Emeriti Professors

Matthew Chen

Research Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Research Interests: Phonological theory, Chinese linguistics.

Ron Langacker

Research Professor
Ph.D., University of Illinois
Research Interests: Cognitive grammar, syntax and semantics, comparative Uto-Aztecan.

Leonard Newmark

Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., Indiana University
Research Interests: Foreign language acquisition, Albanian.

David Perlmutter

Research Professor
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research Interests: Language universals and linguistic typology, syntactic, morphological and phonological theory. Current projects concern the syntax of Russian, the syntax-morphology interface (with particular reference to German), and the phonology and phonetics of American Sign Language.

Sanford Schane

Research Professor
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Research Interests: Phonological theory, orthography, Romance linguistics, law and language.

In Memoriam

Sige-Yuki Kuroda (1934 - 2009)

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology