People in Syntax & Semantics
Charles J. Fillmore, Professor Emeritus
lexicon, semantics, syntax, text comprehension, English, Japanese
George P. Lakoff, Professor
Cognitive linguistics, especially the neural theory of thought and language.
Conceptual systems, conceptual metaphor, grammar and meaning.
The application of cognitive and neural linguistics to politics, literature, psychology, philosophy and mathematics
Johanna Nichols, Professor Emeritus
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures: Historical linguistics; typology, including historical typology; linguistic geography and areal linguistics.
Languages: Chechen, Ingush, Russian