Primary Faculty

Maya Abtahian

Abtahian, Maya Ravindranath

she/her/hers

Associate Professor of Linguistics

Director of Graduate Studies in Linguistics

Co-Director of Grammar and Variation Lab

Office Location
514 Lattimore Hall
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Interests: Sociolinguistics; Language variation and change; Language contact; Language shift

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Asudeh, Ash

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Professor of Linguistics

Director of Center for Language Sciences

Office Location
506 Lattimore
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Interests: Syntax; Semantics; Pragmatics; Logic, Language, and Computation; Cognitive Science

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Downey, C.M.

Assistant Professor of Linguistics & Data Science

Office Location
507 Lattimore
Web Address
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Interests: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing (NLP); Low-resource NLP; Language Documentation/Revitalization; Morphology; North American Languages

Nadine Grimm

Grimm, Nadine

she/her/hers

Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Director of Language Documentation and Description Program

Co-Director of Grammar and Variation Lab

On leave for the 23-24 academic year

Office Location
509 Lattimore Hall
Scott Grimm

Grimm, Scott

he/him/his

Associate Professor and Chair of Linguistics

Director of Quantitative Semantics Lab

On leave for the 23-24 academic year

Office Location
512 Lattimore Hall
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Joyce McDonough

McDonough, Joyce M.

she/her/hers

Richard L. Turner Professor

Professor of Linguistics

Office Location
505 Lattimore Hall

Interests: Phonetics, phonology and morphology and their interfaces; Laboratory phonology; Dene (Athabaskan) linguistics; Neural coding of vowels (w Laurel Carney)

Mary Moroney

Moroney, Mary

she/her/hers

Adjunct Professor

Office Location
511 Lattimore Hall
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Interests: Semantics; Syntax; Definiteness; Quantification; Comparatives; Southeast Asian Languages; Fieldwork

Asia Pietraszko

Pietraszko, Asia

she/her/hers

Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Director of Field Syntax Lab

Office Location
510 Lattimore Hall
Web Address
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Interests: Syntax and Morphology; Clausal Architecture; Bantu Morphosyntax; Selection and Complementation; Syntactic Movement and Locality

Jeff Runner

Runner, Jeffrey T.

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Dean of the College in Arts, Sciences and Engineering

Professor of Linguistics and Brain & Cognitive Sciences

Office Location
317L Lattimore Hall

Interests: Experimental Syntax; Syntactic/Linguistic Theory; Binding Theory; Syntax Processing; Phrase Structure; Syntax/Semantics Interface

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White, Aaron

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Associate Professor of Linguistics

Director of FACTS.lab

Office Location
511A Lattimore Hall
Web Address
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Interests: Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Semantics