Mary Haas

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Mary Rosamund Haas
Born(1910-01-12)January 12, 1910
DiedMay 17, 1996(1996-05-17) (aged 86)
EducationPh.D. in linguistics, Yale University, 1935
Alma materEarlham College, University of Chicago, Yale University
OccupationLinguist
EmployerUniversity of California, Berkeley
Known forTraining linguists; work in North American Indian languages; work in Thai, and historical linguistics.
Spouse(s)Morris Swadesh
AwardsHonorary doctorates from Northwestern University, 1975, the University of Chicago 1976, Earlham College, 1980, and Ohio State University, 1980.

Mary Rosamund Haas (January 12, 1910 – May 17, 1996) was an American linguist. She studied Native American Indian languages.[1] She also studied Thai and historical linguistics.

Early life[change | change source]

Haas attended high school in Richmond, Indiana, and later Earlham College.

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References[change | change source]

  1. Shipley, William (1988). In Honour of Mary Haas. City: Walter de Gruyter & Co. ISBN 3-11-011165-9.