Ignatius Mattingly

Scientist, Deceased Person

1927 – 2004

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Who was Ignatius Mattingly?

Ignatius G. Mattingly was a prominent American linguist and speech scientist. Prior to his academic career, he was an analyst for the National Security Agency from 1955 to 1966. He was a Lecturer and then Professor of Linguistics at the University of Connecticut from 1966 to 1996 and a researcher at Haskins Laboratories from 1966 until his death in 2004. He is best known for his pioneering work on speech synthesis and reading and for his theoretical work on the [[motor theory of speech perception]] in conjunction with Alvin Liberman. He received his B.A. in English from Yale University in 1947, his M.A. in Linguistics from Harvard University in 1959, and his Ph.D. in English from Yale University in 1968.

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Born
1927
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Harvard University
  • Yale University
Employment
  • University of Connecticut
Died
2004

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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