Yuni Kim

Employment

1/2009-present
Lecturer, Department of Linguistics & English Language, University of Manchester

Education

in progress
Postgraduate Diploma in Biological Recording, Manchester Metropolitan University.
12/2008
Ph.D. in Linguistics, University of California at Berkeley
Thesis: Topics in the Phonology and Morphology of San Francisco del Mar Huave. Committee: Sharon Inkelas (chair), Andrew Garrett, Larry Hyman, Johanna Nichols.
2005
M.A. in Linguistics, University of California at Berkeley
2002-03
Visiting Fulbright scholar, Department of Scandinavian Languages and Literature, University of Helsinki
2002
A.B. (summa cum laude) in Linguistics, Harvard University
Thesis: Phonological features: privative or equipollent? Advisor: Bert Vaux.

Service

2016-
Editorial board member, Canadian Journal of Linguistics
2014-
Co-organizer, Manchester Phonology Meeting
2012-15
External examiner, BA programme in Linguistics, University College London
2012-15
Treasurer, Linguistics Association of Great Britain
2011-12
Assistant Secretary, Linguistics Association of Great Britain
2009-13
Advisory board member and local organizer, Manchester Phonology Meeting
2008
Co-organizer (with Gabriela Caballero, Keren Rice, and Tanya Slavin), Berkeley Workshop on Affix Ordering (October 4-5)
2005
Co-chair (with Rebecca Cover), 31st Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society
2004
Mentor for Northern Pomo language revitalization team, Breath of Life Conference, UC Berkeley
Reviewing (Journals)
Phonology (x2), Lingua (x4), Southern African Linguistics & Applied Language Studies (x2), Journal of Phonetics, Transactions of the Philological Society, Diachronica, English Language and Linguistics, Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism, AION-Linguistica, Acta Lingvistica Hafniensia, SKY Journal of Linguistics
Reviewing (Conferences)
North East Linguistic Society (since 2014), Chicago Linguistic Society (since 2012), WCCFL (since 2013), LAGB Annual Meeting (since 2012), Manchester Phonology Meeting (since 2009), Old World Conference in Phonology (since 2013), Congreso Nacional de Lingüística de México (2015), Annual Meeting on Phonology (2015), MFiL (on and off), ConSOLE (2015)

Grants, Awards, & Fellowships

2015
Recognising and Rewarding Exceptional Performance award for contributions as LEL Senior Academic Advisor, University of Manchester
2011-13
AHRC Research Grant AH/H033645/1, "The grammar of multifunctionality" (Co-investigator with PI Andrew Koontz-Garboden).
2009-11
University of Manchester LLC School Research Support Fund grants for fieldwork on Huave and Amuzgo phonetics and phonology
2006-07
Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, UC Berkeley
2004-08
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship
2004-06
Jacob K. Javits Graduate Fellowship
2003-04
Departmental Block Grant, UC Berkeley
2002-03
Fulbright Grant (Finland) and Lois Roth Endowment Award
Project: Finland-Swedish Linguistics (dialectology, sociophonetics)
2002
Thomas T. Hoopes Prize, Harvard University
2001
Phi Beta Kappa

University-internal service

2014-
Peer Review of Teaching College, School of Arts, Languages, and Cultures
2012-15
Senior Academic Advisor, Linguistics and English Language
2009-14
Director, Manchester Phonetics Laboratory
2009-12
Study abroad and visiting students coordinator, Linguistics and English Language

Edited Volumes

2005[2006]
Cover, Rebecca T. and Yuni Kim, eds. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society: General Session and Parasession on Prosodic Variation and Change. Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Linguistics Society.
2005[2006]
Cover, Rebecca T. and Yuni Kim, eds. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society: Special Session on Languages of West Africa. Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Linguistics Society.
2001[2006]
Chang, Charles, Michael Houser, Yuni Kim, David Mortensen, Mischa Park-Doob and Maziar Toosarvandani, eds. Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society: General Session and Parasession on Gesture and Language. Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Linguistics Society.

Memberships

Since 2003
Svenska Litteratursällskapet i Finland
Since 2004
Linguistic Society of America
Since 2006
Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas
Since 2011
Linguistics Association of Great Britain
Since 2011
Philological Society

Languages

Native
English
Proficient (C1+)
Swedish, Spanish
Advanced (B2+)
Finnish, German
Intermediate (B1)
Korean, Huave, Brazilian Portuguese
Reading/Basic
Danish, Old Norse/Icelandic