Andrew Hippisley’s background is in Russian Language and Literature where he has a BA (hons) and MA from the University of London. His PhD is in computational linguistics from the University of Surrey where he taught in the Department of Computing.  He moved to the University of Kentucky in 2007 where he served as inaugural Chair of the Department of Linguistics and the University Senate President. He has published extensively in linguistics where he has five books and multiple articles. He was made a Fellow of the Linguistic Society of America in 2018. Hippisley was selected as an American Council on Education Fellow in 2016, the nation’s marquee leadership program for rising academic administrators. In July 2018 he began serving as dean of Wichita State’s Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences where he oversees some twenty departments and schools.  He is a strong advocate of the power of a liberal arts and sciences education, and believes passionately in creating opportunity for all for life-long learning. One of his goals is to expand experiential learning for liberal arts students, through internships, undergraduate research and study abroad.

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Morphological Perspectives. (2019). Edinburgh University Press. (with Matthew Baerman and Oliver Bond.) isbn 9781474446006

Defaults in Morphological Theory. (2017). Oxford University Press. (with Nikolas Gisborne.) isbn 9780198712329

The Cambridge Handbook of Morphology. (2016). Cambridge University Press. (with Gregory Stump.) isbn 9781107038271

Network Morphology: a Defaults-Based Theory of Word Structure. (2012). Cambridge University Press. (with Dunstan Brown.) isbn 9781107005747

Deponency and morphological mismatches. (2007). Oxford University Press. (with Matthew Baerman, Greville Corbett and Dunstan Brown.) isbn 0197264107

Professional Experience

Dean of the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Wichita State University; previously chair of the Department of Linguistics, University of Kentucky

Awards and Honors

Fellow of the Linguistic Society of America; Fellow of the American Council on Education

Areas of Service

General Co-Editor, Edinburgh Studies in Theoretical Linguistics

Other Interests

Member of Rotary Club of Wichita