David R. Mortensen
Assistant Professor of Linguistics
PhD, University of California, Berkeley
2820 Cathedral of Learning
Department of Linguistics
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
LING 1773 Morphology
LING 2578 Phonetics and Phonemics
David Mortensen is a phonologist and morphologist with particular interest in the languages of Southeast Asia (especially Hmong-Mien and Tibeto-Burman languages), tone, other laryngeal features, compounding, reduplication and the relationship between synchrony and diachrony. As an integral part of these research goals, he participates in the description and documentation of un-described and under-described languages.
(In review). Two types of variable elements in Hmong Anaphora.“
(2006). Logical and Substantive Scales in Phonology. PhD Thesis, University of California, Berkeley.
(2004). ”The emergence of dorsal stops after high vowels in Huishu.“ Proceedings of the Thirtieth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society (BLS 30).