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Professor Rodney Sampson

Professor Rodney Sampson

Professor Rodney Sampson
M.A.(Cantab.& Manc.)

Emeritus Professor of French

Senior Research Fellow in French

Area of research

Phonological history of the Romance languages

19 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TE
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+44 (0) 117 928 7425


Rodney Sampson is Emeritus Professor of Romance Philology in the French Department. His research interests lie particularly in the phonological history of the Romance languages. He has taught a wide range of courses at undergraduate and graduate level, on comparative Romance linguistics, the contemporary French language and the evolution of French, Spanish and Italian. Currently, he is working on aspects of the history of the syllable in the Romance languages.



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