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Donald Ringe
Academic background
EducationUniversity of Kentucky
University of Oxford
Yale University
Academic work
InstitutionsBard College
University of Pennsylvania

Donald Ringe (/ˈrɪn/) is an American linguist and Indo-Europeanist.

Ringe graduated from University of Kentucky and received a Master of Philosophy in linguistics as a Marshall Scholar from the University of Oxford. He received a Ph.D in linguistics at Yale University in 1984, under the supervision of Warren Cowgill. He taught Classics at Bard College from 1983 to 1985. Since 1985, he has been on the Faculty in Linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania, where he has been a full professor since 1996.

He is the author of numerous articles and books, chiefly on historical Indo-European linguistics, especially Ancient Greek, Tocharian and the Germanic languages.