University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Anthropology

Faculty - Emily Manetta

Emily Manetta

Emily Manetta, Associate Professor

Area of expertise

Linguistics (syntax), sociolinguistics, languages of South Asia

Contact Information
Email: emily.manetta@uvm.edu

Office Hours: Tuesday, 12:00-1:00; or by appointment
Williams Hall, Room 514

Website: Faculty Website

Emily Manetta, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and in the Program in Linguistics, received her B.A. from Swarthmore College in Philadelphia and her Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Cruz in Linguistics. Her current work focuses on the syntax of South Asian languages. Her dissertation, based on linguistic field work with a Kashmiri refugee community, featured a comparative analysis of the syntax of questions in Kashmiri and Hindi-Urdu. Dr. Manetta will be involved in the continuing development of linguistics courses at UVM, teaching Introduction to Syntax, Language and Meaning, Linguistic Anthropology, and Advanced Topics in Linguistics.