Professor Jasanoff received his B.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University, and is the Diebold Professor of Indo-European Linguistics and Philology in the Department of Linguistics. His research interests concern Indo-European and general historical linguistics and historical linguistics of the individual Indo-European branches (Indo-Iranian, Anatolian (Hittite), Greek, Italic, Germanic, Celtic, Tocharian, Baltic, Slavic, Armenian, Albanian). Books include Hittite and the Indo-European Verb (2003) and Stative and Middle in Indo-European (1978). In 2007 he was the recipient of a Festschrift, Verba Docenti. Studies in Historical and Indo-European Linguistics. For more information, please see http://www.people.fas.harvard.edu/~jasanoff/.