Daniel L. Everett

DANIEL L. EVERETT, a former evangelical Christian missionary to the Pirahãs in the Brazilian Amazon for more than 20 years, is Dean of Arts and Sciences, Bentley University. Formerly, he was Chair of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures and Professor of Linguistics and Anthropology at Illinois State University.

He is the author of Don't Sleep There Are Snakes: A Life in the Amazon.

Further Reading: Recursion And Human Thought Why the Pirahã Don't Have Numbers, A Talk With Daniel L. Everett [6.14.07]

Beyond Edge: Dan Everett's Homepage