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linguist , Philosopher

Alice Geraldine Baltina ter Meulen, Dutch philosopher, linguist. Harkness fellow Commonwealth of New York, 1976-1978; National Science Foundation fellow, 1983, Whiting fellow, 1978-1979, American Association of University Women fellow, 1979-1980.


Meulen, Alice Geraldine Baltina ter was born on March 4, 1952 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Came to the United States 1976. Daughter of Henry and Karen (Proost) ter Meulen.


Bachelor in Philosophy cum laude, University Amsterdam, 1972. Master of Arts in Philosophy cum laude, University Amsterdam, 1976. Master of Arts in Linguistics cum laude, University Amsterdam, 1976.

Doctor of Philosophy in Philosophy of Language, Stanford University, 1980.


Visiting research assox., Max Planck Institut fur Psycholinguistik, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 1980-1982;research associate formal linguistics, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 1982-1984, 85-86;assistant professor linguistics, U. Washington, Seattle, 1984-1989;associate professor philosophy/linguistics, Indiana U., Bloomington, since 1989;adjunct associate professor cognitive science, Indiana U., Bloomington, since 1989.


Member American Association of University Women, American Philosophical Association, Association for Computational Linguistics, Association for Symbolic Logic, Linguistic Society of America, Society for Exact Philosophy.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: contemporary music, flute, aikido.


Married Zeno G. Swijtink, November 29, 1985. Children: Timen Rasmus, Joris Daedalus.

Henry Meulen

Karen (Proost) Meulen

Zeno G. Swijtink

Timen Rasmus Meulen

Joris Daedalus Meulen