University of Rochester

For the Media

Archive

Subscribe

University Communications

Futurity
Futurity.org: Discover the future with news from leading research universities

RSS feedsFacebookTwitterYouTubeLinkedIn


University Communications

Faculty Experts Directory



High-resolution image
(please include photo credit)

Joyce McDonough

Associate Professor, Linguistics and Brain & Cognitive Sciences
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Linguistics

Areas of expertise: Athabaskan languages, linguistic diversity, endangered languages

Press contact:
Susan Hagen
susan.hagen@rochester.edu
585.276.4061

Related Links:


In the News

YubaNet
Federal Agencies Take Action to Digitally Document Nearly 50 Endangered Languages
August 10, 2011

News Releases

Online Atlas Planned for Endangered Native Languages
April 20, 2010



Biography
Joyce McDonough is working on a long-term project documenting and modeling the phonetic and phonological structure of the Athabaskan language, with special attention to the interaction of phonetic and morphological structure. She is also interested in the similarities between rap music and traditional oral history storytelling/chanting.