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Tim Thornes

By: Cienna Madrid   Published 1:49 pm / August 16, 2016

Studio portrait of Tim Thornes.

Tim Thornes

Associate Professor
Department of English
College of Arts and Sciences

Tim Thornes, associate professor of linguistics, recently was invited by the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes to speak at the annual Bannock gathering held Aug. 8-9 on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation. His talk, titled “What’s a linguist good for anyway?” described his involvement in efforts to preserve and teach the Northern Paiute-Bannock language through training and materials development.