Languages: North American Indigenous languages.
Specializations: American Indian linguistics; Austronesian linguistics.
Ph.D in linguistics, Yale.
Morphology, syntax, discourse, prosody, and their interrelations; language contact and language change; typology and universals; language documentation; American Indian linguistics; Austronesian linguistics.
Morphology, Syntax within the clause, Syntax beyond the clause Advanced Language Change, Language Contact, North American Indian languages, Field Methods in Linguistics, various graduate seminars.