Recent Work Experience

May 2019 – Present
Edmonton, AB

Research Assistant

University of Alberta

In experimental psycholinguistics, researching individual differences & extra-linguistic information in language comprehension. For Dr. Juhani Järvikivi.
January 2019 – April 2019
Edmonton, AB

Course Instructor

University of Alberta

Taught a large session of LING 101, Introduction to Linguistic Analysis, with full marking and grading responsibilities.
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 & Upcoming Presentations and Talks

Our results suggest that extra-linguistic variables pertaining to the listener’s identity influence language processing.

Our results suggest that both a listener’s personality and a speaker’s perceived identity have an influence on automated …


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.