Laura McPherson

|Associate Professor
Academic Appointments

Associate Professor of Linguistics


Anonymous, Room 212
HB 6220




  • B.A. Scripps College
  • M.A. University of California, Los Angeles
  • Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles

Selected Publications

  • McPherson, Laura. 2020. A Grammar of Seenku. MGL 83. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. 

  • McPherson, Laura. 2019. Musical adaptation as phonological evidence: Case studies from textsetting, rhyme, and musical surrogates. Language and Linguistics Compass 13.12. 

  • McPherson, Laura. 2019. Seenku argument-head tone sandhi: allomorph selection in a cyclic grammar. Glossa 4.1.

  • McPherson, Laura and Kevin Ryan. 2018. Tone-tune association in Tommo So (Dogon) folk songs. Language 94.1: 119-156.

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