Eugene Buckley

Associate Professor of Linguistics
University of Pennsylvania

On Alsea Bay

Address Department of Linguistics
619 Williams Hall
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305
Office 606 Williams Hall
Phone (215) 898-2834
Email
Office
Hours
Mon 2–4
or by appointment

I am the chair of the Graduate Group in Linguistics. For information about applying to the graduate program, visit our applications page. For the undergraduate program in Linguistics, contact Prof. Julie Legate.

The best way to reach me is by email; be sure to include an informative subject header, or your message may be deleted with the morning spam. The simplest address is ling as shown above, but I will also receive email sent to babel.ling, sas, and facstaff.sas within the upenn.edu domain.


Courses

Fall 2013

Linguistics 115: Writing Systems
Linguistics 603: Metrical Phonology

Spring 2014

Linguistics 241: Language in Native America
Linguistics 531: Phonology II

Fall 2014

Linguistics 115: Writing Systems
Linguistics 603: Pomoan Phonology

Spring 2015

Linguistics 302/502: Field Methods
Linguistics 531: Phonology II


Research Interests

Formal phonology, especially metrical and syllable structure; interactions of phonology and morphology; the relation of phonetic and functional explanation to phonological theory; the expression of the categories of spoken language in the world's writing systems; Native American linguistics (Kashaya, Alsea); Ethio-Semitic linguistics (Tigrinya); Manam.

You can view my curriculum vitae, which has links to pdf files of papers and handouts for downloading. (It is updated at irregular intervals.)

Member of the Institute for Research in Cognitive Science.


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