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The Shell Center for Sustainability's mission is to foster an interdisciplinary program of research, outreach, and education to address actions that can be taken to ensure the sustainable development of communities' living standards, interpreted broadly, to encompass all factors affecting the overall quality of life.

Dr. Stephen A. Tyler

Hubert S. Autrey Professor of Anthropology
Department of Anthropology
Rice University 

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Biolinguistic Diversity

Research in coopeation with Matt Shibatani and Gail M. Coelho, Dept. of Linguistics, Rice University. Funded by Shell Sustainability Project. Investigation of "language death" and how marginal languages can persist in the contemporary world where only a few written languages are hegemonic.

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