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Ricardo Napoleão de Souza


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Description of research and teaching


  • Phonetics and Phonology
  • Phonological Typology
  • Historical Linguistics
  • Laboratory Phonology
  • Romance Languages
  • South American Languages
  • North American Languages
  • Research Methodology

Courses taught

  • Introduction to General Linguistics
  • Historical Linguistics/Language Change
  • Introduction to Phonetics

Education/Academic qualification

Linguistics, PhD, University of New Mexico

Fields of Science

  • 6121 Languages
  • Linguistics
  • Typology
  • Phonology
  • Phonetics
  • Prosody
  • Historical linguistics

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.


Sound, structure and meaning: The bases of prominence ratings in English, French and Spanish

Cole, J., Hualde, J. I., Smith, C. L., Eager, C., Mahrt, T. & Napoleão de Souza, R., 2019, In : Journal of Phonetics. 75, p. 113-147 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Vowel duration in English adjectives in attributive and predicative constructions

Bybee, J. & Napoleão de Souza, R., Dec 2019, In : Language and cognition. 11, 4, p. 555-581

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review


HALS seminar "Introducing the ERC project 'Linguistic Adaptation' and its team members"

Ricardo Napoleão de Souza (Speaker)
24 Jan 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Linguistics vanguard : multimodal online journal (Journal)

Ricardo Fernandes Napoleão de Souza (Reviewer)
Nov 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Heldig Digital Humanities Summit 2019

Ricardo Fernandes Napoleão de Souza (Attendee)
7 Nov 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Societas Europaea Linguistica (External organisation)

Ricardo Napoleão de Souza (Board member)
2019 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in public Finnish or international organization