Welcome to my homepage. You might be thinking it's a pretty old school design. I think it's retro.

I'm in the Linguistics Department at the University of Wisconsin Madison and work on language broadly, especially speech sounds and language change, often drawing data from Germanic languages. That includes teaching, research and outreach with the general public and trying to integrate those things into a coherent whole. I also direct the Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures.

Many of my publications are available on Academia.edu and others are available on request. With Patrick Honeybone, I co-edited the Oxford Handbook of Historical Phonology and I have the privilege of editing Diachronica: International journal for historical linguistics. The second edition of A History of German: What the past reveals about today's language is coming out soon with Oxford University Press (companion website, here). Tom Purnell, Eric Raimy and I are working on Modularity in Phonology, a short book for Cambridge … more ...

My schedule is available here.