Laura McPherson

Laura McPherson is an assistant professor of Linguistics at Dartmouth College and a 2017 Public Voices Fellow. She published the second full grammatical description of a Dogon language, A Grammar of Tommo So (2013), and is currently conducting field work in Burkina Faso.


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