I am a linguist, specializing in Mesoamerican languages in both their modern and historical forms. I am an assistant professor at Haverford College, in the Tri-College Department of Linguistics. I offer courses at Haverford College, Bryn Mawr College & Swarthmore College. For information on classes I teach follow the “teaching” link above.
- Fieldwork: documentary and descriptive linguistics, archiving, developing pedagogical language materials, and lexicography
- Syntax, semantics, morphology, grammaticalization, language change, word order, focus, and case marking
- Language and space, locative systems, and prepositions
- Colonial Valley Zapotec: morphological and syntactic analysis of 16th-18th century documents, written in Zapotec