J. Stephen Quakenbush, Ph.D.

Global Scripture Access Services Director

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Linguistics, Georgetown University, 1986
  •  M.S., Linguistics, Georgetown University, 1981
  • B.A., Linguistics/Spanish American Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1978

Current position

  • Global Scripture Access Services Director (2013 – present)

Other related experience

  • International Academic Services Director (2009 – 2013)
  • SIL Asia Area Academic Coordinator (2004- 2008)
  • SIL Philippines Linguistics Coordinator (2004- 2007)
  • SIL Philippines Director (1997-2001)
  • Linguist/Translator, Agutaynen project (1984- 2003)
  • Instructor in various SIL-related training programs in Oklahoma, North Dakota, Texas, Tennessee, Singapore, Manila (Phonetics, Phonology, Grammar, Field Methods, Sociolinguistics—1980-2008)
  • Associate Editor, Philippine Journal of Linguistics (2002-2008)
  • Editorial Consultant, Philippine Journal of Linguistics (2008- )
  • Consulting Editor, SIL Electronic Survey Reports (2004- )
  • Organizer, 10-ICAL: Tenth International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics, 17-20 January 2006. Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, Philippines.

Memberships

  • Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics Board member, (2010- )
  • International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics Steering Committee (2006- )
  • Linguistic Society of the Philippines (1984- ), LSP Board member (1997-2001, 2003-2008) Philippine Bible Society (1984- )
  • Linguistic Society of America (1979- )
  • Phi Beta Kappa (1978- )

Language proficiency

  • English (ILR 5)
  • Agutaynen (ILR 3)
  • Tagalog (ILR 3)
  • Spanish (ILR 2)
  • Portuguese (ILR 1)

Research interests

  • Austronesian languages
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Language Documentation and Description
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