Skip Content

Professor Peter Matthews FBA

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Linguistics, University of Cambridge

Other Linguistics and Philology Fellows

Professor Terttu Nevalainen

The history of the English language, particularly of the Early Modern English period; historical sociolinguistics; language variation and change; corpus linguistics; design and compilation of digital text corpora

Professor Simon Kirby

The origins and evolution of language; the interactions between individual cognition, cultural transmission and biological evolution in human populations; art / science collaboration

Professor Irina Nikolaeva

General linguistics; linguistic diversity and linguistic typology; language change; Uralic, Altaic and Palaeosiberian languages and linguistics; documentation and description of endangered languages