John Esling

John Henry Esling, FRSC (born 5 June 1949) is a Canadian linguist specializing in phonetics. He is a Professor Emeritus of Linguistics at the University of Victoria, where he taught from 1981 to 2014. Esling was President of the International Phonetic Association from 2011 to 2015 and a co-editor of the 1999 Handbook of the International Phonetic Association.

John Esling

Born
John Henry Esling

(1949-06-05) 5 June 1949 (age 72)
NationalityCanadian
OccupationLinguist
Notable work
Title
  • Professor Emeritus of Linguistics at the University of Victoria
  • President of the International Phonetic Association (2011–15)

His research primarily concerns the categorization, measurement and transcription of voice quality and vocal register, and the production and perception of laryngeal sounds.[1][2]