David A. Peterson

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor of Linguistics

307 Reed Hall
HB 6220
Cognitive Science
B.A. University of Alaska at Fairbanks
M.A. University of California at Berkeley
Ph.D. University of California at Berkeley

Selected Publications

On Kuki-Chin subgrouping. In Picus Sizhi Ding and Jamin Pelkey, eds. Sociohistorical linguistics in Southeast Asia: New horizons for Tibeto-Burman studies in honor of David Bradley, 189-209. Leiden: Brill. (2017)

Language typology and historical contingency. Edited by Balthasar Bickel, Lenore A. Grenoble, David A. Peterson and Alan Timberlake. John Benjamins. (2013)

Rengmitca: The most endangered Kuki-Chin language of Bangladesh. In Nathan W. Hill and Thomas Owen-Smith, eds. Trans-Himalayan linguistics: Historical and descriptive linguistics of the Himalayan area, 313-327. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. (2013)

Core participant marking in Khumi. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman area 34.2:73-100. (2011)

Khumi elaborate expressions. Himalayan linguistics 9.1:1-20 (2010)

Bangladesh Khumi verbal classifiers and Kuki-Chin chiming. Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman area 31.1:109-138. (2008)

Applicative constructions. Oxford University Press. (2007)

Agreement and grammatical relations in Hyow. In David Bradley, Randy LaPolla, Boyd Michailovsky, and Graham Thurgood, eds. Language variation: Papers on variation and change in the Sinosphere and in the Indosphere in honour of James A. Matisoff, 173-183. Canberra: Pacific Linguistics/ANU. (2003)

Hakha Lai. In Graham Thurgood and Randy J. LaPolla, eds. The Sino-Tibetan Languages, 409-426. London: Routledge. (2003)

On Khumi pronominal agreement morphology. Berkeley Linguistics Society (Special Session) 28:99-110 (submitted 2002, published 2006

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Works in progress

comparative grammar of Kuki-Chin languages, reference grammars of Khumi and Mru, documentation of Rengmitca