American Philosophical Society
Member History

Results:  1 ItemModify Search | New Search
Page: 1Reset Page
406. Linguistics[X]
1Name:  Dr. Keren Rice
 Institution:  University of Toronto
 Year Elected:  2014
 Class:  4. Humanities
 Subdivision:  406. Linguistics
 Residency:  Resident
 Living? :   Living
 Birth Date:  1950
Keren Rice is a linguist at the University of Toronto. She has made contributions to the areas of theoretical phonology, theoretical morphology, language description, and community-academy linguistics. She focuses on the study of Athabaskan languages of northern Canada. Her book A Grammar of Slave (1989) was awarded the Leonard Bloomfield Book Award from the Linguistic Society of America for the best book of the year. She currently serves as chair of the Department of Linguistics, and she was the founding director of the Aboriginal Studies program at the University of Toronto. She served as editor of the journal International Journal of American Linguistics for thirteen years, and she has served as president of both the Canadian Linguistic Association and the Linguistic Society of America; she is president-elect of Section Z of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. She is University Professor and Canada Research Chair at the University of Toronto, and the recipient of the Killam Prize and the Molson Prize, as well as an Officer of the Order of Canada and a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. In 2015 she was both elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and was awarded the Pierre Chauveau Medal of the Royal Society of Canada.
Election Year