Employment

2010-            Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics

                     University of California, San Diego

                      

2008-2009     ELDP Post-doctoral Fellow

                     Project: A reference grammar of Choguita Rarámuri (Tarahumara)

                     Seminario de Lenguas Indígenas, Instituto de Investigaciones Filológicas,  

                     Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (09/2009 - 12/2009)


                     State University of New York, Stony Brook (09/2008 - 08/2009)   


Education

2008             Ph.D., Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley

                    Dissertation: Choguita Raramuri (Tarahumara) phonology and morphology

                    Committee: Andrew Garrett (chair), Sharon Inkelas, Johanna Nichols

2004             Master of Arts, Linguistics, University of California Berkeley

2003             Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute

    Michigan State University

2002    Universidad de Sonora (Mexico)

    Licenciatura (B.A.), Linguistics

    Honors thesis: Mecanismos de transitividad en Rarámuri



Other

2007    Endangered Language Documentation Programme (ELDP) grantee

                    training, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London


2006    Workshop on Complementation of Indigenous Languages of Mexico and

    Mesoamerica, Judith Aissen (University of California, Santa Cruz

    CIESAS-Sureste at San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico


2004    Classical and Huastec Nahuatl - John J. Sullivan & Delfina de la Cruz

    Instituto de Docencia e Investigacion Etnologica de Zacatecas A.C.


2001    Introduction to Purépecha - Claudine Chamoreau (Centre d'Etudes des    

                    Langues Indigènes d'Amérique - Centre National de la Recherche

                    Scientifique) Universidad de Sonora


2000    Role and Reference Grammar - Robert Van Valin, Jr. (SUNY Buffalo)

    Universidad de Sonora


    Uto-Aztecan Historical Linguistics - Karen Dakin (UNAM)

    Universidad de Sonora



Awards and Fellowships                 

2013-2014    Faculty Career Development Program (FCDP), UCSD


2012-2014    National Science Foundation Documenting Endangered Languages Program

                    A Reference Grammar of Choguita Raramuri (Tarahumara) [ISO 639-3: tar]


2011-2012    Hellman Fellowship, UCSD


2011-2012    Faculty Career Development Program (FCDP), UCSD


2006-2008    Endangered Language Documentation Programme, HRELP

                    School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

    Individual Graduate Studentship

    Project: Choguita Rarámuri (Tarahumara) Documentation and Description


2006-2008    UCMEXUS Dissertation Research Grant


2005-2006    Dean’s Normative Time Fellowship, UC Berkeley


2004-2007    UCMEXUS Doctoral Fellowship


2003-2004    UC Berkeley Department of Linguistics Summer Grant


2003-2005    Survey of California and Other Indian Languages Fieldwork

                    Summer Grant


2002-2005    Fulbright Doctoral Fellowhip


2002-2007    CONACYT (Mexican National Science and Technology Council)    

                    Doctoral Fellowship


2001-2002    CONACYT Thesis Project Grant 

                    Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México



Publications

Listed in the Papers page


Colloquia and invited talks


2014            Tone-intonation interactions in Choguita Rarámuri (Tarahumara) - with Lucien

                   Carroll & Mark Garellek

                   Workshop on the Sound Systems of Mexico and Central America, Yale University

                   April 4-6


2013            Loanword prosodic adaptation processes in two Mexican languages

                   Group in American Indian Languages (GAIL), UC Berkeley, November 12


2012            Assessing functionality of Multiple Exponence in Choguita Rarámuri

                    UCLA Department of Linguistics colloquium - December 7


                    Stress and tone in Choguita Rarámuri (Tarahumara) word prosody

                    UC Santa Cruz Department of Linguistics colloquium - March 16


                    Stress and tone in Choguita Rarámuri (Tarahumara) word prosody

                    WSCLA 17 (Workshop on Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the    

                    Americas) -  University of Chicago, March 9-11



2011            The linguistic, social and political context of language documentation in Northern

                    Mexico: the case of Choguita Rarámuri

                    UC Berkeley Fieldwork Forum, March 17

                  

                    Documenting word prosody in Choguita Rarámuri (Tarahumara).

                    UC Berkeley Group on American Indian Languages, March 16

                  

                    Documenting word prosody in Choguita Rarámuri (Tarahumara)

                    UCSD Linguistic Anthropology Workshop, March 7


2009             Estructura morfofonológica del verbo y selección de alomorfos supletivos        

                    en rarámuri (tarahumara) de Choguita.

                    Seminario de Lenguas Indígenas colloquium, Instituto de Investigaciones

                    Filológicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, December 10


                    Scope, phonology and templates in an agglutinating language:

                    Choguita Rarámuri (Tarahumara) variable suffix order.

                    University of California, San Diego colloquium, February 13


                    Scope, phonology and templates in an agglutinating language:

                    Choguita Rarámuri (Tarahumara) variable suffix order.

                    Rice University colloquium, February 19



Posters and presentations


2013            Gabriela Caballero & Lucien Carroll

                    Documenting tone and intonation in Choguita Rarámuri (Tarahumara

                    Language Documentation and Linguistic Theory 4, SOAS, London,

                    December 7-8


                    Gabriela Caballero & Lucien Carroll

                    Loanword prosody in Choguita Rarámuri (Tarahumara) and Ixpantepec Nieves        

                    Tu’un Savi (Mixtec) - VI Conference on Indigenous Languages of Latin America,

                    UT Austin, October 24-26, 2013


2012             Gabriela Caballero & Volya Kapatsinski (U or Oregon)

                    Perceptual functionality of multiple exponence: experimental evidence from        

                    Choguita Rarámuri

                  American International Morphology Meeting, UMass, Amherst, September 22.


                    Gabriela Caballero & Volya Kapatsisnki

                    Redundant marking helps morpheme recognition in noise: Experimental evidence            

                    from Choguita Raramuri (Tarahumara) (poster)

                    The Mental Lexicon, Université de Montréal and McGill University, Oct. 24-26.

                   

                    Gabriela Caballero & Ana Paula Pintado (INAH, Mexico)

                     Frames of reference in the language of space in Coyachique Rarámuri and

                     Choguita Rarámuri  

                     The Language of Space in Latin American Indigenous Languages,

                     54 International Congress of Americanists, Vienna, July 16, 2012

                   

                    Tono y acento en el sistema prosódico del rarámuri (tarahumara) de Choguita.

                    Workshop: Tono, acento y estructuras métricas en lenguas mexicanas.

                    El Colegio de México, February 21st, 2012 Programa Phonologica 2012.pdf


                    The prosody of interrogative and focus constructions in Choguita Rarámuri

                    (poster), SSILA Annual meeting, Portland, January 8, 2012


2011            La fonología y morfología de los dominios morfológicos del rarámuri de Choguita

                    Fifth Conference on Indigenous Languages of Latin America, University

                    of Texas at Austin, October 6-8


                   Morphology and phonology in Choguita Rarámuri morphological domains

                             Challenges of Complex Morphology to Morphological Theory Workshop

                             Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute, Boulder, Colorado, July 27

                

                    The linguistic, social and political context of language documentation in

                    Northern Mexico

                    2nd International Conference on Language Documentation and

                    Conservation, University of Hawai’i, February 11-13


2010             Lilián Guerrero (UNAM) & Gabriela Caballero

                    La complejidad de las causativas indirectas en lenguas taracahitas

                    IX Encuentro Internacional de Lingüística en el Noroeste, Hermosillo,

                    November 17-20


                    Tono y estructura métrica en el rarámuri (tarahumara) de Choguita

                    Taller de los amigos de las lenguas yutoaztecas/Friends of Uto-Aztecan

                    Conference, Guadalajara, September 1-3


                    Gabriela Caballero & Alice C. Harris (UMass, Amherst)

                    A Working Typology of Multiple Exponence: Cross-linguistics Variation

                    and Theoretical Implications

                    14th International Morphology Meeting, Budapest, May 13-16


                    Non-optimizing outward conditioning in Tarahumara allomorph selection.

                    LSA Annual Meeting, Baltimore, January 7-10


                    Tone in Choguita Rarámuri (Tarahumara) word prosody.

                    SSILA Annual Meeting, Baltimore, January 7-10


2008            Multiple Exponence and the phonology-morphology interface

                    North East Linguistic Society 39, Ithaca, NY, November 7-9


                    Sharon Inkelas (UC Berkeley) & Gabriela Caballero

                    An Inside-Out Approach to Multiple Exponence

                    Berkeley Workshop on Affix Ordering, Berkeley, October 4-5  


                    Variable affix ordering and multiple exponence in Rarámuri: parsability,

                    semantic scope and selectional restrictions in an agglutinating language.

    13th International Morphology Meeting

                    Workshop on Affix Ordering, Vienna, February 3-6


                    Output optimization and truncation in Choguita Rarámuri (Tarahumara)

    SSILA Annual Meeting, Chicago, January 3-6


2007    La truncación de sufijos en el Rarámuri de Choguita

    III Congreso de Idiomas Indígenas de Latinoamérica/Conference on        

                    Indigenous Languages of Latin America - UT Austin – October


    Multiple exponence of derivational morphology in Raramuri (Tarahumara)

    Berkeley Linguistics Society – Berkeley, February 9.


    Gabriela Caballero & Lilián Guerrero (SLI, UNAM)

                    The complexity of verbal causation, the case of Rarámuri and Yaqui

    SSILA Annual Meeting, Anaheim, January 4-7


2006    Multiple exponence of derivational morphology in Rarámuri (Tarahumara)

    Linguistic Association of Great Britain

    Special session: Multiple Exponence in Morphology and Syntax,

    Newcastle, Great Britain, August 30-September 2


                    With J. Nichols, M. Houser, N. Marcus, T. McFarland, A. Pycha, M.

    Toosarvandani, and S. Wilhite

                    A nonsyntactic template for syntactic noun incorporation

    LSA Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, January 5-8

   

    The development of Tepiman truncation

    SSILA Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, January 5-8


    An initial three-syllable stress window in Rarámuri

    LSA Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, January 5-8


2005     Stress assignment in Central Raramuri: Root Privilege, Prosodic

                    faithfulness and markedness reversals

    TREND (Tri-Lateral Phonology Weekend), Stanford, April 17


    Templatic back-copying in Guarijío

    LSA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, January 6-9


2004     El sistema acentual del rarámuri (tarahumara) de Choguita

    VIII Encuentro Internacional de Lingüística en el Noroeste.

    Hermosillo, México.


    Obviation and antilogophoricity in Spanish

    LSA Annual Meeting, Boston.


2003    Antilogophoric effects in Spanish: an alternative analysis of condition B

                    effects

    Workshop on the Form and Function of Pronouns, University of British        

    Columbia, Vancouver.




Teaching


At UCSD:

Spring 2012      Lign 8: Languages and Cultures of America

                         Lign 241: Field Methods - Ixpantepec Nieves Mixteco (Graduate)

Winter 2012      Lign 240: Field Methods - Ixpantepec Nieves Mixteco (Oto-Manguean;

                         Mexico) (Graduate)

Spring 2011       Lign 8: Languages and Cultures of America

                         Lign 241: Fieldwork: Purépecha

Winter 2011      Lign 240: Field Methods - Purépecha (isolate; Mexico) (Graduate)

                         Lign 248: Morphology - Multiple Exponence (Graduate)

Spring 2010       Lign 8: Languages and Cultures of America

                         Lign 241: Fieldwork: Inhambane GiTonga (Bantu; Mozambique)(Graduate) 

Winter 2010      Lign 240: Field Methods: Inhambane GiTonga (Graduate)  


At  UC Berkeley:

Spring 2005      Linguistics 5 (Introduction to Linguistics) GSI (Instructor: Larry Hyman)



Field and other research

2003-present    Fieldwork on Choguita Raramuri

2001-2002        Fieldwork on Ojachichi Raramuri

2003-2005        Research Assistant for Autotyp (PI: Johanna Nichols & Balthasar

                        Bickel), Alignment typology, word domains, noun incorporation

2000        Research Assistant for Aspects of morphology and argument structure

                        in Pima and Yaqui (PI: Zarina Estrada Fernández (U. de Sonora))



Service


2013                Organizing committee - American International Morphology Meeting 2

                       UC San Diego, November 8-10


2012               Advisory committee - First American International Morphology Meeting

                       With Farrell Ackerman (UCSD), Mark Aronoff (Stony Brook), Greville Corbett

                       (Surrey), Gregory Stump (Kentucky).  Organizing committee: Alice Harris, Seth

                       Cable, and John McCarthy - UMass, September 22.


2011               Co-organizer (with Farrell Ackerman, Mark Aronoff, James P. Blevins, Alice C.

                      Harris, and Rob Malouf)

                      Challenges of Complex Morphology to Morphological Theory Workshop

                      LSA Summer Institute, Boulder, Colorado, July 27


2010-               Reviewer for International Journal of American Linguistics   

                       Abstract reviewer for the LSA Annual Meeting 2011


2009-               Reviewer for Morphology and Word Structure


2008               Co-organizer (with Yuni Kim, Keren Rice and Tanya Slavin)

                      Berkeley Workshop on Affix Ordering

                      Berkeley, October 4-5


2003-2007       Abstract reviewer for Berkeley Linguistics Society


  

Professional Affiliations

2004-                The Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas    

                        (SSILA)

2003-                Linguistic Society of America (LSA)








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