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Douglas Q. Adams

Douglas Quentin Adams is a professor of English at the University of Idaho and an Indo-European comparativist. Adams studied at the University of Chicago, taking his PhD in 1972. He is an expert on Tocharian and a contributor on this subject to the Encyclopædia Britannica.

He has also co-authored two works on Indo-European culture and languages with J. P. Mallory of the Royal Irish Academy. He is a Linguistics Editor at the Journal of Indo-European Studies, founded by Roger Pearson.[1]

At the University of Idaho, Adams teaches courses on linguistics, and grammar and semantics for the English as a Second Language program.[2]


  • Adams, Douglas Q. (1987). Essential modern Greek grammar. New York:  
  • Adams, Douglas (1988). Tocharian historical phonology and morphology. New Haven, Conn:  
  • Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q. (1997).  
  • Hamp, Eric P.; Adams, Douglas (1997). Festschrift for  
  • Adams, Douglas (1999). A dictionary of Tocharian B. Amsterdam:  
  • Mallory, J. P.; Adams, D. Q. (2006). The Oxford Introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European World. USA:  


  1. ^ "Journal of Indo-European Studies". Retrieved 2009-05-28. 
  2. ^ "The University of Idaho Argonaut - UI professor goes international". 

External links

  • Personal webpage at the University of Idaho English Department

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