Faculty (Former)

  • Research Professor Emeritus

Native American languages; discourse; prosody; language and thought; laughter

  • Associate Professor Emerita

Language acquisition; language socialization; Japanese/Korean linguistics; discourse and grammar

  • Research Professor Emeritus

Language universals and typology; historical linguistics; languages of the Caucasus; languages of New Guinea; Great Andamanese languages


  • Professor Emeritus
  • Professor

Discourse and grammar; sociocultural linguistics; referential pragmatics; grammaticization and emergence; complex adaptive linguistics; corpus linguistics; transcription; Mayan languages

  • Senior Lecturer SOE

Second language writing, pedagogical grammar, applications of corpus linguistics to second language pedagogy, content-based instruction

  • Professor Emerita

Language documentation and description, endangered languages, phonology, morphology, syntax, typology, language change, Tibeto-Burman and Himalayan languages, Rhaeto-Romance

  • Professor Emeritus
  • Professor Emeritus

Evolutionary origin of language; animal communication; language and brain

  • Professor Emeritus

Syntax, language and gender, language acquisition

  • Research Professor Emerita

Interactional linguistics, conversation and grammar, cross-linguistic studies of morphosyntactic patterns, languages of East Asia (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Hmong)

Curriculum Vitae found here.