About this Fellow
Historical and comparative syntax of the Romance, Germanic and Celtic languages; grammatical analysis adopting and adapting the concepts and techniques of Chomskyan generative theory.
- Professor of Linguistics, University of Cambridge
- Professor of Linguistics, University of Cambridge, 2000
- Professor of English Linguistics, University of Stuttgart, 1996 - 2000
- Professor of Linguistics, University of Bangor, 1991 - 1996
The documentation and morpho-syntactic description of modern Arabic dialects and Modern South Arabian languages; theoretical phonology and morphology with reference to Arabic and Modern South Arabian
general phonetic theory and speech science