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Lahiri, Prof. Aditi locked

DPhil; FBA 2010

Born Calcutta 14 July 1952; d of Haranath and Arundhati Roy; m 2003, Prof. Henning Reetz

Professor of Linguistics, University of Oxford, since 2007; Fellow, Somerville College, Oxford, since 2007


Univ. of Calcutta (BA Maths and Econs 1971; MA Comparative Philol. 1973; DPhil Comparative Philol. and Linguistics 1979); Brown Univ. (PhD 1982)


Postdoctoral Res. Asst, Dept of Linguistics, Brown Univ., 1982–83; Vis. Asst Prof., Dept of Linguistics, UCLA, 1983–84; Adjunct Asst Prof., Bd of Studies in Linguistics, Univ. of Calif, Santa Cruz, 1984–85; Sen. Res. Scientist, Max Planck Inst. for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, 1985–92; Prof. of Gen. Linguistics, Univ. of Konstanz, 1992–2007. Hon. Life Mem., Linguistic Soc. of America, 2013. Max Planck Forschungspreis für internationale kooperation, 1994; Leibniz Prize, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, 2000; Prof. Sukumar Sen Gold Medal for Excellence in Res., 2009


contrib. to Jl Acoustical Soc. of America, Cognitive Brain Res., Jl Cognitive Neurosci., Trans Philological Soc., Jl Phonetics


visiting the Cotswolds, reading crime fiction


Centre for Linguistics and Philology, University of Oxford, Walton Street, Oxford OX1 2HG

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