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About Eric Baković

My main areas of research are in phonological theory and analysis. Phonology is the study of linguistic speech sound patterns and structures, and the relation of these to other aspects of grammar. Phonological theorists like myself are primarily concerned with the development and evaluation of formal devices that adequately describe phonological patterns and structures and that provide maximum explanatory value to particular phonological analyses. I have two main strands of work within phonological theory. One is concerned with how different types of generalizations about phonological patterns can interact with each other in different ways to produce complex patterns of phonological behavior in different languages. The other is concerned with the in-depth, critical investigation of principles that are posited to underlie phonological knowledge.

Positions

Present Professor, Linguistics Department, University of California, San Diego
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Curriculum Vitae



Research Interests

Phonological theory

Courses

  • Phonology

Education

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August 1993January 2000 PhD, Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway ‐ Linguistics
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September 1989March 1993 BA, University of California, Santa Cruz ‐ Linguistics
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Contact Information

Linguistics Department
UC San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive #0108
La Jolla, CA 92093-0108

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