Chris Donlay

Ph.D.
2015

Specialization

San José State University

Language documentation & revitalization; grammaticalization & historical linguistics; typology; discourse and grammar; Khatso (Yunnan Mongolian) and other minority languages in China, such as those in the Ngwi family; Athabaskan languages, particularly Eyak; Tachelhit Berber

Bio

Education

1985 B.A., Political Science & East Asian Language and Culture, University of Kansas
1990 M.B.A., Marketing/International Business, New York University
2008 M.A., Linguistics, San Jose State University

Current Projects

  • Documentation of Khatso (Yunnan Mongolian) in Xingmeng, Yunnan, China
  • Grammaticalization of demonstratives in Eyak
  • Prosodic cues in discourse structure in Eyak