Dillon Kelly

Research Interests:

  • Indo-Iranian Historical Linguistics, Sanskrit, Avestan, Old Persian
  • Indian Grammatical Traditions, Pāṇinian Linguistics, Sanskrit Poetics
  • Historical Syntax, Generative Syntax in Classical Languages
  • Philosophy of Language, Semantics, Semiotics
  • Semitic Linguistics, Biblical Hebrew, Ugaritic, Aramaic


The Poetics of Obfuscation: Linguistic Riddles and Enigmas in the Rigveda


BA Ancient Languages, University College London


- Weitzmann Prize for Academic Achievement; Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, UCL

- St. Cross Humanities MPhil Scholar; St. Cross College, University of Oxford

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