Ian Wilson (phonetician)

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Ian Wilson
Prof. Ian Wilson, University of Aizu
Born 1966
Kitchener, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Professor
Academic background
Education PhD (Linguistics)
Alma mater University of British Columbia
Academic work
Institutions University of Aizu
Main interests Articulatory phonetics
Language education
Articulatory setting

Ian Wilson, PhD (born in 1966) is a Canadian linguist.[1]


Wilson has a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo, he has an M.A. in Teaching English as a Foreign/Second Language from the University of Birmingham and a Ph.D in Linguistics (phonetics) from the University of British Columbia.

He is professor at the University of Aizu in Aizuwakamatsu city, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. His field of research is phonetics, especially articulatory phonetics and articulatory setting. He is one of the first teacher/researchers to use ultrasound in a large-scale ESL classroom as a method of providing direct visual biofeedback to pronunciation learners on the movements of the tongue during speech.[1]

Ian Wilson is a co-author of Articulatory Phonetics,[2] which introduces students to the field of Articulatory Phonetics and Speech Science.


  1. ^ a b "Bio of Ian Wilson". University of Aizu. Retrieved 26 Dec 2012. 
  2. ^ Gick, B., Wilson, I., and Derrick, D. (2013) Articulatory Phonetics Malden, Massachusetts, Wiley-Blackwell

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