Jean Margaret AITCHISON

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1938-07-03
Education Wimbledon HS GPDST, Girton Coll Cambridge (MA), Radcliffe Coll Harvard (AM)
Books & Publications Linguistics (1973, 7 edn 2010 (under title Aitchison's Linguistics)), The articulate mammal: An introduction to psycholinguistics (1976, Routledge Classics edn 2011), Language change: Progress or decay? (1981, 4 edn 2013), Words in the mind: An introduction to the mental lexicon (1987, 4 edn 2012), Introducing language and mind (1992, new edn 2003), Language Joyriding (1994), The seeds of speech: Language origin and evolution (1996, extended edn 2000), The language web: The power and problem of words (1997), New media language (ed jtly, 2003), The word weavers: Newshounds and wordsmiths (2007), Linguistics Made Easy (2012)
Recreations gardening
Clubs
Style Prof Jean Aitchison
Career asst lectr in Greek Bedford Coll London 1961-65, lectr, sr lectr and reader in linguistics LSE 1965-92, Rupert Murdoch prof of language and communication Univ of Oxford 1993-2003, professorial fell Worcester Coll Oxford 1993-2003 (emeritus 2003-); BBC Reith lectr 1996
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