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Paul R. Frommer
After a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics at the University of Rochester in 1965, Paul Frommer taught English and math in Malaysia in the Malay language with the Peace Corps, and later on English in Iran for a year in the mid-1970s. He received a doctorate in linguistics at the University of Southern California, on aspects of Persian syntax, in 1981, then worked at Bentley Industries for a few years. In 1996, he became professor of clinical management communication at the Marshall School of Business of the USC, then director of the Center for Management Communication at Marshall School of Business from 2005 to 2008.
Paul R. Frommer has created two constructed languages for the movie industry: Na’vi for the movie Avatar, and Barsoomian for John Carter.