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Daryl Baldwin, a recipient of the 2019 UM Distinguished Alumni Award has been nominated by President Joe Biden to the National Council on the Humanities. Baldwin is the executive director of Myaamia Center at the Miami University in Ohio and an adjunct assistant professor in educational...
John Lyon received his MA from the University of Montana in 2006. His MA thesis “An Edition of Snchitsu'umshtsn Volume II: A Root Dictionary” involved collaboration with the Coeur d’Alene tribe in Idaho. He was awarded a PhD from the University of British Columbia in 2014. His dissertation...
Leora Bar-el (Professor of Linguistics in the Department of Anthropology) and her colleagues at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden and Mkwawa University College of Education in Tanzania are working together to describe grammatical structures in the East Ruvu Bantu languages spoken in central...
The University of Montana’s Linguistics Program Director, Dr. Mizuki Miyashita, has been awarded a special conference grant (BCS-2037470) by the National Science Foundation (NSF): Build and Broaden (B2): Enabling New Social, Behavioral and Economic Science Collaborations with Minority-Serving...
To study linguistics is to gain a greater understanding of a fundamental part of what it means to be human. -- Linguistic Society of America
See also "Why Major in Linguistics (and what does a linguist do)?"
The Linguistics MA Program at the University of Montana (UM) is part of the Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). This Program permits legal residents of member states* to qualify for Montana-resident tuition rates upon being admitted to the Linguistics MA Program at UM.
Interested students will need to provide proof of residency (e.g., a driver's license) to the Graduate School before registering for courses. For additional information, please contact the Linguistic Program Director.