Visiting Lecturers & Postdoctoral Fellows

Fiona Campbell is a PhD candidate in Linguistics at McGill University and a Sessional Lecturer with the First Nations and Endangered Languages Program. Her doctoral research at McGill University is focused primarily onphonetics (speech sounds), language contact, and sociolinguistics (why people say what they do the way they do in particular contexts).

Emily is an Assistant Professor in the Linguistics Program in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics at York University. She previously held a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship in the First Nations and Endangered Languages program from 2014-2016. Her research studies the use of rhythm, pitch, and intonation in spoken language, and in particular, how these aspects of language – referred to as prosody – are used in natural communication to convey information about sentence structure and meaning.

Darin Flynn is an Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Calgary. His teaching and research focus on Northern and Western Canadian Indigenous languages – their analysis, documentation and revitalization. He has been a regular Visiting Lecturer and Professor in UBC’s First Nations and Endangered Languages Program since 2010.

Jorge Emilio Rosés Labrada is an Assistant Professor at the University of Alberta in the Department of Linguistics, in the field of Indigenous Languages Sustainability. From 2015-2017, he was an Honorary Killam and Banting Postdoctoral Fellow and a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the First Nations and Endangered Languages Program. His research focuses primarily on the diachronic and synchronic morphosyntax of American Indigenous languages, especially those of the Amazon; and on language documentation and revitalization in Latin American contexts.

Christine Schreyer is an Associate Professor of anthropology at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus, where she teaches a range of courses in linguistic anthropology. Her research focuses on language revitalization and documentation, in Canada and in Papua New Guinea, as well as the relationship between endangered language communities and created language communities.