ASSOCIATE EDITOR, ASIA
Bio: Chen Shen is a Ph.D candidate at Centre for Language Studies, Radboud University. Her current research investigates the strategies individual speakers use when asked to clarify their speech, and the effectiveness of these strategies as evaluated by (hearing-impaired) listeners.
Chen obtained an MSc degree in Forensic Speech Science at University of York (UK), where she has gained sufficient knowledge and training in forensic phonetics, acoustics, and voice comparison. Click here to read more about her master’s dissertation on accent categorization.
She has also done research on accents and dialects from both segmental and supresegmental perspectives in non-standard and learner varieties of English, as well as non-standard varieties of Mandarin Chinese.
Chen has proficient auditory and acoustic speech analytic skills, as well as phonetic (IPA) and orthographic transcription ability. She is able to carry out complex studies of accent profiling and identification, speech perception, and production in English and Mandarin Chinese, and Dutch languages. For further academic information, click here.