April Mary Scott McMAHON

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1964-04-30
Education Univ of Edinburgh (MA, PhD)
Books & Publications Understanding Language Change (1994), Lexical Phonology and the History of English (2000), Change, Chance, and Optimality (2000), Time Depth in Historical Linguistics (ed with Colin Renfrew and R L Trask, 2000), An Introduction to English Phonology (2002), Language Classification by Numbers (with Robert McMahon, 2005), The Handbook of English Linguistics (ed with Bas Aarts, 2007), Evolutionary Linguistics (with Robert McMahon, 2012)
Recreations walking, cooking, Scottish country dancing
Clubs Athenaeum
Style Prof April McMahon
Career fell Selwyn Coll Cambridge 1988, lectr in phonology and historical linguistics Univ of Cambridge 1988-2000; Univ of Sheffield: chair of English language and linguistics 2000-04, head Sch of English 2002-04, head Dept of English Language and Linguistics; Univ of Edinburgh: Forbes chair of English language 2005-, vice-princ and head Coll of Humanities and Social Science 2008-, vice-princ planning, resources and research policy 2009-; vice-chllr Aberystwyth Univ 2011-; pres Linguistics Soc of GB 2000-05; memb Cncl: AHRC 2005-, Br Acad 2007-; FRSE 2003, FBA 2005, FLSW 2012
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Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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