Suda Rangkupan


1994-2001 Ph. D. candidate, Linguistics Department, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
1988-1992 Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, M.A. (Linguistics)
1984-1988 Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand, B.A. (English) (First Class Honors)

Awards & Scholarships:

1996-2000 Chulalongkorn University Scholarship
1994-1996 Fulbright Scholarship
1987-1988 King Bhumiphol Gold Medals, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Thammasat University


Work Experience:

2001-present Lecturer, Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University
1999 Temporary Lecturer, Department of Linguistics, State University of New York at Buffalo.
1998 Vice President of the Graduate Student Association, State University of New York at Buffalo.
1993-1994 Researcher, Center of Artificial Intelligence, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand
1992-1993 Lecturer, Department of English, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
1992 Lecturer, Department of Foreign Languages, Faculty of Sciences, Prince Songkhla University, Songkhla, Thailand
1991-1992 Researcher, Multilingual Machine Translation Project


Thesis and Dissertation:

Rangkupan, Suda. 2001. "Linguistic characteristics of psychological perspective in Thai narrative discourse: An application of the Deictic Center Theory". Ph.D. dissertation, State University of New York at Buffalo.
_____. 1992. "Subsidiary verbs pay1 'go' and maa1 'come' in Thai". M.A. thesis, Chulalongkorn University.


2/2000 Language and Culture (Undergraduate)
Pragmatics (Graduate)
1/2001 Seminar in Syntax and Semantics (Graduate)
Morphosyntax (Graduate)
2/2001 Syntax II (Graduate)
Linguistic Theories (Graduate)
Semantics (Graduate)


“The scope of preverbal operators in Thai,” The 14th Annual International Conference of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society, Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand, May 19-21, 2004.
“The layering of preverbal modals in Thai,” The 2003 International Course and Conference on Role and Reference Grammar, S?o Paulo State University at S?o Jos? do Rio Preto, Brazil, July 14-20, 2003.
“Expressing emotion in the Thai language,” FILLM 2002, Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand, August 23, 2002.
"Language and thought in Thai fictions: Participant continuity in narrative discourse," The 53th Annual Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, University of Kentucky, Lexington, April 27-29, 2000.
"On defining 'clause' in serializing languages: The case of Thai" 32nd Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics Conference, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, October 28-31, 1999.
"Complex constructions in serializing languages: The case of hay-constructions in Thai" Niagara Linguistics Society Conference, State University of New York at Buffalo, September 24-26, 1999.
"An application of RRG to quantitative methods" Role and Reference Grammar Conference, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, July 24-25, 1999.
"Subsidiary verbs pay 'go' and maa 'come' in Thai." Seminar on Linguistics, Department of Linguistics, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, May 30-31, 1993.
"Spatio-temporal relations of motion verbs in Thai," Pan-Asiatic Linguistics: the Third International Symposium on Language and Linguistics, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, May 30-31, 1990.

Research Interest:
Narrative analysis
Perspectivization in narrative discourse
Subjectivity in language
Cognitive semantics