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Jonathan Howell

Associate Professor, Linguistics

Office:
Conrad J. Schmitt Hall
Email:
howellj@montclair.edu
Phone:
973-655-7505
Degrees:
BA, University of British Columbia
PhD, Cornell University
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Dr. Howell's research examines the role of prosody (e.g. stress, intonation, rhythm) in determining meaning in English, in particular the phenomenon of focus. The long-term objective of his research is a model of focus that is both computationally effective, for the purpose of representing and detecting focus in language technologies, and scientifically transparent, in order to understand how focus is realized acoustically and conditioned pragmatically by human speakers.

Dr. Howell is also interested in scientific literacy instruction and has published on the topics of numeracy and information literacy in traditionally non-STEM fields.

Office Hours

Fall

Monday
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Wednesday
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Thursday
9:30 am - 10:30 am

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