LEE, Seunghun

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LEE, Seunghun
International Christian University
College of Liberal Arts Division of Arts and Sciences
Job title
Associate Professor
Ph.D in Linguistics(Rutgers University), Certificate for Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language(Seoul National University), M.A. (言語学)(Seoul National University), B.A. in German Education(Seoul National University)
Research funding number

Research Areas



Sep 2002
Oct 2008
Linguistics, Rutgers University
Mar 1997
Feb 1999
Linguistics, Linguistics, Seoul National University
Mar 1993
Feb 1997
German, Seoul National University

Published Papers

The phonetic realization of tonal contrast in Dränjongke
*Lee, S. J. Hwang, H.K. Monou, T. Kawahara, S.
Proc. TAL2018, Sixth International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages   217-221   2018   [Refereed]
*Perkins, Jeremy Seunghun J. Lee Julian Villegas
Tonal Aspects of Languages 2016      2016   [Refereed]
Psychoacoustic roughness as creaky voice predictor
*Villegas, Julian Jeremy Perkins Seunghun J. Lee
The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America   140 3394-3394   2016
Acoustic properties of the dental vs. alveolar contrast in Mapudungu
*Fasola, Carlos A. Héctor Painequeo Páillan Seunghun J. Lee Jeremy Perkins
Proceedings of the International Congress on Phonetic Sciences (ICPhS) 18      2015   [Refereed]
Aspectual auxiliary verbs in Xitsonga
*Seunghun J. Lee Crous Hlungwani
Stellenbosch Papers in Linguistics Plus   48(1) 113-135   2015   [Refereed]


Identifying the locus of L2 pronunciation: an exploratory study of geminate production by Chinese L2 learners of Japanese
*Lee, Seunghun J. K. Kurita J. Perkins
Foreign Language Education Research   22 69-86   2018   [Refereed]
The phonetic structure of Dzongkha: a preliminary study
*Lee, Seunghun J. Shigeto Kawahara
Journal of the Phonetic Society of Japan   22(1) 13-20   2018   [Refereed]
Truncation in message-oriented phonology: a case study using Korean vocative truncation
*Kawahara S. S. J. Lee
Linguistic Vanguard   4(s2)    2018   [Refereed]
Distribution of conjunctive and disjunctive forms in Xitsonga
*Lee, Seunghun J. Crous Hlungwani
Stellenbosch Papers in Linguistics Plus   52 157-173   2017   [Refereed]
Aspects of the intonational phonology of Basaa
Intonation in African Tone Langauges (book title)   167-194   2016   [Refereed]

Books etc

Proceedings of the 13th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL13)
*Guillemot, C. S. J. Lee T. Yoshida (Part:Joint Editor)
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics #88   2018   

Conference Activities & Talks

Phonetics of modal and breathy plosives in SiSwati
Lee, S.J. Seth Tshithukhe Haruya Ogawa
The 7th Southern African Microlinguistics Workshop (SAMWOP 7)   29 Nov 2018   
An interaction between voicing and tone in Dränjongke fricatives
Guillemot, C. S. J. Lee
The 157th Linguistics Society of Japan Meeting   18 Nov 2018   
Using psychoacoustic roughness to measure creakiness in Burmese
Perkins, Jeremy Julián Villegas Seunghun J. Lee Kosei Otsuka
The 5th NINJAL International Conference on Phonetics and Phonology   26 Oct 2018   
Prosody of question elements in two Bantu languages: Shingazidja and Xitsonga
Lee, S. J. Cédric Patin
International Conference on Tone and Intonation (TIE2018)   13 Oct 2018   
Using field data in phonetic classes.
Lee, S. J.
The 2nd International Symposium on Applied Phonetics   20 Sep 2018   

Research Grants & Projects

Research on the voiceless nasals in Ikema Miyakoan and Hateruma Yaeyaman
Kashima Foundation: 
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Yuka Hayashi
Phonetics Phonology and New Orthographies: Helping Native Language Communities in the Himalayas (PhoPhoNo)
Project Year: Feb 2017 - Jan 2020
Investigating understudied syntactic structures of Xitsonga
JSPS Invitational Fellowship: 
Project Year: Oct 2016 - Oct 2016
Korean at the Nexus of the Northeast Asian Linguistic Area
Academy of Korean Studies: 
Project Year: Sep 2016 - Aug 2021
Phonetic typology of consonant-tone interaction
Kakenhi: KAKENHI (C)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Today


Elisabeth Selkirk and Seunghun J. Lee, Co-Editors of 'Constituent structure in sentence phonology' as athematic issue for the first issue of 2015 in Phonology.
[Ad-hoc reviewer of conference abstracts]Linguistics Society of America, Exploring the Interfaces 3, Workshop on Formal Altaic Linguistics, Tone Across Languages
[Ad-hoc reviewer of grant proposals] National Science Foundation; American Philosophical Society