Jeff Good

Jeff Good.

Chair, Professor

613 Baldy Hall
(716) 645-0126


  • PhD, University of California, Berkeley


Morphosyntactic typology, Niger-Congo languages, Language documentation

Selected Publications

  • Good, Jeff  (2016) The linguistic typology of templates. Cambridge: CUP.
  • Good, Jeff (2015) “Paradigmatic complexity in pidgins and creoles”. Word Structure. 8:184–227.
  • Childs, Tucker, Jeff Good, and Alice Mitchell (2014) “Beyond the ancestral code: Towards a model for sociolinguistic language documentation”. Language Documentation & Conservation 8:168–191.
  • Di Carlo, Pierpaolo and Jeff Good (2014) “What are we trying to preserve? Diversity, change, and ideology at the edge of the Cameroonian Grassfields”. In Peter K. Austin and Julia Sallabank (eds.), Endangered languages: Beliefs and ideologies in language documentation and revitalization. 229–262.