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Cynthia Kilpatrick

Name

[Kilpatrick, Cynthia]
  • Assistant Professor in Practice, Linguistics & TESOL

Professional Preparation

Appointments

    • Aug 2016 to Present Interim Director, English Language Institute
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Aug 2014 to Present Assistant Professor in Practice
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Aug 2009 to Aug 2014 Assistant Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Aug 2008 to July 2009 Associate in Linguistics
      University of California, San Diego
    • Aug 2007 to Aug 2008 Associate in lieu of TA
      University of California, San Diego   Center for Teaching Development
    • Aug 2003 to Aug 2007 Teaching and Research Assistant
      University of California, San Diego   Department of Linguistics
    • Aug 2001 to Aug 2003 Teaching Assistant
      University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP)   Department of Languages and Linguistics

Memberships

  • Membership
    • Sept 2012 to Present American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
    • July 2012 to Present TESOL
    • July 2012 to Present American Association of Applied Linguists
    • Aug 2006 to Present Linguistic Society of America (LSA)

Publications

      Journal Article 2015
      • Tommerdahl, J., and Kilpatrick, C. (2015) Child Directed Speech: An Examination of Frequency and Reliability in Spontaneous Language Samples. Journal of Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics.

        {Peer Reviewed }

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      Journal Article 2014
      • Choi, Yujeong, and Cynthia Kilpatrick. (2014). Hypothesis Testing in Task-Based Interaction. Applied Language Learning, 23-24, 1-22.

        {Journal Article }
      2014
      • Kilpatrick, Cynthia, and Lori McLain Pierce. (2014). Focused Instruction in Spanish Syllabification. Foreign Language Annals, 47, 2, 286-299.

        {Peer Reviewed }

      Journal Article 2013
      • Tommerdahl, J. and Kilpatrick, C. (2013) The Reliability of Morphological Analyses in Language Samples. Journal of Language Testing, 31, 1, 3-18.

        {Peer Reviewed }
      2013
      • Tommerdahl, Jodi, and Cynthia Kilpatrick. (2013). Analysing Reliability of Grammatical Production in Spontaneous Samples of Varying Length.  Journal of Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 29, 2, 171-183.

        {Peer Reviewed }

      Conference Proceeding 2007
      • Kilpatrick, Cynthia, Ryan K. Shosted, & Amalia Arvaniti. 2007. On the perception of incomplete neutralization. Proceedings of ICPhS XVI, 653-656.
        {Conference Proceeding }

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Presentations

    • October  2015
      Story Re-Telling and Prosodic Behavior

      Rohr, Jessica, and Cynthia Kilpatrick. 2015. Story Re-Telling and Prosodic Behavior. Poster presented at the Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching Conference, October 16-17, 2015. Dallas, TX.

    • October  2015
      Building Stronger TESOL Professionals through Mentoring and Internships

      Kilpatrick, Cynthia, Gloria Munson, and Maram Alturki. 2015. Building Stronger TESOL Professionals through Mentoring and Internships. Presented at the TexTESOL 2015 State Conference, October 22-24, 2015, in San Antonio, Texas.

    • March  2015
      Interlocutor feedback in learner-learner interactions

      Choi, Yujeong, and Cynthia Kilpatrick. 2015. Interlocutor feedback in learner-learner interactions. Poster presented at the 2015 Conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics, March 21-24, 2015, in Toronto, Canada.

    • March  2015
      Phonotactic effects in monolingual and bilingual priming

      Kilpatrick, Cynthia, Lori McLain Pierce, and Jessica Rohr. 2015. Phonotactic effects in monolingual and bilingual priming. Poster presented at the 2015 Conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics, March 21-24, 2015, in Toronto, Canada.

    • December  2014
      Tips and Tricks for Teaching English

      Invited workshop presented at International Youth Fellowship English Camp, 30 December 2014, Dallas, Tx.
       

    • March  2014
      Priming and Phonological Onsets

      Kilpatrick, Cynthia, Lori McLain Pierce, and Jessica Rohr. Poster presented at the 2014 Conference of the American Association for Applied Linguistics, March 22-25, 2014, in Portland, Oregon.

    • June  2013
      Hypothesis testing in task-based interaction

      Choi, Yujeong, and Cynthia Kilpatrick. Hypothesis testing in task-based interaction. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics, 3-5 June, 2013, Victoria, BC.

    • March  2013
      Morpho-syntactic development and task-based interaction

      Choi, Yujeong, and Cynthia Kilpatrick. Poster presented at the 2013 American Association for Applied Linguistics, 16-19 March 2013, Dallas, TX.

    • December  2012
      Knowing Your Students

      Kilpatrick, Cynthia.  Knowing your Students. Training presented for the International Youth Fellowship English Camp Workshop.  31 Dec 2012, Dallas, Texas.

    • October  2012
      Establishing conversation partners and clubs between an IEP and MA TESOL program

      Basler, Debra, and Cynthia Kilpatrick. Establishing conversation partners and clubs between an IEP & MA TESOL program. Paper presented at TexTESOL V, 13 Oct 2012.

    • October  2012
      I see what you are saying: Deaf students as ESL learners

      Peters, Sharon, and Cynthia Kilpatrick.  I see what you are saying: Deaf students as ESL learners.  Paper presented at TexTESOL V, 13 Oct 2012.

    • March  2012
      Automation and Experimentation: A Workshop in Praat

      Kilpatrick, Cynthia.  Automation and Experimentation:  A Workshop in Praat.  Invited workshop for UTASCILT 2012, 1-2 March 2012, Arlington, Texas.

    • February  2012
      Diphthongs and Focused Instruction in Spanish Syllabification

      Kilpatrick, Cynthia, Lori McLain Pierce, and Justin Fuller. Diphthongs and Focused Instruction in Spanish Syllabification. Paper presented at CASPSLaP 2012: Current Approaches to Spanish and Portuguese Second Language Phonology, 16-19 February 2012, Columbia, SC.

    • January  2012
      Phonological Change in Maya K’iche’: Glottalization and Uvulars

      Kilpatrick, Cynthia. Phonological Change in Maya K’iche’: Glottalization and Uvulars. Poster presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Indigenous Languages of the Americas, 5-8 Jan 2012, Portland, OR.

    • July  2011
      Childhood Linguistics

      Kilpatrick, Cynthia.Childhood Linguistics.Training presented for the Tarrant County Foster Parent Association, 2 July 2011, Fort Worth, Texas.

    • April  2011
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      Kilpatrick, Cynthia, and Derrick Jackman. Language Loss and Language Change:Three Generations of Maya K’iche’.  Poster presented at the Oklahoma Workshop on Native American Languages, 16-17 April 2011, Tallequah, OK

    • July  2010
      The contrast system in Tohono O’odham stops

      Kilpatrick, Cynthia, Colleen Fitzgerald, and Namrata Dubey.  The contrast system in Tohono O’odham stops.  Poster presented at the 12th Conference on Laboratory Phonology, 8-10 July 2010, Albuquerque, NM.

    • May  2010
      Promoting success in language learning: L2 acquisition in theory and practice

      Kilpatrick, Cynthia. Promoting success in language learning: L2 acquisition in theory and practice.  Volunteer training presented for the Arlington Public Library, 3 May 2010.

    • April  2010
      Legacy materials and the phonetic investigation of Tohono O'odham stops

      Kilpatrick, Cynthia, Colleen Fitzgerald, Namrata Dubey, Nathan Eversole, and Stephen George. Legacy materials and the phonetic investigation of Tohono O'odham stops. Paper presented at the Oklahoma Workshop on Native American Languages, 17 April 2010, Tallequah, OK.

    • February  2010
      L2 Spanish speakers and the perception of ‘exceptional’ hiatus

      Kilpatrick, Cynthia, and Daniel Scarpace. L2 Spanish speakers and the perception of ‘exceptional’ hiatus. Paper presented at the L2 Phonology Conference 2010: Current Approaches to Spanish and Portuguese Second Language Phonology, 4-6 February 2010, Gainesville, FL.

    • January  2010
      How exceptional are exceptional forms? Perception of hiatus in Spanish

      Scarpace, Daniel, and Cynthia Kilpatrick.  How exceptional are exceptional forms?  Perception of hiatus in Spanish.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, 7-10 January 2010, Baltimore, MD

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      Transfer and acquisition in L2 phonology: The perception of hiatus in Spanish

      Kilpatrick, Cynthia. Transfer and acquisition in L2 phonology: The perception of hiatus

      in Spanish. Invited talk given at the DFW Metroplex Linguistics Conference,

      7 November 2009, Arlington, TX

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    • May  2009
      Second language influence and the perception of first language phonotactics

      Kilpatrick, Cynthia.  Second language influence and the perception of first language phonotactics.  Paper presented at the 2nd Annual Workshop on Speech, 21-23 May 2009, Portland, OR.

    • January  2009
      Learning a phonotactic subset in second language acquisition

      Kilpatrick, Cynthia.  Learning a phonotactic subset in second language acquisition.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, 8-11 January 2009, San Francisco, CA.

    • November  2008
      Phonotactic knowledge in second language learners.

      Kilpatrick, Cynthia. Phonotactic knowledge in second language learners. Poster

      presented at the Southern California Workshop on Phonetics/Phonology, 1 November

      2008, Claremont, California.

    • August  2008
      Online effects of phonotactic constraints across two languages

      Gutiérrez, Roberto, Lewis Shapiro, Jessica Barlow, Leah Fabiano-Smith, Cynthia

      Kilpatrick, Mary Orton, and Julie Merrill. Online effects of phonotactic constraints

      across two languages. Poster presented at the Workshop on Consonant Clusters and

      Structural Complexity, 31 July – 2 August 2008, Munich, Germany.

    • January  2007
      Reduplication in child phonology: A structural markedness account

      Kilpatrick, Cynthia, Jessica Barlow, and Sarah Cragg.  Reduplication in child phonology:  A structural markedness account.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, 4-7 January 2007, Anaheim, CA

    • January  2007
      The production and perception of epenthetic stop

      Arvaniti, Amalia and Cynthia Kilpatrick. The production and perception of epenthetic stops.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, 4-7 January 2007, Anaheim, CA

    • November  2006
      Intrusive vowels in Cruceño Spanish

      Kilpatrick, Cynthia, James Kirby, and Kathryn McGee. Intrusive vowels in Cruceño Spanish.Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, November 28-December 2, 2006, Honolulu, Hawaii.

    • November  2006
      On the Perception of Epenthetic Stops

      Arvaniti, Amalia, Ryan Shosted, and Cynthia Kilpatrick.  On the Perception of Epenthetic Stops.  Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, November 28-December 2, 2006, Honolulu, Hawaii.  

    • June  2005
      Anteriority assimilation in English

      Bakovic, Eric, and Cynthia Kilpatrick.  Anteriority assimilation in English. Paper presented at The First International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English, 23-26 June, 2005, University of Edinburgh.

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Courses

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