Darya KavitskayaAssistant Professor
Darya (Dasha) Kavitskaya is an associate professor of Linguistics in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at UC Berkeley. She got her Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in 2001 and taught at Yale University until she moved to Berkeley in 2011. Dasha's research interests include theoretical phonology (especially contrast, syllable structure, and opacity), various issues of phonetics/phonology interface (secondary articulation, in particular, palatalization), historical Slavic phonology, and SLI phonology. She works mainly on Slavic languages and the languages of the former Soviet Union. Her field languages are Crimean Tatar (Turkic) and Tundra Nenets (Uralic).