Geoffrey Nunberg is a senior researcher at the centre for the Study of Language and Information at Stanford University and a Consulting Full Professor of Linguistics at Stanford University. He is chair of the Usage Panel of the American Heritage Dictionary. Since 1989, he has done a regular language feature on NPR's "Fresh Air," and more recently he has been doing regular features about language and topical issues for the Sunday New York Times "Week in Review."
"In his "feisty" and "humorous" essays, Geoffrey Nunberg "cracks the codes embedded in many familiar terms used in media, business, technology and politics to reveal unexpected insights about our fractious society". Publishers Weekly"