An Emmy Award winning producer of cultural documentaries whose work has been featured on PBS, Discovery, History, A&E, Documentary Channel and Sundance. His films include The Last One, Coresounders, and First Language.
An Emmy Award winning producer of cultural documentaries whose work has been featured on PBS. Her films include Spanish Voices, Cedars in the Pines, and First Language.
Distinguished Professor at NC State University, a world leader in sociolinguistic research and publications, and the Director of the Language & Life Project at NC State University (LLP). Through the LLP Wolfram has facilitated numerous television documentaries, audio compilations, and other publications.
Margaret Bush Wilson Professor in Arts & Sciences. Washington University in St. Louis. Baugh has pioneered research in a number of descriptive and applications in African American English, and has led the examination of housing discrimination and linguistic profiling.
Associate Professor of Linguistics, New York University. Blake’s research examines language contact, race, ethnicity and class with a focus on African American English, Caribbean English Creoles and New York City English.
Professor of Linguistics and Technical Communication, University of North Texas. Cukor-Avila has conducted formative research on rural African American English in Texas and the differences between urban and rural speech in the South.
Professor of Linguistics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Green’s research focuses on the formal structure of African American English and the acquisition of language by African American children.
Breckenridge Endowed Chair in Literature and Humanities, University of Texas at San Antonio. Lanehart specializes in the study of English literature and linguistics, humanities, education and African-American studies.
Frank J McLoraine Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Linguistics and Humanities Collegiate Division, University of Chicago. Professor Mufwene has a distinguished research career in the study of Gullah and is also an expert in the ecology of language change.
Associate Professor, English, North Carolina State University. Reaser has pioneered research and application on dialect diversity in public education and is the Director of the Teacher Education Program in English at NC State University.
J.E. Wallace Sterling Professor of Linguistics and the Humanities, Stanford University. Rickford has an extensive research and applied experience in both creole languages and African American English.
Associate Professor, the School of English Studies at the College of the Bahamas. Professor Seymour is an expert in the study of Bahamian English and its educational and social status in the Bahamas.
Professor of Linguistics, NYU. Singler has conducted extensive research on Liberian English and its relationship to English in the African American diaspora.
Professor of Linguistics, Professor of Anthropology, City University of New York (CUNY). Professor Spears is a specialist in African American English and pidgins and creoles, as well as race and ideology.
Associate Professor, University of South Carolina. Weldon has conducted research on Gullah in South Carolina, and currently examines language use among middle-class African Americans.