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foreign language and linguistics educator

David Persons Birdsong, American foreign language and linguistics educator.

Background

Birdsong, David Persons was born on June 29, 1952 in Macon, Georgia, United States. Son of Jackson Holt and Rachel (Persons) Birdsong.

Education

AB, Dartmouth College, 1974. AM, Harvard University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1979.

Career

Assistant professor, University Texas, Austin, 1979-1986;associate professor, University Texas, Austin, since 1991;assistant professor, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1986-1989;associate professor, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1989-1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Metalinguistic Performance & Interlinguistic Competence, 1989. Co-editor: Advances in Romance Linguistics, 1988.

Connections

Married Judith Cook, March 7, 1987.

father:
Jackson Holt Birdsong

mother:
Rachel (Persons) Birdsong

spouse:
Judith Cook