Don Daniels



Affiliation: University of Oregon

Dissertation: A reconstruction of Proto-Sogeram: Phonology, lexicon, and morphosyntax 




2011 M.A., Linguistics, UCSB
2006 B.A, Linguistics, Dartmouth College

Current Projects

  • Documentation and description of six undescribed Sogeram languages of Papua New Guinea (Gants [gao], Mand [ate], Manat [pmr], Sirva [sbq], Aisi [mmq], and Kulsab [faj])
  • Reconstruction of Proto-Sogeram phonology, lexicon, and morphosyntax


Daniels, Don. To appear. “Complex coordination in diachrony: Two Sogeram case studies.” Diachronica.
Koch, Harold, Robert Mailhammer, Robert Blust, Claire Bowern, Don Daniels, Alexandre François, Simon J. Greenhill, Brian D. Joseph, Lawrence Reid, Malcolm Ross, and Paul Sidwell. 2014. “Research priorities in historical-comparative linguistics: A view from Asia, Australia and the Pacific.” Diachronica 31(2):267–278.

Daniels, Don. 2010. “A preliminary phonological history of the Sogeram languages of Papua New Guinea.” Oceanic Linguistics 49:163–193.