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Name: Stephen  R. Anderson
Institution: Yale University
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://cowgill.ling.yale.edu/sra/
State and/or Country: CT
Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
History of Linguistics
Cognitive Science
Specialty: Morphology, Phonology, Syntax, History of Lx.
Subject Language(s): Abkhazian
Language Family(ies): Muskogean
Selected Publications: Languages: A Very Short Introduction(2012)
Aspects of the Theory of Clitics (2005)
Doctor Dolittle's Delusion (2004)
The Language Organ [with David Lightfoot] (2002)
A-Morphous Morphology (1992)
Phonology in the Twentieth Century (1985)
The Organization of Phonology (1974)
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Language Organ
 Doctor Dolittle's Delusion
 Aspects of the Theory of Clitics
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  The Language Organ
 Doctor Dolittle's Delusion
 Aspects of the Theory of Clitics
 Aspects of the Theory of Clitics
Courses Taught: Linguistic Theory: Phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics
History of Linguistics
A variety of languages (Icelandic, Faroese, Breton, Georgian, Kwakwala,...) Language and Mind
Communication and language abilities in animals
Phonology in the Twentieth Century
Historical Morphology
Sound Change
Dissertation Director * of: Topics in the Phonology and Morphology of Tuvan.
(K. David Harrison, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Generative Phonotactics
(Kyle Gorman, Author)
Dissertation Director * of: Kayardild Morphology, Phonology and Morphosyntax
(Erich Round, Author)
Reviewer of: Historical Ling/Australian Lang: Bowern&Koch (2004) (LL Issue 16.1891)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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