Area(s) of Expertise
- Historical linguistics, particularly from the perspective of modern phonological theory; synchronic morphophonology of ancient and reconstructed Indo-European languages; syllable theory; typology; phonetics.
Adam I. Cooper is a Senior Lecturer in the Linguistics Program. His teaching and research focuses on the sound systems of languages, as well as how languages change over time. He is the author of Reconciling Indo-European Syllabification (2014), an entry in Brill’s ‘Studies in Indo-European Languages & Linguistics’ series. He completed his Ph.D. at Cornell University, and prior to coming to Northeastern in 2013, taught at UCLA and Wellesley College.