Dr. Dmitry Nikolaev

Dmitry Nicolaev
Humanities 5603
Dmitry Nikolaev is a post doctoral researcher at the Department of linguistics. His work focuses on phonological typology (especially on segmental inventories and sound-change processes in the languages of Eurasia) and quantitative methods in typological linguistics. He is the creator of the Database of Eurasian Phonological Inventories (http://eurasianphonology.info/). A Celticist by training, he also worked on the grammar of Old Irish and early Irish poetry and conducted linguistic fieldwork in Ireland and Nepal.