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Linguistics educator

Carol Faith Justus, American linguist, educator. Grantee, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1976, Salus Mundi Foundation, 2003-2005. Member of Modern Language Association (division chair 1979, 1981, 1984, 1987, delegate 1991-1993), American Oriental Society, Linguistic Society of America (Institute director 1976).


Justus, Carol Faith was born on March 21, 1940 in Lodi, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Ernest and Esther Mary (Cockrell) Justus.


Bachelor in French, King College, 1960; Master of Arts in Linguistics, University of Minnesota, 1966; Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics, University Texas, 1973.


Associate professor, assistant professor, linguistics coordinator, State University of New York, Oswego, 1973-1977; assistant professor, University of California, Berkeley, 1977-1982; research associate, University Texas, Austin, 1982-1984; technical staff, Microelectronics & Computer Technology Corporation, Austin, 1984-1988; research fellow, University Texas, 1988-1989; associate professor, San Jose (California) State University, 1989-1994; linguistics coordinator, San Jose (California) State University, 1989-1993; research fellow, University Texas, since 1994; adjunct associate professor, Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Classics, since 1995.


  • Other Work

    • Review editor Diachronica, 1988-1991. Editor: General Linguistics, 1999—2004. Member editorial board Journal Indo-European Studies, North-Western European Language Evolution: Odense, NOWELE, RASK.

      Contributor articles to professional journals and encyclopedias.


Member Modern Language Association (division chair 1979, 81, 84, 87, delegate 1991-1993), Linguistic Society.Am. (Institute director 1976), American Oriental Society, Societe de Linguistique deParis.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: swimming, walking.


Married Rahim Raman (divorced 1976).

Ernest Justus

Esther Mary (Cockrell) Justus

Rahim Raman