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 Paul Kiparsky
Phonology, morphology, historical linguistics, metrics, and the Sanskrit grammatical tradition. The relation between word structure and sentence structure, and the principles governing language change.
Professor Janet Dean Fodor
Theoretical and experimental psycholinguistics; multi-language studies of psychological mechanisms for decoding the structure and meaning of sentences; modelling the process of grammar acquisition by children