Hugh Paterson III

Hugh Paterson III

Collaborative Scholar

University of Oregon

I am a high-level thinker, focusing on strategy and implementation. I have experience in business planning, work-flow development, product design, services design, project management, business analytics, and the planning of organizational structures. I have worked in the retail, education and training, and nonprofit sectors. I have also worked with archives and libraries.

Many of my projects have revolved around the use-of or development-of information based products, necessitating skills in data management and life-cycle process design and life-cycle management. I have worked as team lead and on distributed teams. I seek out collaborations with subject-matter experts to create collaborative creative works with broad impacts. To add spice to the mixture, I often seek out technical collaborations in minority language or script contexts or collaborations where contract law and legal frameworks require thoughtful consideration.


  • Language documentation
  • Linguistic cartography
  • Descriptive phonetics
  • Orthography usage
  • Tone in orthographies
  • Accessibility & usability of research data
  • Interaction design
  • Minority language text input
  • Data platform development


  • Master of Nonprofit Managment, 2024

    University of Oregon

  • M.A. in Linguistics, 2021

    University of North Dakota

  • B.A. in German, 2007

    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

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