Line Mikkelsen received a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her research spans the morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics, and the interactions among these in languages of the world. Her particular languages of expertise are Chocheno (the first language of the East Bay) Danish, English, Kalaallisut (the official language of Greenland), and Karuk, an indigenous language of Northern California. Her work proceeds in close collaboration with elders, language teachers, language learners and language activists in the the Chochenyo, Kalaallisut and Karuk communities.
Research Expertise and Interest
morphology, syntax, semantics, California languages, Germanic and California languages