Recent Work Experience

January 2019 – Present
Edmonton, AB

Primary Instructor

University of Alberta

I am teaching a large session of LING 101, Introduction to Linguistic Analysis.
June 2018 – November 2018
Edmonton, AB

Public Service Intern

Government of Alberta

Responsibilities included:

  • Data analysis
  • Journalistic writing
  • Photography
January 2018 – June 2018
Edmonton, AB

Communications and Engagement Intern

City of Edmonton

Responsibilities included:

  • Research
  • Data analysis
  • Report writing and journalistic writing

Recent Volunteering

January 2019 – Present
Edmonton, AB


Edmonton Transit System Advisory Board

ETSAB provides research and recommendations to Committees of City Council in transit-related matters.
August 2017 – June 2018
Edmonton, AB

Board Member & Social Media Associate

Paths for People

Working towards a more pedestrian- and cyclist-friendly Edmonton through positive, informed, and engaged advocacy. I helped with outreach, board work, and putting on events, and managed the organization’s twitter and facebook pages.

Recent Talks & Presentations

Our results suggest that both a listener’s personality and a speaker’s perceived identity have an influence on automated language comprehension processes, and that these nonlinguistic aspects may affect the anticipation of upcoming information.


We’re looking at the most frequent words in Friends!

Here we import and clean up Friends scripts to textmine them.

This praat script loops through all Sound and TextGrid files in a directory, opens each pair of Sound and TextGrid, gets the duration of each file and the time point of all points in a specified point tier, and saves results to a tab-delimited text file.

View or download it using the Code button above.


I participated in a panel discussion on bike share operations, equity, and benefits. Time for #Bikeshare: Come Demand #YEG Gets in Gear Get yourself to @StationOnJasper on Dec 5. for an expert panel with @mattworona @tylergolly and @isabellhubert. Add your voice. No more stalling. Sponsored by @DBAyeg @oldstrathcona #yegbike #yegwalk #yegtransit 🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲🚲 — Tim Querengesser (@timquerengesser) November 22, 2018 Panel discussion on bike share tonight. Say already 3 companies have come to #yegcc saying: “We can deliver this for free.

I participated in a radio panel on bike share programs, with Kieran Ryan and Tim Querengesser.