Joan Baart, Ph.D.

Senior Linguistics Consultant

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Linguistics, Leiden University, 1987
  • M.A., Linguistics, Leiden University, 1982

Current positions

  • Certified Senior Linguistics Consultant, SIL International, 2012–
  • Linguistics consultant, SIL Eurasia Area, 2012–
  • Editor, Workpapers of the Summer Institute of Linguistics, University of North Dakota Session (http://arts-sciences.und.edu/summer-institute-of-linguistics/work-papers/), 2009–
  • Coordinator, SIL Eurasia Area Linguistics Forum, 2006–
  • Adjunct Professor of Linguistics, University of North Dakota, 2000–
  • Executive Editor, Studies in Languages of Northern Pakistan. Islamabad: National Institute of Pakistan Studies and SIL International, 1997–

Other professional experience and service

  • Academic Affairs Director, SIL West Eurasia Group, 2004–2012
  • Linguistics consultant, SIL West Eurasia Group, 2000–2012
  • International Linguistics Consultant, 2008–2011
  • Field linguist, Pakistan, 1991–2004
  • Assistant Professor (Universitair Docent), Computational Linguistics, Department of General Linguistics, Leiden University, 1985–1990
  • Research assistant, Phonetics Laboratory, Leiden University, 1982–1985

Professional memberships

  • American Scientific Affiliation, 2009–
  • Linguistic Society of America, 1992–

Language proficiencies

  • Dutch: ILR 5
  • English: ILR 4
  • German: ILR 3
  • Urdu: ILR 1
  • Kalami: ILR 1
  • Russian: ILR 1

Research interests

  • Indo-Aryan languages
  • Prosody
  • Phonetics
  • Phonology
  • Language description
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