José Andrés Alonso de la Fuente

José Andrés Alonso de la Fuente (born 1982) graduated from the Complutense University of Madrid with a major in Slavic Studies. After various stays in Germany, France, Poland, and Finland, he became interested in the linguistic diversity of China and Northeastern Eurasia, with a special focus on Chinese, the Tungusic languages, Ainu, and Japanese. He earned his PhD in Linguistics from the University of the Basque Country in 2012 with a dissertation on Ainu historical linguistics. His research revolves around historical and comparative linguistics, typology, syntax, language documentation, and endangered languages from Asia and Africa.