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Dean , Anthropology educator

Charles N. Li, Chinese linguistics and anthropology educator, graduate dean. Research grantee National Science Foundation, 1980-1986, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1986-1992. Member Linguistic Society of America, Societas Linguistica Europaea, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Li, Charles N. was born on February 6, 1940 in Shanghai, China. Came to the United States, 1961. Son of Sheng-Wu Li and Edith Lee.

Education

Bachelor in Mathematics magna cum laude, Bowdoin College, 1963. Postgraduate in Mathematics, Stanford (California) University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics, University California, Berkeley, 1971.

Career

Assistant professor, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1970-1976; associate professor, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1976-1980; professor, University of California, Santa Barbara, since 1980; dean graduate division, University of California, Santa Barbara, since 1989.

Works

Membership

Member Linguistic Society of America, Societas Linguistica Europaea, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Katherine Saltzman, April 9, 1983. Children: Rachel Alexandra, Gabriel Elihu.

father:
Sheng-Wu Li

mother:
Edith Lee

spouse:
Katherine Saltzman

children:
Rachel Alexandra Li

Gabriel Elihu Li