Research interests

  • Oceanic languages, languages of Vanuatu
  • Papuan languages, languages of the Finisterre-Huon peninsula
  • Syntax, Typology,  Language documentation and description 


Honours and research grants

  • Sep 10                         ($500) Alice Cozzi Heritage Language Foundation (With Lap Siu)
  • Sep 09                        ($500) Alice Cozzi Heritage Language Foundation
  • Sep 08                         ($500) Alice Cozzi Heritage Language Foundation
  • May 05 -- Dec 07       (£12,292) Individual Graduate Scholarship. Hans Rausing Endangered Languages Project, SOAS, University of London, UK
  • Jun 04                          ($1,500) Partners in Excellence Award. ETS-TOEFL, USA
  • Jun 04                          ($4,500) Diversity and Equity Initiative Scholarship. Office of Student Equity Excellence & Diversity (SEED), University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
  • May 02 -- Aug 02       ($7,951) Graduate Research Partnership Program Fellowship. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 


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  • Guérin V and Yourupi P (2016) Language endangerment. In: Introductory Readings in Languages of the Pacific Islands: University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Fall 2016, Linguistics 150. Department of Linguistics, University of Hawaii, Manoa, HI, USA, pp. 178-188

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  • A descriptive grammar of a previously unknown language from Papua New Guinea (PhD , Secondary Advisor)

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