Jackson T. Gandour, Ph.D.
Jack Gandour is a linguist. He served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Thailand (1964-66), taught at Niigata University in Japan as a Visiting Fulbright Lecturer (1968-69), and conducted postdoctoral research at Bell Laboratories (1976-77). As a Purdue faculty member, he has conducted research in Hong Kong (1980), Bangkok (1980, 1989), and Indiana University School of Medicine (1997-2005). He teaches courses in phonetics, linguistics, and neurolinguistics. His current research focuses on behavioral and electrophysiological studies of pitch processing in tone languages. He served as Interim Head of the department for two years (1993-1994), and Head for three years (1995-1998).
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles 1976 Linguistics
M.A., University of Pittsburgh 1968 Linguistics
B.A., Wheeling Jesuit University 1963 Political Science
1988-present Professor, Purdue University
1988-1989 Senior Fulbright Research Scholar, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
1968-1969 Visiting Fulbright Lecturer, Niigata University, Japan
1964-1966 Peace Corps Volunteer, Phangnga High School, Thailand