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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:
Monique Patenaude
(585) 276-3693

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In the News

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

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.