linking Query Creation for TAC 2009 Knowledge Base Population. In Proceedings of the Seventh conference on International Language Resources and Evaluation. Valletta, Malta, May 2010
  • Simpson, H. E., Maeda, K. &  Cieri, C.  (2009).  Basic Language Resources for Diverse Asian Languages: A Streamlined Approach for Resource Creation. In Proceedings of Joint conference of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics and the 4th International Joint Conference on Natural Language Processing of the Asian Federation of Natural Language Processing.
  • Simpson, H. E., Cieri, C., Maeda, K., Baker K. & Onyshkevych B. (2008).  Human Language Technology Resources for Less Commonly Taught Languages: Lessons Learned Toward Creation of Basic Language Resources. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation.

Presentations 
  • "Adjective order preferences in Korean vs. English: a Multi-factorial Corpus Analysis", 6th International Conference on Corpus Linguistics (CILC), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, May 2014
  • "Green big plant or big green plant?: Adjective order preferences in Korean", Workshop on East Asian Linguistics 20, Los Angeles, California, March 2014
  • "Perceptual mapping of voiceless alveolar fricatives from Japanese to Korean", Workshop on East Asian Linguistics 19, Los Angeles, California, March 2013
  • "Korean perception of the Japanese voiceless alveolar fricative /s/", 162nd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, San Diego, California, November 2011
Guest Lectures
  • Linguistics 20, Language and Linguistics, Title: "Psycholinguistics", Department of Linguistics, UC Santa Barbara,  Summer 2012
  • Linguistics 20, Language and Linguistics, Title: "First Language Acquisition", Department of Linguistics, UC Santa Barbara, Summer 2012  
  • Linguistics 20, Language and Linguistics, Title: "Theoretical Models of Second Language Acquisition", Department of Linguistics, UC Santa Barbara,  Spring 2011    
  • Linguistics 137, Language and Linguistics, Title: "Early Lexical Acquisition", Department of Linguistics, UC Santa Barbara, Fall 2011
Teaching Experience
  • Teaching Associate, Linguistics 20, Language and Linguistics, UC Santa Barbara, Summer 2013
  • Teaching Assistant, Linguistics 20, Language and Linguistics, UC Santa Barbara
    • Winter 2015
    • Summer 2014
    • Winter 2014
    • Fall 2013
    • Winter 2013
    • Fall 2012
    • Summer 2012
  • Teaching Assistant, Linguistics 106, Phonetics, UC Santa Barbara, Fall 2014
  • Teaching Assistant, Linguistics 132, Language, Gender, and Sexuality, UC Santa Barbara, Spring 2014
  • Teaching Assistant, Linguistics 70, Language and Society, UC Santa Barbara, Spring 2013
  • Teaching Assistant, Linguistics 141, Second Language Acquisition, UC Santa Barbara, Spring 2012
  • Teaching Assistant, Linguistics 137, First Language Acquisition, UC Santa Barbara, Fall 2011

Leadership and Service
  • Cognitive Science Program Manager, UC Santa Barbara, 2012-present
  • Conferences Co-Organizer: 
    • Cognition and Language Workshop (CLaW) 2013, UC Santa Barbara, August 2013      
    • Cognition and Language Workshop (CLaW) 2012, UC Santa Barbara, April 2011
    • Workshop on East Asian Linguistics (WEAL), UC Santa Barbara, March 2011
  • Organizations:
    • President and Co-founder, Studying the Cognitive Underpinnings of Language (SCUL), an interdisciplinary research group on language and cognition     May 2010-present
  • Other Service: 
    • Prospective Graduate Student Mentor, UC Santa Barbara    January 2012, January 2011  
Other Professional Experience
  •     September 2011-present        Library and Laboratory Equipment Support, UC Santa Barbara
  •     September 2007-August 2010    Project Manager, Linguistic Data Consortium, University of Pennsylvania
  •     January 2007-September 2007   Lead Annotator, Linguistic Data Consortium, University of Pennsylvania
  •     July 2006-January 2007        Senior Annotator, Linguistic Data Consortium, University of Pennsylvania
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