Garry DavisGarry W. Davis

Professor

Office: CRT 895
Phone: 414-229-4942
E-mail: gdavis@uwm.edu
Personal Web Page: people.uwm.edu/gdavis

Degrees:

Ph.D., University of Michigan
M.A., University of Michigan
B.A., University of Michigan

Research Interests:

Historical Linguistics, Germanic Linguistics, Thai and Lao Linguistics, areal linguistic change in SE Asia and Europe

Teaching Interests:

Historical Linguistics, Language Typology, Areal Linguistics, Field Methods

Courses Taught:

Linguis 211: Origins of Words
Linguis 470: Historical/Comparative Linguistics
Linguis 474: Language Typology and Language Universals
Linguis 490: Field Methods

Other Relevant Activities:

Joint appointment with the German Program in the Dept. of Foreign Languages and Literature

Recent Publications:

2008. Toward a Progression Theory of the OHG Consonant Shift. Journal of Germanic Linguistics 20.3. 197-241.

2008. Analogie, Intrinsische Dauer und Prosodie: Zur postvokalischen Ausbreitung der ahd. Lautverschiebung im Fränkischen [Analogy, Intrinsic length, and Prosody: On the postvocalic spread of the OHG Consonant Shift in the Franconian Dialects]. Beiträge zur Geschichte der deutschen Sprache und Literatur 130.3.420-437.