Hello! My name is Andrew
Angeles, and I am a sixth-year Ph.D. student in the Linguistics program
at UC Santa Cruz.
My advisor is Ryan Bennett. My theoretical research interests broadly include
and the interface between them, with a focus on Japanese. I am currently investigating the prosodic structure of compound nouns in Kansai Japanese and the factors which condition the prosodic structures observed. Previously, I have also investigated the historical development of the common initial accent pattern in Kyoto Japanese and the mechanisms of agreement in kakari-musubi, a
set of focus constructions in Premodern Japanese (all attested stages
Japanese from the 8th century to the 16th century).
I am also interested in how linguistic theory can inform our
knowledge of speech-language disorders and clinical practice in
speech-language pathology as well as how speech-language disorders can
inform linguistic theory.
If you would like to get in touch with me, you can reach me at
Last updated: January 7, 2022