Don Daniels

Ph.D.
2015

Specialization

Australian National University

Historical linguistics, fieldwork, descriptive morphosyntax, Papuan languages, the Trans-New Guinea family (especially the Madang subgroup)

Bio

Education

2011 M.A., Linguistics, UCSB
2006 B.A, Linguistics, Dartmouth College

Current Projects

  • Documentation and description of six undescribed Sogeram languages of Papua New Guinea (Gants [gao], Mand [ate], Manat [pmr], Sirva [sbq], Aisi [mmq], and Kulsab [faj])
  • Reconstruction of Proto-Sogeram phonology, lexicon, and morphosyntax

Publications

Daniels, Don. To appear. “Complex coordination in diachrony: Two Sogeram case studies.” Diachronica.
 
Koch, Harold, Robert Mailhammer, Robert Blust, Claire Bowern, Don Daniels, Alexandre François, Simon J. Greenhill, Brian D. Joseph, Lawrence Reid, Malcolm Ross, and Paul Sidwell. 2014. “Research priorities in historical-comparative linguistics: A view from Asia, Australia and the Pacific.” Diachronica 31(2):267–278.

Daniels, Don. 2010. “A preliminary phonological history of the Sogeram languages of Papua New Guinea.” Oceanic Linguistics 49:163–193.