Timothy Friberg and Barbara Friberg are field linguists and teachers of graduate linguistics working in Southeast Asia. Barbara Friberg earned an M.A. in linguistics at the University of Saigon and an M.S. in computer science at the University of Minnesota. Timothy holds a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. Neva F. Miller taught at Vennard College for many years. After her retirement, she served in several counties as a Greek consultant for Wycliffe Bible Translators until her death in 1997.