Dr Ross Clark



Senior Lecturer

Research | Current

  • Historical linguistics
  • Language contact
  • Pacific languages

Teaching | Current

LINGUIST 202 Language Change

LINGUIST 306 Polynesian Comparative Linguistics

LINGUIST 308 Language Change

LINGUIST 707 Field Methods

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Clark, D. R., & Greenhill, S. J. (2011). POLLEX-Online: The Polynesian Lexicon Project Online. Oceanic Linguistics, 50 (2), 551-559.
  • Clark, D. R. (2011). On the margins of Pacific linguistics: P.A.Lanyon-Orgill. Language and History, 54 (2), 164-177. 10.1179/175975311X13134155635437
  • Clark, D. R. (2011). Birds. In M. Ross, A. Pawley (Eds.) The lexicon of Proto Oceanic: The culture and environment of ancestral Oceanic society: 4. Animals (pp. 271-370). Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
  • Clark, D. R. (2011). The Pronoun Story in North and Central Vanuatu. Paper presented at International Workshop on Languages of Vanuatu, ANU Coastal Campus, Kioloa, NSW. 27 October - 30 October 2011.
  • Clark, D. R., Greenhill, S. J., & Biggs, B. (2010). Polynesian Lexicon Project Online. http://pollex.org.nz/.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/15046
  • Clark, D. R. (2010). Patterns of replacement in the Samoan lexicon. In J. Bowden, N. Himmelmann, M. Ross (Eds.) A Journey through Austronesian and Papuan linguistic and cultural space in honour of Andrew Pawley (pp. 547-554). Canberra: Pacific Linguistics.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/15047
  • Clark, D. R. (2010). This, that and the other: the Polynesian demonstratives. Paper presented at 8th International Conference on Oceanic Linguistics, Auckland, N.Z.. 4 January - 9 January 2010.
  • Clark, D. R. (2009). Austronesian Languages. In B. Comrie (Ed.) The World's Major Languages (pp. 781-790). London and New York: Taylor & Francis.

Contact details

Primary location

ARTS 1 - Bldg 206
Level 4, Room 402
New Zealand