Byron T. Ahn

Assistant Professor of Linguistics in the Council of the Humanities


(609) 258-1382


1-S-4B Green Hall


Byron Ahn (Ph.D., UCLA, 2015) began his role as an Assistant Professor of Linguistics in the Fall of 2016. He studies structural aspects of language in both syntax (phrasal/sentential structure) and prosody (rhythmic/melodic structure), as well as how the two interact.

He has published on a range of specific topics, including Tongan nominals, the typology of reflexivity, grammatical voice, and a structurally-based nuclear stress rule.  To learn more please see

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