Gregory R. Guy

New York University

Gregory R. Guy received his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania. He is Professor of Linguistics at New York University, and has been a faculty member at Sydney, Temple, Cornell, Stanford and York. He has taught at linguistic institutes sponsored by the LSA (1993, 1997, 2003, 2007) and by the Associação Brasileira de Lingüística (1999, 2005, 2009). He specializes in the study of sociolinguistic diversity and language variation and change. He has conducted research on Brazilian Portuguese, English and Spanish. Current research interests include dialectological and social variation in Latin American Spanish and Portuguese, and the treatment of variation in linguistic theory, especially the relationship between individual and community grammars.