Publications

Dative sickness: A phylogenetic analysis of argument structure evolution in Germanic

Dunn, Michael, Tonya Kim Dewey, Carlee Arnett, Thórhallur Eythórsson, Jóhanna Barðdal (2017) Language. 93, 1:e1-e22. link

Contact phenomena in Austronesian and Papuan languages

Reesink, Ger, Michael Dunn (2017) In: Bill Palmer (editor) Papuan Languages and Linguistics. Mouton de Gruyter. 919-965

A Combined Comparative and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Chapacuran Language Family

Birchall, Joshua, Michael Dunn, Simon J. Greenhill (2016) International Journal of American Linguistics. 82, 3:255-284. link

Language phylogenies

Dunn, Michael (2015) In: Claire Bowern, Bethwyn Evans (editors) The Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguistics. Routledge. 190-211 pdf

Ancient genomes link early farmers from Atapuerca in Spain to modern-day Basques

Günther, Torsten, Cristina Valdiosera, Helena Malmström, Irene Ureña, Ricardo Rodriguez-Varela, Óddny Osk Sverrisdóttir, Evangelia A. Daskalaki, Pontus Skoglund, Thijessen Naidoo, Emma M. Svensson, José María Bermúdez de Castro, Eudald Carbonell, Michael Dunn, Jan Storå, Eneko Iriarte, Juan Luis Arsuaga, José-Miguel Carretero, Anders Götherström, Mattias Jakobsson (2015) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 112:11917-11922. link

Semantic systems in closely related languages

Majid, Asifa, Fiona Jordan, Michael Dunn (2015) Language Sciences. 49:1-18. link

Gender determined dialect variation

Dunn, Michael (2014) In: Greville G. Corbett (editor) The expression of gender. De Gruyter. 39–68 link

Evolutionary Linguistics by April McMahon and Robert McMahon [review]

Dunn, Michael (2014) American Anthropologist. 116:690–691. pdf

Time and place in the prehistory of the Aslian languages

Dunn, Michael, Nicole Kruspe, Niclas Burenhult (2013) Human Biology. 85:383-400. pdf

Toward a Mechanistic Understanding of Linguistic Diversity

Gavin, Michael C., Carlos A. Botero, Claire Bowern, Robert K. Colwell, Michael Dunn, Robert R. Dunn, Russell D. Gray, Kathryn R. Kirby, Joe McCarter, Adam Powell, Thiago F. Rangel, John R. Stepp, Michelle Trautwein, Jennifer L. Verdolin, Gregor Yanega (2013) BioScience. 63:524-535. link

Mapping the Origins and Expansion of the Indo-European Language Family

Bouckaert, Remco, Philippe Lemey, Michael Dunn, Simon J. Greenhill, Alexander V. Alekseyenko, Alexei J. Drummond, Russell D. Gray, Marc A. Suchard, Quentin D. Atkinson (2012) Science. 337:957-960. link

Anthropological papers of the University of Alaska: The Dene-Yeniseian connection [review]

Dunn, Michael (2012) Language. 88:429-432. link

Assessing the lexical evidence for a Central Solomons Papuan family using the Oswalt Monte Carlo Test

Dunn, Michael, Angela Terrill (2012) Diachronica. 29:1-27. link

Systematic typological comparison as a tool for investigating language history

Reesink, Ger, Michael Dunn (2012) In: Nicholas Evans, Marian Klamer (editors) Melanesian Languages on the Edge of Asia: Challenges for the 21st Century. University of Hawai'i Press. pdf

Language history and culture groups among Austroasiatic-speaking foragers of the Malay Peninsula

Burenhult, Niclas, Nicole Kruspe, Michael Dunn (2011) In: N. J. Enfield (editor) Dynamics of Human Diversity. Pacific Linguistics. 257-275 pdf

The Spread of the Arawakan Languages: A View from Structural Phylogenetics

Daniëlsen, S., M. Dunn, P. C. Muysken (2011) In: A. Hornborg, J.D. Hill (editors) Ethnicity in ancient Amazonia: Reconstructing past identities from archaeology, linguistics, and ethnohistory. University of Colorado Press. 173--196 link

Aslian linguistic prehistory: A case study in computational phylogenetics

Dunn, Michael, Niclas Burenhult, Nicole Kruspe, Sylvia Tufvesson, Neele Becker (2011) Diachronica. 28:291-323.

Evolved structure of language shows lineage-specific trends in word-order universals

Dunn, Michael, Simon J. Greenhill, Stephen C. Levinson, Russell D. Gray (2011) Nature. 473:79-82. link

Universal typological dependencies should be detectable in the history of language families

Levinson, Stephen C., Simon J. Greenhill, Russell D. Gray, Michael Dunn (2011) Linguistic Typology. 15:509-534. link

Kin Term Diversity Is the Result of Multilevel, Historical Processes

Jordan, Fiona M., Michael Dunn (2010) Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 33:388. link

Contact and phylogeny in Island Melanesia

Dunn, M. (2009) Lingua. 119:1664–1678. pdf

Linguistics more robust than genetics [Letter to the editor]

Friedlaender, J., K. Hunley, M. Dunn, A. Terrill, E. Lindstr\öm, G. Reesink, F. Friedlaender (2009) Science. :.

Explaining the Linguistic Diversity of Sahul Using Population Models

Reesink, Ger, Ruth Singer, Michael Dunn (2009) PLoS Biology. 7:e1000241. link

Structural phylogeny in historical linguistics: methodological explorations applied in Island Melanesia

Dunn, M., S. C Levinson, E. Lindstr\öm, G. Reesink, A. Terrill (2008) Language. 84:710–759.

Genetic and Linguistic Coevolution in Northern Island Melanesia

Hunley, Keith, Michael Dunn, Eva Lindström, Ger Reesink, Angela Terrill, Meghan E. Healy, George Koki, Françoise R. Friedlaender, Jonathan S. Friedlaender (2008) PLoS Genetics. 4:.

Is Kazukuru really non-Austronesian?

Dunn, M., M. Ross (2007) Oceanic Linguistics. 46:210.

Statistical reasoning in the evaluation of typological diversity in Island Melanesia

Dunn, M., R. Foley, S. C Levinson, G. Reesink, A. Terrill (2007) Oceanic Linguistics. 46:388–403.

Four languages from the lower end of the typology of locative predication

Dunn, Michael, Anna Margetts, Sergio Meira, Angela Terrill (2007) Linguistics. 45:873-892. link

9. Inferring Prehistory from Genetic, Linguistic, and Geographic Variation

Hunley, Keith, Michael Dunn, Eva Lindström, Ger Reesink, Angela Terrill, Heather Norton, Laura Scheinfeldt, Françoise R. Friedlaender, D. Andrew Merriwether, George Koki, Jonathan S. Friedlaender (2007) In: Jonathan S. Friedlaender (editor) Population Genetics, Linguistics, and Culture History in the Southwest Pacific. Oxford University Press. 141-155 link

8. The Languages of Island Melanesia

Lindstrom, E., A. Terrill, G. Reesink, M. Dunn (2007) In: Jonathan S. Friedlaender (editor) Population Genetics, Linguistics, and Culture History in the Southwest Pacific. Oxford University Press. 118–141

M. Fortescue, Comparative Chukotko-Kamchatkan Dictionary. Berlin : Mouton de Gruyter, 2005. 3-11-01841706

Dunn, M. (2006) Anthropological Linguistics. :296-298. link

Semantic transference: two case studies from the Solomon Islands

Terrill, Angela, Michael Dunn (2006) In: Claire Lefebre, Lydia White, Christine Jourdan (editors) L2 Acquisition and Creole Genesis: Dialogues. John Benjamins. link

Vernacular Literacy in the Touo Language of the Solomon Islands

Dunn, Michael (2005) Current Issues in Language Planning. 6:239-250.

Structural Phylogenetics and the Reconstruction of Ancient Language History

Dunn, Michael, Angela Terrill, Ger Reesink, Robert A. Foley, Stephen C. Levinson (2005) Science. 309:2072-2075. link

Orthographic design in the Solomon Islands: The social, historical, and linguistic situation of Touo (Baniata)

Terrill, A., M. Dunn (2003) Written Language 38; Literacy. 6:177–192.

The East Papuan languages: A preliminary typological appraisal

Dunn, M., G. Reesink, A. Terrill (2002) Oceanic Linguistics. 41:28–62.

Planning for Failure: The Niche of Standard Chukchi.

Dunn, M. (2000) Current Issues in Language Planning. 1:389–99.

Chukchi Women's Language: A Historical-Comparative Perspective

Dunn, Michael (2000) Anthropological Linguistics. 42:305-328. pdf

A Grammar of Chukchi

Dunn, Michael (1999) PhD Dissertation, Australian National University.