Lindsay J. Whaley

Academic Appointments

Professor of Classics and Linguistics


Anonymous, Room 213
HB 6220


  • B.A. Calvin College
  • M.A. State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Ph.D. State University of New York at Buffalo

Selected Publications

  • Reo, Nicholas, Sigvanna Meghan Topkok, Nicole Kanayurak, James Standford, David Peterson, and Lindsay Whaley. 2019. ‘Environmental Change and Sustainability of Alaska Native Languages in Northern Alaska.’ Arctic 72/3:215-228.


  • Whaley, Lindsay J. and Rebacca Asoulin. 2016. Place names in the United States and the colonial past. In Nicholas Ostler and Panchanan Mohanty (eds.) Language Colonization and Endangerment: Long-term Effects, Echoes and Reactions, 21-26. Foundation for Endangered Languages.

  • Suihkonen, Pirkko and Lindsay Whaley. Eds. 2014. On Diversity and Complexity of Languages Spoken in Europe and North and Central Asia. (Studies in Language Companion Series 164). John Benjamins.

  • Malchukov, Andrej and Lindsay J. Whaley. Eds. 2012. Recent Advances in Tungusic Linguistics  (Turcologica 89). Weisbaden: Harrassowitz.

+ View more

Works In Progress

The intersection of language, land and the enviroment