Rashad Ullah is a Bangladeshi-American linguist specializing
in semantics and
South Asian languages. Born in Illinois and raised in Louisiana, Rashad considers Bangla his
mother tongue and has studied it extensively.
Rashad recently moved down to the Washington, D.C. area from
Connecticut to work as a Senior Linguist at the Language Research Center, a
division of McNeil Technologies, Inc, in
Hyattsville, Maryland, where he works on developing pedagogical materials for
the Bangla language. He is also currently finishing his Ph.D. in theoretical
linguistics from Yale University. His dissertation investigates properties of
indefinite pronouns. Describing patterns in the Bangla language is a major part of his work.
Rashad's other interests are in the sociology of language,
psycholinguistics, and language