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Jeff Good, University at Buffalo, NY, USA
Simon Greenhill, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Jena, Germany and Australian National University

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Robert Mailhammer, University of Western Sydney, Australia

Editorial Board
Andrea Bender, University of Bergen, Norway
Claire Bowern, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Gerd Carling, Lund University, Sweden
Jennifer Culbertson, University of Edinburgh, UK
Natalia Levshina, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Miriam Meyerhoff, All Souls College, University of Oxford, UK
Gareth Roberts, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Brigitte Pakendorf, Dynamique du Langage, CNRS, Lyon, France
Elly van Gelderen, Arizona State University, Tempe, USA
Kofi Yakpo, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR

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Bernard Comrie, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany and University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
William Croft, University of New Mexico, USA
April McMahon, Aberystwyth University, UK
Johanna Nichols, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Colin Renfrew, University of Cambridge, UK
Malcolm Ross, Australian National University, Australia
Søren Wichmann, University of Leiden, The Netherlands
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Jeff Good, Ph.D. (2003), University of California, Berkeley, is Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University at Buffalo (New York). His research interests include the synchrony, diachrony, and typology of linear relations and comparative Benue-Congo, with a particular focus on Bantoid languages.

Language Dynamics and Change

Editors: Jeff Good and Simon Greenhill
This international peer-reviewed journal covers both innovative and traditional aspects of the study of language change. Work on all aspects of historical and comparative linguistics and any language or language family is welcomed, as long as it bears on topics that are also of theoretical interest. A particular focus is on new developments in the field arising from the accumulation of extensive databases of linguistic variation and typological distributions, parallel texts, and comparative lexicons, which allow for the application of new types of quantitative approaches to diachronic linguistics. Moreover, the journal is intended to serve as an outlet for increasingly important interdisciplinary work on such topics as the evolution of language, archaeology and linguistics, human genetic and linguistic prehistory, and the computational modeling of language dynamics.

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