Tekla Etelka Gráczi



  • research fellow


E-mail: graczi.tekla.etelka[@]nytud.mta.hu



Main research areas

  • obstruents, voicing
  • atypical phonation
  • subglottal resonances


  • 2013: PhD-degree: 2013, Thesis title: Zörejhangok akusztikai fonetikai elemzése a zöngésségi oppozíció függvényében (Acoustic phonetic approach to the voicing opposition of obstruents)
  • 2005–2008: PhD studies: program of Hungarian Linguistics at ELTE
  • 2005: certification in Speech Perception Diagnostics and Therapy
  • 2002–2006: Special Program of Experimental and Applied Phonetics (ELTE)
  • 2001–2006: studied Hungarian Linguistics and Literature at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE); degree: 2006.
  • 1995–2001: Szent István High School (higher level maths class)

Positions, teaching

  • since 2016: Research Fellow at the MTA-ELTE “Lendület” Lingual Articulation Research Group
  • since 2014: Research Fellow at Research Institute for Linguistics, MTA
  • 2008–2014: Junior Research Fellow at Research Institute for Linguistics, MTA
  • 2006–2012: lectures at Department of Phonetics, ELTE
  • 2003–2006 student assistant at Department of Phonetics, ELTE.
  • (Participation at organizing several competitions and conferences.)

Grants and awards

  • 2011: ISCA Google Grant to support participation on Interspeech 2011
  • 2005. Scholarship for Scientific Works by Students, Eötvös Loránd University
  • 2005. Scholarship of Hungarian Republic for Outstanding Students
  • 2005. Award of the best presentation of young researchers with Angéla Imre:
  • Congress of the Hungarian Society of Phonetics, Phoniatrics and
  • Logopedics.


  • 2012: Guest editing of The Phonetician 2012 with Steven M. Lulich
  • since 2012: technical edition of The Phonetician
  • 2009–2014: participation in the technical edition of Beszédkutatás (Speech
  • Research) journal
  • since 2008: fonetika.nytud.hu and capss2017@nytud.hu
  • 2011-2014: participation int he technical edition of the Proceedings of the annual Alkalmazott Nyelvészeti Doktoranduszkonferencia (5th to 8th Conference for Students in Applied Linguistics)

Further activities

  • since 2005: participation in the organization of Beszédkutatás (Speech Research) conference
  • 2011-2014: participation in  the organization of Alkalmazott Nyelvészeti Doktoranduszkonferencia (Conference for PhD-students in Applied Linguistics conference)
  • 2004: participation in the organization of Fonetika a felsőoktatásban (Phonetics in higher education)
  • 2004: participation in organization of the International Workshop in Phonetics Dedicated to the Memory of Wolfgang von Kempelen
  • 2004–2011: participation in organization of the Egyetemi anyanyelvi napok, later: Kiejtési verseny and participation in organization of the Simonyi Zsigmond helyesírási verseny (2005, 2006) – pronunciation and orthography competitions in Hungary