Most scholarly professionals, linguists and non-linguists alike, suffer from the occasional (or not so occasional) feeling that what they do is meaningless, having no direct, positive impact on their fellow man. The overall message of Baugh’s book will inspire them otherwise.
Kristen Greer holds a Ph.D. in Linguistics from UC Davis. She has worked at UCLA and Washington University in St. Louis, teaching courses in syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and morphology. She currently teaches at UC Davis.
Posts by Kristen Greer
“The Common Reader,” Washington University in St. Louis’s Journal of the Essay, explores life and learning during the onset of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.