Andrew Garrett

LSA 306: Historical linguistics

Andrew Garrett is Professor of Linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley, where he also directs the Survey of California and Other Indian Languages. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1990. His main research interests are historical linguistics and language documentation. He has published in all areas of historical linguistics, including language change (diachronic syntax, semantics, morphology, and phonology), dialectology, and methodologies of reconstruction and subgrouping. In language documentation, he has been especially interested in dialect diversity and the philological analysis of texts recorded in the pre-structuralist era. Garrett's language areas include Indo-European (especially Anatolian, Greek, and Latin) and California Indian languages (especially Yurok)

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