Douglas Q. Adams

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This article is about the Indo-Europeanist. For the humorist, see Douglas Adams.

Douglas Quentin Adams is a professor of English at the University of Idaho and an Indo-European comparativist. Adams studied at the University of Chicago, taking his PhD in 1972. He is an expert on Tocharian and a contributor on this subject to the Encyclopædia Britannica.

He has also co-authored two works on Indo-European culture and languages with J. P. Mallory of the Royal Irish Academy. He is a Linguistics Editor at the Journal of Indo-European Studies, founded by Roger Pearson.[1]

At the University of Idaho, Adams teaches courses on linguistics, and grammar and semantics for the English as a Second Language program.[2]

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