Matthew Dryer

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Matthew Dryer
Scientific career
FieldsLinguistics
InstitutionsState University of New York at Buffalo

Matthew S. Dryer is a professor of linguistics at the State University of New York at Buffalo who has worked in typology, syntax, and language documentation.[1] He is best known for his research on word order correlations, which has been widely cited.[2] He is one of the editors of the World Atlas of Language Structures. His research has also analyzed various definitions of markedness as they may apply to word order.[3] He has done original research on Kutenai and is currently doing research (in conjunction with Lea Brown) on a number of languages of Papua New Guinea, among them Walman.

Selected works[edit]

  • Dryer, Matthew S. (1992) 'The Greenbergian Word Order Correlations', Language 68: 81-138
  • Dryer, Matthew S. (2002) A Comparison of Preverbs in Kutenai and Algonquian. In Proceedings of the Thirtieth Algonquian Conference, edited by David Pentland, pp. 63–94. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba.
  • Dryer, Matthew S. (2007) Kutenai, Algonquian, and the Pacific Northwest from an areal perspective. In Proceedings of the Thirty-Eighth Algonquian Conference, edited by H. C. Wolfart, pp. 155–206. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba.
  • Dryer, Matthew S (1991). "Subject and inverse in Kutenai". Proceedings of the Hokan-Penutian Workshop. American Indian Languages Conferences. Occasional papers in linguistics. Volume 16. University of California, Santa Cruz. pp. 183–202. Retrieved 2013-09-19.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Matthew S. Dryer". Florida Linguistics Association. Retrieved 2013-09-19.
  2. ^ Dryer, Matthew S. 1992. 'The Greenbergian Word Order Correlations', Language 68: 81-138
  3. ^ Google Scholar citations of Dr. Dryer's publications

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