John Piegors

SITA staff, Graduate Research Assistant
Mailing Address 
2800 University Capitol Centre
200 South Capitol Street
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States

John was born and raised in Iowa, and is currently pursuing his PhD in linguistics at the University of Iowa, having recently completed his master’s degree here, as well. He has served as a teaching assistant in the UI Department of Linguistics for the past two year and is currently president of the Graduate Student Senate.

His goal is to professionally research the connection between mental health and language through the creation and analysis of a corpus of speech from psychiatric patients.

He spends his free time playing racket sports, piano, and computer games.