PhD (magna cum laude) in Quantitative Psycholinguistics, 2016, University of Tübingen
Dissertation: Lexical processing in simplified Chinese: an investigation using a new large-scale lexical database
Supervisor: Dr. Harald Baayen
MSc in Linguistics, 2012, University of Alberta
GPs: Locatives in Southern Min, Adjectives in Igbo
Supervisor: Dr. John Newman, Dr. David Beck
MA in Linguistics, 2001, Providence University. Highest honor.
Thesis: The Development of gei in Mandarin Chinese: Phonological, Grammatical, and Lexical
Supervisor: Dr. Aya Katz
BA in English Literature and Language, 1999, Providence University. Highest honour.
Junior B.A. in Japanese, 1996, National Taichung Institute of Technology. Highest honour.
Ching-Chu Sun, Peter Hendrix, Harald Baayen, and Michael Ramscar. Bilingual Paired Associate
Learning. Ms. University of Tübingen.
Ching-Chu Sun, Peter Hendrix, and Harald Baayen. Locating the eye in locative phrases: An eye-
tracking study in Mandarin Chinese. Ms. University of Tübingen.
Ching-Chu Sun. The Basic Locative Construction in Southern Min. Ms. University of Alberta.
Ching-Chu . Adjectives in Igbo. Ms. University of Alberta.
Ching-Chu Sun. The Grammaticalization and Lexicalization of the Pragmatic Marker gei wo in
Mandarin, LACUS FORUM; 349-358, Linguistic Association of Canada and the United States; LACUS
forum XXIX linguistics and the real world Forum; 29th. 2003.
Sun, Ching-Chu, Peter Hendrix, Harald Baayen, Michael Ramscar. The price of knowledge: bilingual paired associate learning. Poster section. The Ninth International Conference on the Mental Lexicon. Niagara-on-the-lake Ontario. September 30 - October 3, 2014.
Sun, Ching-Chu. Part-of-Speech tagging for a Southern Min Corpus. Workshop in University of
Tübingen. September 26, 2011.
Sun, Ching-Chu. Basic Locative Constructions in Southern Min. Paper presented at HDLS 41.
November 04-06, 2010. University of New Mexico.
Sun, Ching-Chu. Causative, resultative, or a series of actions? The serial verb construction in Igbo.
Paper delivered at 41th Annual Conference on African Linguistics. May 06-08, 2010. University of
Sun, Ching-Chu. Part-of-Speech tagging for a Southern Min Corpus. American Association for Corpus
Linguistics (AACL) 2009.
Sun, Ching-Chu. 2003. On the Origin of gei. Paper delivered at NACCL-15, July 2003.
Sun, Ching-Chu. The Grammaticalization and Lexicalization of the pragmatic marker gei wo in Modern
Mandarin. Paper presented at LACUS 29, August 2002.
Sun, Ching-Chu. The Grammaticalization of gei in Mandarin Chinese and its implications for the
unidirectionality hypothesis. Paper presented at New Reflections on Grammaticalization, Amsterdam,