Memorial University of Newfoundland 2008
Master’s in Computational Linguistics - Finite-state Parsing of Cayuga Morphology
Memorial University of Newfoundland 2005
Bachelor's Degree in Linguistics, minor in German
Product Team LeadJul. 2015 Present
Lead weekly planning scrums. Develop plans to ensure new features are developed effeciantly and with high quality. Develop and maintain processes (eg CI) to ensure code quality and reliablity. Mentor and and work with team members to develop style guides, and maintain code efficiency. Participate in candidate interviews.
Product Team DeveloperSep. 2014 Jul. 2015
Work in a team to develop and maintain key client-facing software. Quickly respond to and resolve bug reports, by isolating and fixing issues in the software, or liasing with relevant team members to ensure bug resolution. Implement new features, write tests, and ensure product stability and validity. Develop features in tandem with other team members.
Lecturer and Researcher
King Mongkut's University of Technology ThonburiOct. 2012 Aug. 2014
Conducted corpus research to develop a useful understanding of context-specific language use. Developed an online learning platform for engineering students learning English. Helped design questions for the Test of English for Thai Engineers and Technologists (TETET).
Type-Thai Developer/CreatorDec. 2011 Present
Developed a Thai Typing program that transliterates romanized Thai into standard Thai orthography.
Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Teacher
Bright Futures International Training and ServicesAug. 2011 Oct. 2012
Taught English ICT including the use of MS Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Access, and Adobe Photoshop, as well as Macromedia Dreamweaver to Mattayom 1-3 students at Triamudom Ratchada and Wat Khema Phirataram schools as part of their international program.
Web DeveloperJan. 2011 Aug. 2014
Noting the wasted paper and disorganization of the systems for teachers to share lesson plans with each other I proposed and developed a website to allow teachers to upload, share and comment on each other’s lesson plans, saving paper and making the teaching process simpler for all teachers in Nagano.
Primary HP ServiceCenter Developer
Syncrude Canada Ltd.Jan. 2008 Jul. 2008
Created an Absence Delegation module that automated the complex task of delegating administrative roles and abilities. This saved IT staff from unnecessary, time-consuming work.
Memorial UniversitySep. 2005 Sep. 2007
Updated and maintained a PHP based website and performed translations for the aboriginal language centre at Memorial University of Newfoundland. (CURA Grant #203838-40119-63023-2000)
Web DeveloperMay 2004 Apr. 2009
Developed new functionality for comprehensive content managers for four websites using PHP and MySQL. As scoring organizer, participated in the 2005 World Marching Show Band Championships in Taubaté, Brasil.
Memorial UniversityJun. 2007 Aug. 2007
As part of a GradSWEP (Graduate Student Work Experience Program) grant, implemented syllabification, stress, laryngeal metathesis and orthographical switching in the Cayuga Finite-state Morphological Parser I developed during my Master’s programme.
Graham, Dougal; Osment, Christopher, Interactive Web-Based Learning of Corpus-Generated Phrases in Proceedings of AsiaCALL 2013, forthcoming
Graham, Dougal, The Engineering Phrases List: Towards Teachable ESP Phrases in Proceedings of the 34th Annual ThaiTESOL International Conference, forthcoming
Graham, Dougal, An Investigation of Canadian Raising among Students in St. John’s in Memorial University of Newfoundland Occasional Student Papers, vol. 1, pp 8-18, 2008
Graham, Dougal. Finite-state Parsing of Cayuga Morphology. MA thesis, Memorial University, St. John’s, NL, 2008
Graham, Dougal. A finite-state approach to morphological segmentation of Cayuga nominals, in Proceedings of WSCLA XII: The Twelfth Workshop on the Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas, UBCWPL 21, pp 60-71, March, 2008
The Engineering Phrases List: Towards Teachable ESP Phrases
The 34th Annual Thailand Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages International Conference (Thai TESOL 34), the Empress Hotel, Chiang Mai, March 30th – April 1st, 2013
Interactive Web-Based Learning of Corpus-Generated Phrases
The Asia Computer-Assisted Language Learning Conference (AsiaCALL 2013), University of Khon Kaen, Nov 21st – Nov 23rd, 2013
Morphological Parsing of Cayuga in a Finite-state Framework
The 12th Annual Workshop on the Structure and Constituency in the Languages of the Americas (WSCLA 12), University of Lethbridge, March 30th – April 1st, 2007