David Boe


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Researcher Bio

Associate Professor 3260 Jamrich Phone: 906-227-2677 E-mail:

Ph.D., Linguistics Indiana University

Professor Boe has been teaching at Northern Michigan University since 2001. Prior to joining the NMU faculty, he was a postdoctoral fellow in linguistics at the University of Nevada at Reno (1999-2001), and before that he was a Fulbright lecturer in linguistics at Vilnius University in Lithuania (1996-1998). He completed his Ph.D. at Indiana University in 1996, with a concentration in syntax and second language acquisition. He currently serves as the Secretary/Treasurer of the North American Association for the History of the Language Sciences (NAAHoLS), and is a regular presenter at the annual meeting of the Linguistic Society of America (LSA). At NMU, he serves as the faculty advisor for the Mortar Board national honor society, and he is a Past Chair of the university's Academic Senate (2010-2012). In his free time, he enjoys mountain biking, skiing (both downhill and cross-country), and playing the piano.


PRIME, interdisciplinary, research, English