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Adam Cooper

Associate Teaching Professor

Mailing Address:

545 NI (Nightingale Hall), Boston, MA 02115

Expertise:

  • Historical linguistics - with a focus on synchronic morphophonology of ancient and reconstructed Indo-European languages, phonology - with a focus on syllable theory, typology

Adam I. Cooper is an Associate Teaching Professor 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.

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