University Research Professor and Vice-President Academic
Sheila Embleton's areas of interest are historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, dialectology,
mathematical linguistics, onomastics, and women and language. Her
areas of language specialization include English, German, Romance, Slavic
and Finno-Ugric. She is the author of Statistics in Historical
Linguistics (1986) and is editor of the Fourteenth LACUS Forum
(1988) and Twenty-Fourth LACUS Forum (1998), and co-editor of Indo-European
and the Indo-Europeans (1992, 1993) as well as both "The Emergence
of the Modern Language Sciences: Studies on the Transition from Historical-Comparative
to Structural Linguistics". Volume 1"Historiographical Perspectives"
and Volume 2 "Methodological Perspectives and Applications" (1999).
Both are published by John Benjamins, of Amsterdam and Philadelphia.