Richard A. Rhodes

Professor Richard A. Rhodes UC BerkeleyDr. Richard A. Rhodes is the Director of the Canadian Studies Program. Professor Rhodes also teaches in the Department of Linguistics. His work has been centered on topics relating to American Indian languages, particularly those of the Algonquian family, bringing insights gained in fieldwork to bear on typological questions in syntax. He has done extensive fieldwork on the Ottawa dialect of Ojibwe which is spoken primarily in southern Ontario, and on Michif, a language of the Canadian plains consisting of French and Cree elements.