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Dr. John McLaughlin

Dr. John McLaughlin

Associate Professor

Contact Information

Office Location: RWST 307
IconPhone: 435.797.2738


Dr. McLaughlin has been at Utah State University since 1993. Before that time he spent a number of years working for defense and space contractors as a marketing and proposal specialist. He has successfully written proposals to the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and various other non-profit funding organizations. He was a senior interrogation instructor in the US Army Reserve and has applied these skills to advanced technical interviewing. His main research area is in linguistics and recent publications include grammars of the Timbisha and Shoshoni languages.

Select Publications

McLaughlin, John E. (2013). Causative Development in Numic. In Martin Lachout (Ed.), Aktuelle Tendenzen Der Sprachwissenschaft: Ausgewählte Beiträge Zu Den GeSuS-Linguistiktagen an Der Metropolitan Universität Prag, 26-28. (pp. 399-408). Philologia - Sprachwissenschaftliche Forschungsergebnisse, Band 176. Hamburg: Dr Kovač.

McLaughlin, John E. (2012). Shoshoni Grammar. Languages of the World/Materials 488. Munich: Lincom Europa

McLaughlin, John E. (2006). Timbisha. Languages of the World/Materials 453. Munich: Lincom Europa.