Advisory Board


The UW Master of Science in Computational Linguistics has an advisory board to help guide the overall direction of the program. This group includes key faculty and staff as well as representatives from some of the top companies and organizations in the field. Board members help review content, guide course design and provide updates to ensure the program remains current as the field evolves.

Srinivas Bangalore, Lead Inventive Scientist, Interactions Corporation

Emily Bender, Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Washington

David Bullock, Lexicographer and Writer, Beginner's ESL Text and Dictionary

Sabrina Burleigh, Research Manager, Language Modeling, Nuance Communications

Lesley Carmichael, Principal Program Manager Lead, Microsoft

Ciprian Chelba, Research Scientist, Google

Francine Chen, Senior Staff Research Scientist, FX Palo Alto Laboratory

Mike Cohen, Founder, stealth startup

Michael Gamon, Computational Linguist, Microsoft Research, Microsoft

Philip Harrison, Research Scientist, Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence

Jim Hoard, Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Washington

Mark Johnson, Professor, Language Science (CORE), Macquarie University (Australia)

Ron Kaplan, Senior Director and Distinguished Scientist, Nuance Communications

Remy Sanouillet, Senior Computational Linguist, NetBase Solutions Inc.

Amarnag Subramanya, Research Scientist, Google

Joseph T. Tennis, Associate Professor, Information School, University of Washington

Michael Tjalve, Senior Program Manager, Speech, Microsoft
Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Washington

Clare Voss, Senior Computer Scientist, Army Research Laboratory

Richard Wojcik, Associate Technical Fellow (retired), Boeing

Richard Wright, Professor and Department Chair, Linguistics, University of Washington