taken in early 1990s

Jongho Jun

 Titanic, Seongwon Jun, Spring 2000

  • e-mail: jongho  @   snu.ac.kr (remove space before and after @)
  • phone: +82-2-880-6169 (office)
  • Department of Linguistics
    Seoul National University
    1 Gwanak-ro Gwanak-gu
    Seoul 08826  Korea
  • CV

Research Interests

Phonology, phonetics, morphology 

Selected Papers


  • Mixed variation in Seoul Korean n-insertion. ICKL & Harvard-ISOKL, University of Chicago, July 24 - 26, 2015.
  • A model of lexically-conditioned variation. The spring meeting of the Phonology-Morphology Circle of Korea, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, May 2, 2015.
  • Phonologicalvariation in Seoul Korean n-insertion. The 45th annual meeting of the North East Linguistic Society, MIT, October 31 - November 2, 2014. (Handout in pdf)
  • Phonologicalvariation and n-insertion in Seoul Korean. The Society of Modern Grammar, Daegu University, February 8, 2014.
  • Dynamics of place assimilation: A case study in Korean. The 13th Conference on Laboratory Phonology, University of Stuttgart, Germany, July 27-29, 2012. (with Minjung Son & Hosung Nam)
  • Universality and language-specificity in variation. The Linguistic Society of Korea, Daegu University, June 29-30, 2012.
  • Speakers' knowledge of alternation is uni-directional: Evidence from Seoul Korean verb paradigms. MIT Phonology Circle Meeting (MIT, April 26, 2011) & NYU Phonetics & Experimental Phonology Lab Talk (New York Univeristy, May 6, 2011)
  • Universalvs. language-specific patterns in OT. Phonetics & Phonology Forum, Kobe University, Japan, August 24-27, 2009.
  • Tutorial: basics and recent trends of Optimality Theory. Linguistic Society of Korea, Pusan University, June 12-13, 2009.
  • Productivity and lexical frequency of the irregular alternations in Seoul Korean. MIT, Boston, January 14, 2009.
  • The productivity of the irregular alternations in Korean verbs. Presented at Linguistic Society of America, San Francisco (January 2009).
  • Stem-final obstruent variations in Korean are product-oriented. Handout presented at LSA 2007, Anaheim (January 2007). (pdf file available)
  • Variable affix position in Korean partial reduplication. Handout presented at LSA 2006, Albuquerque (January 2006). (pdf file available)

  • Perception-based asymmetries in place assimilation and lenition. 23rd conference of The English Linguistic Society of Japan, Fukuoka, Japan (November 2005).


  • 1985: BA, Seoul National University, Linguistics.
  • 1987: MA, Seoul National University, Linguistics.

  • 1995: Ph.D., UCLA, Linguistics. (pdf files available in the above section)

    • Advisor: Donca Steriade

Courses Taught

Current: Fall 2017


  • Phonology I (graduate): syllabus in Spring 2016 (pdf), syllabus in Spring 2014 (pdf)

  • Phonology II (graduate): syllabus in Fall 2016 (pdf), syllabus in Fall 2014 (pdf)

  • Phonology seminar (graduate)
    • quantitative models in phonology: syllabus in Fall 2015 (pdf).
    • Phonetics in phonology, typological markedness and knowledge of grammar: syllabus in Fall 2009 (pdf)
  • Morphology (graduate): syllabus in Spring 2017 (pdf), syllabus in Fall 2005 (pdf)

  • Morphology (undergraduate): syllabus in Spring 2016 (pdf), syllabus in Spring 2015 (pdf)

  • Phonetics (undergraduate): Class handouts in Fall 2004

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