Salikoko Mufwene

Frank J. Mcloraine Distinguished Service Professor
Research Summary
Research: Language evolution: the birth of new language varieties, the sustained vitality and spread of many, and the loss of many others
Biosciences Graduate Program Association
  1. "Socio-cultural transmission" in language evolution?: Comment on "Rethinking [the] foundations of language from a multidisciplinary perspective" by Tao Gong, Lan Shuai, & Yicheng Wu. Phys Life Rev. 2018 11; 26-27:155-157. View in: PubMed

  2. Modeling the emergence of contact languages. PLoS One. 2015; 10(4):e0120771. View in: PubMed

  3. An ecological account of language evolution! Way to go! Commentary on "Modeling the cultural evolution of language" by Luc Steels. Phys Life Rev. 2011 Dec; 8(4):367-8. View in: PubMed

  4. Building social cognitive models of language change. Trends Cogn Sci. 2009 Nov; 13(11):464-9. View in: PubMed

  5. Parsing the evolution of language. Science. 2008 Apr 25; 320(5875):446; author reply 446. View in: PubMed