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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages


Dr Calbert Graham

Dr Calbert Graham
Research Associate, Automated Language Teaching and Assessment (ALTA)
Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages
Contact details: 
Telephone number: 
+44 (0)1223 760812

Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics
English Faculty Building
9 West Road
University of Cambridge
Sidgwick Avenue
United Kingdom


Dr Calbert Graham is a Research Associate in phonetics. He conducts learner speech corpus research on the ALTA project. He is a member of the Phonetics & Phonology Research Cluster, the Computational Linguistics Research Cluster, and the Cambridge Language Sciences Strategic Initiative.

Calbert graduated with an MPhil from the former Research Centre for English and Applied Linguistics (RCEAL) in 2010 and a PhD from the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (DTAL) in 2014. He has been a visiting researcher at the University of Colorado, Boulder (2011), and at the University of California, Berkeley (2013). He studied for an MA in Applied Linguistics at Kyoto University as a Monbusho Scholar (2009).

CV available on request

Research interests: 

Phonetic theory
Prosody and sound change
Tone and pitch accent systems
Language acquisition
Creole, Romance, Japanese phonology
Computer applications in language learning

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Please see Dr Graham's ResearchGate profile.