Members of the Language Under Discussion Society

Mayowa Akinlotan
University of Texas at Austin
Specializes in: corpus linguistics, variation, sociolinguistics, world Englishes, syntax

John A. Barnden
School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham
Specializes in: figurative language; language about mental states; artificial intelligence

Mariaelena Bartesaghi
University of South Florida
Specializes in: communication

Filippo Batisti
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy
Specializes in: philosophy of language, philosophy of communication, linguistic relativity

Anat Biletzki
Department of Philosophy, Quinnipiac University
Department of Philosophy, Tel Aviv University
Specializes in: philosophy of language, philosophy of religion, Wittgenstein, Hobbes, human rights

Per Aage Brandt
Department of Modern Languages and Department of Cognitive Science, Case Western Reserve University
Specializes in: semiotics; cognitive linguistics

Kees de Bot
Department of Applied Linguistics, University of Groningen
Specializes in: multilingualism, second language development, L1 attrition, and language as a dynamic system

Nancy Budwig
Department of Psychology, Clark University
Specializes in: psycholinguistics, L1 acquisition, LG socialization, cross-cultural and cross-linguistic studies; studies of knowledge and practice

Andrew Carney
Department of Linguistics, University of Arizona
Specializes in: syntactic generative theory, generative morphology, Celtic linguistics

Israel A. Cohen
Scholarly Publishing in honor of Martin Buber
Specializes in: MWEs, idioms, historical sound changes, anthropomorphic maps

François Cooren
Department of communication, Université de Montréal
Specializes in: organizational communication, analysis of social interactions, communication theories

Silvio Cruschina
Department of Languages, University of Helsinki
Specializes in: syntax, information structure, dialectology

Laura Desirée Di Paolo
Lichtenberg-Kolleg Institute Goettingen; DPZ (Deutsche PrimatenZentrum) Goettingen; Research Group of Behavioural Ecology, Goettingen
Specializes in: primate cognition; philosophy of cognitive sciences; philosophy of behavioral sciences; philosophy of biology

Emanuele Fadda
Centro Studi Filosofia e Psicoanalisi, Università della Calabria

Barbara Fultner
Department of Philosophy, Denison University
Specializes in: philosophy of language, philosophy of mind, analytic and continental philosophy, semantic normativity, meaning and social practice, intersubjectivity in early childhood, convention and creativity in dialogue, women studies

José María Gil
Faculty of Humanities, National University of Mar del Plata, and CONICET (National Council of Scientific and Technological Research, Argentina)

Monica Heller
Department of Social Justice Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto
Specializes in: sociolinguistics, language as social reality, language and identity, language, culture and education, bilingualism, code-switching, ethnography

Arely Karina Hernandez
Texas A&M International University
Specializes in: evolutionary psychology, social psychology, cognitive neuroscience, cognitive science, cognitive psychology, personality psychology

Peter Herman
Independent researcher (retired)
Specializes in: symbolic AI

Paul Hirschbühler
Department of Linguistics, University of Ottawa (retired)
Specializes in: syntax; historical Linguistics (French)

Hui-Chieh Hsu
MIDI Research Group, University of Leuven

Richard A. Hudson
Department of Linguistics, University College London
Specializes in: grammar; sociolinguistics; theory; education

Michael A. Kagan
Department of Philosophy, Le Moyne College

Siva Kaylan
Department of Linguistics, Australian National University
Specializes in: cognitive linguistics, construction grammar, discourse pragmatics, computational methods in historical linguistics and typology

Sydney Lamb
Linguistics and Cognitive Science, Rice University

John A. Lucy
Departments of Comparative Human Development, Psychology and Anthropology, University of Chicago
Specializes in: linguistic anthropology, language and thought, language development, metalinguistic capacities, comparative and field-based methods, Mayan languages and cultures

J. Lachlan Mackenzie
Faculty of Humanities, VU University Amsterdam
Specializes in: functional linguistics; western European languages; valorization of linguistics in L2 teaching and learning

Bárbara Marqueta
School of International Studies Zhejiang University, China
Specializes in: morphology and semantics

José-Luis Mendívil-Giró
University of Zaragoza
Specializes in: linguistic theory; language change; syntax; morphology

Aliyah Morgenstern
Institut du monde Anglophone, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3
Specializes in: L1 acquisition, contrastive linguistics (English, French, French Sign Language), multimodal communication, family language practice

Anja Müller-Wood
Department of English and Linguistics, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Maintz
Specializes in: Early Modern English literature and culture, twentieth-century and contemporary Anglophone literatures, cognitive and evolutionary perspectives on reader reception theory

Andrew A. Nevins
Department of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London
Specializes in: phonological and morphological theory; improved empirical foundations of linguistic data collection; signed and whistled languages, conjunct agreement, reduplication, ergativity, diminutive formation, clitic restrictions

Timothy J. Osborne
Department of Linguistics, Zhejiang University
Specializes in: syntax; dependency grammar; English, German

Marilyn Panayi
School of Health Sciences, City University London

Esther Pascual
Dept. of Spanish and Dept. of Linguistics, Zhejiang University
Specializes in: cognitive linguistics; interactional linguistics; discourse analysis; judicial argumentation

Marla Perkins
Independent scholar
Specializes in: pragmatics; semantics; syntactic discourse analysis; Austronesian linguistics and languages; discourse typology; cognitive geography; linguistic characteristics of verbal abuse

Karl Pfeifer
Philosophy Department, Monash University; Department of Philosophy, University of Saskatchewan
Specializes in: analytic philosophy, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, action theory, philosophical logic, philosophy of language, aesthetics, philosophy of religion, value theory, philosophy of laughter and humor

Paul Rastall
Independent scholar
Specializes in: critical analysis of key concepts in linguistics and communication; English language

Barbara Rumbinas
Department of the History of American Literature and Culture, Jagiellonian University

Robert E. Sanders
Department of Communication, University at Albany, State University of New York
Specializes in: social interaction, strategy & social influence, language meaning, nonverbal meaning, pragmatics, interpersonal & intercultural communication, conflict, collaboration, & negotiation, cognitive processes, communication theory & meta-theory

Sergeiy Sandler
Independent scholar

Maria Luisa Silva
Centro Interdisciplinario de Investigaciones en Psicología Matemática y Experimental,
Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (Argentina)
Specializes in: psycholinguistics. language development.

Mandvi Singh
Department of English and Modern European Languages, Banasthali Vidyapith.
Specializes in: second language acquisition

Chris Sinha
School of Foreign Languages, Hunan University
School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies, University of East Anglia
Applied Evolutionary Epistemology Lab, Centre for Philosophy of Science, University of Lisbon
Specializes in: the relations between language, cognition and culture, cognitive with socio-cultural approaches to language, communication and human development. Anthropological, cultural and cognitive linguistics, connection science, developmental and cultural psychology, education, evolutionary biology.

Dan I. Slobin
Departments of Psychology and Linguistics, University of California Berkeley
Specializes in: psycholinguistics, language acquisition, crosslinguistic studies of language and cognition, sign language, linguistics (cognitive, functional, typological)

Stef Spronck
University of Helsinki
Specializes in: typology; cognitive-functional linguistics; Australian Aboriginal languages

Beata Stawarska
Department of Philosophy, University of Oregon
Specializes in: Saussure, (inter)subjectivity, sociolinguistics, developmental psychology, phenomenology, dialogic philosophy, speech-act theory, contemporary European philosophy, phenomenology, structuralism and post-structuralism, philosophical psychology, feminism

H. Stephen Straight
Department of Anthropology, Binghamton University (SUNY)
Specializes in: theoretical psycholinguistics, first & second language acquisition, Mayan ethnolinguistics, comparative sociolinguistics, translation theory, philosophy of mind

Jürgen Streeck
Department of Communication Studies, University of Texas at Austin
Specializes in: everyday interaction, multimodal interaction, embodied communication, conversation analysis, gesture, microethnography

Karen Sullivan
School of Languages and Cultures, University of Queensland
Specializes in: figurative language; language about mental states; artificial intelligence

Abbas H. J. Sultan
University of Kufa, Iraq
Specializes in: discourse analysis

Joanna Klara Teske
Department of English Literature and Culture, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin,art_60218.html
Specializes in: contemporary British novel; cognitive theory of art; novelistic inquiries into the mind; the methodology of the humanities; the fiction of Virginia Woolf; the philosophy of Karl R. Popper

Enrico Torre
Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University
Specializes in: cognitive linguistics; construction grammar(s); philosophy of language; theory of grammar; semantics/pragmatics; syntax

Mark Turner
Department of Cognitive Science, Case Western Reserve University
Specializes in: cognitive science, creativity, social science, multimodal communication, literature and cognition, language evolution

Arie Verhagen
Leiden University Centre for Linguistics
Department of Linguistics, University of Antwerp
Specializes in: intersubjectivity in grammar and the narrative construction of other minds, Construction grammar, Evolutionary linguistics, The expression of causality in language

Markus Werning
Department of Philosophy, Ruhr University of Bochum
Specializes in: philosophy of mind and language, philosophy of linguistics, epistemology, neurophilosophy, theoretical neuroscience

Ruth Wodak
Department of Linguistics, Lancaster University
Specializes in: (critical) discourse analysis, ethnography, rhetoric and functional systemic linguistics, argumentation, multilingualism, prejudice and discrimination