African Language Specialist

Name Job title Department Role Research interests
Gladys Ajaelo Lecturer African American Studies African Language Specialist, Faculty

Igbo; African language pedagogy.

Larry Hyman Linguistics Phonology; Tonal Geometry; Bantu Languages; Comparative Bantu On-Line Dictionary (CBOLD) African Language Specialist, Faculty

Genetic & developmental basis of mammalian skeletal variation and evolution

Sharon Inkelas Professor Linguistics African Language Specialist, Faculty

Phonology, Syntax, Hausa, Bantu Languages.

Peter Jenks Associate Professor Linguistics African Language Specialist, Faculty

the syntax-semantics interface in Thai; the syntax, morphology, and phonology of Moro, a Kordofanian language; nominal syntax of Basaá, a Bantu language of Cameroon.

David Kyeu Lecturer African American Studies African Language Specialist, Faculty

Swahili; African language pedagogy

Sam Mchombo Associate Professor African American Studies African Language Specialist, Faculty

Interaction between quantification & verb morphology as well as the relation between morphological structure & logical form in African languages; the theory of lexical-functional grammar; Democratic transitions.

Hannah Sande Assistant Professor Linguistics African Language Specialist, Faculty

Sande's research focuses on Kru languages, especially Guébie (Côte d'Ivoire). She has also worked with speakers of Ebrié and Ga (Kwa), Nouchi (urban youth language, Côte d'Ivoire), Dafing (Mande, Burkina Faso), Amharic (Semitic, Ethiopia), Nobiin (Nilotic, Sudan), and Moro (Kordofanian,...

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