Jerold A. Edmondson

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Jerold A. Edmondson (Chinese name: 艾杰瑞 Aì Jiéruì) is Professor Emeritus of Linguistics at the University of Texas at Arlington. Edmondson is a leading specialist in Tai–Kadai languages, especially the Kam–Sui and Kra branches. He was one of the researchers who discovered the En language during a linguistic field expedition in the late 1990s. Edmondson has performed field investigations of many Southeast Asian languages such as various Loloish languages, Bai, Kháng, and Pa-Hng, as well as Triqui and Dinka.