E. Wayles Browne
Wayles Browne, Prof. emeritus, Ithaca, New York, was born in Washington, D.C. He studied general and Slavic linguistics at Harvard and MIT, and taught Slavic languages and linguistics at Cornell University until retirement (2017). While a graduate student he spent a year in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia (now Serbia) studying under Profs. Milka Ivić and Pavle Ivić, and then several years at the Faculty of Philosophy at Zagreb University, working on contrastive grammar research projects led by the English-language specialist Prof. Rudolf Filipović. He received his Ph.D. degree from Zagreb. Special interests of his include Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian, Slavic microlanguages, and the phonology, morphology and syntax of Slavic. He is on the editorial board of Journal of Slavic Linguistics, and co-edited (with Danko Šipka) The Cambridge Handbook of Slavic Linguistics (forthcoming May 2024). He has translated Croatian texts on history and archaeology to English, as well as the works of several Bosnian poets.