The Linguistic Society of America just announced that Dr. Brad Montgomery-Anderson is the recipient of the Leonard Bloomfield Book Award for 2017. Dr. Montgomery-Anderson received his Ph.D. in Linguistics from KU in 2008. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Cherokee and Indigenous Studies Department at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK, specializing in Cherokee language, Mayan languages, and language revitalization. First presented in 1992, this prestigious award recognizes “a volume that makes an outstanding contribution of enduring value to our understanding of language and linguistics”. Brad is receiving this award for his book Cherokee Reference Grammar.
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