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Education

2018–PresentPh. D. Linguistics, The University of Michigan
2016B.A. Linguistics, The University of Chicago
2016B.S. Computer Science, The University of Chicago

Employment

2014–2018Lab Manager, Phonology Lab, The University of Chicago
2016–2018Research Specialist, Language Processing Lab, The University of Chicago

Posters

Kramer, A. (2021). Dependency Lengths in Speech and Writing: A Cross-Linguistic Comparison via YouDePP, a Pipeline for Scraping and Parsing YouTube Captions. Proceedings of the Society for Computation in Linguistics, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.7275/PZ9G-D780
Kramer, A., & Liu, Z. (2021). A Data-driven Approach to Crosslinguistic Structural Biases. Proceedings of the Society for Computation in Linguistics, 4(1). https://doi.org/10.7275/QFRB-A654
Namboodiripad, S., Bisnath, F., Kramer, A., Luntzlara, N. & Goldberg, A. (2021). Backgroundedness measures predict island status of non-finite adjuncts in English. 34th Annual CUNY Human Sentence Processing Conference.
Namboodiripad, S., Garcia-Amaya, L., Kramer, A., Tobin, S., Sedarous, Y., Henriksen, N., Boland, J., and Coetzee, A. 2020. "Verb position and flexible constituent order processing: Comparing verb-final and verb-medial languages." 33rd Annual CUNY Human Sentence Processing Conference. University of Massachusetts, Amherst.Poster
Kramer, A. and S. Namboodiripad. 2020. "Toward a more accurate typology: Defining constituent order flexibility in WALS, AUTOTYP, and beyond." LSA 2020, New Orleans, LA.Poster

Conference presentations

Kramer, A. (2020). The effect of register on dependency length in two flexible languages. 53rd Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea.
Xiang, M., A. Kramer, T. Leffel, and C. Kennedy. 2018. "Production and comprehension of referential expressions show divergent behavior.'' CUNY 2018 Conference on Human Sentence Processing, UC Davis.
Xiang, M, C. Kennedy and A. Kramer. 2017. "Semantic adaptation and its time course: an investigation of gradable adjectives." XPrag 2017, Universität zu Köln.
Xiang, M, C. Kennedy and A. Kramer. 2017. "Semantic adaptation and its time course: an investigation of gradable adjectives." CUNY 2017 Conference on Human Sentence Processing, MIT.

Co-authored journal articles

Xiang, M., Kramer, A., & Nordmeyer, A. E. (2020). An informativity-based account of negation complexity. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 46(10), 1857–1867. https://doi.org/10.1037/xlm0000851
Yu, A., A. Kramer and K. Franich. (Under revision.) "Co-variation between perceptual cue weights within and across contrasts."

Preprints

Levshina, N., Namboodiripad, S., Allassonnière-Tang, M., Kramer, M. A., Talamo, L., Verkerk, A., … Stoynova, N. (2021, May 13). Why we need a gradient approach to word order. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/yg9bf

Professional Affiliations

2018–PresentThe Linguistic Society of America

Service

2019–2020Co-Leader, Sociolinguistics, Contact and Discourse Discussion Group
2019–2020Member, Graduate Linguists at Michican (GLaM) Committee
2018–2019Member, Undergraduate Committee, The University of Michigan

Proficiencies

Advanced:HTML, CSS, jQuery, Python, sqLite, Git, jsPsych
Intermediate:Bash, C, C++, C#, Firebase, AWS, E-Basic, R
Basic:Haskell, Angular.js, Node.js, Ruby, MATLAB, PsychoPy

Languages

Native:English
Advanced:Japanese
Intermediate:Russian
Basic:Mandarin, Modern Greek