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Michael Weiss

Professor, Linguistics

Morrill Hall, Room 218
mlw36@cornell.edu
607/255-1105

Overview

Weiss' main research interests focus on Indo-European linguistics. In particular he has been interested in the historical phonology and morphology of Greek, Latin and the Sabellic languages.  He is also working on a study of the sociocultural contexts of Indo-European Linguistics in the 20th century, and an investigation of some classic problems of the PIE phonological system including the stop system and the role of supra-syllabic constituents in PIE phonology. Links to his publications are available on his Academia site.

Departments/Programs

  • Linguistics|Classics

Graduate Fields

  • Classics|Linguistics|Medieval Studies

Affiliations

  • Medieval Studies (MEDVL)
  • Medieval Studies Program
  • South Asia Program

Research

  • historical linguistics and their theoretical aspects
  • Indo-European linguistics
  • historical phonology and morphology of Greek, Latin and the Sabellic languages

Current Courses