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2004-2010    Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA.

                        Ph.D. in Linguistics (Minor in Cognitive Science).

2002–2004   Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea.

                        M.A. in Linguistics.

2001–2002    Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea.

                        B.A. in Linguistics, with honors, summa cum laude.

1998–2001    Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea.

                        Majored in Nuclear Engineering.

 

Education

Hyun kyung hwang [hjʌn kjʌŋ hwaŋ]


Research Scientist

Laboratory for Language Development

RIKEN Center for Brain Science

hyunkyung.hwang@riken.jp

2017-            RIKEN Center for Brain Science, Wako, Japan.

                        Research Scientist


2016-            International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan.

                        Part-time lecturer: Advanced Seminar II


2015-            Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo, Japan.

                        Part-time lecturer: Interactive English, Oral Communication


2013–2015   National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics, Tokyo, Japan.

                        Project Postdoctoral Fellow


2012-2014    International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan.

                        Part-time lecturer: Phonetics, Phonology, Experimental Linguistics


2010–2012   National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics, Tokyo, Japan.

                        JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow

Employment

2017–2020    Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B) (Project No. 17K13458):

                        Principle investigator, Fricative acquisition by Japanese- and Korean-   

                        speaking infants.


2017–2020    Scientific Research (B) (Project No. 17H02331):

                        Co-investigator (P.I. Makoto Minegishi), Typology of information

                        structure in Southeast Asian languages.


2015–2018    Scientific Research (C) (Project No. 15K0247):

                        Co-investigator (P.I. Oshima Yoshikazu), Semantic, syntactic, and

                        prosodic characteristics of negative questions in Japanese.


2014–2016    Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B) (Project No. 26770157):

                        Principle investigator, A cross-dialectal study of semantic structure and

                        prosodic effect on Korean Sais-Sori.


2014–2016    Challenging Exploratory Research (Project No. 26580081):

                        Co-investigator (P.I. Masashi Nomura), Scope, information structure,

                        and prosody of Nominative/Accusative Objects: An empirical study.


2010–2012    Research Fellowship, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science,

                        Research title: Focus and Intonation: A Contrastive Study of Japanese

                        and Korean.

Research grant