Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science

I am on leave from Pomona College for the 2022-23 academic year, serving as a Program Director at the National Science Foundation for the Linguistics and Dynamic Language Infrastructure-Documenting Endangered Languages programs.

You can contact me at ​mary.paster(at)pomona.edu​.​

You can download my CV here.

Research interests:

  • African languages
  • Indigenous American languages
  • Phonology
  • Morphology
  • Field linguistics
  • Language documentation and reclamation

Languages I have worked on with native speakers: