Elizabeth Pyatt

Elizabeth Pyatt
210 Rider Building


Biography: I earned a Ph.D. in linguistics in 1997 from Harvard University focusing on the historical and synchronic development of mutations within the Celtic languages. At Penn State, I have taught phonology, sociolinguistics and introductory linguistics at Penn State and have worked within the Teaching and Learning with Technology unit at Penn State since 2000.


Research interests: Celtic languages including Celtic mutations, historical linguistics including historical syntax, phonology-morphology interface.


Current Research Projects

As a member of Teaching and Learning with Technology, my work focuses on accessibility, usability and effective pedagogy of educational technology including multimedia platforms, Canvas and other digital tools. I am currently co-chair of the Penn State Accessibility and Information Technology committee and maintains the Penn State accessibility website at https://accessibility.psu.edu/. I have also developed a reference page on technologies for digital text at https://sites.psu.edu/symbolcodes.