Staff :: Jonathan Washington, MA
- Ph.D. student, Indiana University, 2008–present
Majors: Linguistics, Central Eurasian Studies
- M.A., Indiana University, January, 2012
Major: Central Eurasian Studies
- M.A., University of Washington, August, 2010
Major: Linguistics, Minor: Near Eastern Languages & Civilization
- B.A., Brandeis University, May, 2005
Majors: Linguistics (High Honors), Anthropology
Minors: Computer Science, Near Eastern and Judaic Studies
The focus of Jonathan's work is Turkic languages, especially Kazakh and Kyrgyz. His research interests include phonological theory, phonetics, historical and socio-historical linguistics, and language description and documentation. He also works on computational models of Turkic phonology and morphology, and my Masters thesis examined sonority-based unfaithfulness across syllable boundaries in Turkic languages.
Jonathan Washington is a Ph.D. student in Linguistics and Central Eurasian Studies. Turkic linguist specialising in Kazakh and Kyrgyz; focus of research is phonetics, phonology, and historical linguistics, as well as computational resources for Turkic languages..