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Research Interests for Julie A. Tetel

Research Interests: Linguistics

Julie Tetel Andresen writes in the field of linguistic historiography, focusing on French, German, and American theories of language from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries. She is the author of Linguistics in America 1769-1924: A Critical History (Routledge, 1990, paperback edition 1996). She is currently writing a manuscript entitled Observing Linguistics to be finished in 2004. She served for five years as the Director of the Duke Univeristy-University of Bucharest, Romania Faculty Exchange. Between 1985 and 1997 she published sixteen historical novels with mass-market publishers. In 1997 she founded her own publishing company, with two imprints: Generation Books (non-fiction) and Madeira Books (fiction).

See article from Duke Magazine 25th Anniversary Issue

Tetel Andresen, Julie. 2010. Historiography's contribution to theoretical linguistics. In Douglas A. Kibee, (ed.), Chomskyan (R)evolutions. Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 445-471.

Current projects:
Observing Linguistics: A Theory and Practice Workbook
Areas of Interest:

History of Linguistics
Evolution and Language
Brain and Language

Recent Publications
  1. with Tetel, JA; Carter, PM, Languages of the World. An Introduction through Culture and Cognition, in Wiley-Blackwell (2014), WILEY-BLACKWELL
  2. Tetel, JA, Linguistics and Evolution. A Developmental Systems Theory Approach (2013), Cambridge University Press [author's comments]
  3. Tetel, JA, Historiography’s contribution to theoretical linguistics, in Chomskyan Evolutions and Revolutions: Essays in Honor of E.F.K. Koerner, edited by Kibbee, D (January, 2010), pp. 443-469, John Benjamins, Amsterdam, The Netherlands [abs]
  4. Tetel, JA, Toward a history of American Linguistics, Language, vol. 86 no. 1 (Spring, 2010), Linguistics Society of America, Washington DC [abs]
  5. Tetel, JA, William Dwight Whitney in Perspective, Metascience (Winter, 2006)

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