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Jonathan North Washington

office hours:TBA
by appointment(fall 2024)
office:Pearson 105
e-mail:jwashin1 [æʔ] swarthmore [dɑɾ] edu
phone:+1 (610) 957-6134

Main areas of research

  • Turkic languages, especially Kazakh and Kyrgyz
  • Articulatory and acoustic properties of vowel systems
  • Sonority and syllable margin phonology
  • Language technology for under-resourced languages
  • Computational descriptions and implementations of grammatical patterns: finite-state morphology and phonology, dependency syntax
  • The history of the Turkic languages, comparative Turkic linguistics


(2016)  Ph.D.Linguistics, Central Eurasian Studies (CEUS)Indiana University
(2012)MACentral Eurasian Studies (CEUS)Indiana University
(2010)MALinguisticsUniversity of Washington
(2005)BALinguistics, AnthropologyBrandeis University