Andrew Hippisley is the dean of the Fairmount College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. He serves as the chief academic and administrative officer of the college where he provides strategic vision for the college for teaching and research. He is responsible for the college’s budget, faculty and staff hiring, resource allocation, and fundraising. He is a professor of linguistics and his research program revolves around the syntax-morphology interface where he has five books (Oxford, Cambridge, Edinburgh) and multiple papers.

Raised in St. Andrews, Scotland, Dr. Hippisley earned a bachelor of arts in Russian at University College London in 1991 and a PhD in linguistics at the University of Surrey in 1997, where he was a member of the Surrey Morphology Group. Prior to his current role at ¥ he was chair of the Department of Linguistics at the University of Kentucky.

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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, ¥; 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