Dr. Kenneth Shields

Dr. Kenneth Shields

Dr. Kenneth Shields

Professor of English


Kenneth.Shields@millersville.edu
Office: Hash 221
Phone: (717) 872-3119
Fax: (717) 871-2446

Additional Information

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Linguistics, Penn State University
  • M.A., Linguistics, Penn State University
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Penn State University

Specializations

  • Historical Linguistics
  • American Dialects
  • Medieval English Literature

University/Program Connections

  • Honors Program Faculty
  • ACE Program Faculty

Courses Taught

  • English 220: Introduction to Language Study
  • English 321: Transformational Grammar
  • English 322: History of English
  • English 401/601: Old English Language and Literature
  • English 462/662: Dialects of American English
  • English 463/663: Applied Linguistics
  • EDW 594: Grammar Update for Secondary Teachers

Sample Publications

  • A History of Indo-European Verb Morphology. Amsterdam: John Benjamin's, 1992.
  • Indo-European Noun Inflection: A Developmental History. University Park: Penn State Press, 1982.
  • "On Tocharian Genitives in A-(y)a:p, B-epi." Tocharian and Indo-European Studies 10 (2003): 97-103.