Faculty

Jesse Lundquist

Published: October 24, 2020

Since 2021 I have been a lecturer in the Program in Indo-European Studies (PIES). I received my PhD from PIES in 2017, writing a dissertation on archaisms and innovations in Homeric language. Before coming to UCLA, I held a fellowship with the British Academy/University of Oxford, during which time I worked further on problems in…

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Tony Yates

Published: September 24, 2020

I’m currently an Assistant Professor (as of January 2023) in the interdepartmental Program in Indo-European Studies (PIES) and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (NELC) at the University of California, Los Angeles. I received my PhD from PIES in the summer of 2017. I specialize in Indo-European comparative-historical linguistics and in the philology…

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Christopher Stevens

Published: September 23, 2020

Christopher Stevens is primarily interested in language variation and language change. How he came to these interests is a long story but his training with excellent linguists at the universities of Michigan, Mainz, and Tübingen had a lot to do with it. Professor Stevens has studied modern German, Dutch, French and several other spoken languages…

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Brent Vine

Published: September 21, 2020

Am I a “Classicist” (BA Classics, Harvard) or a “linguist” (Ph.D. Linguistics, Harvard)? Yes. I specialize in Indo-European linguistics and Latin literature, having taught at Yale and Princeton (Classics) before joining UCLA Classics (and UCLA Indo-European Studies) in 1995. At the graduate level, I teach Latin literature and composition, and a series of linguistically-oriented courses: history…

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Stephanie Jamison

Published: June 9, 2015

Stephanie Jamison was originally trained as a historical and Indo-European linguist (PhD Yale 1977), but for many years she has concentrated on Indo-Iranian, especially (Vedic) Sanskrit and Middle Indo-Aryan languages and textual materials. She works not only on language and linguistics, but also literature and poetics, religion and law, mythology and ritual, and gender studies…

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