- Professor Emeritus
- P.Ph., Ph.Dr. Brno
- University Research Professor, Awarded 1996
- Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Inducted 2007.
Indo-European Historical and Comparative linguistics, specializing in Hittite, Indo-Aryan (Sanskrit and Prakrits) and Hellenic (Ancient and Medieval Greek); Semitic languages (Akkadian, Hebrew, Arabic); linguistic approaches to literature; theory of Natural Morphology and Functional Grammar.
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