Keith Snider, D.Litt.

Senior Linguistics Consultant

Degrees

  • D.Litt., African Linguistics, Leiden University, 1990
  • M.A., Linguistics, University of Texas at Arlington, 1980
  • B.Th., Pastoral Studies, Canadian Bible College, 1978

Current positions

  • Certified Senior Linguistics Consultant, SIL International, 2012–
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Linguistics, University of North Dakota, 2004–
  • Affiliate Associate Professor of Linguistics, Trinity Western University, 2000–

Other professional experience and service

  • SIL International Linguistics Consultant, 1995–2011  
  • Director, M.A. in Linguistics Program, Trinity Western University, 2006–2010
  • Academic Dean, Canada Institute of Linguistics, 2004–2007
  • Linguistics Coordinator, SIL Cameroon Branch, 1993–1999
  • Linguistics Coordinator, Ghana Institute of Linguistics, Literacy and Bible Translation (GILLBT), 1985–1987
  • Coordinator, Chumburung Language Project, SIL Ghana Branch, 1982–1987

Professional memberships

  • Linguistic Society of America, 2010–
  • Canadian Linguistic Association, 2004–
  • West African Linguistics Society, 1985–

Language proficiencies

  • English: ILR 5
  • French: ILR 3

Research interests

  • Tone analysis
  • Phonology
  • Historical and comparative linguistics
  • Orthography development
  • African linguistics
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