The Linguistics Department is located on the fourth floor of Guggenheim Hall (map), on the main campus of the University of Washington. The department office is generally open 8am to 5pm Monday through Friday during the academic year. The department is closed for University holidays and occasionally for errands or vacations.

University of Washington
Department of Linguistics
Box 352425
Seattle, WA 98195-2425

Phone: (206) 543-2046


Faculty Directory

Key Contacts:

Department Chair Richard Wright, Professor and Chair (206) 616-2426
Administrative Questions Monica C. R. Cohn, Administrator
Hours: Monday-Friday
(206) 685-7467

Misha Burgess, Program Coordinator

(206) 543-2046

Joyce Parvi, Academic Counselor
Hours: Monday-Friday 9:30-5:00
(206) 221-7415
Undergraduate Linguistics Degrees and Requirements Humanities Academic Services Center
General Linguistics MA/PhD programs Toshiyuki Ogihara, Graduate Program Coordinator
Barbara Citko, Graduate Program Coordinator
Computational Linguistics MS program Emily Bender, Professor
ASL program Lance Forshay, ASL Senior Lecturer and ASL Language Director


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