Keith Langston is Professor of Slavic Studies and Linguistics. He received his Ph.D. in Slavic Linguistics from Yale University, where he also taught for three years as a lecturer. Since 1995 he has been a member of the faculty of Germanic & Slavic Studies and the Linguistics Program at the University of Georgia. His research focuses mainly on the South Slavic languages, investigating the organization of their sound systems, word structure, and the interaction of the two; how language changes over time; and the ways language functions in society, particularly in the formation of identity. He teaches courses in Russian language, Slavic studies, and general linguistics. Dr. Langston is the Director of the Linguistics Program at UGA and the coordinator of the Russian Language Program in the Department of Germanic & Slavic Studies. For more information, follow the links above.