John M. Lawler


  • Artium Baccalaureum cum laude in Mathematics and German (double major) 1964
    St. Benedict's College (now Benedictine College), Atchison KA.

  • Magister Artium in Linguistics 1967, University of Washington, Seattle.
      Thesis: Some Applications of Computers to Linguistic Field Methods
      Co-Chairs: Robert Ritchie, Heles Contreras

  • Philosophiae Doctor in Linguistics 1973, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
      Dissertation: Studies in English Generics
      Co-Chairs: George Lakoff, Robin Lakoff

  • Professional Employment

  • Associate Professor of Linguistics, Residential College, University of Michigan, 1986-date.

  • Associate Professor of Linguistics (with tenure), University of Michigan, 1978-date.

  • Assistant Professor of Linguistics, University of Michigan, 1973-1978.

  • Assistant Professor of Linguistics and Director of Programs in English as a Foreign Language,
    Utah State University, Logan UT, 1967-1972.