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Halcyon Lawrence

Halcyon Lawrence

Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Technical Communication

Phone: 

312.567.3465

Fax: 

312.567.5187

Email: 

Office: 

SH 207

Education 

Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, Technical Communication (2013)
MSc., Illinois Institute of Technology, Technical Communication and Information Design (2010)
MSc., The University of the West Indies,International Relations (2006)

Research Interests 

Speech variation
User-centered speech design
Computer-mediated communication
Language and technology
Accented speech and bias

Selected Publications 

“Foreign-accented Speech in Speech-mediated Technology: To Localize or Not?” Society of Technical Communication. Conference Proceedings. Atlanta, GA.  2013

“Speech Intelligibility: Its Scope and Purpose in Technical Communication.” Society of Technical Communication. Conference Proceedings. Chicago, IL. 2012

“The Effect of Mood Induction on Adolescent Speech Behavior”.  International Society for Research on Emotion. Poster Presentation. Kyoto, Japan. 2011

“Beyond Binary: Technical Communication and the Knowledge Student.” IEEE IPC Conference, Proceedings. Montreal, Canada. 2008