The University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Kristine Yu

Associate Professor

Kristine Yu received a B.S. in Chemistry from Stanford University and her M.A. and Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of California Los Angeles. Her research focuses on tone and intonation, from the speech signal on up to grammar and human language processing.

Research Areas

- Phonetics and phonology of tone and intonation

- Prosodic interfaces

- Language learning and variation

- Human language processing

- Mathematical modeling of speech