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Kevin Tuite (Irish: Caoimhín de Tiúit; born April 3, 1954) is a full Professor of Anthropology at the Université de Montréal. He is a citizen of both Canada and Ireland.[1] His special interest is in Caucasian linguistics, and he has occasionally published on the topic of Georgian mythology.



Tuite was born 3 April 1954, in South Bend, Indiana, USA. He received a BA in chemical engineering from Northwestern University in 1976, and a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of Chicago in 1988. His doctoral thesis was "Number agreement and morphosyntactic orientation in the Kartvelian languages"[2] From 1991 on, he has been a member of the faculty at Université de Montréal: professeur adjoint 1991-96, professeur agrégé 1996-2002 , professeur titulaire 2002-present. From 2010 through 2014 he was the Chair of Caucasian studies at Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena.[1]


  • Kartvelian Morphosyntax. Number agreement and morphosyntactic orientation in the South Caucasian languages. (Studies in Caucasian Linguistics, 12). München: Lincom Europa. 1998[3]
  • Sven. (Languages of the World / Materials, vol. 139); München: Lincom Europa., 1997.[4]
  • An anthology of Georgian folk poetry. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press., 1994[5]


  1. ^ a b Official CV, Université de Montréal
  2. ^ [1] WorldCat
  3. ^ [2] WorldCat item record
  4. ^ [3] WorldCat item record
  5. ^ [4] WorldCat item record

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