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Department of Linguistics


C. Hudson Kam, Head 

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M. Babel, B.A. (Minn., Twin Cities), M.A., Ph.D. (Calif., Berkeley) 
H. Davis, B.A. (Camb.), Ph.D. (Br.Col.) 
R. -M. Déchaine, B.A. (Alta.), M.A. (Qc.), Ph.D. (Mass.) 
B. Gick, B.A. (Penn.), M.A., Ph.D. (Yale) 
C. Hudson Kam, B.A. (Simon Fraser), M.A., Ph.D. (Roch.),  
L. Matthewson, B.A., M.A. (Well.), Ph.D. (Br.Col.) 
D. Pulleyblank, B.A. (Ibadan), Ph.D. (M.I.T.) 

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Associate Professors

M. Abdul-Mageed, M.A., Double Ph.D. (Ind.)
K. Currie Hall, B.A. (UNC, Chapel Hill), M.A., Ph.D. (Ohio State) 
G. Hansson, B.A. (Iceland), M.A., Ph.D. (Calif., Berkeley) 
M. Morzycki, B.A. (Calif, Santa Cruz), Ph.D. (Mass., Amherst) 
H. Rullmann, M.A. (Groningen), Ph.D. (Mass., Amherst) 
M. Sóskuthy, M.A. (Eötvös Loránd), Ph.D. (Edin.) 
A. M. Tessier, B.A. (McG.), Ph.D. (Mass., Amherst) 

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Assistant Professors

M. R. Bochnak, B.A. (York (Can.)), M.A., Ph.D. (Chic.) 
C. Hammerly, B.A., B.S. (Minn.), Ph.D. (Mass., Amherst)  
M. Silfverberg, M.A., M.Sc., Ph.D. (Helsinki) 
M. Sóskuthy, M.A. (Eötvös Loránd), Ph.D. (Edin.) 
J. Zhu, B.A., M.A. (Beijing Frgn.), Ph.D. (Mich.) 

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Associate Professor of Teaching

S. Burton, B.A., M.A. (Tor.), Ph.D. (Rutgers) 

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Assistant Professor of Teaching

G. Nicolai, B.A., (Dal.) B.S., M.S. (Regina), Ph.D. (Alta.) 

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A. Cardoso, B.A. (Vic.(Br.Col.)), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Edin.) 
E. Csipak, M.A. (Berlin), Ph.D. (Göttingen
J. Md Islam, B.A., M.A. (Bangladesh), M.A. (NCSU), Ph.D (Georgetown) 
J. Park, B.S., M.A., Ph.D. (Paris-Cité) 

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Affiliate Professor

H. Bliss, B.A., M.A. (Calg.), Ph.D (Br.Col.) 
F. Newmeyer, B.A., M.A. (Roch.), Ph.D. (Ill.) 
E. Rosen , B.G.S, (Simon Fraser), M.A, Ph.D. (Br.Col.) 
M. Wiltschko, M.A., D.Phil. (Vienna) 

Adjunct Professor

N. Howard, B.A. (Br.Col.) 

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Professor Emeritus

J. Stemberger, B.A. (Penn.State), M.A., Ph.D. (Calif., San Diego) 

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