Linguistics Research and Documentation Personnel

Nate Cheeseman
B.A. International Ministries

Linguistics Research and Documentation Unit Coordinator, Researcher

Publications:

2017. Cheeseman, Nathaniel; Paul Sidwell; and Anne Osborne. Khmuic linguistic bibliography with selected annotations. JSEALS vol. 10.1:i-xlvi.

2015. Cheeseman, Nathaniel; Eilzabeth Hall; and Darren Gordon. Palaungic Linguistic Bibliography with Selected Annotations. Mon-Khmer Studies Journal 44.i-liv

2013. Cheeseman, Nathaniel, Jennifer Herington, and Paul James Sidwell. Bahnaric Linguistic Bibliography with Selected Annotations. Mon-Khmer Studies Journal 42.xxxiv-xlvii

Tiffany Priest
M.A. Linguistics

Linguistics Researcher

Publications:

2022. Priest, Tiffany. A Preliminary Phonology and Latin-Based Orthography of Para Naga (Jejara), Northwest Myanmar. JSEALS vol. 15.2.i-xxiii.

2015. Barkman, Tiffany. Reduplication and Imperfectivity in Jejara (Para Naga). JSEALS vol. 8.121-132.


MA Paper:

2014. Barkman, Tiffany Rae. A descriptive grammar of Jejara (Para Naga). Master’s thesis.

Carey  Statezni

BS in Elementary Education (K-6), Mathematics Emphasis

BS in Biblical Studies

M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction, Elementary Education

MA in Language Development, Language Survey Emphasis

Sociolinguistic  Researcher

Current work focus: Language Survey Coordinator for Mainland Southeast Asia, providing training about sociolinguistic research design & methods

 Publications:

2023. Statezni, Carey, Nathan Statezni, Piang Nan, Abraham, Mang Tial Khun. Sociolinguistic Survey of the Chin Speech Varieties Spoken along the Dalet Stream, Ann Township, Rakhine State, Myanmar. Asia Social Issues vol. 17.4: e264779.

2013. Carey Statezni. Sociolinguistic survey of Rakhine varieties in Rakhine State, Myanmar. Master’s thesis. 

2008. Eppele, John, Carey Statezni, and Nathan Statezni. Monic bibliography with selected annotations. Research Project SU2. Chiang Mai, Thailand: Linguistics Institute, Payap University.

 2008. Eppele, John, Carey Statezni, and Nathan Statezni. 2008. Monic bibliography. Research Project SU3. Chiang Mai, Thailand: Linguistics Institute, Payap University.

2007. Nathan, Carey Statezni, and Erin Dawkins. A Sociolinguistic Survey of Nyah Kur in Northeastern Thailand. Chiang Mai, Thailand: Linguistics Institute, Payap University.

Conference Presentations:

2010. Training nationals. Paper presented at International Language Assessment Conference (ILAC) VI, 3-10 November in Penang, Malaysia.

 2010. SLQ design. Paper presented at International Language Assessment Conference (ILAC) VI, 3-10 November in Penang, Malaysia.


Lisa Cooper
M.A. in Applied Linguistics 

Linguistics Researcher


Vong  Tsuh Shi
M.A. Linguistics

Master of Divinity (M.Div)

Linguistics Researcher


Joseph  Bryant
M.A. Theology

Linguistics Researcher


Alexander Jeske
M.A. Linguistics

Linguistics Researcher


MA Paper: 

2022. Alexander Jeske. A Preliminary Sociolinguistic Survey of the Lua in Bo Kluea District, Nan Province, Thailand. Payap University.

Jeffrey Quinn Mellema
M.A. Biblical Exegesis

M.A. Linguistics

Linguistics Researcher


MA Paper:

2023. Mellema, Jeffrey. Discourse Features of Eastern Lawa Narrative. Payap University.

Piang Nan

M.Min Theology

M.A. Theology


Linguistics Researcher


Publications:

2023. Statezni, Carey, Nathan Statezni, Piang Nan, Abraham, Mang Tial Khun. Sociolinguistic Survey of the Chin Speech Varieties Spoken along the Dalet Stream, Ann Township, Rakhine State, Myanmar. Asia Social Issues vol. 17.4: e264779.

Mang Tial Khun

M.Div Theology

M.A. Linguistics


Linguistics Researcher


MA Paper:

Mang Tial Khun. 2019. A Phonological and Lexical Comparison of Thor and Hakha. Master thesis. 


Publications:

2023. Statezni, Carey, Nathan Statezni, Piang Nan, Abraham, Mang Tial Khun. Sociolinguistic Survey of the Chin Speech Varieties Spoken along the Dalet Stream, Ann Township, Rakhine State, Myanmar. Asia Social Issues vol. 17.4: e264779.



Kee Shein Mang 

M.A. Linguistics


Linguistics Researcher


MA Paper: 

2006. A syntactic and pragmatic description of verb stem alternation in K’cho, a Chin language. Master’s thesis. 


Publications:

2023. Statezni, Carey, Nathan Statezni, Piang Nan, Abraham, Mang Tial Khun. Sociolinguistic Survey of the Chin Speech Varieties Spoken along the Dalet Stream, Ann Township, Rakhine State, Myanmar. Asia Social Issues vol. 17.4: e264779.