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Scholarly Interest Report
Charles Chang
Lecturer in Linguistics
  • Ph.D. Linguistics (2010) University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
  • A.M. Linguistics (2003) Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • M.A. Linguistics (2005) University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
  • M.Phil. English and Applied Linguistics (2006) University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
  • A.B. Linguistics (2003) Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Primary Department
   Department of Linguistics
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Research Areas
 phonetics, phonology, second language acquisition, bilingualism
Teaching Areas
 general linguistics, phonetics, phonology, second language acquisition, bilingualism
Selected Publications
 Refereed articles

Chang, Charles B. (in press). Bilingual perceptual benefits of experience with a heritage language. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition.


Chang, Charles B., Daniel Wall, Medha Tare, Ewa Golonka, and Karen Vatz. (2014). Relationships of attitudes toward homework and time spent on homework to course outcomes: The case of foreign language learning. Journal of Educational Psychology. Advance online publication.


Chang, Charles B. (2013). A novelty effect in phonetic drift of the native language. Journal of Phonetics, 41(6), 520-533.


Chang, Charles B. (2013). The production and perception of coronal fricatives in Seoul Korean: The case for a fourth laryngeal category. Korean Linguistics, 15(1), 7-49.


Chang, Charles B. (2012). Rapid and multifaceted effects of second-language learning on first-language speech production. Journal of Phonetics, 40(2), 249-268.


Chang, Charles B., and Alan Mishler. (2012). Evidence for language transfer leading to a perceptual advantage for non-native listeners. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 132(4), 2700-2710.


Chang, Charles B., Yao Yao, Erin F. Haynes, and Russell Rhodes. (2011). Production of phonetic and phonological contrast by heritage speakers of Mandarin. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 129(6), 3964-3980. 


Chang, Charles B. (2009). English loanword adaptation in Burmese. Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society, 1, 77-94.

 Refereed conference papers

Chang, Charles B. (2011). Systemic drift of L1 vowels in novice L2 learners. In Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS XVII), ed. Wai-Sum Lee and Eric Zee, 428-431. Hong Kong, China: City University of Hong Kong.


Chang, Charles B. (2008). Variation in palatal production in Buenos Aires Spanish. In Selected Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics, ed. Maurice Westmoreland and Juan Antonio Thomas, 54-63. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. 


Chang, Charles, and Yao Yao. (2007). Tone production in whispered Mandarin. In Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS XVI), ed. Jürgen Trouvain and William J. Barry, 1085-1088. Dudweiler, Germany: Pirrot. 

Positions Held
 Visiting Scholar, New York University. (2012 - 2013)

 Visiting Research Scholar, City University of New York. (2012 - 2013)

 Assistant Research Scientist, University of Maryland, College Park. (2010 - 2012)