Ph.D. 2013, Cornell University
Jiwon Yun's research is in the areas of semantics, prosody, computational linguistics, and cognitive science. She has worked on the semantics of conditionals, wh-questions, and indefinites, as well as their interface with prosody. She also has worked on computational modeling of human sentence processing, focusing on the issue of relative clauses. Her research has paid particular attention to the East Asian languages including Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. She received a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Engineering at Seoul National University, and a PhD in Linguistics at Cornell University.