- Visiting Assistant Professor
- Second Language Acquisition, Psycholinguistics and Speech Perception and Production
- Fall 2023 Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30-1:30 pm
2022-Present: Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Kansas
Dr. Lee’s research interests include second language acquisition, psycholinguistics, and speech perception and production.
Courses offered at University of Kansas:
LING 111: Language and Mind (Honor)
LING 715: Second Language Acquisition I
Selected Publications —
Lee, J. and Park, H. (2021). Individual differences in non-native phonological contrast learning: the role of within-category cue sensitivity in native language perception. Online Proceedings of 2021 the Phonology-Morphology Circle of Korea Summer Conference.
Lee, J., Kim, D. J., and Park, H. (2019). Native listener’s evaluations of pleasantness, foreign accent, comprehensibility, and fluency in the speech of accented talkers. In J. Levis, C. Nagle, & E. Todey (Eds.), Proceedings of the 10th Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference, ISSN 2380- 9566, Ames, IA, September 2018 (pp. 168-178). Ames, IA: Iowa State University.
Selected Presentations —
Lee, J. and Park, H. (2022). The benefit of reduced inhibitory control in learning English vowels by Korean learners. Poster at theLaboratory Phonology 18 (LabPhon18).
Park, H., Kim, D. J., and Lee, J. (2021). What can non-native speakers do to improve speech communication with native speakers? A case study of Koreans living in the US. Talk at 2021 Korea Speech, Media and Communication Association Spring Conference.
Lee, J. and Park, H. (June 2021). Individual differences in non-native phonological contrast learning: the role of within-category cue sensitivity in native language perception. Talk at 2021 The Phonology-Morphology Circle of Korea Summer Conference.
Lee, J. and Park, H. (January 2021). Is strong inhibitory control always better in learning non-native phonological contrast? Talk at the 95th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA95).
Lee, J. and Park, H. (July 2020). Individual differences in categorical perception and novel phonological contrast learning. Poster at the Laboratory Phonology 17 (LabPhon17).
Lee, J., Kim, D., and Park, H. (September 2019). Contribution of Speech Properties in Evaluating Pleasantness, Fluency, Comprehensibility, and Accentedness in the Speech of Accented Talkers. Talk at the 11th Annual Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference (PSLLT).
Pattillo, K. E., Clark, L., and Lee, J. (March 2019). Dialectology, prevelar raising, and collaborative language research in the undergraduate classroom. Talk at the 16th Annual Workshop in General Linguistics.
Lee, J. and Park, H. (October 2017). The role of speech rate in high phonetic variability training: The case of Korean stops. Poster at the 22nd Annual Mid- Continental Phonetics & Phonology Conference (MidPhon).
Awards & Honors —
Distinguished Dissertation Fellowship, UWM, 2020
Chancellor’s Graduate Student Award, UWM, 2019