Jessica Coon

Jessica Coon, Associate Professor
Canada Research Chair in Syntax and Indigenous Languages

Specializations: Syntax, Morphology, Mayan, Algonquian, Field Methodology, Language Documentation and Revitalization
PhD: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Contact information

Email: jessica.coon [at] mcgill.ca (Jessica Coon)
Office: 1085 Dr. Penfield, #221
Phone: 514-398-4224
Office Hours: by appointment
Web: personal page

Major publications

Current research grants

A Collection of Narrative Texts in Chuj; Endangered Languages Fund Legacy Grant; Jessica Coon (PI) and Pedro Mateo Pedro; 2016–2017

The Nature of Parameters: Representing Language Universals and Language Variation; SSHRC Insight Grant; Lisa Travis (PI), Richard Compton, Jessica Coon, Henry Davis, Ileana Paul; 2016–2021

Pragmatics and Language Revitalization: Using Evidentiality in Mi’gmaq to Explore the Interface Between Grammar and General Reasoning; SSHRC Insight Grant; Alan Bale (PI), Jessica Coon and Elizabeth Allyn Smith; 2016–2021

Siawinnu’gina’masultinej: Mi’gmaq Language Learning and Teaching Across the Lifespan in Listuguj; SSHRC Insight Grant; Mela Sarkar (PI), Beverly Baker, Jessica Coon, Constance Lavoie, Teresa Strong-Wilson; 2013–2019