Section: Staff Profiles

Ron Asher

Name
Professor Emeritus Ron Asher
Title
Professor Emeritus in Linguistics, University of Edinburgh
Organisation
South Asian Studies, School of Social and Political Science
University of Edinburgh
Address
Edinburgh UK
E-Mail
URL
http://www.csas.ed.ac.uk/staff_profiles/ron_asher
No Photo

Professor Emeritus in Linguistics, he has taught in Edinburgh for more than 30 years.

His main research interests are comparative Dravidian linguistics, the grammar of Tamiland Malayalam, and modern Malayalam and Tamil literature. In 2007 he was elected an honorary fellow of the Sahitya Akademi, India's national academy of letters, in recognition of his contribution to the study of Indian languages and literature.


Accessibility menu