CV

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(From Cognition, 7th Ed. Matlin, 2009)

Education

PhD: Experimental Phonetics, University of Canterbury (New Zealand), Expected January, 2018

MSc: Experimental Phonetics, University of Alberta (Canada), April, 2014

Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute: Universality and Variability, University of Michigan (USA), June/July 2013

BA Honors (First Class): Experimental Phonetics, University of Alberta (Canada), April, 2013

Lab Affiliations

New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain and Behaviour: University of Canterbury, 2015 – present

Alberta Phonetics Laboratory: University of Alberta, 2010 – present

University Service

Linguistics Departmental Council (University of Alberta): Master’s level representative

Employment

Research Assistant: New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain and Behaviour: University of Canterbury, 2015 – present

Research Assistant: TLEF (developing an on-line Introductory Phonetics course), under Drs Benjamin Tucker and Timothy Mills, Fall 2013 – 2014

Research Assistant: Alberta Phonetics Laboratory, 2011 – 2015

Staff Member: Linguistics Abstracts, ­2010 – 2015

Teaching Experience

Lecturer: LING 103 – Basics of Language for Language Learners, University of Canterbury, 2017

College of Arts Tutor/TA Training Programme – A 10 week course in pedagogy, 2016

Tutor (Teacher’s Assistant): LING 225 – Forensic Linguistics, University of Canterbury, 2016

Final Examinations Supervisor, University of Canterbury, 2015 – present

Co-supervisor: Undergraduate Honors Thesis/Project (The Effects of Duration on Human Processing of Reduced Speech) University of Alberta, 2014

Guest Lecture (Digital Signal Processing: Amplitude): LING 512 – Acoustic Phonetics, University of Alberta, 2014

Guest Lecture (Course Acoustic Cues within a Spectrogram): LING 512 – Acoustic Phonetics, University of Alberta, 2014

Guest Lecture (Recording Quality: A Crash Course on Best Practices & Acoustic Phonetics): LING 311 – Community Language Archiving, CILLDI, 2014

Teacher’s Assistant: LING 211 – Phonetics of Indigenous Languages, CILLDI, 2013

Teacher’s Assistant: LING 211 – Phonetics of Indigenous Languages, CILLDI, 2012

Guest Lecture (Recording Technology): LING 311 – Community Language Archiving, CILLDI, 2012

Teacher’s Assistant: LING 211 – Phonetics of Indigenous Languages, CILLDI, 2011

Awards & Fellowships

University of Canterbury Thesis in Three: Third Place, 2015

University of Canterbury Doctoral Scholarship, 2015-2018

Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship, 2014-2018

Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship, 2013

Green and Gold Student Leadership and Professional Development Grant, 2013

Jason Lang Academic Scholarship, 2012-2013

Rodger S. Smith Undergraduate Research Award, Summer 2011

Jason Lang Academic Scholarship, 2011-2012

Jason Lang Academic Scholarship, 2010-2011

Jason Lang Academic Scholarship, 2009-2010

 Publications & Presentations

Hay, J., Podlubny, R., Drager, K., & McAuliffe, M. (2017). Car-talk: Location-specific speech production and perception. Journal of Phonetics, 65, 94-109.

Podlubny, R. (2016). “Musical mind control: Acoustic convergence to background music in speech production”. Presented at the 172nd annual meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 2016. (Honolulu, HI)

Podlubny, R.G., Hay, J., McAuliffe, M. (2016). “Car-talk: How physical environment influences speech production and perception”. Presented at the 15th annual meeting of Laboratory Phonology. (Ithaca, NY)

Podlubny, R.G. (2015). “Musical mind control: The effects of speech environment on language use”. Presented at the annual meeting of the Linguistics Society of New Zealand. (Dunedin, NZ)

Podlubny, R., (2015). “Musical mind control: The effects of speech environment on language use”. Invited talk: Alberta Phonetics Laboratory, University of Alberta. (Edmonton, AB)

Podlubny, R.G., Geeraert, K., Tucker, B.V. (2015). “It’s all about, like, acoustics”. In the 18th Proc. of the ICPhS, University of Glasgow.

Podlubny, R., Geeraert, K., & Tucker, B.V. (2014) “It’s all about, like, acoustics: Comparing like to like.” Presented at the 9th International Conference on the Mental Lexicon. (Niagra-on-the-Lake, ON).

Podlubny, R., & Tucker, B.V. (2013) “Less than careful speech: Exploring the roles of target duration and time varying intensity in spoken language processing.” Presented at the 166th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. (San Francisco, CA).

Podlubny, R. (2012) “The roles of pitch, duration, and amplitude in the perception of spontaneous speech.” Presented at the 2nd Kule Institute for Advanced Study, TIN Conference. (Edmonton, AB).

Podlubny, R., Tucker, B.V., & Nearey, T. (2011). ‘Sorry, what was that?’: The roles of pitch, duration, and amplitude in the perception of reduced speech. Poster presented at the Nijmegen Spontaneous Speech Workshop (Nijmegen, NL).

Podlubny, R., & Tucker, B.V. (2011). ‘ZatEnglish?’: An exploration of reduced speech in western Canada. Talk presented at the Undergraduate Research Initiative: Launch Ceremony (Edmonton, AB).

Podlubny, R., & Tucker, B.V. (2011). ‘ZatEnglish?’: An exploration of reduced speech in western Canada. Poster presented at the University of Alberta: Week of Welcome (Edmonton, Ab).

Extra Curricular (Music)

“Hide Like a Secret” – The Provincial Archive, 2014 (DevilDuck Records) Germany

“It’s All Shaken Wonder” – The Provincial Archive, Summer of 2014 (Black Box Records) Canada

“Hide Like a Secret” – The Provincial Archive, 2014 (Black Box Records) Canada

“It’s All Shaken Wonder” – The Provincial Archive, Spring of 2014 (DevilDuck Records) Germany

“Contagious Movement Theory/Short Controlled Bursts” – ­The Fullblast, (Dine Alone Records) Double Vinyl re-release for Reunion

“Maybe We Could Be Holy” – The Provincial Archive, 2010 (Bedrooms and Basements) Canada

“Nameless Places” – The Provincial Archive, 2009 (Bedrooms and Basements) Canada

“Passenger Action” – Passenger Action, 2009 (Smallman Records) Canada

“Passenger Action” – Acoustic Blueprints, 2007/2008 (Smallman Records) Canada

“Short Controlled Bursts” – The Fullblast, 2005 (In Ya Face) Japan

“Short Controlled Bursts” – The Fullblast, 2005 (Dine Alone Records) Canada/USA 

“Dance.Pretend.Forget.Defend” – fordirelifesake, 2004 (Thorp Records) USA/Japan

“Dance.Pretend.Forget.Defend” – fordirelifesake, 2004 (Skipworth Records) Europe

Untitled – The Hollywood Ending, 2003/2005, Digital release

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