John M. Lawler

Professional Activities

(1) Computing, etc.

  • Member, Computer Policy Committee, University of Michigan (UM) College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LS&A), 1984-1990.

  • Special Consultant on Software Development to LS&A, 1986-1989.

  • Editor, _Information_ (LS&A Computing Newsletter), 1986-1989.

  • Member, UM Regents' Committee on Broadcasting, 1982-84, 1986-87.

  • Member, Committee on Information and Communication Technology, Linguistic Society of America (LSA), 1989-1993; Chair, 1991.

  • Organizer, first LSA Software Exhibit, 1992.
    (Unanimous Resolution of Appreciation, Annual LSA Meeting, 1992.)

  • President, The Eclectic Company - Systems & Semantic Analyses, 1983-date.

  • Vice-President, Arbornet - Community Computer Conferencing, 1984-1991.

  • Founder and Archivist,
    (official archive site of The LINGUIST List) 1990-date.

    (2) Teaching

  • Director and Advisor, Undergraduate Linguistics Concentration, UM, 1988-date.

  • Member, UM Governing Committee on Pilot Living/Learning Program, 1993-date .

  • Recipient, LS&A Excellence in Education Teaching Award, 1992, 1993.

  • Who's Who in American Education, 1995.

    (3) Other

  • Organizer and Chair, Sloan Conference on "Cognitive Dimensions of Non-Western Languages", UM 1982.

  • Manuscript Referee: Newbury House, Basil Blackwell, Harper & Row, University of Chicago Press, University of Michigan Press, Language, EJC.

  • Proposal Referee, National Science Foundation

  • Consulting Editor, Studies In Language, 1981-date.

  • Participant, Mathematical Social Science Board Workshops (MSSB) on:
    • "Tree Automata" (1971)
    • "Pragmatics and Syntax" (1973)
    • "Formal Alternatives to Generative Grammar" (1975)

  • Performing Member, The Brecht Company, Ann Arbor, 1986-date.