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Morgan Rood

Morgan Rood

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Linguistics, Linguistics

Education & Professional History

Boston College, BA; Georgetown, PhD.

At Carleton since 2017.

As Listed on Department Faculty Pages

Linguistics

Morgan Rood received her Ph.D. from Georgetown University in 2017. She teaches courses in linguistics with a specialty in Semitic languages. Her primary area of research includes the morphology and syntax of the Modern South Arabian languages, an understudied set of Semitic languages spoken in Yemen and Oman. In addition to Modern South Arabian, Morgan has also investigated the structure of Yemeni Arabic and Amharic (spoken in Ethiopia), as well as conducted fieldwork in Israel, Yemen and the UAE. Morgan is also interested in language policy and the status of linguistic minorities in the Middle East.

In Spring 2018, she is teaching Introduction to Linguistics (LING 110) and Sociolinguistics of Semitic Languages (LING 130). You can find out more about Morgan’s current research and fieldwork at her website.

Middle East Studies

Morgan Rood (B.A., Boston College, Ph.D. Georgetown University) teaches courses in linguistics with a specialty in Semitic languages. Her primary area of research includes the morphology and syntax of the Modern South Arabian languages, an understudied set of Semitic languages spoken in Yemen and Oman. In addition to Modern South Arabian, Morgan has also investigated the structure of Yemeni Arabic and Amharic (spoken in Ethiopia), as well as conducted fieldwork in Israel, Yemen and the UAE. Morgan is also interested in language policy and the status of linguistic minorities in the Middle East. You can find out more about Morgan’s current research and fieldwork at her website, www.morganrood.com.

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