Andrew Carnie

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Andrew Carnie
Born (1969-04-19) April 19, 1969 (age 47)
Calgary, Alberta
Residence Tucson, Arizona
Nationality Canadian
Fields Linguistics
Alma mater Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Doctoral advisor Kenneth Hale

Andrew Carnie (born April 19, 1969) is a Canadian professor of linguistics at the University of Arizona.[1] He is the author or coauthor of eight books, and has several papers published on formal syntactic theory and on linguistic aspects of Scottish Gaelic and the Irish language. He was born in Calgary, Alberta. He is also a well-known teacher of Balkan and international folk dance. In 2009, he was named as one of the Linguist List's Linguist of the Day. Since 2010, he has worked as the faculty director of the University of Arizona's Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs. In August 2012, he was appointed interim Dean of the Graduate College.





  1. ^ "Outstanding UA faculty members are recognized". Arizona Daily Star. May 21, 2010. Retrieved 8 July 2012. 

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