historical linguistics, sound change, semantic change, language documentation and description, variation, Tibeto-Burman, languages of Northeast India
Languages: Ao (Chungli & Mongsen), Lotha, German, Mandarin Chinese, Hmong Daw, Mong Leng, Iu-Mien, Somali
Historical Linguistics: Especially Language Contact and Historical Typology; Grammatical Gender: Bantu Anti Agreement Effects, Gender Hierarchies
Languages: Romance: Spanish; Germanic: Standard German, Plautdietsch, Gothic, Old Norse, Old Saxon, Middle Low German, Middle Dutch; Bantu: Abo (Bankon)
Experimental phonetics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, bilingualism, language and cognition, color perception, categorization
Languages: Spanish, Finnish, Garifuna
Psycholinguistics, in particular the influence of syntactic context on sublexical processes such as morphology and phonetic variation.
Languages: Slavic languages: Russian, Old Church Slavonic, Polish. Also, Imbabura Quichua, Georgian, French, Nzadi
Historical linguistics, sound change, language contact, typology, comparative morphosyntax, language documentation
Languages: Moor, Yerisiam, Yaur, Umar (Cenderawasih Bay, Austronesian); Keuw (isolate); Duvle-Wano Pidgin; Indonesian and Papuan Malay; German and Yiddish; Romance languages; Russian; Falam Lai
Phonetics, phonology, tone and prosody, morphosyntax, sentence-final particles in Pacific Asian languages, interface questions, grammaticalization, language documentation and description, oral narratives and their multi-modal structures
Languages: Sinitic (Cantonese, Middle and Old Chinese); Altaic (Monglic, Turkic); American languages; Xhosa; Portuguese
Phonology and its interactions with morphology and syntax, historical linguistics, typology, language documentation and description, African languages
Languages: Laal (isolate), Boua (Adamawa), Boor (Chadic), Ju/'hoan and !Xuun (Ju), Abo (Bantu A42), Japanese, Corsican
Phonetics, Phonology, Morphology, Historical Linguistics, Language Documentation, Language Revitalization, Acoustics, Speech Perception, Dialectology
Languages: Han, Gwich'in (Dene / Athabascan), Abkhaz (Northwest Caucasian), Tyvan (Siberian Turkic), a variety of dead Indo-European languages, English
Subjective experiences such as identity and the perception of causality, their cognitive origins, and their reflection in language.
Historical linguistics, word order, discourse pragmatics, semantic change, grammaticalization, cognitive linguistics, construction grammar, style and wordcraft
Languages: Ancient Greek, Hebrew, Indo-European
Phonological and syntactic theory, syntax/phonology interface, pronouns, agreement, language description and documentation, languages of southern Nigeria
Languages: Esan (Ishan), Edo (Bini), Degema, Edoid family, Nigerian & West African, Niuean, Tongan, Polynesian family, English
Language documentation and description, phonology, morphology, historical linguistics, typology.
Languages: French, Portuguese, Malagasy, Omagua, Karuk
syntax & morphology, agreement, relative clauses
Languages: Scottish Gaelic, Garifuna (Arawak)
cognitive semantics and the relationship between language and thought: spatial and color domains, conceptual metaphor, and mental spaces; co-speech gesture; syntax and semantics of signed languages
Languages: ASL, Hebrew (beginning), Garifuna (Arawak); also French, LSF, and OLSF
Phonetics-phonology interface; Phonological theory; Phonological typology; Phonetics; Cross-linguistically rare consonants; Sound change; Description and documentation of endangered languages; Languages of the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America; Languages of the Caucasus.
Languages: Ditidaht (Southern Wakashan), Máíjɨki (Western Tukanoan), Imbabura Quichua, Chechen, Lak, Spanish, Russian, French