Kenneth A. McElhanon, Ph.D.

Senior Anthropology Consultant

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Linguistics, Australian National University, 1970
  • B.A., Anthropology/Greek, Wheaton College, 1961

Current positions

  • Certified Senior Anthropology Consultant, SIL International, 2012–
  • Senior Faculty, Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics (GIAL), 2005–

Other professional experience and service

  • Associate Professor, GIAL [formerly Texas Summer Institute of Linguistics (TXSIL)], 1999–2005
  • Faculty, TXSIL, 1991–1999
  • Associate Professor of Cross-Cultural Communication, E. Stanley Jones School of World Mission and Evangelism, Asbury Theological Seminary, 1986–1990
  • Adjunct faculty, School of World Mission, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1984–1985
  • Field linguist, SIL Papua New Guinea Branch, 1963–1985

Language proficiencies

  • English: ILR 5
  • Selepet: ILR 3
  • Tok Pisin: ILR 3

Research interests

  • Cognitive semantics
  • World view
7500 West Camp Wisdom Road
Dallas,  Texas  75236
United States