Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Institute of Asian and African Studies

Prof Dr Jeff Good

Prof Dr Jeff Good
AvH-Research Scholarship Holder
jcgood (at)

Humboldt-Universität → Präsidium → Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät → Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften → Afrikanische Sprachen
Function / Working Area
Guest Researcher
Visiting address
Hausvogteiplatz 5-7
Mailing address
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin


Prof Dr Jeff Good has received the Humboldt Research Award and is a guest of the department from August 2023 to July 2024.

Research activities: While in Berlin, he will work on various projects including modeling the relationship between small-scale multilingualism and the areal and historical linguistics of Africa, preparation of materials from his documentary projects in Cameroon for long-term archiving, and the development of a new project examining the typology of linguistic constituency.
Major research interests: The comparative and historical linguistics of Niger-Congo, documentation of endangered languages of Cameroon, morphosyntactic typology