Geoffrey Nunberg

professor in the School of Information

Geoffrey Nunberg, now deceased, was a linguist and an adjunct full professor at UC Berkeley’s School of Information. His linguistics research includes work in semantics and pragmatics, text classification, normative grammar, and written-language structure. He wrote about the social and cultural implications of new technologies and recorded a regular feature on language on NPR’s "Fresh Air." His articles on language, technology, culture, and politics were published in outlets such as The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, the American Prospect, the Chronicle of Higher Education, and the Atlantic.