September 24, 1936 – August 25, 2018
Robert Underhill was born on September 24, 1936 and passed away on August 25, 2018
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September 6, 2018
I will remember Dr. Underhill as a brilliant linguist and phonologist. He was my professor of phonology at SDSU, and although it was not an easy class, I learned a great deal from him. Many condolences to his family. Rest in peace Dr. Underhill.
September 5, 2018
My wife and I are so sorry to learn of Dr. Underhill's passing. He was a brilliant man and a truly gifted teacher, one of my favorite professors at SDSU in 1986 and again in 2002. We had many interesting conversations once he learned how quirky Philippine languages were and declared them a new area of interest.