Janne Underriner, Northwest Indian Language Institute

Janne Underriner

Research Associate Professor, Northwest Indian Language Institute
Practice Areas: Language Revitalization, Linguistics

Northwest Indian Language Institute | jlu@uoregon.edu

Janne Underriner is an academic expert in language revitalization and linguistics. She works with the tribes and the state to develop Native language policy. A co-founder of the Northwest Indian Language Institute, her research interests include the relationship between language, culture and health; collaborative research models that strengthen tribal communities and academic institutions; teaching and assessment strategies for Indigenous languages; and the relationship of pragmatics, word order and intonation.

Recent Media:
Two programs become part of the new global studies school (Around the O, Aug. 2, 2021)
UO program looks to combat decline of native languages in America (KMTR, Dec. 17, 2017)
UO to offer new Native language revitalization seminar winter term (Daily Emerald, Dec. 10, 2019)