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John Anton Goldsmith

John Anton Goldsmith, American linguist, educator. Fellow American Academy Arts & Sciences; member Linguistics Society of America (member executive committee 1988-1991).

Background

  • Goldsmith, John Anton was born on November 7, 1951 in New York City. Son of Simon Albert and Thelma Margaret (Ettesvold) Goldsmith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Swarthmore College, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976.

    Career

    • Assistant, associate then professor Indiana University, Bloomington, 1976-1984. Professor University Chicago, since 1984, Edward Carson Waller Distinguished Service professor, since 1997. Board directors University Chicago Press, 1990-1994.

    Works

    Membership

    Fellow American Academy Arts & Sciences. Member Linguistics Society of America (member executive committee 1988-1991).

    Connections

    • Married Jessie Elizabeth Pinkham, November 20, 1982. Children: Elizabeth, Paul, Julia.
    • father: Simon Albert Goldsmith
    • mother: Thelma Margaret (Ettesvold) Goldsmith
    • spouse: Jessie Elizabeth Pinkham
    • children: Elizabeth Goldsmith
    • Paul Goldsmith
    • Julia Goldsmith
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    Born November 7, 1951
    (age 65)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      Swarthmore College
    • 1976
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1976 - 1984
      Assistant, then professor Indiana University
      Bloomington, Illinois, United States
    • 1976 - 1984
      associate, then professor Indiana University
      Bloomington, Illinois, United States