David Beck, Ph.D. (1999) in Linguistics, University of Toronto, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Alberta. He has published extensively on the morphosyntactic and typological properties of the Salishan languages Bella Coola and Lushootseed and on Upper Necaxa Totonac, a Totonacan language of Mesoamerica.
Mily Crevels, Ph.D. (2000) in Linguistics, University of Amsterdam, is a senior researcher at the Centre for Language Studies, Radboud University Nijmegen. Her interests include linguistic typology and descriptive linguistics. She has conducted extensive fieldwork in the Bolivian Amazonian lowlands since 1999 and has published, among others, on language endangerment and areal linguistics.
Hein van der Voort, Ph.D. (2000) General Linguistics, University of Leiden, is a researcher at the Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi, Belém, Brazil. He has published on Amazonian languages, Eskimo languages, Romani, Pidgins and Creoles. Since 1995, he has been conducting fieldwork on various languages in the Brazilian Amazon. His current project deals with language relationships in the Guaporé region of Bolivia and Brazil.
Roberto Zavala, PhD (2000) in Linguistics University of Oregon, is professor and researcher at CIESAS-Sureste, a Mexican interdisciplinary research center for Social Sciences. He has conducted extensive fieldwork on Mayan, Uto-Aztecan and Mixe-Zoquean languages and has written two grammars and several papers on Wastek, Akatek and Olutec. Currently he is working on language contact in the southern part of Mesoamerica, and language documentation of Zoque, Olutec and Chol.
David Beck, University of Alberta
Mily Crevels, Leiden University
Hein van der Voort, Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi
Roberto Zavala, CIESAS-Sureste
Peter Bakker, Aarhus University
Nora England, University of Texas at Austin
Ana Fernández Garay, Universidad Nacional de La Pampa
Michael Fortescue, University of Copenhagen
Victor Golla, Humboldt State University
Pieter Muysken, Radboud University Nijmegen
Enrique Palancar, CNRS
Keren Rice, University of Toronto
Frank Seifart, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Leo Wetzels, CNRS/Sorbonne-Nouvelle, VU Amsterdam
The core target of the series consists of Americanists, typologists, theoretical linguists, as well as linguists in general. In addition, the series aims at scholars in related disciplines, such as anthropologists, archaeologists, ethnobiologists, historians and geneticists.