Karin Michelson

Karin Michelson


602 Baldy Hall
(716) 645-2463 


  • PhD, Harvard University


Iroquoian Languages, Phonology, Morphology, Lexical Semantics, Historical Linguistics, and Field Linguistics

Selected Publications

  • Michelson, Karin, Norma Kennedy, and Mercy Doxtator (2016) Glimpses of Oneida Life. University of Toronto Press.
  • Michelson, Karin (2015) “Gender in Oneida”, in Gender Across Languages, Volume 4, ed. by Marlis Hellinger and Heiko Motschenbacher, 277-301 John Benjamins Press.
  • Koenig, Jean-Pierre, and Karin Michelson (2015) “Invariance in Argument Realization: The case of Iroquoian”. Language 91, 1-47.
  • Koenig, Jean-Pierre, and Karin Michelson (2015) “Morphological complexity à la Oneida”, in Understanding and Measuring Morphological Complexity, ed. by Matthew Baerman, Dunstan Brown, and Greville Corbett, 69-92. Oxford University Press.
  • Koenig, Jean-Pierre and Karin Michelson (2014) “Deconstructing SYNtax”, in Proceedings of the 21th International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar, ed. by Stefan Müller, 114-134. CSLI Publications.