Masanori Deguchi, PhD

Professor of Japanese, Affiliated Faculty of Linguistics, Japanese Study Abroad Advisor



Ph.D. (2003) in Linguistics (major) and Philosophy (minor), Indiana University, Bloomington

M.A. (1998) in Linguistics, Indiana University, Bloomington

B.A. (1996) in English, Kansai Gaidai University

Research Interests

Syntax and semantics of Japanese, phonology of the Caddoan languages (of North America), Japanese language pedagogy

Areas of Expertise

Theoretical linguistics: syntax, semantics, syntax-phonology interface, Japanese linguistics

Current Courses

Fall Quarter 2023

Japn101 Elementary Japanese I

Ling310 Introduction to Linguistic Analysis