Don Nilsen

Don Nilsen (2015) Don Lee Fred Nilsen (born October 19, 1934) is an American linguist and humor scholar. He is Professor of Linguistics in the Emeritus College at Arizona State University. He has published extensively on semantics, deep cases, and humor. Together with his wife Alleen Nilsen, Nilsen is co-founder of the International Society for Humor Studies and served as its executive secretary. Alongside Alleen Nilsen, he was also Co-President of American Name Society. Provided by Wikipedia