Individual Author Record
Name: Arika OkrentPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Other Born: in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionArika Okrent was born in Chicago and attended the University of Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationArika Okrent is a linguist. She earned an M.A. in Linguistics from the Gallaudet University, and a Ph.D. in Psycholinguistics from the University of Chicago in 2004. She speaks English, Hungarian, and American Sign Language. She is particularly known for her 2009 book ''In the Land of Invented Languages'', a result of her five years of research into the topic of constructed languages.
''In the Land of Invented Languages'', Spiegel & Grau , 2010